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July 15, 1998
Braves: Walt Weiss led off the game with a bloop single. He began the game in an 0-for-14 slump and with only four hits in his last 40 at-bats. Chipper Jones has four lifetime homers in 28 at-bats against Bobby Jones.Brewers: The official scorer in Monday night's game, who had charged a two-base error to center fielder Marquis Grissom, changed his mind and charged it to right fielder Jeromy Burnitz. Gregg Jefferies' fly ball fell between them in the eighth inning.Cardinals: Ray Lankford struck out twice and passed Mark McGwire for the team lead in that category with 83. The paid attendance of 31,183 was the smallest crowd at Busch Stadium since May 12.Cubs: Chicago is 4-1 against the Pirates this season, but 82-150 at Three Rivers Stadium overall.
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By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,SUN STAFF | September 5, 1998
ST. LOUIS -- Major-league home run leader Mark McGwire returned to Busch Stadium last night to find that much had changed in the five days since he took his record chase on the road.The crowds are bigger. The media crush is heavier. Security is tighter.Even the baseballs are different, each of those used during a McGwire at-bat bearing a telltale mark to identify it for possible historical significance. But that was not necessary in the first game of the much-anticipated three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds.
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By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,SUN STAFF | September 5, 1998
ST. LOUIS -- Major-league home run leader Mark McGwire returned to Busch Stadium last night to find that much had changed in the five days since he took his record chase on the road.The crowds are bigger. The media crush is heavier. Security is tighter.Even the baseballs are different, each of those used during a McGwire at-bat bearing a telltale mark to identify it for possible historical significance. But that was not necessary in the first game of the much-anticipated three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds.
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July 15, 1998
Braves: Walt Weiss led off the game with a bloop single. He began the game in an 0-for-14 slump and with only four hits in his last 40 at-bats. Chipper Jones has four lifetime homers in 28 at-bats against Bobby Jones.Brewers: The official scorer in Monday night's game, who had charged a two-base error to center fielder Marquis Grissom, changed his mind and charged it to right fielder Jeromy Burnitz. Gregg Jefferies' fly ball fell between them in the eighth inning.Cardinals: Ray Lankford struck out twice and passed Mark McGwire for the team lead in that category with 83. The paid attendance of 31,183 was the smallest crowd at Busch Stadium since May 12.Cubs: Chicago is 4-1 against the Pirates this season, but 82-150 at Three Rivers Stadium overall.
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By Jon Morgan and Jon Morgan,Sun Staff Writer | August 11, 1994
The Los Angeles Rams yesterday suspended negotiations with St. Louis, saying they would not consider moving the team to the city -- a top competitor to Baltimore for the franchise -- until nettlesome questions involving a stadium lease are solved."
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,SUN STAFF | October 16, 1996
ATLANTA -- The St. Louis Cardinals need to beat the Atlanta Braves once in the next two nights to earn their first trip to the World Series since 1987, which is exactly what they did here last week in splitting the first two games of the National League Championship Series.The Cardinals also need to beat either four-time Cy Young winner Greg Maddux or 1995 World Series MVP Tom Glavine, something St. Louis did in successive games last week to help it build a three games-to-one lead in this best-of-seven series.
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By Mike Preston and Mike Preston,Sun Staff Writer | September 11, 1995
ST. LOUIS -- This could have been Baltimore.Beer. Cheerleaders. Marching and jazz bands in the parking lots. Tailgate parties stretching for miles under bridges. The aroma of grilled Cajun chicken and barbecued beef in the air. Faces painted in blue and gold. Dancers on top of pickup trucks. Kids and grandfathers with footballs. Fox and NBC. Balloons. Cannons. Fireworks.And finally, the game.After seven years, eight months, 27 days, 17 hours and 49 minutes, the NFL returned to the Gateway City yesterday, as the St. Louis Rams defeated the New Orleans Saints, 17-13, before a record crowd of 58,186 at Busch Stadium.
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April 11, 2006
Behind left-hander Mark Mulder, the Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-4, yesterday in the opening game at the new $365 million Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
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July 17, 2009
Orioles@White Sox 8 p.m. [MASN2] Maybe the White Sox will bring in that rag-armed left-hander we saw on the Busch Stadium mound Tuesday night.
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May 17, 1999
Brewers: Milwaukee has yet to win consecutive home games this season.Cardinals: St. Louis plays 19 of its next 22 games on the road, which might not be a bad thing. It has lost four of its past five home series and is 8-11 at Busch Stadium. The three-game series drew 142,441 fans.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,SUN STAFF | October 16, 1996
ATLANTA -- The St. Louis Cardinals need to beat the Atlanta Braves once in the next two nights to earn their first trip to the World Series since 1987, which is exactly what they did here last week in splitting the first two games of the National League Championship Series.The Cardinals also need to beat either four-time Cy Young winner Greg Maddux or 1995 World Series MVP Tom Glavine, something St. Louis did in successive games last week to help it build a three games-to-one lead in this best-of-seven series.
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By Mike Preston and Mike Preston,Sun Staff Writer | September 11, 1995
ST. LOUIS -- This could have been Baltimore.Beer. Cheerleaders. Marching and jazz bands in the parking lots. Tailgate parties stretching for miles under bridges. The aroma of grilled Cajun chicken and barbecued beef in the air. Faces painted in blue and gold. Dancers on top of pickup trucks. Kids and grandfathers with footballs. Fox and NBC. Balloons. Cannons. Fireworks.And finally, the game.After seven years, eight months, 27 days, 17 hours and 49 minutes, the NFL returned to the Gateway City yesterday, as the St. Louis Rams defeated the New Orleans Saints, 17-13, before a record crowd of 58,186 at Busch Stadium.
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By Jon Morgan and Jon Morgan,Sun Staff Writer | August 11, 1994
The Los Angeles Rams yesterday suspended negotiations with St. Louis, saying they would not consider moving the team to the city -- a top competitor to Baltimore for the franchise -- until nettlesome questions involving a stadium lease are solved."
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August 10, 2002
On deck The Cardinals will unveil a statue of the newest Hall of Famer, Ozzie Smith, tomorrow outside Busch Stadium. He said it "It's like coming home. Playing in Cleveland was a life-changing experience. Sellouts every night, lots of wins, and people in the stands that love you capped it all off." Orel Hershiser, Rangers pitching coach and former Indians pitcher
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November 29, 2005
"I embarrassed my team and my family - everybody." Luke Petitgout New York Giants offensive tackle, on his five false-start penalties Sunday in Seattle "Everybody's mourning now. That's why you see people here day after day. It just tears at your heart." Mark Stevener St. Louis Cardinals fan from Kirkwood, Mo., on the tearing down of Busch Stadium
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