Glavine, Mets exact a bit of revenge on Cardinals

While it's only one win in a long season ahead, the Mets certainly enjoyed defeating the Cardinals in Sunday's season opener.

Originally Published: April 1, 2007
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- Nobody in baseball does tradition like the St. Louis Cardinals. An hour before the 2007 season opener, they ran out Clydesdales and a Dalmatian, Stan Musial in a golf cart, a fleet of players waving from convertibles and manager Tony La Russa perched in the back of a Ford behind a designated driver (insert obligatory sarcastic remark here).

The Cardinals capped the festivities by running the 2006 World Series flag up a pole, to raucous cheers from a sellout crowd and scripted ...

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