The World Series returns to Busch Stadium for the first time since 2011 as the St. Louis Cardinals host Game 3 against the Boston Red Sox.
Overall, the Cards hold a 25-16 record in Game 3 action, including a 11-7 record in the World Series (6-2 at home). The Cards won both Game 3′s in 2006 and 2011 against the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers, respectively.
We already know that the Game 1 winner in 10 of 18 World Series featuring the Cardinals have gone in to win the series. We also know that the Cards have started the series 1-1 in 13 previous series and won 10 of those. When taking a 2-1 lead in the World Series, the Cards have gone on to win 8 of 9 World Series. When being down 1-2 after Game 3, the Cards have won 3 of 7 World Series.
On this date in history, the Cards own a 1-2 record in postseason games. Today is the 28th anniversary of the 1985 World Series Game 6 in which Don Denkinger blew the call in the 9th inning.