Friday, November 23, 2012
St. Louis Cardinals' player and 2011 World Series MVP David Freese was not injured when his SUV struck a tree in Wildwood Thursday, but his vehicle had to be towed from the accident scene.
St. Louis Cardinal third baseman David Freese was involved in a one-vehicle traffic accident on Thursday at 2:31 p.m. when he lost control of his 2011 black Range Rover to avoid deer on the roadway, according to St. Louis County Police. Freese then struck a tree at Wildhorse Creek and Rieger roads in Wildwood. Freese was not injured during the incident, according to authorities. St. Louis County Police Department officers responded to the incident where a supervisor on the scene spoke to Freese, and confirmed the information. The vehicle was towed from the scene. St. Louis County Police spokesperson Randy Vaughn tells Patch no other investigations are under way.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
From MVP St. Louis Cardinals' player to roller coaster thrill seeker, former Wildwood resident David Freese christened Six Flags' new "Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast" roller coaster on Thursday.
David Freese was as good a sport at Six Flags St. Louis Thursday as he is on national baseball fields. As part of this year's Media Day at the amusement park in Eureka, Freese helped the Six Flags staff officially launch their renovated "Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast" roller coaster, which takes riders from 0 to 70 mph backward through a 190-foot tunnel into a 180-degree inversion and finally climbing the 222-foot tower in reverse, hanging parallel to the ground, before diving straight down! Six Flags ran a contest last month to see who would brave the ride with Freese on this day. Getting with the spirit, Freese led the roller coaster "Freeze Train" five times Thursday, all with different groups of people, such as the Big Brothers Big Sisters…
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Mr. Freeze roller coaster lovers at Six Flags St. Louis soon can experience it in a new way: going backward at 70 mph. One St. Louis Cardinals player will be among the first to try it. Register to ride with him.
Six Flags St. Louis managers in Eureka on Thursday announced a new way to have fun with a familiar ride: "Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast." Come this May, riders will launch from 0 to 70 mph backward through a 190-foot tunnel into a 180-degree inversion and finally climbing the 222-foot tower in reverse, hanging parallel to the ground, before diving straight down! The ride will be the fastest, reverse roller coaster in Missouri. St. Louis Cardinal and World Series MVP David Freese will be one of first thrill seekers to try out Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast. Six Flags St. Louis managers are holding a contest to see who will ride with him. To enter to win a seat on David Freese’s Freeze Train, click here beginning now! The company also is …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
The Lafayette grad jacked one over the centerfield fence to steal Game 6 from the Texas Rangers. Do the Cardinals have a chance in Game 7?
Minutes after the St. Louis Cardinals clawed back and won Game 6 of the Worlds Series just before midnight, fans on Twitter were raving about the game and the performance of hometown hero David Freese, the Lafayette High grad whose walkoff homer won the game. The Cards won 10-9, knotting the series 3-3 for a deciding Game 7 tonight. "Why is David Freese not trending?!" tweeted "ndrewAllen." "If the #Cardinals win the World Series, they have to build a statue of #DavidFreese," posted JYOUNGNEXTLEVEL, hailing the alum of the Wildwood high school. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, on the homepage of its STLtoday.com website, headlined its story "Freese it! Hometown hero sends series to Game 7." Nobody could resist the play on words. MLB.com …