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The Cardinals celebrate on the field after winning the 2006 World Series.  (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
David Eckstein drove in the go-ahead run and Jeff Weaver tossed eight brilliant innings as the Cardinals beat the Tigers, 4-2, in Game 5 to clinch the World Series. Eckstein was named the Series' Most Valuable Player. More > 
St. Louis vs. Detroit
Cardinals win series, 4-1
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 STL 7 @ DET 2 Sat Oct. 21    
Gm 2 STL 1 @ DET 3 Sun Oct. 22    
Gm 3 DET 0 @ STL 5 Tue Oct. 24    
Gm 4 DET 4 @ STL 5 Thu Oct. 26    
Gm 5 DET 2 @ STL 4 Fri Oct. 27    
Cards win World Series:
The Cardinals win Game 5 and with it, their 10th World Series title. Video  350K
MLB.com FastCast, Oct. 27:
The Cardinals win Game 5 and with it, their 10th World Series title. Video  350K
Cardinals celebrate at Busch:
The World Series champion Cardinals celebrate with fans at a packed Busch Stadium. Video  350K
Inside the Cards' victory parade:
Take a ride on the Cardinals' World Series victory parade with closer Adam Wainwright, and bytes from the Duncan family, Scott Spiezio, MVP David Eckstein and more.  Video  350K
Featured video
 • Eckstein named MVP: Video 350K
 • Weaver's outstanding start: Video 350K
 • WS trophy presentation: Video 350K
 • King's Court: Oct. 27 Video 350K
 • Baseball Today: Oct. 27 Video 350K
 • Reyes on Cards winning Series: Video 350K
 • Daily Rewind, Oct. 27: Video 350K
 • Wainwright on winning it all: Video 350K
 • Rogers on the Tigers' loss: Video 350K
 • Suppan on World Series victory: Video 350K
 • Casey Stern recaps Cards' win: Video 350K
 • Carpenter on the Cards' win: Video 350K
Adam Wainright gets the stikeout to end Game 5 and clinch the World Series.

The Cardinals accept the World Series trophy after winning Game 5.
David Eckstein singles in a run in the second inning of Game 5.

Sean Casey put the Tigers on top with a long ball in the fourth inning.
Featured audio
 • Tigers' season comes to an end Audio
 • Taguchi scores on fielder's choice Audio
 • Molina scores on Verlander's error Audio
 • Cards president Lamping's comments Audio
 • Weaver's postgame press conference Audio
 • La Russa's postgame remarks Audio
 • Dave Duncan's postgame interview Audio
 • Reyes postgame interview Audio
 • Eckstein's locker room interview Audio
 • Suppan on winning the World Series Audio
 • Leyland's postgame remarks Audio
 • Hancock postgame interview Audio
Cards win World Series:
The Cardinals win Game 5 and with it, their 10th World Series title. Video  350K

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Cards win World Series:
The Cardinals win Game 5 and with it, their 10th World Series title. Video 350K

 • MLB.com FastCast, Oct. 27: Video 350K
 • Cardinals celebrate at Busch: Video 350K
 • Inside the Cards' victory parade: Video 350K
 • Eckstein named MVP: Video 350K
 • Weaver's outstanding start: Video 350K
 • WS trophy presentation: Video 350K
 • King's Court: Oct. 27 Video 350K
 • Baseball Today: Oct. 27 Video 350K
 • Reyes on Cards winning Series: Video 350K
 • Daily Rewind, Oct. 27: Video 350K
 • Wainwright on winning it all: Video 350K

Oct. 27: Cardinals celebrate
Oct. 27: Cards' clubhouse party



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