For eleven glorious seasons, the Cardinals got to experience one of the three greatest first basemen who ever lived.
The "Yadier Molina can't hit well enough to stick around in the Major Leagues" takes are now old enough to drive
Before Jim Edmonds, the Cardinals were a sideshow for Mark McGwire. Once Jim Edmonds arrived, they were a serious contender.
A look at Adam Wainwright, from postseason hero reliever to staff ace to innings-eating veteran
You may not think the guy who used Limp Bizkit as his walk-up song because it repeatedly said a homophone of his name is "subtle", but Rolen was one of his generation's great quiet stars.
Matt Carpenter had one of the strangest origin stories of any superstar in franchise history
You just had to be there.
For a rehab project from Toronto whose best-case scenario was decent back of the rotation starter, the Chris Carpenter experiment worked out pretty well for the Cardinals
Matt Holliday was never the best player on the Cardinals, but he was a consistent number two for some of the most potent lineups in franchise history
A look back at Matt Morris, who was probably better than you remember.