Cardinals win World Series

The St. Louis Cardinals are the 2011 World Series Champions. The Cardinals behind Chris Carpenter beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 in game seven as they clinched their 11th title in franchise history with a 4-3 series victory.

 

World Series Notes:

David Freese was named World Series MVP as he recorded 1 home run and 7 RBI while hitting .348 in the series.

Freese is the 6th player to be named MVP of the LCS & World Series, the last was Cole Hamels in 2008.

The Cardinals championship is the 11th in franchise history and first since 2006.

After being 1 strike away twice in-game six, the Texas Rangers become the first team to lose back to back World Series since the 1991/1992 Atlanta Braves.

2011 World Series Champions

St. Louis defeats Texas 4-3

Game 1 – St. Louis 3, Texas 2

Game 2 – Texas 2, St. Louis 1

Game 3 – St. Louis 16, Texas 7

Game 4 – Texas 4, St. Louis 0

Game 5 – Texas 4, St. Louis 2

Game 6 – St. Louis 10, Texas 9 (11 innings)

Game 7 – St. Louis 6, Texas 2

The story book ending to the 2011 Cardinals season

David Freese, World Series MVP

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