If These Walls Could Talk: St. Louis Cardinals
If These Walls Could Talk: St. Louis Cardinals

If These Walls Could Talk: St. Louis Cardinals

Stories from the St. Louis Cardinals Dugout, Locker Room, and Press Box

If These Walls Could Talk

SPORTS & RECREATION

256 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: May 2015

ISBN 9781629370538

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (May 2015)

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Overview

The St. Louis Cardinals are one of baseball's most storied franchises, and as much a part of St. Louis as Anheuser-Busch and the arch. From Lou Brock to Matt Carpenter, Ozzie Smith to Yadier Molina, Bob Gibson to Adam Wainwright, from Hall of Famers to rookie busts, the Cardinals are beloved in St. Louis. In this book, Stan McNeal provides a closer look at the great moments and the lowlights that have made the Cardinals one of the baseball's keystone teams. Through the words of the players, via multiple interviews conducted with current and past Cardinals, readers will meet the players, coaches, and management and share in their moments of greatness and defeat. This book shares stories behind such Cardinal memories as the little-known clubhouse antics of backup catcher Bob Uecker during the teams' memorable run in the 1960s, the excitement at Busch Stadium in the 1980s as the Cardinals reached the World Series three times, and the elation of the 2006 and 2011 World Series championships.

Author Biography

Stan McNeal is a veteran sportswriter currently writing for Cardinals Magazine. Previously, he has written for Fox Sports Midwest, and he was managing editor and national baseball writer for the Sporting News. He lives with his family in Chesterfield, Missouri.