The Original Springfield Cardinals: A Look Back
Ozarks Public Television explorers Springfield, Missouri’s minor league baseball history with The Original Springfield Cardinals: A Look Back. This locally produced documentary features deeply personal and evocative memories through interviews with former players and community members closely associated with the team. Many legends of the game, including Stan Musial, Joe Garagiola, Mickey Owen, and Mike Ryba got their start with the team. The Original Springfield Cardinals: A Look Back pays tribute to the team, fans, and ballpark of this era while providing a historical perspective of baseball in the Ozarks and the importance this team had on baseball history.