Cardinal Nation: A Collection of the Greatest; Players, Teams and Moments in Cardinal History

Overview

A historical encyclopedia of baseball's most storied franchise

With its epicenter located smack-dab on the diamond at Busch Stadium, the Cardinal Nation is a region encompassing Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Indiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky. The Cardinal National is peopled by some of the most avid baseball fans in the nation, who, each year, flock to St. Louis, sporting jerseys featuring the names and numbers of such Cardinals greats as Musial, McGwire, McGee, ...

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Overview

A historical encyclopedia of baseball's most storied franchise

With its epicenter located smack-dab on the diamond at Busch Stadium, the Cardinal Nation is a region encompassing Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Indiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky. The Cardinal National is peopled by some of the most avid baseball fans in the nation, who, each year, flock to St. Louis, sporting jerseys featuring the names and numbers of such Cardinals greats as Musial, McGwire, McGee, Gibson, and Brock, and recounting tales of great moments in Cardinals history.

Now updated to include the historic 2002 season that saw the passing of Jack Buck and Darryl Kile, Cardinal Nation is a celebration in pictures and words of one of baseball's most storied franchises. Packed with 400 archival photographs, such as:

  • The Cardinals' greatest players--including Stan the Man, Lou Brock, Bob Gibson, and the newest Hall of Famer, Ozzie Smith
  • The greatest moments at Sportsman's Park and Busch Stadium, and the Cardinals' World Series-winning teams
  • The Cardinals' greatest moments--including Ozzie Smith's home run, Jack Clark's home run, and Slaughter's "Mad Dash"
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892047277
  • Publisher: Sporting News Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 4/14/2003
  • Series: Baseball Team Titles Ser.
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Rob Rains
Rob Rains is the author or co-author of 25 books. He is a former beat writer for USA Today Baseball Weekly and is now a freelance writer based in St. Louis.
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