Busch Stadium is a flat-out majestic place to see a baseball game. As I entered St. Louis a few hours before Saturday night's game against the Washington Nationals, I crossed the Mississippi River on Route 40 and was treated to a phenomenal overall view of the ballpark. The old school brick walls and towers that make up the exterior of the stadium are simple yet beautiful. Inside the stadium, the sight lines are impressive. Looking towards the outfield, you can see the famed Gateway Arch and Old St. Louis County Courthouse. Fans were treated to a pitching duel between starters Shelby Miller of the Cardinals and Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg. With the Cardinals leading 2-1 in the seventh inning, the Nationals bullpen allowed two runs. The Cardinals batted around and there was a palpable energy in the stadium that made the game feel like it was taking place in September and not June.
Final Score: Cardinals 4, Nationals 1