The once-mighty Redbirds had fallen on hard times, but with Herzog steering the ship, the Cards started rolling like the mighty Mississippi River. Herzog was adept at filling the roster with new-wave players and winning in original fashion.
But is he No. 1 on this roster? What about Tony LaRussa, Rogers Hornsby and Frankie Frisch? I'm sure they'll all fall into this list, but where?
Most of the managers I've included won at least one of the 10 World Series championships belonging to the Redbirds, but it wasn't necessary for inclusion.
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