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Reading Baseball: Remembering Cardinals Rookie of the Year Bill Virdon

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Former St. Louis Cardinal Rookie of the Year Bill Virdon passed away last year.

In his latest edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson will describe how he learned to love the bespectacled centerfielder after was traded to his hometown team in the 1950's.

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard “Pete” Peterson, the author of Growing Up With Clemente and editor of The St. Louis Baseball Reader.

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Richard "Pete" Peterson is the creative force behind WSIU Radio's Reading Baseball Series. Pete's original essays and commentaries are a regular staple for any fan of the game.