Synopses & Reviews
Featuring every relevant team record, statistic, and award winner from the St. Louis Cardinals incredible past, this book includes a comprehensive collection of Redbirds all-time leaders in every conceivable category, from hits to strikeouts. From Dizzy Deans 30 wins or Lou Brocks 938 career stolen bases to Bob Gibsons single-season ERA of 1.12 or Mark McGwires 70 home runs in a season, this reference captures the legends and lore of the Cardinals. More than a collection of statistics, this guide provides profiles of the men behind the records and explores the context in which they were set while featuring stories which, in many cases, are even more fascinating than the actual records. Historical game details and evocative photographs blend with compelling statistics and the great players responsible for them to capture the rich history of this storied and celebrated franchise.
About the Author
Dan Moore has written about the Cardinals for nearly a decade and is a primary contributor to Viva El Birdos, the Cardinals blog on SB Nation. He lives in Springfield, Illinois.