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The Cardinals’ newest calling is the son of basketball legend Kim Mulkey

ST. LOUIS — Infielder Kramer Robertson was called up to the Cardinals Tuesday, and while college basketball is offseason, his mom came with him.

Robertson’s mother is Kim Mulkey, a women’s basketball legend and current LSU coach. While leading Baylor, she won three NCAA championships. She then took over the position of head coach at LSU in 2021.

Robertson attended LSU before his mother. He played for the Tigers from 2014 to 2017. He was drafted by the Cardinals in the fourth round in 2017.

On Tuesday, the Cardinals selected shortstop Paul DeJong for the minors after a rough start to the 2022 season. St. Louis then called Robertson of the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds. During the 2022 season, Robertson averaged .225. He had three homers and 11 RBIs in 23 games.

Mulkey was at Busch Stadium on Tuesday supporting her son. she tweeted a photo of both on the field. She wrote“A dream becomes true!”

The LSU women’s basketball account also tweeted congratulations to Robertson with a video from his youth. Mulkey is seen throwing to Robertson in the driveway. The tweet reads, “From @KimMulkey throwing you pitches on the driveway to a College World Series with @LSUbaseball to being called up to the @Cardinals…you deserve it!

Congratulations, @KramerR3″

Robertson Pinch ran for the Cardinals in the ninth inning on Tuesday. St. Louis eventually lost 3-5 to the Baltimore Orioles.

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Nate Jones

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