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David Freese is a rising star. Jaime Garcia is #4 on the list. Via the press release I received:St. Louis Cardinals’ third baseman David Freese hashttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif earned the top spot on Brand Affinity Technologies’ monthly ranking of Rising Sports Stars with an 84 percent popularity gain. Hitting the game-winning home run in Game 6 of the World Series, Freese secured a Cardinals win and forced Game 7 of the World Series in arguably one of the most exciting baseball games in history. Freese continued his great performance into Game 7 with two RBI’s, leading the Cardinals to their 11th World Series championship and earning him the World Series and league championship MVP honors.In other news, Next Media Animation, the animators over in Taiwan have honored the St. Louis Cardinals.Buzz Bissinger, author of Three Nights in August, offers his thoughts on Tony La Russa.Finally, Rob Rains notes what all Mo must do during the offseason.
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David Freese has become a household name in recent weeks, earning NLCS and World Series MVP honors during the St. Louis Cardinals' championship run. But what if Freese played in Boston? During the 2006 MLB draft, it almost became a reality. Jason McLeod, the former director of amateur scouting for the Red Sox, told the Padres blog, Inside the Padres, that he attempted to sign...
We added BBC Radio's call to the video of David Freese's 11th-inning walk-off home run in Game 6 of the World Series. It's no paternal tribute, but it sure is British! More »
As his parade truck turned onto Busch Stadium's warning track
Sunday and the cheers of the assembled Cardinal Nation greeted him,
World Series MVP David Freese was struck by the symmetry of this
Tony La Russa and David Freese soaked in a little bit of World Series glory on Monday, each making a late-night talk show appearance to reflect on the Cardinals' remarkable comeback and championship run.
This week: The Lions win the Super Bowl and everyone should be like David Freese.
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If you looked through yesterday’s graph of every single play from the 2011 World Series thoroughly, you noticed David Freese making a huge impact, as he was responsible for three of the five biggest plays of the series. I mentioned he earned his MVP award; here, we can quantify it. Observe, the leaders and trailers in overall batter series...
With three sacks of Drew Brees on Sunday, Chris Long had ample opportunity to show off an array of post-sack celebrations. But it was the first one that caught everyone's eye, especially those of David Freese and the World Champion Cardinals watching from the sidelines.
After meeting James Hall in Brees' backyard and dumping him to the ground, Long got up, shook off backslaps...
First, congratulations to the St. Louis Cardinals for their improbable 2011 World Series win. Game 6 was a game for the ages. As a whole, the World Series was surprisingly very good. I think that win pretty much seals the deal with Pujols staying in St. Louis.
Speaking of Game 6, David Freese belted a walk-off blast to center field to push the series to a Game 7. He’s not the...
It’s apparent, now that the dust from the World Series has settled, and as with every big loss, fingers have begun to point towards incidents and players who can be seen as shouldering part of the blame of the losing side. For, though baseball is a team game, it’s also an individual game of small events that make up a larger event, an at bat or an inning. One such event that...
Wild Cards: The St. Louis Cardinals' Stunning 2011 Championship Season from Rob Rains is due out this week following the Cardinals' World Series win. It is being published by Triumph Books and hits stores on November 2, 2011.From the press release:While the 2011 World Series capped arguably the most exciting season in team history, injuries, off-field distractions, and poor...