The Peoria Chiefs have announced a 4-yr agreement with the St. Louis Cardinals to become their Class A affiliate in the Midwest League.
The Chiefs were an affiliate of the Cardinals from 1995 to 2004. The Chiefs made the playoffs four times during that stretch including winning the Midwest League Championship in 2002. Former Chiefs that have Played in Peoria under the Cardinals while a member of the Cardinals organization include, Albert Pujols, Yadier Molina, Dan Haren, Rick Ankiel, Placido Polanco, Coco Crisp, Jason Motte, Chris Duncan, Jack Wilson, Pablo Ozuna and Chris Narveson. An official press conference is scheduled for Tuesday, September 25th at Peoria Chiefs Stadium.
Another Good thing about this…. it is 25 miles from my house!!!