Redbirds Revisited

Author: David Craft
Editor: Taylor Trade Pub
ISBN: 9780929387123
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Looks at the history of the St. Louis Cardinals, and shares the impressions of twenty-six players about what it was like to be a part of the team
Redbirds Revisited
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: David Craft, Tom Owens
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Taylor Trade Pub

Looks at the history of the St. Louis Cardinals, and shares the impressions of twenty-six players about what it was like to be a part of the team
The Integration of Major League Baseball
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Rick Swaine
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-08 - Publisher: McFarland

This book is a record of the men and events, team by team, during Major League Baseball's integration. It focuses especially on the owners, executives and managers who were the heroes, villains or spectators of integration, and it sheds new light on the unheralded champions of integration and on those
High-flying Birds
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Jerome M. Mileur
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

"Mileur provides a game-by-game account of the 1942 St. Louis Cardinals, world champions and the winningest team in franchise history. He recounts the team's close pennant race against the Brooklyn Dodgers and World Series victory over the New York Yankees, while conveying the physical and mental demands on the players
Drama and Pride in the Gateway City
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-17 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

By 1964 the storied St. Louis Cardinals had gone seventeen years without so much as a pennant. Things began to turn around in 1953, when August A. Busch Jr. bought the team and famously asked where all the black players were. Under the leadership of men like Bing Devine and
El Birdos
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: Doug Feldmann
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-22 - Publisher: McFarland

In 1953, August A. Busch purchased the St. Louis Cardinals for nearly four million dollars. His dream included not only the best players money could buy but a brand new Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis. The early sixties found Busch working on both, and by May 1966, when the