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Smoltz is in... Twilight Cardinals update

It's official. John Smoltz has joined the Cardinals.

For those of you who are relatively new to View From the Cheap Seats, a while back I did a post called "Twilight Cardinals" in which I looked at former superstars or bitter rivals who made it into a St. Louis uniform at the bitter end of their steller runs in the big leagues.

Obviously, Smoltz is a new addition to that list. So here is an update of the Twilight Cardinals team:


Fernando Valenzuela

John Smoltz

Rick Sutcliffe

Jim Kaat

Larry Dierker


Tom Henke

Grover Cleveland Alexander

Dan Quisenberry

Dennis Eckersley


 C Tony Pena

1B Will Clark

2B Carlos Baerga

3B Gary Gaetti

SS Shawon Dunston

OF Juan Gonzalez

OF Bobby Bonilla

OF Larry Walker


OF Eric Davis

3B Chris Sabo

OF Roger Maris

OF Ceasar Cedeno

IF Dan Driessen