If there was ever anyone who lived his life The Cardinal Way, it was Red Schoendienst.
Right down to his ruby name. The team color, of course.
Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed St. Louis to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died Wednesday. He was 95.
The Cardinals announced Schoendienst's death before the third inning of their game against the Miami Marlins. A photo was shown on the video board with "1923-2018" written below. Fans gave a standing ovation, while players stood and applauded.
"Red Schoendienst was one of the most beloved figures in the rich history of the St. Louis Cardinals, the...