"I thought it would be a good thing for team bonding," Spagnulo told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "I thought it would be a great experience for the guys. How often are you going to get a chance to go to a World Series game?"
Spagnuolo has developed a close friendship with Cardinals manager Tony La Russa since arriving in St. Louis. The winless Rams hope to mirror the Cardinals' success, Spagnuolo said, as the eventual National League champions rallied from a poor start to the season to make the playoffs and win their first two series.
"I think the world of their team and what they've done this year," Spagnuolo said. "I think it's a great reflection of what you can do when you persevere and hang in there. They fought their way back there, so we're proud of them."