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End of an era: 1914-2008St. Pete's spring fling

End of an era: St. Pete's spring fling

New York Mets

Faces: LHP Al Jackson, OF Jim Hickman

W-L: 53-109, 10th place

St. LOUIS CARDINALS

Faces: C Tim McCarver, RHP Ernie Broglio

W-L: 93-69, 1st, World Series

As the city's new main library opens, the Cardinals write another chapter of their fine history, beating the Yankees in the World Series with Ken Boyer winning the NL MVP.

NEW YORK METS

Faces: LHP Warren Spahn, 1B Ed Kranepool

W-L: 50-112, 10th place

St. LOUIS CARDINALS

Faces: Manager Red Schoendienst, SS Dick Groat

W-L: 80-81, 7th place

It's a big year in St. Petersburg, with the opening of the Fine Arts Museum, Bayfront Center, USF Bay Campus and the Busch complex, a new practice facility for the Cardinals.

Our daily look back at the history of spring training in St. Petersburg.

End of an era: St. Pete's spring fling 03/05/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 5, 2008 8:49pm]
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