Call this a wish list to publishers. Of course it's true that’s there hardly any major sports star who hasn’t already achieved hardcover immortality a time or two or more. So why check back in with some already familiar sports luminaries? With the passage of time comes fresh perspectives on playing days, teammates, and rivals. And maybe even a little more honesty. So here goes, in no particular order: the Monitor’s Top 10 sports figures we’d put in the publishing on-deck circle.
Albert Pujols is now a free agent after spending 11 seasons with the Cardinals. The Marlins have made the multiple all-star a huge contract offer.
Bobby Valentine will likely be the next manager of the Boston Red Sox. An announcement about Valentine is expected Thursday.
The St. Louis Cardinals had to claw back from series deficits to beat the Texas Rangers in Game 7 of the World Series. For Cardinals fans, the win was all the sweeter when hometown boy David Freese was named MVP.
Twice the Texas Rangers were within an out of winning the World Series. But the Cardinals came back in dramatic fashion, and David Freese's walk-off in the 11th grabbed a bit of history.
World Series: This was just the third time that a team one out from elimination in the World Series came back to win the game, according to STATS LLC.