Discussion

Cardinals can't let Albert Pujols fly

St. Louis making a big mistake if Game 4 is All-Star's last home game at Busch

Updated: October 7, 2011, 2:36 PM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- Mark McGwire remembers the conversation as if it were yesterday, not 10 long seasons ago.

St. Louis Cardinals spring training … 2001 … McGwire, playing in what would be his final year in the big leagues, and manager Tony La Russa are discussing a rookie third baseman on the roster bubble.

McGwire tells La Russa, "If you don't put this guy on the roster for the 2001 season, it might be one of the worst moves you make in your career.''

The ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN TOP HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM