Synopses & Reviews
With 125 years of Cardinals history, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every St. Louis fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature calls. This updated guide to all things Cardinals covers the artifact on public display that pays homage to Busch Stadium, the story behind the infamous "kidnapping" of Flint Rhem, the unforgettable acrobatics of "The Wizard" Ozzie Smith, and details on all 11 World Series championships, including the amazing 2011 triumph.
About the Author
Derrick Goold is an award-winning reporter and baseball writer who has covered the Cardinals for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch since 2004. He has been honored for feature writing and investigative reporting while covering baseball, hockey, and college athletics. He contributes to Baseball America, writes for the baseball blog Bird Land, and cohosts a radio show. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri. Stan Musial is a former St. Louis Cardinal, a record-holding, 24-time All-Star selection, and one of the greatest hitters in baseball history.