The Cardinal Nation blog

Brian Walton's news and commentary on the St. Louis Cardinals (TM) and their minor league system

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A wildlife weekend

This blog is about baseball, but it is Sunday and my story is related to baseball – kind of.

LockerDome is on the rise

A growing social media site is bringing athletes and fans together – using one technique that irritates me.

Why I owe my life to baseball

In this guest column by Paul Ivice, he explains why the game of baseball means everything to him.

Surrounded on the designated hitter

Why I have come to accept that the designated hitter is not going to go away.

Hal Chase, the Highlanders and the Polo Grounds

This is a guest column by blingboy, inspired by Tuesday’s discussion of left-handed throwing shortstops and Hal Chase, specifically.

Should the September active 40-man be limited?

MLB is considering making equal numbers and potentially fewer players available in September games. Good idea or bad?

Making one contender from two non-contenders

A tale of two cities, Miami and Toronto, and how Bud Selig saved their Major League Baseball.

Post-Dispatch parent to charge for some online access

The parent of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Lee Enterprises, has announced intent to implement subscriptions for online access before the end of this year in most markets.

How strong is MLB’s new HGH testing plan?

Digging into Major League Baseball’s plan to test players for human growth hormone usage uncovers a major exposure.

Happy Father’s Day – Do as I say

A non-baseball message for a very special day.

Ranking among top sports bloggers on Twitter

Relative newcomer to social media rates among top independent sports bloggers using Twitter.

IMPORTANT: Blog URL change

This blog is now thecardinalnationblog.com. Please change your bookmarks accordingly.

Why I hate Minute Maid

Win, lose or draw, Houston’s baseball park is a joke. When it has an impact on the game, old complaints are exhumed.