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Jack “the Ripper” Clark had an MLB career spanning 18 seasons from 1975 – 1992, playing with the St. Louis Cardinals 1985 – 1987. Mr. Clark was an integral part of the 1985 and 1987 National League Champion Cardinal teams. His three-run home run against the LA Dodgers in game 6 of the 1985 NLCS was the pennant-clinching hit for the Cardinals. Mr. Clark is a 4 time All-Star and 2 time silver slugger winner, hitting .267 with 340 HR and 1180 RBI over 1994 games.
Jackie Smith played 16 seasons in the NFL from 1963- 1978, his first 15 years with the St. Louis Cardinals. Mr. Smith played in five straight Pro Bowls (1966-1970) and posted more than 40 receptions in seven seasons. He is tied for the most seasons played in a Cardinals uniform with 15 and had a string of 45 straight games with at least one reception. Mr. Smith proved his durability by playing in 121 straight games. He was a part of the Dallas Cowboys NFC Champion Team, playing in Superbowl XIII in 1978. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Smith’s 7,918 career receiving yards, 40 TDs, and 480 receptions were the most ever by an NFL tight end.
On January 29, 1994, Smith was officially voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, as the third tight end to ever receive this honor and recognized as one of the key players that helped revolutionize the position.
Dal Maxvill, native of Granite City, IL graduated from Washington University in St. Louis. He then spent 14 years in the MLB, with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1962 – 1972. Mr. Maxvill was a part of 4 World Series Championship teams, 1964 & 1967 Cardinals and 1972 & 1974 Oakland Athletics. After his playing career ended, Mr. Maxvill transitioned to coaching and eventually a front office role, becoming general manager of the Cardinals from 1984 – 1994. Mr. Maxville has one Gold Glove in 1968 and over his 1423 games, batted .217 with 252 RBI.
Ed Spiezio, native of Joliet, IL played 9 seasons in the MLB from 1964 – 1972. He was with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1964 – 1968, winning two World Series titles in 1964 & 1967. Over 554 games played, Ed Spiezio hit .238 with 39 HR and 174 RBI .
He is the father of Scott Spiezio, who are regarded as the third father-son tandem in Cardinals’ history.
Scott Spiezio had a 12 year career in the MLB from 1996 – 2007, playing for the St. Louis Cardinals 2006-2007. He won two World Series, 2002 with the Angels and 2006 with the Cardinals. In Game 6 of the 2002 WS, he hit a 3 run HR, starting a rally that turned the tide of that series. Over his 1273 games played, he hit .255 with 119 HR and 549 RBI.
He is the son of Ed Spiezio, who are regarded as the third father-son tandem in Cardinals’ history.
Garry Unger played 16 seasons in the NHL from 1967 – 1983, including 9 seasons with the St. Louis Blues from 1970 – 1979. Mr. Unger set an NHL record by playing 914 consecutive games in the regular season between February 24, 1968, and December 21, 1979. The 7 time All-Star finished his career with 1105 career NHL games, scoring 413 goals and 391 assists for 804 points, and he also registered 1075 career penalty minutes.
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St. Louis native, Bernard Gilkey played Major League Baseball for 12 seasons from 1990 – 2001, 6 of these with the St. Louis Cardinals 1990 – 1995. In 1991, he was the first rookie to start for the Cardinals on opening day in left field since Hall of Famer Red Schoendienst in 1945. Mr. Gilkey played in 1239 games over his career, batting .275 with 118 HR and 546 RBI.
Bake “Shake n’ Bake” McBride, native of Fulton, MO, played 11 MLB seasons 1973 – 1983, 5 years with the St. Louis Cardinals 1973 – 1977. Mr. McBride earned the 1974 NL Rookie of the Year award and made one All-Star Game appearance in 1976. Mr. McBride was a member of the World Champion 1980 Phillies team, hitting a three-run HR in Game 1 of the World Series. Over his 1071 games played, Mr. McBride hit .299, 63 HR, 430 RBI, with 183 SB.
Mel Gray played 12 seasons in the NFL, 1971 – 1982, spending his entire career with the St. Louis Cardinals, also playing 4 years at Mizzou. Mr. Gray was selected to four straight Pro Bowls (1974–1977), being named All Pro in 1975. He caught passes in 121 consecutive games between 1973 and 1982. Mr. Gray finished his career with 46 TD and 6798 total yards.
Larry Jaster’s MLB career spanned from 1965 to 1972, playing with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1965 – 1968, winning the Fall Classic in 1967. Mr. Jaster led the NL in shutouts in 1966 with 5, all against the NL pennant winning LA Dodgers. He threw 35 wins during his career over 597.1 IP with an ERA of 3.65 and 313 K.
Tom Banks played 10 seasons in the NFL from 1971-1980, all with the St. Louis Cardinals. He was selected to 4 straight Pro Bowls (1975 – 1978) making the All Pro Team in 1976. He played a total of 116 games over his 10 year career.
Brian Boehringer, native of House Springs, Missouri, played a total of 10 seasons in the MLB from 1995 to 2004. Mr. Boehringer won a World Series ring with the 1996 New York Yankees, throwing a win during the 1996 ALDS. He tallied 26 wins throughout his career over 534.2 IP with an ERA of 4.36 and 42 K.
Glenn Brummer played a total of 5 seasons in the MLB from, with the Cardinals from 1981 – 1984. He was a part of the 1982 World Series Championship St. Louis Cardinals. His most memorable moment was on August 22, 1982 when he stole home with two outs in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Cardinals a 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants. Mr. Brummer finished his career of 178 games batting .251 with 27 RBI, 1 HR, and 4 SB.
David Green spent 6 seasons in the MLB between 1981 and 1987, playing with the St. Louis Cardinals 1981-1984 and again in 1987. A Nicaraguan native, Mr. Green signed as an amateur free agent in 1978, working his way up through the minor leagues, making his MLB debut with the Cardinals in 1981. He was a part of the 1982 St. Louis Cardinals World Champions, garnering 2 hits during the Fall Classic, which included a triple during Game 5. Over his 489 games, Mr. Green hit .268, 31 HR, 180 RBI, and 68 SB.
Ken Oberkfell, native of Highland, IL, played 16 years in the MLB, with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1977 – 1983. He was a member of the 1982 World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals, hitting .292 in that series. After his retirement as a player in 1992, Mr. Oberkfell embarked on a successful managerial career that saw him named Minor League Manager of the Year by Baseball America in 2005. Over 1602 games, he batted .278 with 29 HR, 446 RBI, 237 2B ,and 44 3B.
Ken Reitz played in the MLB from 1972 – 1982, and was with the St. Louis Cardinals 1972–75 & 1977–80. He won a Gold Glove in 1975 and was selected to the 1980 All Star team. In 1977, he set a NL record for third basemen by committing only 9 errors; he bettered that record by committing only 8 in 1980. He led the NL third basemen in fielding percentage for 6 separate seasons, with the 9th best career for an NL 3B with .970. Over 1344 games played, he hit .260 with 68 HR and 548 RBI.