2006 World Series MVP throws first pitch before Game 6

2006 World Series MVP throws first pitch before Game 6

Credit: AP

Former St. Louis Cardinals David Eckstein throws out the ceremonial first pitch before the start of Game 6 of baseball's World Series between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Posted on October 27, 2011 at 7:44 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 27 at 7:45 PM

(BaseballStL) -- Former St. Louis Cardinals shortstop and 2006 World Series MVP David Eckstein was on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 6 at Busch Stadium. 

Eckstein was named MVP after the Cardinals defeated the Detroit Tigers to clinch the franchise’s 10th World Series Championship.  He hit .364 with 4 RBIs in the 2006 World Series.

Eckstein hit .297 in three seasons played for the Cardinals from 2005-2007.

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