Al Hrabosky…The Mad Hungarian


He was a sight you had to see on the mound, the hair, the fung man chu, the stare yes the crazy stare, then the walk behind the mound and work himself into a freenzy then pound the gloves and walk back to the mound and stare at the batter as if he lost hisContinue reading “Al Hrabosky…The Mad Hungarian”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bruce Sutter


Today’s fans may not know the name Bruce Sutter, but those of you who were around in the late 70’s and early 80’s remember how much Sutter meant to relief pitching and was what would become the template for relievers like Mariano Rivera. Bruce Sutter was arguably the first pitcher to make effective use ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bruce Sutter”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Lou Brock


Brock was blessed with great speed and baserunning instincts, but the young right fielder failed to impress the Cubs management, hitting for only a combined .260 average over his first two seasons. In 1964 after losing patience with his development, the Cubs gave up on Brock and made him part of a trade with theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Lou Brock”

Cardinals’ Matt Adams Shoves Reds Fan, Gets Flipped the Bird


According to one published report by Kyle Newport, the following took place at the Cardinals- Reds game. Video courtesy of MLB.com The St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds have had a pretty intense rivalry since brawling late in the 2010 season, and Reds fans don’t exactly roll out the red carpet when the CardinalsContinue reading “Cardinals’ Matt Adams Shoves Reds Fan, Gets Flipped the Bird”

While nobody saying it, Beltran all but gone — but to where?


_Interesting article that I ran across and thought this has some teeth to bear watching in the coming weeks. According to the following published report: STAN McNEAL | BOSTON — Neither Carlos Beltran nor John Mozeliak came out and said that the right fielder’s run in St. Louis is over. But they didn’t need to.Continue reading “While nobody saying it, Beltran all but gone — but to where?”

St Louis Cardinals win the 2013 National League Pennant


It doesn’t matter who wears the Cardinal colors it seems that once they wear them something magical happens. If you don’t believe me look at Albert Pujois and Carlos Beltran. Nothing could be more stark than those two. Pujois for 10 years was by far the best hitter in the national league and was Mr.Continue reading “St Louis Cardinals win the 2013 National League Pennant”