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St. Louis, nation mourns death of a true baseball icon

St. Louis, nation mourns death of a true baseball icon

St. Louis Cardinals reliever Mitchell Boggs was at a party back home in Georgia for his sister's wedding when the gathering suddenly turned somber.
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  • Cubs propose $300M renovation for Wrigley

    Cubs propose $300M renovation for Wrigley

    ESPN.com MLB.com CNNSI.com Jan 19, 2013
    Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has proposed a $300 million renovation of Wrigley Field.
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  • Wainwright keeps contract thoughts close to chest

    Wainwright keeps contract thoughts close to chest

    MLB.com Jan 19, 2013
    Adam Wainwright sidestepped a lot of specifics regarding his contract status at the Cardinals' Winter Warm-Up, but repeatedly gushed over his love for playing in St. Louis.
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  • Carpenter, Garcia looking ahead to spring tests

    Carpenter, Garcia looking ahead to spring tests

    MLB.com Jan 19, 2013
    The messages from Chris Carpenter and Jaime Garcia were nearly the same Saturday at the Cardinals' Winter Warm-Up event. Both relayed positive reports about how their arms have responded to offseason work, but also cautioned against conclusions.
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  • Drive A Legendary Cincinnati Sportswriter To Reds Games, Get Fr…

    Drive A Legendary Cincinnati Sportswriter To Reds Games, Get Free Reds Tickets (And Gas Money, Too)

    deadspin.com Jan 19, 2013
    Hal McCoy, one of the go-to baseball writers on the Pete Rose investigation, the man that nicknamed the Reds the "Big Red Machine," and a winner of the J.G Taylor Spink Award (the highest that the BBWAA gives to its members) could use a favor: More »
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  • Because Of Some Alleged Hard Bargaining From The Astros, About …

    Because Of Some Alleged Hard Bargaining From The Astros, About 60% Of Houston Can't Watch The Rockets

    deadspin.com Jan 19, 2013
    Is there anything worse than a local baseball franchise that hasn't been competitive in four seasons, telegraphs its plans to stay non-competitive by carrying almost no payroll, and is widely expected to occupy the basement of its new league when they s…
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  • Weaver fondly remembered for personality, greatness

    Weaver fondly remembered for personality, greatness

    CNNSI.com Jan 19, 2013
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- Loved in Baltimore long after he ended his Hall of Fame career, Earl Weaver remained an Oriole to the end.
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  • Mike Matheny could lose entire net worth after judge’s ruling i…

    Mike Matheny could lose entire net worth after judge’s ruling in foreclosure case

    yahoo.com Jan 19, 2013
    Shortly after being named manager of the St. Louis Cardinals in November 2011, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on Mike Matheny’s financial and legal troubles that ended up costing his family their dream house and forced them to move in with his in-
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  • Video - Looking Back On Musial's Hall Of Fame Career 01:31

    Looking Back On Musial's Hall Of Fame Career

    Jan 19
    Jerry Crasnick discusses Stan Musial's "extraordinary record of achievement."
  • Video - Remembering Stan Musial 03:58

    Remembering Stan Musial

    Jan 19
    Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 92.
  • Video - Biographer Vecsey Remembers Stan Musial 01:58

    Biographer Vecsey Remembers Stan Musial

    Jan 19
    George Vecsey, writer of "Stan Musial: An American Life" looks back on the life of "Stan the Man."