Valerie (valeriejoy) wrote,
Valerie
valeriejoy

2011 World Series Champions, the St. Louis Cardinals!

every breath held tight
the wait so agonizing
the torture so sweet


CONGRATULATIONS to the ST. LOUIS CARDINALS, the 2011 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS!!!

Come on, you all knew I was an Cardinals fan, right? :)

Game 6 (Thursday night) was one of the craziest games I've ever watched, probably right up there with the A's 20th win a row. Those last three innings were a freakin' rollercoaster! Tying the game, giving up that homerun, then tying it again, then finally winning it. And then they had to do it one more time for Game 7?

Game 7 was fantastic, especially once the Cardinals were leading the game. The whole time I was watching the game, I felt like I was holding my breath. Were they going to hold on to their lead? Would they score more? The top of the ninth went by in a daze and then it was over. There's nothing like seeing grown men jumping up and down like little kids. Twas glorious!

The Texas Rangers played a hell of a post season and a fine World Series. It just wasn't in the cards for them. (See what I did there? I know, ::groan::. LOL) Truth be told, if they had been playing any team but the Cardinals, I would have been cheering for them all the way. But they had the misfortune to face my 2nd favorite team. My hats off to them for making it a crazy exciting series. :)

Even though I've pretty much distanced myself from baseball these past couple of years, this World Series reminded me that I am still a baseball fan right down to my soul. And yes, it's even sweeter when your team takes it all the way.
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