Welcome to the first of a series of 2011 St. Louis Cardinals-related post-season trivia questions here at The Cardinal Nation Blog. Before responding, please familiarize yourself with the complete contest rules (follow the link) to ensure your entry will qualify.
The reader who posts the first complete and correct answer below will win a free copy of The 2011 World Series Champions Collectors Edition DVD Set. This eight-disc collection from A+E Networks Home Entertainment/MLB Productions includes all seven complete World Series games plus a bonus DVD full of great extras and retails for $71.99.
Here is your trivia question. Note that it has two parts, both of which must be answered correctly. Only one answer per person is allowed.
Many people know that Tony La Russa retired with the third-most regular-season managerial wins of all time – 2,728 to be exact. Including Game 7 of the World Series, how many career post-season victories did Tony La Russa’s teams collect AND where is he ranked on that all-time managerial wins list?
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