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2005 National League Championship Series
Houston Astros logo
2005 National League Championship Series logo
St. Louis Cardinals logo
Houston Astros
89 - 73 in the NL
4 - 2
Series Summary
St. Louis Cardinals
100 - 62 in the NL
2005 MLB Postseason
LG Division
Series
League
Champ.
World
Series
AL CHW - BOS CHI - LAA CHI - HOU
LAA - NYY

NL STL - SD STL - HOU
ATL - HOU
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Contents

[edit] Overview

[edit] The Teams

[edit] St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals, after finishing the season with the best record in baseball, came off a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres in the NLDS.

[edit] Houston Astros

The Houston Astros, the National League Wild Card team, beat the Atlanta Braves in the NLDS, 3 games to 1

[edit] Umpires

[edit] Series results

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(HOU-STL)

1 October 12 Houston 3 St. Louis 5 0-1
2 October 13 Houston 4 St. Louis 1 1-1
3 October 15 St. Louis 3 Houston 4 2-1
4 October 16 St. Louis 1 Houston 2 3-1
5 October 17 St. Louis 5 Houston 4 3-2
6 October 19 Houston 5 St. Louis 1 4-2
HOU won 4, STL won 2.

Houston wins the National League Championship
and advance to the 2005 World Series

[edit] Game One

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Astros 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 7 0
Cardinals 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 5 8 1
WP: Chris Carpenter (1-0), LP: Andy Pettitte (0-1), SV: Jason Isringhausen (1)
Home Runs: STL - Reggie Sanders (1); HOU - Chris Burke (1)

Attendance: 52,332

[edit] Game Two

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Astros 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 11 1
Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 0
WP: Roy Oswalt (1-0), LP: Mark Mulder (0-1), SV: Brad Lidge (1)
Home Runs: STL - Albert Pujols (1)

Attendance: 52,358

[edit] Game Three

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cardinals 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 7 1
Astros 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 x 4 11 0
WP: Roger Clemens (1-0), LP: Matt Morris (0-1), SV: Brad Lidge (2)
Home Runs: HOU - Mike Lamb (1)

Attendance: 42,823

[edit] Game Four

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cardinals 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Astros 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 2 6 0
WP: Chad Qualls (1-0), LP: Jason Marquis (0-1), SV: Brad Lidge (3)
Home Runs: HOU - Jason Lane (1)

Attendance: 43,010

[edit] Game Five

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cardinals 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 9 1
Astros 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 9 2
WP: Jason Isringhausen (1-0), LP: Brad Lidge (0-1)
Home Runs: STL - Albert Pujols (2); HOU - Lance Berkman (1)

Attendance: 43,470

[edit] Game Six

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Astros 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 5 11 0
Cardinals 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
WP: Roy Oswalt (2-0), LP: Mark Mulder (0-2)
Home Runs: HOU - Jason Lane (2)

Attendance: 52,438

This was the final game ever played at this version of Busch Stadium; a new Busch Stadium would open, immediately next door, in 2006, with the old stadium being torn down and the pace it occupied becoming parking lots for the new facility.

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