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Answer Cardinals trivia question to win 2011 World Series Game 6 discs

To celebrate the release of MLB Productions Films on iTunes, The Cardinal Nation Blog is giving away copies of St. Louis Cardinals Baseball’s Greatest Games: 2011 World Series, Game 6 DVD/Bluray Combo.

The new iTunes-based offerings

Over 100 titles from the Major League Baseball Productions Film & Video Archive are now live on iTunes, which already includes hundreds of classic games as well as podcasts and award-winning mobile apps from MLB Advanced Media, including MLB.com At Bat, the top grossing sports app of all-time.

Along with MLB Bloopers and Prime 9: MLB Heroics, available programming includes The Best of the Home Run Derby and “Prime 9: All-Star Moments;” Official World Series Films dating back to 1947, including the 1969 and 1986 films; the first season of “This Week In Baseball,” which originally aired in 1977; a documentary offering a fresh perspective on Jackie Robinson’s life and career; recent productions including a comprehensive film chronicling every era of World Series play and documentaries created to celebrate notable anniversaries for the Mets, Astros and Red Sox; bloopers collections highlighting the funniest MLB moments; and many other titles.

Any of these films can now be downloaded from the iTunes store (www.iTunes.com/MLB). Prices range from $1.99 for individual episodes of “Prime 9” and “This Week in Baseball” to $19.99 for the Official 2012 World Series Film in HD.

The contest

The second winner of the 2011 World Series Game 6 discs will be the first to correctly answer the St. Louis Cardinals-related trivia question in the comments section below. (Only one entry per person allowed. Previous winners are ineligible. US and Canada residents only, please.)

This question was provided by researcher Tom Orf.

Since 1980, five Cardinals have collected three hits, stole a base and had a sacrifice fly in the same game. Who was the Cardinal to most recently accomplish this feat?

If you do not win this time, never fear. There will be multiple new contests between now and July 31, so check back here at The Cardinal Nation Blog, follow me on Twitter and check The Cardinal Nation message board regularly for announcements.

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18 Responses to “Answer Cardinals trivia question to win 2011 World Series Game 6 discs”

  1. blingboy says:

    Tony Womack

  2. Brian Walton says:

    Here are the five, from Tom.

    Player Date Opp Rslt
    Tony Womack 2004-04-16 COL W 13-5
    Edgar Renteria 2003-06-28 KCR W 13-9
    Orlando Palmeiro 2003-04-14 MIL W 7-5
    Cesar Cedeno 1985-10-05 CHC W 7-1
    Keith Hernandez 1980-09-02 CIN W 12-4

  3. blingboy says:

    Nice sweep. Matt should just stay on the DL for a while.

  4. Brian Walton says:

    Not good, blingboy. Did you see anyone suspicious there? Lincoln Memorial vandalized with green paint

    • blingboy says:

      Guacamole never did agree with me, I don’t know what I was thinking.

      Having a great time. Scratched the side trip to Baltimore, didn’t want to end up on a milk carton.

      Go Birds, chop the Braves.

  5. Bw52 says:

    Cards sent the wrong man to AAA.Rob Johnson is a catcher only.Supposedly Molina`s knee is okay so why keep 3 catchers now? Peterson `s 2 RBIs as a PH made him second on the team to Matt Adams in PH RBIs..

    • Brian Walton says:

      Maybe just knowing there is a third catcher makes Molina’s knee feel better. ;-)

    • crdswmn says:

      With the five game, doubleheader series coming up next week, they need the 3rd catcher more.

      • Bw52 says:

        So Cruz catches a couple of the 5 games while Molina sits and Rob Johnson does what? Pinch hit? I can see the Cards thinking somewhat but Peterson was putting the bat on the ball.Plus he could play OF when needed.

        • crdswmn says:

          Because there is no off day between the Braves and Pirates series, they will have to call up a pitcher to start on the Tuesday double header, unless they start Waino on short rest, which I doubt. In order to make room for said pitcher, someone will have to be sent down. They can’t play a 5 game series with a short bullpen, which means a position player will have to go. I can see them starting Rob Johnson on Monday, which gives Molina a day off, and then sending him (Johnson) down on Tuesday to make room for the pitcher. Then start Molina and Cruz in the doubleheader.

          • Brian Walton says:

            crdswmn, you seem to be unfamiliar with the 26th man rule. Teams can add a 26th player for DH days only. They will bring up Lyons for that day without having to send anyone down.

            On catchers, I agree with Bw. Chances are that Molina starts 3 or even 4 of 5 in Pittsburgh. About the only game Cruz is assured of starting is one of the two DH games.

            P.S. …but I am not outraged or anything. After all, it is the 25th man…

            • crdswmn says:

              I was aware of the rule, I just forgot about it. Thanks for reminding me.

              I still don’t have a problem with keeping Johnson. With 5 games in 4 days, an injury to Molina or Cruz during that time could be a problem.

              Is it for sure they will bring up Lyons? I think it is the right move, but you never know.

            • Nutlaw says:

              It still doesn’t make much sense keeping three catchers around in my mind when Molina is one of the best in the game right now. Do you think that they might be thinking about replacing Cruz and thus want to give Johnson a longer look? In exceedingly limited play, Cruz only has a .519 OPS and I have mostly unsubstantiated suspicions about his pitch calling.

  6. Bw52 says:

    Cards hitters stunk today.Spaghetti bats.Tehran is a good pitcher but today he pitched better than good.Pathetic hitting.Wasted a good effort by Kelly.

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