Michael Morse Ran The Bases Backwards, Swung With No Bat, And Re-Ran…

I'll get you up to speed, so you can just skip all the official review in between: First inning, bases loaded in Busch Stadium for Michael Morse. He hits a long fly ball which bounces off the top of the outfield wall, hits the Energizer ad behind the wall, and comes back into the outfield. The ball is in play, and… » 9/29/12 9:55pm 9/29/12 9:55pm

At Last, Video Evidence That Mike Laga Really Did Hit A Foul Ball Out…

This is great. On Sept. 15, 1986, Mike Laga, one of those light-hitting Cardinals players whom St. Louis fans are always applauding for moving the runners over, supposedly knocked a foul ball clear out of the old Busch Stadium. Because we have all lost our capacity for wonder, this feat has lately gone in for a bit… » 8/11/11 11:55am 8/11/11 11:55am

Bill Hall Is Smarter Than The Average Centerfielder

Back when we lived in St. Louis, we made the mistake of parking our car before a Rams game in the rooftop garage for the Gateway Arch, which is technically federal property. This was not necessarily a problem until we popped open a beer for a tiny, sad little tailgate. Within a matter of seconds, three armed guards… » 4/16/07 5:00pm 4/16/07 5:00pm

Our History At Busch Is Off To A Roaring Start

In the first two games at the brand new stadium of the team for which we have directed a considerable amount of our psychic energy over the last 26 years, the home team has been outscored 29-8. When a baseball team is blown out, it is often to referred to as a "football score;" the final tally was so high that one… » 7/19/06 10:15am 7/19/06 10:15am