October 20, 1982
The Brewers, playing in their first World Series, are unable to hold on to a 3-1 lead in Game 7 when the Cardinals’ Keith Hernandez hits a two-run sixth inning single, leading to a 6-3 win over Milwaukee. It’s the Cardinals first world championship since 1967.
It was also his 29th birthday, which means Keith is 61 today.
My wife (Red Sox fan) and her co-worker (Cards fan) are doing a nice job of taunting each other.
Boston Symphony Orchestra vs. St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
to. the. death.
And walk-off, pt. 2
Never pitch to Carlos Beltran if the calendar reads “October.”
"I didn’t see the technical tag…" - Cal Ripken, Jr.
Because there wasn’t one.
Cardinals - 25 seasons under .500
Mariners - 27 seasons under .500
This is pretty elaborate, guys.
You can have this kind of fun when you’re 6-10 with RISP.
Dodgers have won 41 of 49.
If they win again on Saturday, they’ll be 3rd team in last 100 yrs to win 42 of 50 (‘41 Yankees, 42 Cardinals)
The ‘41 Yanks and the ‘42 Cards both ended up in the World Series. The Yankees won the Series in both seasons.
Admitted without comment: This is the credential I used when following Mark McGwire’s pursuit of Roger Maris’ single season home run record.
Well, maybe one comment: People were utterly captivated.
"Credential valid for home runs 59-62"
May 27, 2013 cover of SI.
Jaime Garcia already out - probably for the year. And then there were four…
(nice tribute, though)