Jay Voss arrived at his first Cardinals spring training this year in Jupiter and learned why the St. Louis organization is considered by many to be the model franchise in Major League Baseball.
He was given a players’ handbook that laid out the ground rules for handling himself as a ballplayer off the field, standard practice for most teams. But as he dug deeper, the pitcher assigned to the Class A Palm Beach Cardinals found more in his new team’s manual than he’d ever seen as a member of two other organizations.
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