St. Louis Cardinals

Stan Musial
11:18 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Details For Musial Visitation Released

Stan Musial on opening day in 2011.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Cardinal Nation will have one last chance Thursday to say goodbye to "Stan the Man."

The visitation for Musial, who died Saturday at the age of 92, will be Thursday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cathedral Basilica at 4431 Lindell Blvd. in the Central West End. Here are the details:

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Stan Musial
5:45 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Funeral Arrangements Set For Musial

Some of the mementos left by fans at the base of the Stan Musial statue at Busch Stadium.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Funeral arrangements are set for Cardinals great Stan Musial.

A public visitation will be held Thursday at the Cathedral Basilica in the Central West End from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral Mass will be Saturday at 11 a.m., also at the Basilica. New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is expected to help officiate.

Following the Mass, the funeral procession will travel to Busch Stadium where the family will lay a wreath at the base of the Musial statue. Burial will be private.

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St. Louis Cardinals
11:21 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Ernie Hays, Longtime St. Louis Sports Organist, Dies At 77

Ernie Hays, longtime St. Louis sports organist has died at the age of 77.
(Kelsey Proud/St. Louis Public Radio)

Updated at 1 p.m. with a statement from the St. Louis Blues.

Updated at 11:40 with additional information.

A long-time fixture at Busch Stadium has died.

Organist Ernie Hays passed away last night after collapsing at a Halloween party. Family members say the 77-year-old's health had been failing for some time.

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Yadier Molina
9:54 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

'Yadi' Wins Fifth Gold Glove

Catcher Yadier Molina, shown here with Jaime Garcia after a win in 2011, has won his fifth Gold Glove.
Credit (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

It's not a World Series ring, but Yadier Molina is collecting baseball hardware. 

The St. Louis Cardinals' catcher won his fifth Rawlings Gold Glove award, which is decided by managers and and coaches. He is the first Cardinals catcher to win the award five times, and the first Cardinal since Jim Edmonds to take home five Gold Gloves in a row.

Molina is also considered a contender for the National League's Most Valuable Player, which will be announced Nov. 15.

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Baseball Bets
11:05 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Playoff Bet Payoff As St. Louis Flag Flies Over DC

The flag of the city of St. Louis is flying over Washington, D.C.'s city hall today to honor a baseball bet.
(via Peter Raack)

Baseball bets are not usually something we cover much of here at St. Louis Public Radio (except when we make it to the World Series and make a chart of all the bets).

However, we thought we'd make an exception today to highlight something happening in the nation's capitol.

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NL Champsionships Series
6:15 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Cardinals Lose Game 7, Giants Headed to World Series

A St. Louis Cardinals fan raising his hat in triumph to celebrate the Cardinals' National League Championship Series win over the Millwaukee Brewers on Oct. 16, 2011.
Joel Finbloom

Hunter Pence hit a bizarre, two-run double, Matt Cain pitched his second clincher of October and the San Francisco Giants won their record-tying sixth elimination game of the postseason, beating the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7 of the NL championship series Monday night.
Marco Scutaro matched an LCS record with 14 hits in the series and Pablo Sandoval drove in a run for his fifth straight game. The Giants returned to the World Series two years after winning it all, getting the final out in a downpour.

NL Championship
7:21 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Cards Lose, Decisive Game 7 Tonight

A St. Louis Cardinals fan raising his hat in triumph to celebrate the Cardinals' National League Championship Series win over the Millwaukee Brewers on Oct. 16, 2011.
Joel Finbloom

Ryan Vogelsong struck out a career-best nine in another postseason gem and the San Francisco Giants forced a decisive Game 7 in the NL championship series with a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.
Marco Scutaro hit a two-run double and Buster Posey drove in his first run of the series with a groundout in the first inning as San Francisco struck early to support Vogelsong.
Matt Cain will start for the Giants against Kyle Lohse in Game 7 on Monday night. Lohse won their Game 3 matchup.

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NL Championship Series
5:54 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Cards Win, One More to Go

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jason Motte (L) and Jon Jay celebrate a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 3 in the NLCS at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 12, 2011.
UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Adam Wainwright threw seven innings of four-hit ball and the St. Louis Cardinals roughed up Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants in an 8-3 rout Thursday night that gave them a 3-1 lead in the NL championship series.

Matt Holliday, Jon Jay and Yadier Molina had two RBIs apiece to lead a 12-hit outburst by a team that batted just .198 through the first three games of the series.

NL Championships
5:20 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Cards Win Game 3 Of NL Championships, Beltran Injured

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter delivers a pitch to the Chicago Cubs in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 5, 2011.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Matt Carpenter always tries to stay ready, keeping an assortment of gloves nearby. That's his job.

The St. Louis Cardinals' utilityman took on a new role in Game 3 of the NL championship series: game-changer.

Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals chased Matt Cain before a 3 1/2-hour rain delay in the seventh inning of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night for a 2-1 series lead.

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St. Louis Cardinals
4:30 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Cardinals Head To Playoffs

Members of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after the Cardinals won the 2011 World Series in St. Louis on October 28, 2011.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Updated at 4 p.m.

Major League Baseball has announced that the Cardinals' game vs. Atlanta on Friday will start at 4:07 p.m. It will be televised by TBS.

Our original story:

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