The Cardinals And The Cubs

As the Major League Baseball season winds down, we’re going to have a treat: a four-game series in St. Louis between the Cardinals and the division-leading and World Champion Chicago Cubs. My friends know that I don’t hate the Cubs like a lot of St. Louisans. Heck, I consider Chicago my second city, and when … Continue reading The Cardinals And The Cubs

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Keeping Score

I recently read Wait ‘Til Next Year, a memoir by Doris Kearns Goodwin about her life growing up as a Brooklyn Dodgers fan. An interesting part of her childhood was that her father taught her how to keep score during baseball games, so that she could listen to the day games, keep score, and then … Continue reading Keeping Score

List: Top Five Crushing Disappointments For St. Louis Sports Fans

This is going to hurt a while. It was supposed to be Mizzou's year: a team full of seniors who played above expectations all season, ranked No. 3 nationally going into the NCAA Basketball Tournament. They were poised to become the first Missouri team to make it to the Final Four. But it didn't happen. … Continue reading List: Top Five Crushing Disappointments For St. Louis Sports Fans