Category: Sports

Cardinals sign top four draft picks from 2018 class

The St. Louis Cardinals announced they have signed RHP Griffin Roberts, 1B Luken Baker and INF Mateo Gil as the three players signed their professional contracts today at Busch Stadium. Roberts, 21, the Cardinals Competitive Balance Round A selection out of Wake Forest University, is a 6-foot-3, 210 lb. right-handed pitcher, who broke the Demon Deacons’ career (12.39 K/9 IP) and single-season (13.50 K/9 IP in 2017) records for strikeouts per nine innings. As a […]

Schoendienst funeral arrangements announced

The St. Louis Cardinals announced that the family of Albert “Red” Schoendienst has made the following funeral arrangements for the Cardinals Hall of Famer. The funeral Mass will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, at 4431 Lindell Boulevard in St. Louis, on Friday, June 15th at 10AM.  The Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis will celebrate the Mass.  The funeral Mass is open to the public. Cardinals Chairman and […]

RELEASE: Cardinals & Major League Baseball mourn passing of legend Albert ‘Red’ Schoendienst

The St. Louis Cardinals organization, the St. Louis community and baseball fans everywhere where saddened this evening to learn of the passing of Hall of Famer Albert Fred “Red” Schoendienst at the age of 95.  Schoendienst, who is survived by his four children; Colleen, Cathleen, Eileen and Kevin, eight living grandchildren (he had 10 total grandchildren) and seven great grandchildren; was the oldest living member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. “Red was one […]

RELEASE: Cardinals complete Day 2 of MLB Draft

The St. Louis Cardinals selected eight players on the second day of the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.  Four infielders, two pitchers, an outfielder and a catcher made up their first selections in rounds 3-through-10 that were held today.  Seven players had collegiate experience and one was a high school player.  One of the selections, although out with season-ending Tommy John surgery, is on a NCAA Division 1 Super Regional qualifying team which […]

RELEASE: Cardinals select Nolan Gorman in first round of 2018 draft

The St. Louis Cardinals, armed with three selections during the first night of the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, selected third baseman Nolan Gorman out of Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Phoenix, Ariz., with the 19thoverall pick in the opening round. “We’re very excited for the opportunity to draft Nolan Gorman,” stated St. Louis Cardinals President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak. “You’re always looking for opportunities at every draft, and picking at […]

RELEASE: University City to host 44th annual Memorial Day run to raise funds for community

University City is set to host its 44th annual Memorial Day Run on Monday, May 28, 2018. As part of the event, participants can explore the beautiful neighborhoods of University City in a 10K, 5K, or Fun Run. The Memorial Day Run, one of the oldest races in the St. Louis area, is a staple in University City each Memorial Day, and this year marks its 44th anniversary. The race offers participants a fun and […]

Clayton Plan Commission to take first step toward considering renovation of Adzick Field

PHOTO: An artist’s rendering of the proposed updates to Adzick Field at Shaw Park in Clayton. A local architect is pitching an alteration and exterior renovation of Clayton High School’s Adzick Field that would transform the 195,000 square-foot site into a multi-use facility replete with synthetic turf and additional updates to the entire facility. The multi-purpose artificial turf field will allow Adzick Field to host a number of high school athletic events, including baseball, softball and field hockey, according […]

Enterprise given naming rights to St. Louis Blues’ arena

For the third time since it opened in 1994, the St. Louis Blues’ home arena is changing names. In a press conference held Monday, the Blues announced Scottrade Center will become Enterprise Center effective later this summer. Enterprise Holdings, the Clayton-based company owned and operated locally by the Taylor family, has signed a 15-year agreement with the option to extend the naming rights for an additional five years. Enterprise Holdings also owns and operates Enterprise […]

RELEASE: 500 Topgolf jobs now available in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® today announced hiring plans for its 43rd location, which will open late summer 2018. Approximately 500 new jobs have been posted online at topgolf.com/careers, and MISSION: Ambition auditions begin in three weeks. A Topgolf MISSION: Ambition hiring event is one of the most unique ways one will ever interview for a job. Cloaked in mystery, but full of intrigue, these events are Topgolf’s special way of showcasing […]

RELEASE: Cardinals to honor Bob Gibson with #CompleteGamer pregame ceremony Friday night

The St. Louis Cardinals will honor Hall of Famer Bob Gibson prior to Friday night’s game in a special pregame ceremony as part of the team’s season-long #CompleteGamer fan engagement campaign.  During the ceremony, Gibson will be joined by family, former teammates, team officials and the students and other musicians who created the #CompleteGamer theme song that shares his extraordinary life story.  Fans will also learn more about how they can get involved in the […]