The St. Louis Cardinals had to claw back from series deficits to beat the Texas Rangers in Game 7 of the World Series. For Cardinals fans, the win was all the sweeter when hometown boy David Freese was named MVP.
Game 7: the St. Louis Cardinals won Game 7 to take home the World Series Commissioner's Trophy.
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, who is fluent in Spanish and a staunch animal rights advocate, is one of only two managers to guide teams from both leagues to World Series championships.
The Cardinals and the Rangers played yet another game for the history books. Will this Cardinals-Rangers epic help generate interest in future World Series?
Twice the Texas Rangers were within an out of winning the World Series. But the Cardinals came back in dramatic fashion, and David Freese's walk-off in the 11th grabbed a bit of history.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Gerald Laird celebrates with fans after the Cardinals defeated the Texas Rangers in Game 7 to win MLB's World Series baseball championship in St. Louis on Oct. 28.
World Series: This was just the third time that a team one out from elimination in the World Series came back to win the game, according to STATS LLC.
World Series TV ratings are rising because this World Series is shaping up as a classic, with standout hitting and pitching performances.
Zooey Deschanel is from the indie pop duo She & Him. She'll sing the national anthem at Game 4 of the Major League Baseball seven-game series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers.
The 107th World Series opens in St. Louis Wednesday night at 8:05 pm Eastern time. Here are some basic stats you should know about the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals.