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Baseball's World Series Set to Start in Boston

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Baseball's World Series Set to Start in Boston

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Baseball's World Series Set to Start in Boston

Baseball's World Series Set to Start in Boston

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Major League Baseball's Boston Red Sox, the famous underdogs of baseball, are in the World Series playoffs. Even though they broke their 86-year losing streak when they beat the New York Yankees in 2004, Red Sox fans still think of them as the underdogs — never mind that the Red Sox $143 million payroll is second only to The Yankees.