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Long playoff drops ratings

By | Nov 2, 2011

One of the most exciting World Series Championships in baseball history concluded Friday when the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Texas Rangers 6-2 in a winner-take-all Game 7.

So long, Tony La Russa

By | Nov 1, 2011

I’ll just cut right to the chase, I was never all that big a fan of Tony La Russa. I didn’t like the umpteen feuds with players he always seemed to get himself into, from St. Louis Cardinals great Ozzie Smith to Scott Rolen to Colby Rasmus. I didn’t like the way he basically lucked…

A series to remember

By | Oct 29, 2011

For all the flak it gets for being such a “boring” game, baseball sure didn’t live down to that reputation this past week. I can’t honestly say that last night’s 6-2 win by the St. Louis Cardinals over the Texas Rangers in Game 7 of the World Series to win the series 4-3 was exactly…

In defense of the World Series

By | Oct 22, 2011

Some people may not like this year’s World Series matchup between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals. As long as you’ve got a good reason for this sentiment, that’s OK. Say you don’t like Dallas teams and you don’t like the Cardinals’ infamously obsessive manager, Tony La Russa. That would be a valid…

Weird week, huh?

By | Sep 29, 2011

As I believe I mentioned in the last post, it’s been quite the week in sports. Thing is, it wasn’t really shaping up that way at first. Let me back up a bit. On Sunday, I went along on IC Hillel’s pre-Rosh Hashanah apple-picking trip to Littletree Orchards in Newfield. I did this partly because…