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Eddie Famous
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Just did an interview with former Cards pitcher Bob Forsch, real nice guy.

He's got a book out. "Bob Forsch's Tales From the Cardinal Dugout" a nice read of short anecdotes of his time oin baseball. He pretty much bridged the gap between the Shoendienst/Gibson/Brock years into Whiteyball, so he has lots of stories.

I highly recommend it for baseball fans.



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... Sounds pretty interesting. I've always wondered how bad the Cards' clubhouse must have been from 1977-1980 to convince Whitey to clean house. I've heard Whitey's POV on it; it would be cool to hear from one of the players.

Also, the 1985 Cardinals have to be one of the most enjoyable teams I've ever seen. I wasn't happy to see them eliminate the Dodgers that year (of course), but St. Louis was clearly the better club, and it was a pleasure to see such a unique ballclub do its thing. Ozzie, Coleman, Clark, Herr, Pendleton, Van Slyke, Tudor, Andujar ... what a collection of talent and diversity. There are many I know that still insist to this day that they were robbed of a title.

BTW, Eddie -- If there was a book written about the "South Side Hitmen", the 1977 White Sox, I'd snap that up in about two seconds. You wouldn't happen to know of any, would you?





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    St. Louis was clearly the better club, and it was a pleasure to see such a unique ballclub do its thing. Ozzie, Coleman, Clark, Herr, Pendleton, Van Slyke, Tudor, Andujar ... what a collection of talent and diversity. There are many I know that still insist to this day that they were robbed of a title.


They WERE robbed, thanks to that bullshit call by the umpire in Game Six of the World Series.




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