Is Baseball Still America’s National Pastime, or Has it Been Eclipsed by Football?
The 2013 Major League Baseball season is now officially a week old, and big league baseball has finally come back to Busch Stadium as the Cardinals are hosting the Reds in their home opener this afternoon. There has been a lot of talk in recent years on how the NFL has eclipsed MLB as the most popular professional sport in America. Those of us that are St. Louis fans can understand how that might happen someplace like Chicago, but what about here in Cardinal Nation? I would guess that baseball is still king in this region. Is there anyone alive that gets more excited about the Rams than the Redbirds?