Meet Me At Musial: A St. Louis Cardin...

"Meet me at Musial" is a trademark of St. Louis, where the Musial statue is a rallying point. Every week, two far-flung fans virtually "meet at Musial" to go over the latest in Cardinal news and discussion. Daniel Shoptaw (@C70, from Arkansas) and Allen Medlock (@amedlock1, Oklahoma) prove that great Cardinal talk can come anywhere in Cardinal Nation when you meet up to discuss your favorite team.

Episode 235: Starting With a Bang
The 2022 St. Louis Cardinals season is here and, so far, it's spectacular.  With one game in the books, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) sits down with Carter Zehr (Cardinals Chat podcast, @CardinalsChat18) to go through the ins and outs of the Opening ...
56 min
Episode 234: The Return
With the return of Albert Pujols to St. Louis, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) thought it best to bring in his own blast from the past.  Dan Buffa (@buffa82), the original co-host of this show back when it was Best Dans in Baseball, makes his return af...
60 min
Episode 233: Let’s Talk About Some Birds
With Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) still off on baseball assignment, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) brings in some old friends with a new look.  Nate and Ben of Talking About Birds (@TalkAboutBirds) have revived their podcast and are bringing t...
80 min
Episode 232: Depth Charge
With Allen getting a much-needed day off from baseball activities, Ben Cerutti (Birds on the Black, @stlfanbc7) joins Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) to talk about the initial week of spring training and the initial exhibition game.  When can we start ...
70 min
Episode 231: Somebody Finally Found The Key
The lockout is over and baseball is on its way back with spring training games in less than a week.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) is joined by Ben Godar (Cardinals Off Day, @bengodar) to talk about the CBA and some of the provisions in it before shi...
66 min
Episode 230: Grumpy Old Men
Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) was feeling particularly grumpy about the state of baseball, what with that whole lockout and some of the solutions (like expanded playoffs) to try to fix it, so he got someone he knew was on the same page to join him th...
77 min
Episode 229: Baseball Is a Mess
The lockout still going.  Rule changes seemingly unavoidable.  It seems now it is possible to not be romantic about baseball.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) is joined by Kyle Reis (Birds on the Black, @kyler416) to talk about all that is wrong with t...
71 min
Episode 228: The J Stands For Just a Chat
Things are still very unsettled in baseball but Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) are glad to be joined by Katie Woo (The Athletic, @katiejwoo) to talk about what is actually happening.  The three discuss Katie's ...
51 min
Episode 227: The Birdle Is The Wordle
Is the episode title a cheap effort to tie into the popular word game?  Yeah, pretty much.  However, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) spends time talking with Brenden Schaeffer (KMOV, @bschaeffer12) and Wordle gets mentioned, so we'll go with it.  The t...
67 min
Episode 226: Eight Is Great
Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) kick off the eighth season of the show by honoring what has become tradition to begin things, bringing on Jeff Jones (Belleville News-Democrat, @jmjones) to start the season off p...
57 min
Episode 225: A Year End Grab Bag
As 2021 comes to a close, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) get together one final time to put a bow on the season.  The lockout is still the only real topic in baseball and the guys talk about what they want to s...
66 min
Episode 224: Lockout Around the Christmas Tree
The baseball world got unnaturally quiet this week as the CBA expired and the owners decided to lock out the players.  Jason Hill (Viva El Birdos, @JPHill_Cards) joins Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) to talk about how things are different and when we m...
68 min
Episode 223: Giving Thanks
It's Thanksgiving week and we hope you'll be thankful there's another Meet Me at Musial episode!  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) talk about what they are thankful for as Cardinal fans but they also get into som...
56 min
Episode 222: Chirping Away at the Offseason
No Allen Medlock (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) on this one, unfortunately, but Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) brings in yet another podcasting team to help cover the gap.  Tara (Birds on the Black, @tarawellman) and Alex (Birds on the Black, @alexcar...
65 min
Episode 221: A New Boss
We've got Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) back safely ensconced in the co-hosts chair just in time to talk about the new Cardinal manager.  It's no surprise that Oli Marmol got the gig but what does that mean for the rest of the staff?  Allen an...
61 min
Episode 220: Turning Two
With Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) out on assignment, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) welcomes in the guys from the Turnin' 2 Podcast (@Turnin2Podcast), Tito (@triveratops) and the man known as Dylan_Dinger.  The guys continue to break down the ...
60 min
Episode 219: No Shildt, Cardinals
As Han Solo once said, "This is not how I thought this day was going to go."  Stunning news out of St. Louis this afternoon as Mike Shildt was fired as manager.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) is joined by the Bens of Cardinals Off Day, Mr. Godar (@be...
79 min
Episode 218: The Winter Begins
The postseason was short and less than sweet and Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) are here to talk about it.  From Adam Wainwright's mastery to Alex Reyes's last pitch, the guys talk about some of the important p...
72 min
Episode 217: Beginnings and Endings
The Cardinals lost a game this week.  It's remarkable that that piece of information is news!  After a record run, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) talk about what's next for this team.  Which team should the Car...
66 min
Episode 216: A Dozen Reasons to Love the Cardinals
Twelve wins in a row, something the club hasn't done since 1982 which is not entirely outside of Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen's (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) lifetimes but far enough back that the guys aren't going to remember it.  Daniel...
63 min
Episode 215: The Boring Team Goes Wild
After a sweep in New York and some help along the way, the Cardinals reach the weekend a 1/2 game ahead of the Padres for the second wild card right before San Diego pays a visit to Busch.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @...
63 min
Episode 214: Past, Present, and Future
It wasn't the worst week of Cardinal baseball, but take out an inning and it would have been a lot better.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) talk about many different facets of the week, especially the Dodgers se...
66 min
Episode 213: An Expanded Roster But A Shrinking...
We've flipped the calendar to September, the last guaranteed month of baseball (OK, there are three games in October with the Cubs as well.)  Daniel and Allen talk about the last week, the series with the Reds, and look at a few other issues surround...
65 min
Episode 212: A Meltdown of a Season
After one of the (but, amazingly, not THE) hardest losses of the season, Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) come together to talk about the state of the Cardinals through the prism of the debacle against the Pirate...
59 min
Episode 211: Reasons for Hope
While the Cardinals didn't win the series against the Brewers, they easily could have (you can argue should have) and weren't outclassed by the division leaders.  Daniel (C70 At The Bat, @C70) and Allen (Red Dirt Redbird, @amedlock1) talk about the w...
68 min