Dave Bakenhaster

During spring training before the 1964 baseball season, a photographer…

Vern Benson

“For a man who wants to stay in baseball, being a utilityman…

Ken Boyer

Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as a pitcher, Ken Boyer became…

Lou Brock

"Some in the press and in the stands considered him too casual…

Ernie Broglio

Some athletes earn disapproval for their failures on the field.…

Jerry Buchek

When Jerry Buchek was growing up on the south side of St. Louis,…

Jack Buck

On the night of September 17, 2001, a frail white-haired man…

Lew Burdette

Throughout his 18-year major-league career, Lew Burdette was…

Gussie Busch

For nearly a quarter century, Gussie Busch simultaneously led…

Harry Caray

“The taxi driver, the bartender, the waitress, the man in the…

Doug Clemens

Personable, intelligent, and soft-spoken, the athletic Doug Clemens…

Roger Craig

Roger Craig and “split-finger fastball” will forever be linked…

Mike Cuellar

Mike Cuellar was a four-time 20-game winner for the Baltimore…

Bing Devine

Vaughan Pallmore “Bing” Devine, a soft-spoken, modest man,…

Dave Dowling

Caught up in the numbers and derailed by injuries, this promising…

Harry Fanok

One of baseball’s eternal debates is naming the hardest-throwing…

Curt Flood

Curt Flood was a vital cog in the 1964 Cardinals’ world championship…

Phil Gagliano

Phil Gagliano grew up in a baseball-oriented family. Though his…

Bob Gibson

“Hoot, you’re on your way. Nothing can stop you now.” —…
Dick Groat (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Dick Groat

Before Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders made “two-sport athletes”…

Glen Hobbie

Signed to a Triple-A contract at the age of 19, Illinois-born…

Bob Howsam

Bob Howsam would consider himself one of the last of a breed.…

Bob Humphreys

“YOU CAN’T MAKE IT!” Bob Humphreys once wrote that in…

Charlie James

Some former major-league ballplayers are remembered for hitting…