The 2006 St. Louis Cardinals Break Down The World Series Door

The 2006 St. Louis Cardinals were a team rich in irony. The two previous seasons had seen the Cardinals enjoy huge regular season success, winning 100-plus games in both 2004 and 2005. They also had postseason success, winning a combined three playoff series and the 2004 NL pennant. But they hadn’t won a World Series. The 2006 edition of this proud franchise followed a different path—they barely stumbled into the playoffs, but once there, they won it all.