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The 2012 St. Louis Cardinals won’t become the first team in franchise history to win back-to-back World Series. They won’t even be the first to win back-to-back NL pennants since 1967-68. It’s a total bummer, but the dream of 12 in ’12 is over (not to mention 13 in ’13, 14 in ’14, 15 in ’15, [...]

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The only thing more embarrassing than the Cardinals' 2012 NLCS collapse is the selection of artists chosen to represent our fair city in singing the pregame national anthem. We can do better. We challenge you to do so in this week's Weekly Hypothetical.

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JSF Playoff Recap: NLCS Game 7

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2012
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With the three game meltdown complete and the Cardinals playoff run officially over, we muster one final playoff recap complete with a thorough 10-word summary, pictorial breakdown of previous Game 7′s after a 3-1 lead was blown and a list of 10 things Cardinals fans won’t miss about the postseason…

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Game Recap in 50 Words or Less Ryan Vogelsong doesn’t throw baseballs, he throws butterflies that dance across the strikezone and wink at Cardinals hitters as they land for strike three. Game 6 was effectively over in the 3rd Inning as it was clear that the bats were not going to dig Chris Carpenter out [...]

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The return of Holliday and Molina, inside the mind of Sign Guy, analyzing the clutchiest clutch plays of the night, step-by-step instructions on crafting low risk playoff bar promotions and, of course, more Tim McCarver. The Game 4 playoff recap…

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The 50 word game recap, random celebrity sightings, Mike Matheny compared to a male stripper by Fox and bizarre in-game moves that even the Cardinals Twitter feed refuses to acknowledge. Enjoy the NLCS Game 3 JSF Recap…

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Introducing How They See It, a segment where we take a closer look at how local St. Louis sports issues are being talked about from a national perspective. Topic number one on the docket should come as no surprise: Matt Holliday’s hard slide into Marco Scutaro in the first inning of NLCS Game 2. As [...]

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Game Recap in 50 Words or Less Marco Scutaro was nearly killed after a 1st inning slide by Matt Holliday according to fans and media.  Despite his near-death experience, he rose up and drove in three runs with a bases loaded double.  Ryan Vogelsong, (aka Vogelsang to Mike Shannon) neutered the Cardinals offense for a [...]

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Frequent readers of JoeSportsFan know that we're slightly attached with the Cardinals 1987 documentary entitled, "That's a Winner". What's not to like? It's a cornucopia of permed hair, satin jackets and elastic-band ballpants. Relive the San Francisco/St. Louis NLCS now.

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Game Recap in 50 Words or Less Freese and Beltran plate 4 runs with bombs, Descalso and Kozma continue their rampage and the bullpen locks it down after Lance Lynn starts getting rocked in the 4th.   San Francisco fans leave AT&T Park depressed and wearing Panda outfits. Cardinals 6, Giants 4 Joe Buck Saves the [...]

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