Hub or the Heartland: A tale of two cities
BOSTON (WHDH) -- The Hub or the Heartland? Both the Sox and the Cardinals come from cities with storied histories, but how do they compare?
Actor Jon Hamm, from “Mad Men,” is from St. Louis you or starring alongside our own two-time Oscar winner Ben Affleck, in “The Town” filmed in Boston.
In pop music, the self-proclaimed St. Lunatic Nelly has sold 10 of millions of albums, but would need to sell about 100-million more to reach Aerosmith status.
As the home of Budweiser, no one produces more beer than St. Louis; their ballpark is even named after Busch. Here in Boston, we've got Sam Adams and Harpoon.
The tallest man in history was born right outside St. Louis; Robert Wadlow stood 8-feet 11-inches tall, but St. Louis doesn't have an NBA team. Massachusetts has its share of talented tall men, many of whom end up being honored at the Basketball Hall of Fame in western Mass.
President Harry S. Truman is from St. Louis, and Boston has John F. Kennedy.
They've got the Rams that the Pats played once in the Super Bowl, and we all know how that ended.