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Opening Day at Busch

Today is a very exciting day.  It involves many red convertibles with special hall of famers dressed in bright red blazers.  Clydesdales circling a special stadium.  A sea of red.  Smiling faces and rounds of applause.  Peanuts.  Pretzels.


This year, the Cardinals Museum is opening in Ballpark Village, which is also very exciting.  (kind-of hoping it works out that I can visit Easter weekend)

I love this article so much that came out about Yadi during Spring Training:
Molina also wants to win for Cardinals fans. He made it a point to mention that when he cited the factors that motivate him to give his best ... and to be the best. And the fans were a reason he signed a five-year, $75 million contract that runs through 2017.Molina surely could have cashed in for more money by taking his name, and all-around game, to the free agent market.“Maybe, but you want to be at a place where you can be happy with your family,” Molina said. “And every time I play a game in St. Louis, I’m happy. The last 10 years have been truly amazing. The way the fans treat me, even when I was a young player, doing bad, they treated me right. I mean, just for that I decided to stay here.“For me it’s nothing better than being a Cardinal and being in that city. For me it’s as special as it can be. I am having fun there. I love the organization, the team that we have, and the effort they put in every year to try to win. The fans show up for every game, and give you all of the support you could ask for. I don’t think there’s any place like this.”

In other news, my new co-workers found out about my Cardinals obsession last week at the conference (apparently I can't keep my mouth shut for one week).  Lucky for me, they're all Sox fans.  When I said I am a Cardinals fan after they asked, they just said a relieved, "oh." Rather than the negative comments I have started receiving.  So that's nice. Especially considering, I am using my Cardinals mug at the office. 


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