2011 World Series: 4 Reasons Rangers' Card Isn't (yet) "Legendary"

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2011 World Series: 4 Reasons Rangers' Card Isn't (yet)
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Dubious managerial decisions by LaRussa are among this Series' flaws

Before video of Game 6 of the 2011 Texas Rangers/St. Louis Cardinals World Series is bronzed, shipped to Cooperstown and declared the Greatest World Series Game Ever, let's remember:

This Series, for all its drama, has been as remarkable for its sloppiness—physical and mental, on the field and in the dugout—as its brilliance.

Don't mistake this as a quarrel with raw entertainment value; with viewer ratings still hovering near all-time lows, baseball's postseason can use all the messy drama it can muster.

It'd just be nice if the last two teams standing were executing their tasks a bit more...professionally?

So, before it's too late, here are four reasons the first six games of this Series have been less than legendary. 

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