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On this day in 2011, the Cardinals are going to the World Series! - A Hunt and Peck

They punched their ticket with a defeat over the Milwaukee Brewers

St Louis Cardinals v Milwaukee Brewers - Game Six

The NLCS between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers is in full swing with the Dodgers leading the series two games to zero. Six years ago in 2011 the Cardinals were also in the NLCS, and on this day in that year the Birdos eliminated the Milwaukee Brewers in game six of the series to move on to the World Series. You can watch the whole game here.

Or just watch this quick recap below:

what else is going on in baseball...

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what the cardinals are up to...

BenFred: Postseason points out Cardinals' lack of elite reliever | Ben Frederickson | stltoday.com

Bernie Bits: My First Draft on the Cardinals' 2018 Roster Needs | 101Sports.com

KNOW THINE ENEMY...

the nl central

Joe Maddon admires 'heartbeat' of Cubs | MLB.com

Cubs' Joe Maddon ejected in Game 1 of NLCS | MLB.com

Joe Maddon Had a Bad Night | FanGraphs Baseball

The Cubs’ bullpen is an obvious weak spot | SBNation.com

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