The St. Louis Cardinals played, and won their first World Series in 1926.
The St. Louis Cardinals won their first World Series title in 1926.
Billy Southworth. Southworth played on the 1926 St. Louis Cardinals that defeated the New York Yankees in the World Series and managed the 1942 Cardinals that defeated the Yankees in the World Series.
Believe it or not the St. Louis Cardinals first faced the Texas Rangers in the 2011 World Series.
They Played and beat the Yankees in the world series in 1926 4 games to 3. This was also the first time the Cardinals won the Series.
Tony La Russa won the World Series three times as a manager. The first was with the Oakland A's in 1989, the last two were with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006 and 2011.
The first time a World Series was played in one city was in 1944, in St. Louis. There the National League Cardinals met the American League team, the Browns. As it turned out, the St. Louis Cardinals victory in that Series made it their third straight World Series win.
The manager since 2012 is Mike Matheny, who led the team to the playoffs in each of his first 4 years. They won the NL pennant in 2013 but lost the World Series.
The St. Louis Cardinals were originally the St. Louis Browns
The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the New York Yankees 4 games to 3. Bob Gibson won two games on the mound for the Cards, including the crucial game seven in which he went the distance. It was the Cardinals first World Championship since 1946. After the series, Yogi Berra was fired as the Yankees manager after one year. Johnny Keene, the Cardinals' manager, resigned and was then hired to manage the Yankees.
Albert Pujols plays first base for the Saint Louis Cardinals.
The Minnesota Twins won their first World Series in 1987, defeating the St Louis Cardinals in game seven.