Grieving families may chip shots out of the rough, or the sand trap, as well as putter on the green.

Courtesy Sunset Hills Memorial Park hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy Sunset Hills Memorial Park

A Final Resting Place On The Green, But No Mulligans

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141900281/141911580" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Cardinals' La Russa To Retire

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141895737/141896538" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Announces Retirement

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141880302/141881231" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Cardinals' Manager La Russa Goes Out On Top

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141870271/141872943" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols, top right, waves to fans during a victory parade on in St. Louis, after the Cardinals defeated the Texas Rangers to win their 11th baseball World Series in franchise history.

Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

toggle caption Jeff Roberson/AP

The World Series As An Old Pro Sees It

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141823757/141823746" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Celebration: The St. Louis Cardinals spray Champagne after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers in St. Louis.

Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

toggle caption Matt Slocum/AP

Crazy Rituals: Connecting Sports Fans To The Game

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141807736/141810965" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Cards Force First World Series Game 7 Since 2002

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141807730/141808260" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

NFL Ratings Beat New Network Shows

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141807728/141793369" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

David Freese of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates at home plate after hitting a walk-off solo home run in the 11th inning to win Game Six of the MLB World Series against the Texas Rangers in St Louis.

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Doug Pensinger/Getty Images