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Red Sox close out Cards, clinch title at Fenway Updated Oct 30, 2013
David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox, baseball's bearded wonders, capped their remarkable turnaround by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6 on Wednesday night to win their third World Series championship in 10 seasons.
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  • "But here’s the reality, people: The 2013 Red Sox might be really bad."

    "But here’s the reality, people: The 2013 Red Sox might be really bad." In hindsight Dan Shaughnessy might've missed the mark a tad with his Feb. 24 column. [The Boston Globe]Read more...
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  • The Bullpen Cop celebrates another Red Sox homer, this time in the World Series Oct 30, 2013
    BOSTON — People can't get enough of the Bullpen Cop. His name is Steve Horgan, but most people just know him as the Bullpen Cop and if you spot him before a game at Fenway Park, there's a good chance fans are trying to take a picture with him. He's one …
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  • Michael Wacha chased after Shane Victorino’s three-run double sparks Red Sox to 6-0 lead in Game 6 Oct 30, 2013
    Michael Wacha came in practically untouchable in the 2013 playoffs for the St. Louis Cardinals, until the Boston Red Sox finally solved the 22-year-old rookie puzzle in Game 6 of the World Series.Shane Victorino cleared the bases with a three-run double…
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  • Carlton Fisk throws out the first pitch at Game 6 of the World Series — with a beard Oct 30, 2013
    BOSTON — Bad news, America. Apparently the Boston Red Sox's beards are contagious. Carlton Fisk — he of the legendary Game 6 homer circa 1975 — was summoned to Fenway Park on Wednesday to toss out the first pitch, it being a Game 6 and all. He arrived s…
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  • Jennifer Garner wears Red Sox beard on Jimmy Kimmel Live Oct 30, 2013
    The Boston beard bonanza is almost over, we promise. But we simply can't ignore Jennifer Garner, wife of Boston sports fanatic Ben Affleck, showing her support for her husband's team by sporting a Red Sox beard during her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live…
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  • Get analysis, play-by-play at @SI_MLB Oct 30, 2013’s Strike Zone writers Cliff Corcoran and Jay Jaffe will be live-tweeting Game 6 of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. Follow along here for all their insight and analysis:
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  • Police charge man with terrorist bomb threat of World Series after tweets Oct 30, 2013
    Hilarious, except for the three people who died and the estimated 264 who were injured. A man who made implied threats on Twitter about blowing up the Boston Red Sox during the World Series while referencing the Boston Marathon bombings reportedly has b…
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  • Mortgage or memory? Game 6 tix over $1K Oct 30, 2013
    The opportunity to see the Boston Red Sox win a World Series at home for the first time in a lifetime has turned Game 6 at Fenway Park into the most expensive local ticket in the city's history.
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  • Cards in good humor despite seven-hour travel delay Oct 30, 2013
    A day before facing the Red Sox in an elimination World Series game, the Cardinals spent much of their day turning an unexpected inconvenience into a unique bonding experience while stuck on the tarmac at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
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  • World Series: The Six Keys for Game 6 Oct 30, 2013
    If you're ranking the wildest Game 6s in baseball history, you could argue that the Cardinals and Red Sox should claim three of the top spots. St. L...
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  • Video - Buster: Should The Cards Pitch Around Ortiz? 00:54

    Buster: Should The Cards Pitch Around Ortiz?

    Oct 30
    ... and would it matter if they did?
  • Video - Baseball Tonight At The World Series 15:01

    Baseball Tonight At The World Series

    Oct 30
    Adnan Virk, Joe McDonald and Jerry Crasnick preview Game 6 of the World Series where ticket prices are skyrocketing for a potential historic win.
  • Video - Ross: 'A Lot Of Heart' 02:50

    Ross: 'A Lot Of Heart'

    Oct 30
    David Ross talks to Chris Berman after the Red Sox clinch the World Series at home for the first time since 1918.
  • Video - Pedroia: 'Special Group Of Guys' 01:11

    Pedroia: 'Special Group Of Guys'

    Oct 30
    Dustin Pedroia talks to Jon Sciambi after capturing his second World Series title.