Found January 25, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2012 title for all 30 teams. Looking at this picture has caused me great physical pain since October 16, 2011. This was my ticket for Game 7 of the 2011 NLCS between the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukeee Brewers at Miller Park. I had the opportunity to buy a ticket to Game 6 but I figured if I was going to see the team that I used to make a three hour roundtrip to work for go down, it would be in an epic Game 7. As a matter of fact, I can't think of a time when looking at this ticket will cause me anything but physical pain, a dream dashed in an instant by one of the greatest players ever on one of the flukiest World Series champions ever. But that doesn't mean the dream of a championship in the Cream City is dead in 2012. The Brewers came so agonizingly close to realizing a dream that seemed so far awa...
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