Albert Pujols http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Legal Roundtable: The Gun Bill And The Veto Session, Connor's Non-Compete, Pujols Libel Case, Etc. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/legal-roundtable-gun-bill-and-veto-session-connors-non-compete-pujols-libel-case-etc <p>During next week's veto session, Missouri legislators will likely attempt to override Governor Jay Nixon's veto of the gun bill (H.B. 463), called the Second Amendment Preservation Act. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has announced that he agrees with Nixon's override, stating that the bill violates the Supremacy Clause of the constitution. If put into law, the bill would conflict with federal gun laws.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 19:24:56 +0000 Camille Phillips 29673 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Legal Roundtable: The Gun Bill And The Veto Session, Connor's Non-Compete, Pujols Libel Case, Etc. First contest against Pujols' new team among highlights of 2013 Cardinals schedule http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/first-contest-against-pujols-new-team-among-highlights-2013-cardinals-schedule <p>A home opener against the Cincinnati Reds, a record number of interleague games, and the first showdown with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim since they <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pujols-goes-angels-10-year-254m-deal">lured away</a> Albert Pujols are among the highlights of the 2013 <a href="http://stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com/schedule/index.jsp?c_id=stl#y=2013&amp;m=4&amp;calendar=DEFAULT">St. Louis Cardinals schedule</a>, released today by Major League Baseball.</p><p>The season opens April 1 with a game against Arizona. The home opener is a week later.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 19:01:25 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4582 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org First contest against Pujols' new team among highlights of 2013 Cardinals schedule Pujols: $240 million and 4 season tickets, among other perks http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pujols-240-million-and-4-season-tickets-among-other-perks <p>Guess $240 million wasn&#39;t quite enough for Albert Pujols. In addition to his salary, the Los Angeles Angels are giving the slugger four season tickets to home games over the next decade.</p><p>He and the Angels still need to work out the location of the seats, which are his to enjoy for the duration of his contract.</p><p>After that, if he still wants them, he has to pay.</p><p>Those details were contained in the terms of his deal that was filed Thursday with Major League Baseball and the players&#39; association.</p><p>Other perks include:</p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 22:45:31 +0000 The Associated Press 2804 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pujols: $240 million and 4 season tickets, among other perks Morning headlines: Friday, December 9, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-december-9-2011 <p><strong>Pujols Family Foundation to remain in St. Louis</strong></p><p>The iconic Cardinals slugger is signing with the Angels and taking his talents to Los Angeles, raising some concerns about what will happen with the Pujols Family Foundation that benefits people with Down syndrome. But executive director Todd Perry&nbsp;<a href="http://bit.ly/rN4K6O ">told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch&nbsp;</a> that the foundation will remain active in St. Louis, though it could expand to include programs in the Los Angeles area. He isn&#39;t yet sure if the headquarters will remain in St. Louis.</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 15:22:50 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2646 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, December 9, 2011 Pujols goes to the Angels in 10-year, $254M deal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pujols-goes-angels-10-year-254m-deal <p><em>Originally published 9:15 a.m.</em></p><p><em>This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.</em></p><p><em>Updated 9:59 a.m. to include information about deal possibly reaching $260 million.</em></p><p><em>Updated 11:54 a.m. to include comments from McNeal &amp; announced deal amount.</em></p><p><em>Updated 12:16 p.m. with response of Cardinals organization</em></p><p><em>Updated 1:22 p.m. with comments from Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto</em></p><p><em>Updated 4:17 with comment from Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak</em></p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 15:45:56 +0000 The Associated Press & St. Louis Public Radio 2637 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pujols goes to the Angels in 10-year, $254M deal Morning headlines: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-december-7-2011 <p><strong>Cardinals&nbsp;submit new offer to Pujols</strong></p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 15:27:01 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2628 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Morning headlines: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-october-11-2011 <p><strong>Cardinals win Game 2 of NLCS</strong></p><p>Albert Pujols had one of the biggest postseason nights of his career in Game 2 of the NL championship series, going 4 for 5 with a home run, three doubles and five RBIs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-3 last night.</p> Tue, 11 Oct 2011 14:17:03 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2222 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Cardinals win game 4 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cardinals-win-game-4 <p>David Freese homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the Cardinals tagged playoff nemesis Roy Oswalt and beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3&nbsp;Wednesday night, forcing a deciding fifth game in their NL division series.</p><p>Edwin Jackson recovered from a rocky beginning to win his first playoff start with six solid innings. Jason Motte worked a perfect ninth for his second save of the series.</p> Thu, 06 Oct 2011 10:18:59 +0000 The Associated Press 2195 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cardinals win game 4 Morning headlines: Monday, October 3, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-october-3-2011 <p>Good morning! Here are some of today&#39;s starting headlines:</p><p><strong>Cardinals top Phillies 5-4</strong></p><p>Albert Pujols hit a go-ahead single in the seventh to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies last night. John Jay added two RBIs for the Cardinals, who evened the National League division series matchup at one game apiece. St. Louis will send Jamie Garcia to the mound tomorrow in game 3.</p><p><strong>Brunner expected to announce U.S. Senate candidacy</strong></p> Mon, 03 Oct 2011 14:36:23 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2169 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, October 3, 2011 Morning headlines: Friday, August 12, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-august-12-2011 <p><strong>Commission charged with redrawing Mo. House districts meets in Jefferson City</strong></p><p>A special commission redrawing Missouri&#39;s 163 House districts is meeting in Jefferson City with just days to finish its work on a new map. The 18-member bipartisan panel scheduled a working session Friday to draw new boundaries for state House districts to reflect population changes revealed by the latest census. The commission</p> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 14:49:14 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & WUIS 1857 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, August 12, 2011