World Series 2011: Why the Cardinals Will Win Game 7

« Prev
1 of 7
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
World Series 2011: Why the Cardinals Will Win Game 7
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

In one of the greatest World Series games ever played, the St. Louis Cardinals forced a Game 7 in the 107th Fall Classic by coming from behind while down to their last strike, not once but twice, and winning in walk-off fashion on a David Freese home run in the 11th.

Now, as the attention of the baseball world quickly shifts to Game 7 on Friday night and the unimaginable idea of anything topping what was witnessed at Busch Stadium in Game 6, the question becomes: can the Texas Rangers, reeling from blowing two late leads when being a strike away from the title, regroup and win Game 7, or will St. Louis continue riding its momentum to a World Series title?

History suggests that teams that blow late leads in Game 6 of a World Series do not fare well in the deciding seventh game. If this trend holds, the Cardinals will complete the ultimate comeback by winning it all Friday night...

Begin Slideshow »

Follow St Louis Cardinals from B/R on Facebook

Follow St Louis Cardinals from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Team StreamTM

Out of Bounds

St Louis Cardinals

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.