Every year for the past five, Cardinals fans have headed into October knowing all is right in the world: Post-season play is about to commence.
And yet each year, there seems to be a little more pushback against the Cardinals. As Will Leitch noted in 2013, “Over the last eight years, the Cardinals have ended the postseason dreams of the Mets, Tigers, Phillies, Brewers, Rangers, Nationals and Pirates. That's a lot of fan bases spitting in your general direction.”
Last year, we added the Dodgers.