Originally posted on Dan Shanoff  |  Last updated 10/29/11
What an amazing World Series champion -- one of the most unique in baseball history. You don't have to be a Cardinals fan to appreciate what they did (or, more importantly, how they did it).They came back from 10+ games behind at the end of August. They played a big role in "Game 162." They beat Roy Halladay in an elimination game. They played in that unreal Game 6 on Thursday night. The rain-out let Carpenter pitch in Game 7. They have the best player of the generation (yes, who might leave in a few weeks). They have a polarizing manager. They have a group of no-names and reclamation projects and hometown kids and mid-season trades. They have a World Series championship and the accompanying baseball immortality.More than anything -- and apologies in advance for the trite observation -- it reminds that just when you think sports can't get any more amazing, they do.College Football Saturday: LSU and Bama have a bye week to get ready for each other next week in the Game of the Year, b...
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