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Dream World Series between Cards, Yanks will have to wait

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.

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.