World Series 2013 http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Cardinals Fall To Red Sox In World Series http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cardinals-fall-red-sox-world-series <p><em>Updated at 11:30 p.m.</em></p><p>The 2013 season for the St. Louis Cardinals came to a crashing halt Wednesday night with a 6-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Game 6 of the World Series.</p><p>During the regular season, the Cardinals were the best team in baseball at hitting with runners on base. But they stranded nine in Game 6, and 43 through the entire series.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 03:36:36 +0000 Kelsey Proud & Rachel Lippmann 31052 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cardinals Fall To Red Sox In World Series Other Than Counterfeit Tickets, World Series Experiencing Few Issues With Crime http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/other-counterfeit-tickets-world-series-experiencing-few-issues-crime <p>For Cardinals fans looking to pick up tickets to tonight’s World Series game, St. Louis City Chief of Police Sam Dotson has a simple piece of advice: buyer beware.</p><p>There were around 80 instances of phony tickets being sold for Game 3, but he says police were able to cut that number to three for last night’s game.</p><p>He says there have also been some issues with phony money.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:07:15 +0000 Tim Lloyd 30996 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Other Than Counterfeit Tickets, World Series Experiencing Few Issues With Crime 67 Years Later, Cardinals Superfan Recites 1946 World Series Poem http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/67-years-later-cardinals-superfan-recites-1946-world-series-poem <p>When Arthur Schwartz was 10 years old his parents gave him a newspaper clipping – a poem about <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/classic/news/story?page=moment011015-slaughter-cards-title">the 1946 World Series</a> in which the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Boston Red Sox.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:27:26 +0000 Alex Heuer & Kelsey Proud 30981 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 67 Years Later, Cardinals Superfan Recites 1946 World Series Poem All You Need To Know About The All Tied Up World Series http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/all-you-need-know-about-all-tied-world-series The score Sunday night was:<p><blockquote><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/10/27/241280021/red-sox-beat-cardinals-4-2-to-even-world-series" target="_blank">Boston Red Sox 4; St. Louis Cardinals 2</a>.<p></blockquote><p>Which means the World Series is:<p><blockquote><p>Tied at two games apiece.<p></blockquote><p>The big moment Sunday:<p><blockquote><p>Came in the sixth inning, when Boston outfielder Jonny Gomes hit a three-run homer.<p></blockquote><p>The big mistake:<p><blockquote><p>Came in the ninth inning, when St. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:28:54 +0000 Mark Memmott 30979 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org All You Need To Know About The All Tied Up World Series Cardinals Even World Series, Bring It Home To STL http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cardinals-even-world-series-bring-it-home-stl <p>Michael Wacha and his Cardinals bullpen provided the power pitching. Carlos Beltran injected with a painkiller, came through with a huge hit. And this time, it was the Red Sox who were tripped up by fielding failures.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:52:12 +0000 The Associated Press 30925 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cardinals Even World Series, Bring It Home To STL Mayor Slay: Cardinals Bring Economic Boost, Civic Pride To St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mayor-slay-cardinals-bring-economic-boost-civic-pride-st-louis <p>As the Cardinals excel on the field, so too does the city and region around it. Postseason action has almost become a way of life in St. Louis, bringing added excitement, tourism and tax dollars to the region,&nbsp; 10 out of the past 13 years.</p><p>And this year is no different, says Mayor Francis Slay. With three World Series games scheduled here, the region will gain an estimated $8 million in direct and indirect revenue per game. The city alone will gain $500,000 in taxes per game.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:53:22 +0000 Camille Phillips 30877 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mayor Slay: Cardinals Bring Economic Boost, Civic Pride To St. Louis Remembering The 1946 World Series - The First Time The Cardinals Beat The Red Sox http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/remembering-1946-world-series-first-time-cardinals-beat-red-sox <p>A lot has changed in the world of baseball since 1946. But a familiar pair of elite teams are once again playing in the Fall Classic.&nbsp; For the fourth time, the St. Louis Cardinals are facing off against the Boston Red Sox in the World Series. Previous matchups took place in 1946, 1967 and 2004.</p><p>And this year's matchup has some striking similarities to the team's first meeting in 1946. Then, as now, St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Dodgers in playoffs before facing off against the Red Sox.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 16:15:45 +0000 Sarah Skiöld-Hanlin & Camille Phillips 30871 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Remembering The 1946 World Series - The First Time The Cardinals Beat The Red Sox Watch: St. Louis, Boston Symphonies Have World Series 'Brass Off' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/watch-st-louis-boston-symphonies-have-world-series-brass <p>What do you get when you get creative professional musicians from two baseball-crazy cities and add a World Series matchup? Well, something like this:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/CjVIj4_g8d4" width="480"></iframe></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:29:55 +0000 Kelsey Proud 30873 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Watch: St. Louis, Boston Symphonies Have World Series 'Brass Off' Nixon Says He'll Attend World Series, Is 'Negotiating' A Bet With Mass. Governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-says-hell-attend-world-series-negotiating-bet-mass-governor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Missouri Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D) says he will attend the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox, though he hasn't disclosed which game he plans to attend.</span></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 00:12:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30832 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Says He'll Attend World Series, Is 'Negotiating' A Bet With Mass. Governor Episcopal Leaders In Boston, St. Louis Use World Series To 'Strike Out' Human Trafficking http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/episcopal-leaders-boston-st-louis-use-world-series-strike-out-human-trafficking <p><strong>Updated at bottom on October 22 with bets from the Archdiocese.</strong></p><p><strong>Updated at 3:30 p.m. to clarify quote about child trafficking.</strong></p><p>The leaders of the Episcopal cathedrals in Boston and St. Louis are betting that the World Series between the Red Sox and Cardinals will help combat human trafficking and prostitution in their cities.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 19:51:17 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 30822 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Episcopal Leaders In Boston, St. Louis Use World Series To 'Strike Out' Human Trafficking