World Series Game 6 take two. ACTION!
It wouldn’t be late October in St. Louis without 40 degree days spiced heavily with a driving drizzle. So MLBs Director of Operations Joe Torre called off WED’s tilt and re-scheduled it for Thursday. Game 7 (if needed) was pushed back to Friday.
(Side Bar: I love Joe Torre. I do. Back in the early 90s I had a cable access show about sports with one of my buddies. We were in grade school at the time, so we were short- remember that. Torre was then the manager of the St. Louis Cardinals.
One day my buddy’s grandpa got us in touch with the Cardinals PR department and they let us go on the field before a game and interview players. Considering these players are all like 6’3” and above and we were probably 4’ at the time, my most enduring memory is holding the mic above my head for long periods of time while Ray Lankford, Todd Zeile and the like blabbed on and on like we were real reporters. In retrospect, it was pretty amazing how straight these...