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The St. Louis Cardinals tied the World Series on Thursday night in a nail-biting Game 6 that went into 11 innings.
The Redbirds beat the Texas Rangers 10-9 in St. Louis to tie the series 3-3, thanks to a walk-off homer by hometown hero David Freese.
Texas was leading the game, which lasted four-and-a-half hours, in the seventh inning at 7-4. But it went into extra innings when Freese hit a two-run triple in the ninth to tie the game at 7-7.
Texas Ranger Josh Hamilton came back to hit a two-run homer in the 10th, and the Cards then tied it at 9-9.
After a scoreless top of the 11th inning, Freese — the first at bat in the bottom of 11th — hit a solo walk-off homer to win the game.
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The game was certainly a nail-biter for those watching, including many in Hollywood, who hit Twitter to weigh in. Among them:
Alyssa Milano (Hall Pass)
Clutch. #WS #Cardinals #MLB
Vanessa Minnillo (True Beauty)
Let’s go Cardinals Let’s GO!!! *CLAP CLAP*
Missouri-born actress Jessica Capshaw (Grey’s Anatomy)
Current TV’s Keith Olbermann
“We will see you…tomorrow night.” Two #WorldSeries winners tonight: Cardinals and Joe Buck able to pay homage to his Dad’s Puckett call [Buck’s father, longtime St. Louis announcer Jack Buck, called Kirby Puckett’s walkoff home run in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series]
Reality star Courtney Kerr (Bravo’s Most Eligible Dallas)
Rangers you are giving me anxiety. Its bird season. Let’s be done with these Cardinals already. … Tonight the Cardinals are like that guy that won’t take NO for an answer and just keep redeeming themselves. Just give up already.
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Angela Kinsey (The Office)
Wow. #cardinals” we are working late here at #theoffice but all we are talking about is the world series!
Lucas Grabeel (High School Musical)
Woohoo!!! Cardinals win!!!!!!!! See you tomorrow night.
Scott Porter (Hart of Dixie)
This game is literally blowing my mind. #worldseries
Michael Chiklis (The Shield)
Holy cow! #worldseries2011
Kevin McHale (Glee)
i think i just lost 5 years of my life in extra innings
Motivational speaker Tony Robbins
A home run & Unbelievable comeback by the St. Louis Cardinals!!! What a game!!!!they are going crazy with celebration!!! Series now tied 3-3
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Lacey Chabert (Mean Girls)
Wait just one second…when did baseball become such an exciting sport?! Awesome game. #Rangers still love ya. Congrats #Cardinals
CNN senior political analyst David Gergen
One dramatic comeback imaginable but two? Cardinals a team with great heart.
Annie Wersching (24)
Don’t even know what 2 say…feel like I just watched a season of 24!!!!! Unbelievable…& Freese being from STL?! Amazing! #Cardinals!
Bill Bellamy (Lottery Ticket)
The world series just got interesting! 3-3 it’s on now!!!!!!
Rockers the Fray
YES! Go Cards!!!!! -BW
Michael Trevino (The Vampire Diaries)
Damn… St. Louis just… “messed with Texas”
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Joe Henderson, executive story editor for White Collar
This game is insane. I’m stuck at Laurel Tavern with a buddy and I can’t leave until its over! #excusetogetdrunk
Kevin Weisman (Alias)
Classic fall baseball!! #worldseries
Questlove of the Roots
TOLD MYSELF I WASN’T GONNA GET INVOLVED IN THIS GME DANGIT!
Bryan Greenberg (How to Make It in America)
Unbelievable game! #StlCardinals
And finally, Josh Schwartz, whose show Chuck returns Friday night –meaning it now has to compete for viewers with Game 7 of the World Series — retweeted this message: “@JoshSchwartz76 Chuck me.”
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