Walk down the sidewalk outside the third base side of Busch Stadium and you will see hundreds of engraved bricks under your feet. Here is one of them:
The World Series starts Wednesday at the ballpark. My folks got to see the ’64, ’67, ’68, ’82, ’85 and ’87 Series. Mom died a few years after that Dad passed just before the ’04 fiasco, which I still can’t think about without becoming angry all over again. That was followed by the impossible ’06 World Series victory, and here we are again six years later.
I have to think the Texas Rangers are the favorite in this matchup. Then again, the Cards already have put down the mighty Phillies and the nearly-as-mighty Brewers. Four more victories to World Championship No. 11. Here we go.