St. Louis ended their own draught - 24 years between championships last night. David Eckstein - a shortstop who IS a team player was that Mr. Intangible that every championship team needs and Jeff Weaver pitched this postseason like all the scouts thought he could pitch all the while. Weaver - showing the arm of a champion going 8 innings strong - he'll probably have a home forever in St. Louis.
Other than Eck and Weaver's triumph, I would have to say this may have been one of the more boring World Series in recent memory - glad it's over.
I wish the Yanks had a team player like Eckstein playing shortstop instead of the Diva they have now - maybe Cashman could work a trade - Jeter and Sheffield for Eckstein, Weaver, and a minor league catcher - I'd say that's fair and would solidfy a championship line up.
And, I won't say I told you so BUT - when other "newspapers" were saying Tigers in 3, this blog had it right in the 10/17 post stating that the winner of the NLCS would win the WS. Now was I right, or was I right, or was I right, or was I right.
With this series over, we can now focus all of our attention where it needs to be - cooking on the hot stove and the quest for #27.