Statistics surround baseball, there are more stats for more things than in any other sport. Here are a few numbers for Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina.
4-this World Series will be his 4th, all with St. Louis
2-World Series championships for Molina-2006 and 2011
8-only 8 Cardinals in franchise history have played in as many as 4 series. Molina is the first since Stan Musial in 1946 when the team beat Boston.
18-World Series appearance for the Cardinals
11-World Series they have won
4-this will be the 4th time the Cardinals and Red Sox have met in WS. 46, 67, and 04.
Molina replaced Mike Matheny as catcher in game four of the 2004 series against Boston. This was the end of Matheny's playing days in St. Louis.
1-Red Sox player remains from the 04 championship team, David Ortiz
3-Cardinals remain from 04, Molina, Matheny and Chris Carpenter