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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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So long, Moon Man: Mike Shannon calls it a career after nearly 60 years with Cardinals

DAN BUFFA, Special to the Jewish Light October 4, 2021

"Get up, baby, get up." A simple sequence of words transformed into a rally cry. For as long as I can remember, that's how a home run was called. While others define it as a long drive or a goner, Mike Shannon simply asked the ball to get up, like...

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5 things for the Cardinals to do in order to maintain momentum

DAN BUFFA, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT May 21, 2021

With the Chicago Cubs rolling into town for the first time in two years and a lineup that is starting to come together, the St. Louis Cardinals are poised to make a statement as May turns the corner to June. Can the Birds keep it going, or will they hit...

“St. Louis Cardinals Uniforms & Logos: An Illustrated History”

Book chronicles evolution of Cardinals logos and uniforms

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light January 4, 2017

If you want to know how the “Birds on the Bat” logo — among the most iconic in all of baseball — got its start, you can thank the creativity of a woman named Allie May Schmidt – as well as two real-life cardinals that happened to alight on a...

Just Kvetchin’

Gary Kodner May 28, 2015

So the Cardinals are resilient. They have managed to compete, and stay in first place despite injury set-backs and a general lack of hitting power. They pack the house every night. They win as a team. They seem to come up with new ways to win and and...

Waino less, has become more of a problem

By Gary Kodner May 18, 2015

Can the Cardinals get to the postseason without Adam Wainwright? Yes. Can they continue to defend their Central Division crown without adequately filling the void of Wainos innings? Not likely. Sure, the Cardinals won the 2011 World Series without Wainwright’s...

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