Pictures from the past in St. Louis sports…
Sunday November 27th 2022

El Birdos in 1968

Having won the World Series the previous year, the St. Louis Cardinals were primed to win another NL pennant and hopefully a World Title in 1968 when this photo graced the cover of Sports Illustrated late in the season. Maris in his final year, Shannon and Maxvill homegrown products and well, you could only feature one pitcher in the shot….anyone on that roster, or in baseball as a whole, better than Bob Gibson?

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