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01 Mar 2010 21:55


Culture: Mark McGwire Highway renamed, but it still makes its Mark

  • McGwire Mark McGwire was one of Missouri’s greatest baseball players … well, until he admitted to using steroids. Highway revoked!
  • Twain Mark Twain is one of America’s greatest authors. And since he has the same first name, it’ll be easy to change the signs! source

11 Jan 2010 20:58


25 Jul 2009 09:10


Sports: Matt Holliday: Worthy of a big trade, not above riding Amtrak

  • Getting from New York to Philly on a Friday afternoon can be tough. I’m extremely excited to be back in the National League, to be back in a pennant race. This is a great team, a great organization.
  • St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday • Who earlier in the day on Friday was a member of the Oakland Athletics. The Athletics were playing in NYC, while the Cards were playing in Philly, so he went the public transit route to scoot between cities. The star hitter was traded for a bunch of minor-league prospects and is seen as the final piece of a roster that will help the Cardinals make a pennant run. • source

22 Jun 2009 10:15


Sports: Tony La Russa joins a very elite group of MLB managers

  • 2,500 wins for the Cardinals boss; he’s 1 of just 3 source

06 Jun 2009 18:04


Tech: New status icon for celebrity Twitter users: Verified accounts

  • With due respect to the man and his notable work, Mr. La Russa’s lawsuit was an unnecessary waste of judicial resources bordering on frivolous. Twitter’s Terms of Service are fair and we believe will be upheld in a court that will ultimately dismiss Mr. La Russa’s lawsuit.
  • Twitter co-founder Biz Stone • In response to a lawsuit filed by St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa about a faked account which the site already removed. They will not settle and will fight the case in court if necessary. Stone did take the opportunity, however, to tell people about Twitter’s new verified account program, which will only take a few people at first but over time will expand and include more notable users and, down the road, businesses. Here’s our question. Can you bling the verified account tag? • source