This red matted photo collage has three defining photos of Mort Cooper. There is a text box that says Mort Cooper '1938-1945' 'The ace of the Cardinals pitching staff during one of their most successful eras, Mort Cooper led the club to World Championships in 1942 and 1944. He won the NL MVP in 1942 when he topped the league in wins (22), shutouts (10) and ERA (1.78). Cooper won 20 or more games in 1942, 1943 and 1944, making him one of three pitchers in team history with 20 wins in three straight seasons. A two-time NL All-Star, Cooper ranks third in franchise history in shutouts (28) and fourth in winning percentage (.677). He ranks second in World Series games started (6) and innings pitched (45.0). Inducted in 2019."