The St. Louis Cardinals are perhaps the most popular and successful franchise in National League history, having won more world championships than any other club in the league. Baseball greats such as Stan Musial, Rogers Hornsby, and Albert Pujols have all worn the Cardinals uniform. But which Cardinals are the finest in franchise history? Examining every player who has donned the Redbird uniform since 1892, Robert W. Cohen ranks the best of the best in The 50 Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History.
This book carefully examines the careers of the fifty men who made the greatest impact on one of the most successful franchises in the history of professional sports. Features include quotes from opposing players and former teammates, summaries of each player’s best season, recaps of their most memorable performances, and listings of their notable achievements.
Including players such as Bob Gibson, Ozzie Smith, Lou Brock, and Mark McGwire, this book is sure to fuel debate among Cardinals fans.
Robert W. Cohen began writing professionally in 2004. His first published work, A Team for the Ages: Baseball's All-Time All-Star Team, clearly reflects his great love of the game of baseball and his vast knowledge of the sport. A sports historian, Cohen has appeared on numerous sports talk-radio programs around the nation to discuss his published works. He lives in Clifton, New Jersey.