Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tommy Agee

This week’s Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday is back to my roots as a Met fan. Tommy Agee and Cleon Jones were the reasons I became a Met fan in the first place back in the summer of 1969. Many current Met fans don’t even know who Tommy Agee was or how good he was for thatContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tommy Agee”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Orlando Cepeda

The 1958 National League Rookie of the Year, Cepeda was voted the National League Most Valuable Player in 1967, the year his team, the St. Louis Cardinals, won the World Series. Overall, he appeared in three World Series and was the first winner of the American League‘s Outstanding Designated Hitter Award in 1973. He battedContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Orlando Cepeda”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mike Cuellar

Mike Cuellar was a lefthanded pitcher from Cuba who pitched for Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles and California Angels but his best years s were with the Baltimore Orioles. Cuellar helped  them capture five American League East Division titles, three consecutive American League (AL) pennants and the 1970 World Series Championship. HeContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mike Cuellar”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Will Clark

The lefty with the sweet swing… Clark was drafted with the second overall pick in the 1985 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Francisco Giants. A few days later, Clark also homered in his first home game at Candlestick Park (he debuted at age 22, wearing the number 22, playing first base). An elbowContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Will Clark”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: St Louis Cardinals …the fall out from Hackergate continues as according to one published report “Chris Correa, the St. Louis Cardinals‘ scouting director, has been fired by the club, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has learned after “an imposed leave of absence.” The team isn’t officially naming Correa a culprit in its ongoing hacking scandal, but theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: StLouis Cardinals … Now we know why the Cardinals are one of Baseballs best run Franchises…they cheat. It will be interesting to see how this plays out and if other teams will step forward and claim they have been hacked. By the way this isn’t a Baseball investigation it is a Federal investigation…ouch! Rants:Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Smallthoughts: Old school Tuesday …Conrad Dobler

  Dobler was drafted in the fifth round out of the University of Wyoming in the 1972 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. He played right offensive guard for the Cardinals from 1972-77, next to Hall-of-Famer Dan Dierdorf at right tackle. In those years, the Cardinals had solid offensive lines, especially for pass blocking;Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old school Tuesday …Conrad Dobler”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons was contempories of Johnny Bench, Carlton Fisk and Thurman Munson but was often overshadowed and wasn’t regarded in the same way like Johnny Bench, but he was someone you didn’t want to see come to the plate at anytime especially with runners on. While he didn’t hiot for the same power as BenchContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ted Simmons”