Cardinals World Series a 1000 to 1

Thomas Boswell Columnist
St. Louis Cardinals’ World Series title is best long-shot come-back in baseball history

JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS - Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols savors the moment on the diamond after St. Louis defeated the Texas Rangers to win the World Series in seven games. Afterward, when explanations are expected, one St. Louis Cardinals player or manager or official after another stood on a platform at second base and tried to tell the tens of thousands of standing, cheering, red-clad fans what they had done, how they had done it and what it meant.