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Ten random photos from the archives: Old school Cardinals

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In honor of the Cardinals entering a September in which getting good postseason tickets ranks atop the fans' biggest concerns, here's a few old shots from St. Louis' rich history. Oh for the days when ballplayers flirted with pretty girls, superstars went off to serve in the Armed Forces, people had nicknames like "Dizzy" and "Daffy" and no one batted an eye when Bob Uecker showed up to the World Series playing a tuba. All sorts of goodness lies below.

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Dizzy Dean and actress Clara Bow, 1937

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Pepper Martin and wife Ruby, 1931

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Policeman "arrests" Pepper Martin for "speeding," 1931

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Stan Musial hangs with other Naval recruits, 1945

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Ted Williams and Stan The Man, 1947

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Stan Musial, 1947

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August Busch Jr. talks with Cardinals after buying team, 1953

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Lou Brock, Julian Javier and Bob Gibson after 1967 World Series win

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Bob Uecker, 1964 World Series

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