On Christmas Day, tune your television to FOX Sports Midwest for a full-day St. Louis Cardinals marathon. Along with two new Cardinals specials, the television home of the Cardinals will replay Games 6 and 7 of the World Series in their entirety.
The day begins at 1 p.m. with new interview specials featuring Tony La Russa and David Freese, clips of which are included below. At 2:30 p.m., you can re-live Game 6 of the World Series, presented via the original FOX Sports broadcast. Replays of the La Russa and Freese specials follow. Then at 8 p.m., the full replay of Game 7 of the World Series wraps up the marathon.
Cardinals Legends: Tony LaRussa: Timeline to a Title
In Tony LaRussa: Timeline to a Title, La Russa reflects on key dates of the 2011 Cardinals improbable path to the World Series title, from Adam Wainwright’s injury to winning it all. Clips from important moments are interspersed with La Russa’s comments during this one-hour show. The La Russa and Freese interviews were conducted by Jim Hayes in early November.
Video: La Russa on the Cardinals' “half full” approach to the final two series of the regular season:
Cardinals Legends: David Freese
In the 30-minute interview with Freese, the NLCS and World Series MVP looks back at his rise to prominence. Freese is asked about the biggest moments of the World Series, and talks about his whirlwind October and November. Also included are clips from archived interviews with Freese -- from 2007 when he was traded to the Cardinals, his first opening day in 2009 and a spring training conversation from 2011.
Video: Freese breaks down his Game 6 triple:
Video: Freese talked with friends about Edmonds’ Game 6 home run the night before hitting his:
Video: David Freese on chatting with Bieber and tweeting with Tyson
2011 World Series Games 6 and 7
Relive every pitch of one of the most memorable games in World Series history and the deciding game of the Cardinals 11th World Championship as FOX Sports Midwest replays World Series Games 6 and 7.
Christmas Day on FOX Sports Midwest (all times Central)
1 p.m. Cardinals Legends: Tony La Russa: Timeline to a Title (1-hour interview special)
2 p.m. Cardinals Legends: David Freese (30-minute interview special)
2:30 p.m. 2011 World Series Game 6
6:30 p.m. Cardinals Legends: Tony La Russa: Timeline to a Title (replay)
7:30 p.m. Cardinals Legends: David Freese (replay)
8 p.m. 2011 World Series Game 7