|St. Louis Cardinals|
|St. Louis Cardinals (1900–present)|
St. Louis Perfectos (1899)
St. Louis Brown Stockings/Browns (1882–1898)
|City||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Colors|| Cardinal Red, Navy, White
|Owner(s)|| William DeWitt, Jr.|
|World Series titles||11|
|Pennants||18 NL, 4 AL|
The St. Louis Cardinals are a professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri. They are members of the Central Division in the National League of Major League Baseball. The Cardinals have won eleven World Series championships, the most of any National League team, and second overall only to the New York Yankees, who won twenty-seven. They have played in eighteen. They won the 2011 World Series in seven games over the Texas Rangers.
The Cardinals were founded in the American Association in 1882 as the St. Louis Brown Stockings, taking the name from an earlier National League team. They joined the National League in 1892 and have been known as the Cardinals since 1900. The Cardinals began playing in the current Busch Stadium in 2006. The Cardinals have a long-standing rivalry with the Chicago Cubs.