Choose FSN Midwest's Top 2005 Cardinals Games

Help decide which 2005 Cardinals game replays are shown on FSN Midwest in March.

Next month, our colleagues at FSN Midwest are considering re-running telecasts of several of the best games from the 100-win 2005 St. Louis Cardinals season. While the list of top contests televised on FSNM has already been narrowed down from 110 to 18, we'd like your help in identifying the best of the best.

By end of day Thursday, February 9, post your favorite seven 2005 games on a special thread on our message board here. We will tabulate the votes and pass them on to FSN Midwest for their scheduling consideration.

Potential Games (includes only those originally televised by FSN Midwest)

Date Opponent Result Notes
4/27/05 vs Mil W 6-3 Grudzielanek cycle
5/2/05 at Cin W 10-9 Nine-run 9th-inning comeback; Mabry HR
5/24/05 vs Pit W 2-1 Molina 11th inning single
6/1/05 at Col W 8-6 Eckstein two great defensive plays
6/6/05 vs Bos W 7-1 World Series re-match
6/7/05 vs Bos W 9-2 World Series re-match
6/10/05 vs NYY W 8-1 Cards win game one as Yankees visit
6/14/05 at Tor W 7-0 Carpenter one-hitter
7/6/05 at Ari W 2-1 Carpenter winner; Eckstein squeeze in 9th
7/15/05 vs Hou W 4-3 Pujols 2-run homer in 13th
7/22/05 vs CHC W 2-1 Eckstein 11th-inning squeeze
8/3/05 vs Fla W 9-6 Taguchi PH homer in 7th
8/19/05 vs SF W 5-4 Cards five runs in 9th
9/5/05 vs CHC W 6-4 Pujols 3-run HR in 8th
9/12/05 vs Pit W 4-3 J-Rod single in 9th
9/13/05 vs Pit W 5-4 Eckstein single in 9th
9/30/05 vs Cin W 12-6 Pujols 40th HR of season, 200th career
10/1/05 vs Cin W 9-6 Final Busch series; McGwire

Note: A couple of the best games of 2005 – Eckstein beats the Braves with a grand slam (KPLR) and Pujols wins Game 5 of the NLCS (FOX) – are not on the list because only games that originally aired on FSN will be considered for the replay series.

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