My efforts to place into context the Scrabble scoring of the surname of St. Louis Cardinals left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski first led me to a comparison to current Cardinals major and minor leaguers, then to the all-time Cardinals major league roster.
After a several month break, I am returning to this mini-series with the Cardinals All-Time Scrabble Team.
Before I do that, a quick, but related diversion. I hope many of you found this gift item underneath your Christmas tree this past December. It is a perfectly-themed item, a Cardinals Scrabble Game.
Unfortunately, “Scrabble,” being a late July addition to the Cardinals and all, does not appear on the box. Let’s hope Hasbro fixes that in their second version. In what would now appear to be a savvy move, Albert Pujols’ image is not to be found, either.
Ok, back to our team. Qualification was simple. The player with the highest scoring last name was placed at his primary position played with St. Louis. I included both left- a...