ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was diagnosed with the cancer several weeks ago and revealed the news Saturday to the other living Hall of Famers. Gibson’s longtime agent, Dick Zitzmann, told the Post-Dispatch that Gibson has […]

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For 19 seasons, Lou Brock thrilled MLB fans, first with the Chicago Cubs but most notably with the St. Louis Cardinals. “The Franchise” turns 80 today. Louis Clark Brock was born in El Dorado, Ark. to a family of sharecroppers, moving to Collinston, La. when he was a toddler. Brock was an avid baseball fan, […]

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CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Maddon posed for a selfie on the field with his wife. Jon Lester sprayed champagne with his young son. Rocker Eddie Vedder partied on the mound. For the Chicago Cubs and their ever-hopeful fans, this bash was a long time in the making. Kyle Schwarber, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez homered […]

The wife of MLB's St. Louis Cardinals President Bill DeWitt is planning to pay for the funeral of a 9-year-old girl shot dead in Ferguson

St. Louis Cardinals’ President Bill DeWitt III’s wife, Ira, announced she will personally pay for the funeral expenses of a 9-year-old girl who was killed while doing her homework this week in Ferguson. KMOV reports: Jamyla Bolden was in bed when she was shot by an unknown assailant in the 9200 block of Ellison around 9:30 p.m. The girl’s […]

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some cybersecurity experts believe professional sports teams have hacked rivals in the past without getting caught. The St. Louis Cardinals, one of the crown jewel franchises in baseball, now stand accused. Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the Cardinals illegally accessed a computer database of the Houston Astros. The aim […]

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors’ top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. Taveras was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro at the time of the crash on a highway between the beaches […]

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Things got really racist, really fast outside of Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Monday as a group of St. Louis Cardinals fans clashed with Ferguson protesters calling for justice for 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed when he was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, Aug. 9. DeadSpin posted a […]