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Happy October

So apparently September was National Yoga, Breakfast, and sewing month.

In my world, October is BASEBALL month!
Yes, I will admit, baseball is pretty much always on my mind as soon as spring training starts in February, but definitely once the regular season starts.  And then after the all-star break it just keeps going up, up, up.  

I'm guilty of making plans around important games (or the "game of the day" when I can watch online for free).  But once October comes around, the scheduling around games gets elevated to a whole new level.  However, I am happy that I recruited a fellow former St. Louisian to watch games with me.  (Although she's not a very big fan, I shall educate her.)  Not sure she knows what she got into.  She is bringing along some other former St. Louisians.  If you'd like to cheer on the Cardinals in Chicago, let me know.

We clinched the NL Central Division championship on Friday (which we haven't actually achieved since 2009!).  Then Sunday we finished the season with the best record in the National League.  Hello home field advantage!  And we tied with Boston to lead the majors in wins for the first time since 2005!  Boom!  Maybe it's silly, but I always feel a little sad as the regular season comes to a close.  But very excited/nervous for the postseason.

Our first game of the postseason is Thursday against the Pirates/Reds (depends on who wins their wild card game today)!  I'm super excited to see what happens this October!



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