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Welcome to Redbird Rants, the St. Louis Cardinals news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Redbird Rants is dedicated to providing top-notch Cardinals news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Meet the Team

Matt Graves,Site Expert

Born and raised in Wildwood, MO. 20 years young. Graduate of Lafayette High School. Current Aerospace Engineering Student at Auburn University. Passionate Cardinals Fan.

Joshua Magee,Contributor

Southeastern Louisiana University '23. Avid St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs fan as well as the New Orleans Pelicans. Aspiring NFL Draft scout. Analytics truther. Obsessed with music and all things NFL and MLB.

Russ Robinson,Contributor

A native of the Missouri bootheel who is a third generation St. Louis Cardinal fan. Attended his first Cardinal game in 1967 and has been in love with this team ever since. Also a fan of the Missouri Tigers and Tennessee Titans.

Cameron Neisler,Contributor

18-year old sports fanatic. Proud to be born and raised in the best city in the world, St. Louis. Future elementary teacher.

Matt Benson,Contributor

26 year old Data & Analytics Consultant born and raised in London, UK. A massive American Sports fan which I follow as much as possible, most importantly the St Louis Cardinals who I watch on tv and live wherever I can!

J.T. Buchheit,Contributor

J.T. Buchheit graduated with a journalism degree from Lindenwood University in May 2018. He worked as the copy editor on three schools’ newspapers from 2011 to 2018. In addition to his journalistic exploits, he also has a lot of experience onstage, with performances in 18 theatrical productions from grade school through high school and in community theater. He loves cheering on the Cardinals as well as copy-editing articles and anything else he can get his hands on.

Andrew Heckroth,Contributor

Former Iowan. Now a Hoosier. Wartburg College '16. University of Wisconsin-Madison '18. Librarian in Indianapolis. Connoisseur of Cardinals baseball and Blues hockey.

Bill Dawson,Contributor

Bill Dawson is an ex-journalist from out west who rarely writes in the third person. He spent 23 years writing and editing at eight newspapers (job hopper!) in six states: Oregon, northern California, Alaska, Indiana, southern California, and Minnesota. Yes, northern and southern Cal are two different states — of mind, anyway. He wrote a whole bunch of baseball stories in the late 1990s before being sucked into feature writing. Bill’s also a movie nut and a book fiend who enjoys boring classics like The Brothers Karamazov (liar!) as well as crime fiction, spy novels, and true stories that teach him something. He currently resides just outside of Denver with his wife of 24 years and their 16-year-old daughter.

Ben Remis,Contributor

Wake Forest University '22. Born and raised in St. Louis, home of the #BestFansinBaseball

Brett Ramsey,Contributor

Hello everyone, I'm Brett Ramsey. I'm a big sports fan and an avid reader and writer. The St. Louis Cardinals have always been a passion of mine and hopefully my writing reflects that. Every side, and story, has more than one perspective. Thanks for reading.

Reed Zahradnik,Contributor

University of Iowa '22. A day without Cardinals baseball is a day wasted. Avid KC Chiefs fan in my spare time. Star Wars and The Office Enthusiast.

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