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Eye on Photos: St. Louis going Cardinal Crazy

Posted on: October 19, 2011 4:26 pm
 
By Matt Snyder

ST. LOUIS -- The city of St. Louis has experienced many Cardinals runs to the World Series, but none more unlikely than this one. Amidst the rain, I got the chance to walk around and take some pictures that illustrate the excitement out here. Despite the bad weather, the streets were already teeming with Cardinals fans -- all decked out nearly from head to toe in Cards' garb. There's certainly a city-wide excitement, as one would expect.

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Stands with World Series merchandise at set up in multiple street locations. 
Street light poles are sporting the images of Cardinals throughout the downtown area. 
The water's running red ... 
Setting up for a pre-game concert/rally.
Businesses all around the city are showing solidarity with the local team. 
A shot of the open part of the stadium ... this picture was taken in a steady rain. Sigh.
Statues of local heroes outside the team store.
Stan the Man. 
The home plate entrance, again, notice the wet ground. 
Um, OK.  
We get it, you've been here before. 
A view of the scoreboard, taken from right behind home plate. 

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