My hopes of a classic St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Yankees World Series have again been dashed.
The Bronx Bombers, the only team that can argue it has a more impressive post-season resume than the Redbirds, suffered the most humiliating of playoff exits:
The Yankees were knocked out of the American League Wild Card Game by the Houston Astros -- on a Colby Rasmus home run.
Things didn’t look good for the Yankees when their most expensive pitcher announced on the eve of the playoffs that he was checking himself into rehab.
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But, even with an unseemly character like Alex Rodriguez on their roster, I still think it would be cool to see another Fall Classic match-up between teams that met in the 1926, 1928, 1942, 1943 and 1964 World Series.