JSF Power Rankings: Worst Starters to Shut Down the 2010 Cardinals

One of the main faults that became evident with the 2010 Cardinals was the inconsistent offense. Even with two of the best in the lineup everyday in Pujols and Holliday, the Cardinals managed to score two runs or less 50 times, roughly once every three games. Of all the lackluster offensive performances they offered up, [...]

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The Next Step in Photograph/T-Shirt Hybrids [CARDINALS]

On the FSN pre-game show yesterday evening, Jim Hayes interviewed the founder of a a dynamic new clothing company who produces “photo shirts” that are entirely based on high quality photographs from MLB games. The company is Three60 Gear, one who deserves some credit for their strong presence developing clothing and accessories for cause-related entities.  That said, [...]

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Sooo, You’re Saying There’s a Chance…?

POFF = new favorite sports acronym.  Percent chance of making the playoffs. What was all that “one in a million” talk, ESPN? —– email: matt@joesportsfan.com tweet: @MattSebek

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The St. Louis Sports Weekend, in Pictures…

In our attempt to combat the traditional Monday morning doldrums, it’s the return of our pictorial weekend recap.

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This Week in STL Sports Birthdays

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This Week in STL Sports Birthdays

It’s our pleasure to provide readers with a list of the locally relevant athletes you should buy birthday cards for while you’re at Walgreens purchasing Gatorades and Advil to help recover from wild celebrations after yesterday’s first win in Sam Bradford’s career…span> September 28 Grant Fuhr (1962) – Secretly, we’re pretty sure that Grant Fuhr [...]

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Fire Joe Morgan vs. St. Louis Message Boards: The Battle of Eckstein

Deadspin.com brought readers a special treat on Wednesday by turning over the site to the writers of the now-retired FireJoeMorgan.com and their unmatched policing of baseball media. Amongst their many Wednesday rants was one that touched on a subject that has long had a special place in JoeSportsFan.com’s heart – the media’s love affair with [...]

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This Daniel Descalso Character Looks Familiar [CARDINALS]

It would be a bold-faced lie if we told you that we watched the entire Cardinals game, or even one full inning.  Sorry Redbirds, it’s premier week.  And, you stink.  When given a choice between watching Sofia Vergara and a lineup that features a Pagnozzi not named “Tom”, we’ll choose Vergara every time. Nevertheless, we [...]

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The Cardinals have an affinity for “Eastbound and Down”

Every now and then, MLB integrates graphical advertisement into their online game schedules.  They’re usually inconsequential, but we couldn’t help chuckle at the recent embedded marketing for HBO’s “Eastbound and Down” on the St. Louis Cardinals’ September schedule. Hey, don’t say MLB doesn’t know their fans. It’s perfectly reasonable to think that a Cardinals fan [...]

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The Worthless Card Awards: St. Louis Edition

After spending our childhood believing that sports cards were the cardboard equivalent of a 401k, collectors from our era were forced to the realize that they will never be worth anything financially. This day in age, their only value is the pure entertainment that comes with mocking them.  With that in mind, today we introduce the local [...]

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The Highest and Lowest of Cardinals Fan Jerseys

This season, Cardinals fans saw some hefty numbers on the backs of their home team’s uniforms.  The topic was interesting enough that local Cardinals blogger, Fungoes.net, researched what Tony La Russa lineup produced the highest (and lowest) uniform-number total. Fungoes found that La Russa’s September 9th lineup against the Atlanta Braves produced a uniform-number sum [...]

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