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The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 30, 2013)

World Series: Red Sox vs. Cardinals

The Boston Red Sox won their eighth World Series Wednesday with a 6-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6.

The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the
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The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 30, 2013)

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara and
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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara and catcher David Ross celebrate after striking out St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter in Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 30, 2013)

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara and
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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara and catcher David Ross celebrate after Boston defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 30, 2013)

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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara and
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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara and catcher David Ross celebrate after getting St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter to strike out and end Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 30, 2013)

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara jumps
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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara jumps into David Ross' arms after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 30, 2013)

The Boston Red Sox celebrate after St. Louis
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The Boston Red Sox celebrate after St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter struck out to end Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 30, 2013)

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara and
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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara and catcher David Ross celebrate after getting St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter to strike out and end Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 30, 2013)

Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew can't make
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Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew can't make the play on a single by St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina during the second inning of Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 3, 2013)

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Fans hold up signs during Game 6 of
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Fans hold up signs during Game 6 of the 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Fans hold up a sign during Game 6
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Fans hold up a sign during Game 6 of the 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Irish dancers perform before Game 6 of the
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Irish dancers perform before Game 6 of the 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. (Oct. 3, 2013)

The Dropkick Murphys perform before the start of
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The Dropkick Murphys perform before the start of Game 6 of the 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia watches
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Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia watches a long fly ball go foul during the first inning of Game 6 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 3, 2013)

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A man sits at a ticket window at
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A man sits at a ticket window at Fenway Park before Game 6 of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Jacoby Ellsbury of the Boston Red Sox reacts
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Jacoby Ellsbury of the Boston Red Sox reacts after striking out in the first inning of Game 6 of the 2013 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Boston Transit Police patrol a street on bicycles
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Boston Transit Police patrol a street on bicycles outside Fenway Park before Game 6 of theWorld Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Boston Red Sox left fielder Jonny Gomes grabs
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Boston Red Sox left fielder Jonny Gomes grabs a ball after it bounced off the wall on a single by St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Allen Craig during the second inning of Game 6 of the World Series. (Oct. 3, 2013)

The words
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The words "Go Sox" are illuminated on the side of the Prudential Tower before Game 6 of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 3, 2013)

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Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia reacts
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Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia reacts as his long fly ball goes foul during the first inning of Game 6 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 30, 2013)

In a multiple exposure, Boston Red Sox starting
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In a multiple exposure, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey delivers a pitch during the first inning of Game 6 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 30, 2013)

The Boston Red Sox's David Ross is tagged
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The Boston Red Sox's David Ross is tagged out at home by St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Fans cheer during Game 5 of the World
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Fans cheer during Game 5 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 28, 2013)

The St. Louis Cardinals' Pete Kozma is out
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The St. Louis Cardinals' Pete Kozma is out at first on a sacrifice, moving David Freese (not pictured) to second base in the third inning of Game 5 of the World Series at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 28, 2013)

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The St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday (7) is
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The St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday (7) is congratulated by first base coach Chris Maloney after Holliday hit a home run during the fourth inning of Game 5 of of the World Series against the Boston Red Sox. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Willie Robertson of
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Willie Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" attends Game 5 of the 2013 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is
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Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is congratulated by teammates after scoring on an RBI double by Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz during the first inning of Game 5 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia fields
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Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia fields a ball hit by the St. Louis Cardinals' Shane Robinson for an out in the first inning of Game 5 of the World Series at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia throws over St.
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Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia throws over St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran to turn a double play on a ball hit by Allen Craig during the second inning of Game 5 of the World Series. (Oct. 28, 2013)

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The St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter reacts to
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The St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter reacts to a called third strike to end the third inning of Game 5 of the World Series against the Boston Red Sox. (Oct. 28, 2013)

St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Pete Kozma is out
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St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Pete Kozma is out at first on a bunt as Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz takes the through during the third inning of Game 5. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester stretches
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester stretches as the Budweiser Clydesdales round the field before Game 5 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester stretches
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester stretches as the Budweiser Clydesdales round the field before Game 5 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith throws the ceremonial
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Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith throws the ceremonial first pitch before Game 5 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 28, 2013)

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A Boston Red Sox fan holds up a
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A Boston Red Sox fan holds up a sign for manager John Farrell during Game 5 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 28, 2013)

Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes runs the bases
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Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes runs the bases after hitting a three-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the sixth inning of Game Four of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

Boston Red Sox teammates congratulate Jonny Gomes after
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Boston Red Sox teammates congratulate Jonny Gomes after Gomes hit a three-run home run during the sixth inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

Boston Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes hits a
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Boston Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes hits a three-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the sixth inning of Game Four of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

St. Louis Cardinals runner Shane Robinson (right) scores
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St. Louis Cardinals runner Shane Robinson (right) scores as Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross takes the throw during the seventh inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

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Boston Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes looks on
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Boston Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes looks on after hitting a three-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the sixth inning of Game Four of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

Home plate umpire Paul Emmel watches as St.
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Home plate umpire Paul Emmel watches as St. Louis Cardinals runner Shane Robinson (right) scores past Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross during the seventh inning of Game 4 of the World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Shane Robinson (no.
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St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Shane Robinson (no. 43) scores past Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross during the seventh inning of Game 4 of the World Series Sunday. (Oct. 27, 2013)

Boston Red Sox first baseman David Ortiz reacts
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Boston Red Sox first baseman David Ortiz reacts after a play against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz throws a
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz throws a pitch during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

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Boston Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes hits a
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Boston Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes hits a three-run home run against St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Seth Maness (no. 61) during the sixth inning of Game Four of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

Boston Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes runs the
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Boston Red Sox hitter Jonny Gomes runs the bases after hitting a three-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the sixth inning of Game Four of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 27, 2013)

St. Louis Cardinals baserunner Allen Craig (no. 21)
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St. Louis Cardinals baserunner Allen Craig (no. 21) gets tripped up by Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks during the ninth inning of Game Three of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Allen Craig of the St. Louis Cardinals gets
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Allen Craig of the St. Louis Cardinals gets tripped up by Will Middlebrooks of the Boston Red Sox during the ninth inning of Game 3 of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium. (Oct. 26, 2013)

St. Louis Cardinals baserunner Allen Craig gets tripped
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St. Louis Cardinals baserunner Allen Craig gets tripped up by Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks during the ninth inning of Game Three of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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St. Louis Cardinals baserunner Allen Craig runs after
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St. Louis Cardinals baserunner Allen Craig runs after being tripped up by Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks during the ninth inning of Game Three of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 26, 2013)

St. Louis Cardinals hitter Allen Craig celebrates his
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St. Louis Cardinals hitter Allen Craig celebrates his ninth-inning double against the Boston Red Sox during Game Three of the 2013 World Series. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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