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November 08, 2006

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    Cover - Sports Illustrated November 08, 2006

November 08, 2006 | Richard O'Brien
IT'S AS PLAIN AS RED AND WHITE: THIS TOWN LIVES FOR ITS CARDINAL BASEBALL

November 08, 2006 | Richard Deitsch
FROM THE OPENING OF A NEW PARK TO A HOLD-YOUR-BREATH FINISH, THE REDBIRDS RACED TO ANOTHER NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL TITLE

November 08, 2006
TEAM OCTOBER might be a fitting nickname for the 2006 St. Louis Cardinals. After stumbling into the postseason with an 83-78 record, the worst among the eight playoff teams, the Redbirds found...

November 08, 2006 | Melissa Segura
FOLLOWING A LATE-SEASON SWOON, THE CARDINALS WON THE NL DIVISION SERIES FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT SEASON

November 08, 2006 | Jacob Luft
IN A SERIES OF SURPRISE HEROES, YADIER MOLINA LIFTED A BALL OVER THE FENCE AND THE CARDS INTO THE FALL CLASSIC

November 08, 2006 | Tom Verducci
AGAINST THE FAVORED TIGERS, THE CARDINALS ONCE MORE ELEVATED THEIR PLAY, TAKING THE SERIES FOUR GAMES TO ONE BRING ST. LOUIS A 10TH CHAMPIONSHIP

November 08, 2006
GIVE THAT MAN A HANDPITCHER JEFF WEAVER MAY HAVE BEEN RUN OUT OF ANAHEIM, BUT THEY LOVE HIM IN ST. LOUIS. WEAVER HAD THREE WINS IN THE POSTSEASON--INCLUDING THE GAME 5 WORLD SERIES CLINCHER--AND A...

November 08, 2006 | Daniel G. Habib
STILL ONLY 26 YEARS OLD, ALBERT PUJOLS SHOWED HE CAN CARRY A TEAM LIKE FEW OTHERS IN BASEBALL HISTORY

November 08, 2006 | Ted Keith
NASTY STUFF MADE CHRIS CARPENTER A BIG LEAGUE PITCHER, BUT A NEWFOUND FOCUS MADE HIM A CY YOUNG WINNER

November 08, 2006 | Richard Deitsch
FROM STAN THE MAN to Country Slaughter, we had a Hoot picking Gibby and the rest of the Cardinals' greats. How good is this team? Eight players have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame,...

November 08, 2006 | Theodore M. O'Leary
LATE IN THE SUMMER OF 1963 ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE PLAYERS IN BASEBALL HISTORY, STANLEY FRANK MUSIAL, MADE HIS FAREWELL TOUR AROUND THE NATIONAL LEAGUE

November 08, 2006 | Richard Deitsch
FROM THE MAN TO EL HOMBRE, THE CARDINALS HAVE BEEN WELL-COVERED IN THE PAGES OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED FOR 50 YEARS

November 08, 2006 | Andrew Lawrence
A STATISTICAL NOD TO THE FRANCHISE, PLAYERS AND EVEN THE BALLPARK OF THE 2006 WORLD SERIES CHAMPION ST. LOUIS CARDINALS