In the 2011 World Series, history unfolded before our eyes as the Cardinals thrilled us by winning their 11th championship. Now you have the opportunity to revel in and rewatch every clutch Chris Carpenter and Jason Motte pitch, that unforgettable walk-off Game Six winner from David Freese and all the other moments of each World Series games — for free.
Today the Cardinals 2011 World Series Collector’s Edition DVD set is being released by A+E Networks Home Entertainment/MLB Productions. And we have five copies we’re giving away to Aaron Miles’ Fastball readers!
There are eight DVDs in this collectors set, with a running time totaling 800 minutes. (This definitely will help alleviate your baseball withdrawal symptoms!) Here are more details:
Displaying the fortitude of the Redbirds under manager Tony LaRussa and the heroics of David Freese, Albert Pujols, Lance Berkman, Allen Craig, Yadier Molina and Chris Carpenter along with every glorious Cardinals moment, this eight-disc set is the most comprehensive memento of a season that won’t soon be forgotten. Each of the seven World Series games, shown complete and uncut, is wrapped with SleeveStats, offering player facts, historic notes and quotes.
The set also includes numerous features to enhance the viewing experience, including three extra audio channels allowing the home viewer to select from alternative audio tracks for each World Series game (Fox Sports, Cardinals Radio Network, Rangers Radio Network, ESPN Deportes Radio).
Also included is a special bonus disc featuring regular and postseason highlights, player interviews, and never-before-seen celebratory footage. The bonus material includes: walk-off wins, milestones, National League Wild Card clinch and celebration, NLDS highlights and last out celebration, NLCS highlights and last out celebration, NLCS trophy and MVP trophy presentation, World Series final out and celebration plus trophy presentation, St. Louis victory parade and celebration, and Rally Squirrel highlights.
The DVD set is available now for purchase here for $71.99 but five of you will receive your very own for free. (Happy Holidays — or is that Hollidays? — indeed!)
Here’s how you can win. Post a comment below that includes the answer to the following question: what are the 11 years the Cardinals won World Championships?
Entries will be accepted through 7 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, Dec. 11. We will select and post the winners then.
Thank you to A+E Networks Home Entertainment/MLB Productions for providing the DVD sets for our giveaway.
Look for our review of this set coming soon. In the meantime, enter to win your own eight-DVD set now. Good luck!
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