Chris Carpenter’s Cy Young Award-winning 2005 season (Part 3)

Admittedly, this story about Chris Carpenter’s 2005 Cy Young Award-winning season got quite a bit longer than I originally intended. As a result, this is the third in a four-part series of articles. You can find the other parts here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 4 On July 11, Tony La Russa announced that Chris CarpenterContinue reading “Chris Carpenter’s Cy Young Award-winning 2005 season (Part 3)”

How Red Schoendienst called his shot before his 1950 all-star game home run

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Red Schoendienst was never quite sure what came over himself. The native of Germantown, Illinois, had never been one for boasting, but as he shagged fly balls in the Comiskey Park outfield alongside his fellow 1950 National League All-Stars, something came over him and he pointed to the right-field bleachers.Continue reading “How Red Schoendienst called his shot before his 1950 all-star game home run”