Found October 28, 2011 on The Cardinal Nation blog:
Extra in extras Thursday night was the 56th extra-inning game in World Series history, and the first since Game 3 of the 2005 Fall Classic between the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros. It was also the 10th extra-inning game in Game 6 of the World Series, with the most recent prior in 1992, when Toronto defeated Atlanta to win their first of two consecutive Fall Classics. National League clubs have now won 25 of the 56 extra-inning World Series games, while American League clubs have taken 28, with three games ending in a tie. Home teams have now been victorious in 35 of the 56 games (62.5%). Freese’s flourish Third baseman David Freese hit the 15th walk-off home run in World Series history, and the first since the White Sox’ Scott Podsednik in 2005’s Game 2 against Houston. It was just the fifth walk-off home run in Game 6 or later, joining some of the most famous World Series home runs ever – Bill Mazeroski (1960 Game 7); Carlton Fisk (1975 Game 6); Kirby Puckett (1991...
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