The St. Louis Cardinals host the Boston Red Sox in Game 5 of the World Series.
Overall, the Cards are 13-17 in Game 5′s. During the World Series, they hold a 6-10 mark in Game 5, with a 2-6 record at home. The last Game 5 win came in 2006 against the Detroit Tigers to clinch the 10th World Series championship.
Upon being tied 2-2 after Game 4, the Cards have won 8 of 10 championships. Upon taking a 3-2 lead in the World Series, the Cards have won 4 of 7 championships. When trailing 2-3, the Cards have won 4 of 5 championships.
In games played on October 28th, the Cards are 1-0. It was on this date in 2011 that they won the 11th series championship.