Ah, October. A great time of year for so many reason. The weather. The treats --caramel apples and pumpkin latte, anyone? Playoff baseball. And of course, my birthday.
The Phillies are in the midst of a battle with the St. Louis Cardinals to win the National League Divisional Series and advance to the next round of the playoffs. For a team so good that only a World Championship will do, a win Friday night in Philadelphia is critical.