Busch Stadium: 10/27/06
Cardinals vs Tigers

Jeff Weaver pitched the game of his life in game 5 allowing 1 ER in 8 innings on 4 hits with 9 strikeouts. David Eckstein led the way for the Cardinals with 2 hits and 2 RBIs all coming by way of well-placed infield grounders. Yadier Molina was 3 for 4 (.412 avg for the series) with 2 runs scored. Adam Wainwright got the final 3 outs including a strikeout to cap the Cardinals 10th World Series title.

Outside the stadium on the old pedestrian bridge before game 5 of the World Series Cardinal fans cheer as the players warm up View of the bleachers from the right field loge
Jeff Weaver struck out 4 of the first 5 men he faced Can you effing believe this shit? Runners are going on the 3-2 pitch
World Series MVP David Ecktein put the Cards on top in the 2nd Jeff Weaver and Scott Rolen The crowd can taste victory during the 7th inning stretch
Bleachers during the 7th-inning stretch Fans gather outside the stadium and on the parking garage roof View from left field upper deck
Fernando Rodney pitches to Jim Edmonds with runners on first and second Scott Rolen provided an insurance run singling in Eckstein in the 7th Adam Wainwright pitches the 9th
Tigers down to their last strike Adam Wainwright strikes out Inge to win the World Series Cardinals celebrate on the field
Everyone piles on Cardinal players celebrate as media rushes in Fireworks
Tens of thousands fans take it to the streets Fans celebrate in the street outside Busch Stadium Not a bad first season for the new ballpark

One Comment for Busch Stadium: 10/27/06
Cardinals vs Tigers

  1. The day after Christmas « Go Crazy Folks! Says:

    [...] The photo blog Cardinal Nation has photos live from Game 5 up. So does Athooks at the Diaspora. [...]

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