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Nationwide driver Kenny Wallace discusses his love for the St. Louis Cardinals. Plus, hear what Wallace thinks about the All-Star game coming to his hometown.
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However -- already Sparage joined by Nationwide Series driver and devoted St. Louis Cardinals fan Kenny Wallace and Kenny are currently in the top fifteen in the Nationwide Series point standings how would you assess your season so far. Well you not like any athlete or any professional race team you know I mean I want to be better. You know top fifteen in the points right now as not weren't used to mean -- hold nationwide career I've always been. Top -- so law we have some work to do this year but we had a little time left. The -- of baseball we know your big cardinals' fans so give us your analysis of their season so far. On and I love baseball you know born and raised in Saint Louis and you know St. Louis Cardinals are almost like religion here in town and it's -- big All-Star weekend coming up and I'm in town with Bank of America and help promote it and in other mean there's so many great things about our city but we just really pride ourselves in a cardinal organization and managed just big I try to get in this celebrity softball game I mean it would -- in. If that Carl Edwards and what about our -- and a terminator Amare is represent Saint Louis. The red birds just picked up Mark DeRosa who's a former public. Can you share for a guy who once worked Cubs -- It's so funny that we just got Derosa you know basically from the Cleveland Indians last who used to be because but. I don't know if outing at fair about because you know we gave Jimmy Edmonds. You know one of our best left handed hitters and you know gold glove center fielder. To the Cubs a couple of years ago and we help them now -- sellout. I'm I want Italian. I love the rivalry you know if from highway 55 -- Saint Louis trade up to Chicago but not. At all and cubbies were talking and 101. Years I wished him -- I wish in the win the World Series one time. One. And a I have 14 if you had to choose between you know winning the Nationwide Series title or the Cardinals what -- the World Series which Georgia Tech. Very easy. -- in his very scary to me you know when I go to that race -- I'm dead serious and that. I'd love to win a championship I've come very close twice. And I lost one because of an injury. I had a bad crash crash and allowed New Hampshire and a had a positional vertigo lead in the point a lot that they'll work on me -- -- I'd love to get championship ring -- got nine wins. Ten polls all had great stats but it's -- that championship. K former Cardinals closer our boss he was known as the mad Hungarian Europe called the terminator. Which you two guys had the best nickname. And not say what. You know you got the madam Guerin he's always -- -- -- glove you know and in on the terminator I'm hyper and I'm going hundred mile an hour I. I would have to I have -- nicknamed the terminator. Of course this year's All-Star game he played in Saint Louis on your fired up about that but. The American League has dominated them actually winning the last twelve All-Star games what are the chances the senior circuit -- and that losing streak this year. What do you know what I've noticed is I've noticed in -- The American League and definitely has on the All-Star game and I'd -- the home field advantage but you -- Cardinals in 06 beat the Tigers the Phillies won last year. I mean that you went all these all our games they want but I mean look at the interleague play here lately. He delegates are now in it now nice national -- not. You know we we've done pretty good this year I think its time for the National -- you're back in the old day. In -- start winning these all our games that were here and hopefully going to happen. Finally back America wants to send fans to the All-Star game so tell me I can get there. You know it's great Bank of America is telling all the people to come. Your local Bank of America here in Saint Louis especially in that for a senate for cardinal banking. And we knew I have for cardinal banking you get that debit card. With you know the bird on the bat and working for ticket. To go to the fan fest on July ninth and you do it again won barely fan fest as art until it and you will get in the ninth and that's all just sign up with cardinal banking and that's going to Bank of America winning the blaze. Sounds great -- you'll see you in Saint Louis not ready Sparage specs look at.