When you ponder the storied rivalries in professional sports, the St. Louis Cardinals versus the Texas Rangers doesn’t even register. Well, that’s all going to change as the Cardinals take on the Rangers in the 2011 World Series.
While there is a lot being inked about the matchups on the field, what about the cities themselves? Here are some curious facts:
Arlington is the largest American city without a public transportation system.
St. Louis appears to beat Arlington on the food front - if only by a smidgen. While Arlington can claim right to inventing the frozen margarita machine, St. Louis has brought us not only Budweiser, but also toasted ravioli, gooey butter cake, pork steaks, brain sandwich, and, perhaps not coincidentally, Tums.