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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

Apr 5, 2019; St. Louis, MO, USA; The Budweiser Clydesdales runs around the warning track prior to the St. Louis Cardinals home opener against the San Diego Padres at Busch Stadium. (Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports)

Cardinals ticket subscription and day of tickets are back

June 10, 2021

The St. Louis Cardinals’ 2021 Budweiser Ballpark Pass is on sale now at cardinals.com/ballparkpass.  The ticket subscription service gives fans the opportunity to attend as many Cardinals home games as they want each month for a monthly fee of $34.99. On...

Max Scherzer throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning at Chase Field (Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports).

Max Scherzer would be the Cardinals’ ‘Mezuzah’: Here’s why

ALEC BARIS, Digital Engagement Associate May 26, 2021

The St. Louis Cardinals are in first place. However, with the Chicago Cubs finding their footing, and the Milwaukee Brewers bolstering their lineup with a proven shortstop, remaining in first might not be the case in the coming months. While the offense...

Did the Cardinals build a weak offense around Nolan Arenado-or is it still buffering?

Did the Cardinals build a weak offense around Nolan Arenado-or is it still buffering?

May 25, 2021

When the St. Louis Cardinals officially acquired Nolan Arenado at the onset of February, there was renewed hope that Cardinal Nation wouldn't be watching a pitifully boring offense again. Would the boys of summer finally get out the boomsticks instead...

Jeff Curry/USA Today Sports

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...

‘11 in 11’ captures the emotions of an incredible Cardinals World Series championship

‘11 in 11’ captures the emotions of an incredible Cardinals World Series championship

ALEC BARIS, DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER May 20, 2021

The 2011 St. Louis Cardinals took fans on a wild ride, ultimately leading to their 11th World Series Championship. Years after, I still can’t put into words the experience of witnessing Game 6 in person. Fortunately, Benjamin Hochman has the words. Hochman,...

Jeff Curry/USA Today Sports

Stop complaining about Harrison Bader’s attitude and just appreciate what he’s doing at the plate

DAN BUFFA, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT May 18, 2021

One of the most overlooked things from the shortened and halfway embarrassing St. Louis Cardinals' 2020 season was the Harrison Bader performance at the plate. While the batting average wasn't anything to write home about, the outfielder raised his slugging...

St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Dylan Carlson hits a RBI single during the third inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on April 17. (Gregory Fisher/USA Today Sports)

Searching for the perfect (or at least better) Cardinals’ lineup

Dan Buffa, Special to the Jewish Light April 19, 2021

Fifteen games into the 2021 season, the St. Louis Cardinals look aimless one day and hopeful the next. Leaving Philadelphia after another series loss, they will carry a record of 7-8 into a mid-week series with the Washington Nationals in the nation's...

Cardinals minor league pitcher Corey Baker climbs Masada. Photo courtesy of Margo Sugarman

Spring training in Seoul

Ellen Futterman, Editor January 12, 2017

Spring training in SeoulHere’s a St. Louis Cardinals player many fans likely haven’t heard of: pitcher Corey Baker. Although he has been with the organization since 2011, Baker has played exclusively for the Cards’ minor league teams, largely in...

Brothers Lazaroff, shown performing at the Tick Tock Tavern in St. Louis, are planning the sixth annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo on Dec. 10 at Joe’s Café, 6014 Kingsbury Ave. Photo: Annie Martineau

Latkes and the Lazaroffs

Ellen Futterman, Editor November 23, 2016

Latkes and the Lazaroffs The holidays are in full swing, which means lots of fun events and celebrations for us to partake. First up: the 6th annual Brothers Lazaroff Hanukkah Hullabaloo at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at Joe’s Café, 6014 Kingsbury Ave....

Jewish Environmental Initiative sponsors Cardinals Green Team event

May 18, 2016

Jewish Environmental Initiative (JEI), a committee of the Jewish Community Relations Council, will hold a St. Louis Cardinals Green Team volunteer effort at 1:15 p.m. June 5 at Busch Stadium as the Cardinals play the Giants. Volunteer with the Cardinals...

Gary Kodner

One, two, three times the noise at the old ballgame

By Gary Kodner May 9, 2016

I can remember my first visit to a game at Wrigley Field.In contrast to the larger, louder, electronic stadiums, it was pleasantly quiet. It had thick green grass and just green ivy covering the outfield walls. No AstroTurf, electronic scoreboards, video...

Evan Glantz

Regression Discussion

Evan Glantz May 5, 2016

We all knew it was coming; there was no way to avoid it. It was bound to catch up and impose its will. I’m talking, of course, about the concept of “regression to the mean” and its impact on the 2016 Cardinals.Last season, a historically strong...

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