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Predicting The St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Voting

One of the cool new features of Ballpark Village is the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. All the Cardinals players and managers in the MLB Hall of Fame in Cooperstown are automatically inducted to the Cardinals HOF, and then, starting this year, 2 more Cardinals greats will be inducted via fan vote. Voting is now open for the class of 2014 – VOTE HERE Who’s up for election?...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftStreet Picks: April 7, 2014

In the wise words of Mark McGwire, “I’m not here to talk about the past.” We have some slim pickings today as there are only eight games scheduled as the Brewers-Phillies matchup has already been postponed. But fewer games just means easier money right?! You can sign up now for Friday’s freeroll — which is a FREE entry for a chance to win money towards more Draftstreet...
Via Baseball Professor
11 days ago  |  Discuss

A brief look at the Dodgers’ Erisbel Arruebarrena in the cage

Erisbel Arruebarrena’s might be able to hit, someday. (By: Dustin Nosler) Of course, everyone looks good in a batting cage, but I saw Erisbel Arruebarrena Sunday morning with Dodgers’ hitting coach Mark McGwire instructing him. It was a small sample size (two rounds of McGwire tossing him pitches underhand), but I liked what I saw. At first glance, Arruebarrena, soon-to-be-24...
Via Dodgers Digest
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A Tip Of The Hat To The Former A’s On The 2014 Hall Of Fame Ballot

Frank Thomas, Mark McGwire and Mike Piazza all passed through Oakland at some point in their illustrious careers. Can we all agree that a Hall of Fame selection process is a hot mess right now? There are a ton of worthy candidates but a dearth of available ballot slots. There’s an abundance of questionable voters and an utter lack of guidance on how they should handle players...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
ON A LIMB

McGwire autographs fan’s prosthetic leg

Legendary slugger and possible juicer Mark McGwire moved on from his hitting coach duties with the St. Louis Cardinals in November to fill the same position on the coaching staff of the Los Angeles Dodgers. And when you head West out to La La Land and its hippy dippy environs, even typically mundane events such as an autograph signing session can get weird in a hurry. On Monday,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 30, 2013  |  1 Comment

McGwire thankful for time with Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - When Mark McGwire returned to the game of baseball in 2010 as the Cardinals hitting coach, he did so with a promise to his wife: After every season, the two would talk and reevaluate whether or not he should continue to coach the following year. The two also had a dream: that he could someday coach for a team closer to their home in Orange County, Ca. He got about as...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Players happy for McGwire, sad to see him go

ST. LOUIS - As Mark McGwire phoned his former students this past weekend to inform them he would be accepting an offer to become the Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach, their reaction was one of disappointment but also happiness. Orchestrator of the National Leagues best offense during his three-year run as Cardinals hitting coach from 2010-2012, McGwires successful return to baseball...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers tab Mark McGwire as their next hitting coach

Well, that certainly came out of nowhere. When Dave Hansen was dismissed as the Dodgers' hitting coach on Oct. 12, I don't think one person thought Mark McGwire would be the man to replace him. But here we are, nearly a month later and that's exactly what's happening. From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "Mark McGwire will leave the Cardinals as hitting...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss
MAC ON THE MOVE

McGwire to coach the Dodgers?

Mark McGwire may be leaving the Cardinals for the Dodgers. He's been the hitting coach for St. Louis the past two seasons, but he might want to move.

Via Pro Sports Daily
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Canseco wears shirt with ‘apology’ to McGwire to Cards-Dodgers game

Jose Canseco, who, after all the steroid stuff, we have come to know and love over the last few years as Twitter’s resident profoundly nonsensical madman, made an appearance at a major league ballpark on Thursday, taking in the Los Angeles Dodgers-St. Louis Cardinals tilt at Dodgers Stadium in Chavez Ravine. Sitting in a field box, [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 14, 2012  |  17 Comments
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