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An Excercise in Futility: World Series Picks

October 21st, 2006 | 1 min read

By Matthew Lee Anderson

I am now intrigued by the possibility of picking every series wrong except for one (Cardinals in round one).

My picks for the Division series champions: Mets and A’s.

Reality: Cardinals and Tigers.

I should pick the Cardinals for Gary’s sake. But I can’t. I just can’t. The Tigers were dominant in their series, while the hapless Cards squeaked by a depleted Mets squad. If Pedro and El Duque hadn’t gone down to injuries, the Cards would be golfing right now. Leyland and Pudge are proven winners, while Albert Pujols has proved to be, well, nothing yet. Plus, I have been wrong twice about the Tigers and am attempting to learn from past mistakes. Tigers in 5.

Matthew Lee Anderson

Matthew Lee Anderson is an Associate Professor of Ethics and Theology in Baylor University's Honors College. He has a D.Phil. in Christian Ethics from Oxford University, and is a Perpetual Member of Biola University's Torrey Honors College. In 2005, he founded Mere Orthodoxy.