The Cardinals and the Rangers played yet another game for the history books. Will this Cardinals-Rangers epic help generate interest in future World Series?
Six exhilarating World Series games. One more to go.
But will the thrill of this World Series translate into heightened interest in the Fall Classic next year, or will the excitement subside after the final out?
"The greatest game I've ever played in," said Cardinals’ right fielder, Lance Berkman said of his team’s 10-11 comeback victory over the Rangers.
"In the 31 years I've been alive and the 11 years I've been in the big leagues, this was pretty special, man," said Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols, whose Game 3 heroics were just the beginning of the legendary play that has become par for the course this World Series. "This is what baseball is all about."
In a matchup that has been this good, with historic pitching and hitting performances from both ball clubs, a litany of wild finishes, and Texas manager Ron Washington’s dugout dances, anything less would have been a letdown. But has it translated to heightened interest?