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Post archive for ‘Dizzy Dean’

Tyler Lyons, Andy Rincon and Dizzy Dean

Looking at effective first-game starters in St. Louis Cardinals history who also collected a hit.

Lance Lynn tops Dizzy Dean but still chases Bob Gibson

OK, it was just one stat over two starts, but St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn logged two rare high-strikeout games.

Garcia invokes early memories of another “Lefty”

Of course it is early, but Jaime Garcia’s 2010 start matches that of a couple of Hall of Famers, including one named “Lefty.”

Knoedler signing invokes memories of Dizzy Dean

I reported the St. Louis Cardinals signing of Justin Knoedler almost a month ago. Everyone else finally realized it yesterday. Shameless commercial follows…