Baseball: The Sweet Taste of Revenge

"The Cards in seven!" read the postcard tacked to the wall of the St. Louis locker room. "Hell," said Cardinal First Baseman Bill White. "I wanted to win this thing in six games." But White knew better than to argue with Fifi LaTour and her Oriental advisers. "Fifi," he said solemnly, "is always right." Well, almost. Old Stripper Fifi, the Cardinals' favorite fortuneteller, did predict that St. Louis would win the National League pennant — on the last day of the 1964 season. Of course, she also predicted that the Cards would...

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