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Cardinals Claim World Series Crown

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Cardinals Claim World Series Crown

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Cardinals Claim World Series Crown

Cardinals Claim World Series Crown

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The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers last night 4-2 in Game 5 to win Major League Baseball's World Series. Shortstop David Eckstein was named series most valuable player, but reinvigorated pitcher Jeff Weaver, who got the final game victory, was another key to the Cardinals' improbable post-season success.

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