An article in some editions of the Oct. 18 Sports section incorrectly said that the St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols hit his game-winning home run Monday night in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series with the count one ball and no strikes. Pujols hit a 0-1 pitch.

An Oct. 17 map showing where flooding insurance was required in New Orleans misplaced the eastern boundary for the Lower Ninth Ward. Its eastern boundary is the St. Bernard Parish line.

A front-page article Oct. 16 incorrectly identified a former Shandwick public affairs official; his name is George Burger. A chart with the article incorrectly stated that Shandwick was owned by Cassidy & Associates in 2000. It should have said Shandwick owned Cassidy.

The Oct. 11 Business Class column mischaracterized why Delta Air Lines canceled some flights after hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Delta did so to conserve fuel and decided which flights to cancel based primarily on how many passengers were scheduled for the flights. The Washington Post is committed to correcting errors that appear in the newspaper. Those interested in contacting the paper for that purpose can send an e-mail to or call the main number, 202-334-6000, and ask to be connected to the desk involved -- National, Foreign, Metro, Style, Sports, Business or any of the weekly sections. In addition, the ombudsman's number is 202-334-7582.