St. Louis Cardinal David Eckstein was the MVP in 2006.
October 21, 2006: It was the opening day of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Detroit Tigers. The Redbirds went on to win the series in just five games.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.