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Author Hochman, Benjamin, 1980- author.

Title 11 in '11 [electronic resource] : A Hometown Hero, La Russa's Last Ride, and a Miracle World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals / Benjamin Hochman.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Triumph Books, [2021]
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Description 1 online resource (256 pages)
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Summary "Of the 11 World Series titles the St. Louis Cardinals have won in their formidable history, 2011's victory stands out as something different, something magical. It was the work of a team that seemingly had no business even playing in October yet one that stared down defeat over and over again, refusing to back down until the trophy was theirs. St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Benjamin Hochman offers on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes perspective as he brings to life a cast of characters including Albert Pujols in his final year as a Card, team ace Chris Carpenter, Yadier Molina showing his might both behind and at the plate, and of course the unlikely hero David Freese. Go inside the front office to see how this roster was constructed; relive the blistering final stretch of the regular season which saw the team winning 20 of its last 28 games; experience the palpable energy of Busch Stadium during Game 6, where Hochman watched enthralled as a fan. This is the definitive account of a championship run no Cardinals fan will ever forget."-- Provided by Freading.
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Subject St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team) -- History -- 21st century.
World Series (Baseball) -- History -- 21st century.
La Russa, Tony.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Carpenter, Chris, author.
Motte, Jason, author.
ISBN 9781641256049 (epub)
9781629378732 (print)
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