By Ray Zardetto
The pennant races supplied nice drama to boot. within the nationwide League, the Cardinals overcame a fourth position 12-game deficit within the ultimate weeks of the season to win a 4 staff, down-to-the-wire race. within the American League, underdog Washington battled accidents, misfortune and tragedy to problem the heavily-favored Athletics.
For the 1st time, this notable season is roofed in complete, from spring education to the ultimate out of the area Series.
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