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Baseball lovers, test your World Series IQ

The 2011 World Series is between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. Shown here, Busch Stadium in St. Louis. ((AP Photo/Paul Sancya))

As the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals square off in the 2011 World Series, take this quiz to gauge your Fall Classic IQ:

- Ross Atkin

1. What determines home-field advantage in the World Series?

Since 2003, the outcome of the All-Star Game determines which team will have the home-field advantage in the World Series. The idea is to provide an additional incentive to win the All-Star Game. And since the National League won this year’s All-Star contest, St. Louis has the home-field advantage in the Series despite being a wild-card team.

Since 2003, the outcome of the All-Star Game determines which team will have the home-field advantage in the World Series. The idea is to provide an additional incentive to win the All-Star Game. And since the National League won this year’s All-Star contest, St. Louis has the home-field advantage in the Series despite being a wild-card team.

Since 2003, the outcome of the All-Star Game determines which team will have the home-field advantage in the World Series. The idea is to provide an additional incentive to win the All-Star Game. And since the National League won this year’s All-Star contest, St. Louis has the home-field advantage in the Series despite being a wild-card team.

Since 2003, the outcome of the All-Star Game determines which team will have the home-field advantage in the World Series. The idea is to provide an additional incentive to win the All-Star Game. And since the National League won this year’s All-Star contest, St. Louis has the home-field advantage in the Series despite being a wild-card team.

Regular-season records

 

Alternating format between the National and American Leagues

 

A coin toss

 

The outcome of the midseason All-Star Game

 
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