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This may be the first time in history a rodent — or any animal for that matter — was featured on a World Series ring. The Cardinals received their World Series rings on Saturday and the jewelry features the traditional amount of gaudiness. They’re made of 14-karat white gold and include 103 round diamonds and 50 custom-cut rubies. Oh yeah, if you look between home plate and the STL logo, you can see a squirrel in the same running position as the one that interrupted Games 3 and 4 of the Phillies-Cardinals series in St. Louis last season. Yup, the “Rally Squirrel” not only got prominent placement on a baseball card, but it also found its way onto the Cards’ World Series rings.
Other cool features for the rings are that they have each of the years of the previous 10 titles in franchise history, the results of all the playoff series written on the inside of the bands, and the phrase “HAPPY FLIGHT” written below the results. Happy flight is a saying Rafael Furcal began on getaway-days ...
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The “Rally Squirrel” – a mascot for the St. Louis Cardinals' improbable run to the World Series last fall – has been immortalized in 14 karat white gold on the team’s new championship rings.The players received their rings Saturday afternoon, which include their name and number along with a squirrel running across home plate. The animal was adopted as the team’s mascot...
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I get that Dale Sveum was trying to be all high-roady (and I even admire that) having his Cubs watch the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals have their ring cememony. But for the Cubs it had to be pretty galling.I didn't have the tv on.Maybe they showed it, maybe the Cubs were all perfect gentlemen..And maybe this is what they were all actually thinking.
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