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St. Louis baseball fans probably have a favorite pitcher over the long history of Major League Baseball in the city.

In his latest edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson says you can't assume the greatest pitchers in St. Louis history played for the Cardinals.

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The former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals has been sentenced to nearly four years in jail for hacking the Houston Astros' player personnel database.

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard "Pete" Peterson, the author of Pops: The Willie Stargell Story and Growing Up With Clemente.

You can check out an archive of Reading Baseball commentaries on our website .
 

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Many in the region were paying close attention to the recent playoff series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs.

In his latest edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson recalls the first time teams from St. Louis and Chicago squared off in a championship baseball showdown.

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(Updated 2:00 p.m. Wednesday with further statements from the St. Louis Cardinals.)

In a statement released Wednesday, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak and team chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. strongly condemned the alleged hacking.

"These are serious allegations that don’t reflect who we are as an organization,” DeWitt said.   "We are committed to getting to the bottom of this matter as soon as possible, and if anyone within our organization is determined to be involved in anything inappropriate, they will be held accountable."