Sport: Joy Is Back in Budville

A middle-of-the-country jamboree that was unclassic but fun

No New York, no Los Angeles. This year the World Series came around to St. Louis and Milwaukee, interchangeably dreary, cold and beery cities in the Central time zone, not without style, just without cynicism. At games in St. Louis, August A. Busch Jr., the octogenarian brewer who owns the Cardinals, was delivered to his box seat each day aboard a beer wagon pulled by eight clomping Clydesdales. Able to be thrilled by a buckboard, the people of St. Louis were also not too sophisticated to...

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