Retired numbers might surprise you
Former manager and brand new Hall of Famer Whitey Herzog has long been considered a Cardinals immortal by the team's fans. This Saturday, the team will make it official, retiring his No. 24 prior to a game against the Pirates.
Herzog led the Redbirds to the 1982 World Series title and two other appearances (1985 and 1987). Retiring his number is a natural move.
But there are some other retired numbers that might surprise you -- for their location or reason:
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