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Baseball

Big Papi pulls up his Sox

Fenway rollicks as Boston clinches at home for first time since 1918

Fenway Park is set up for Game 6 of the 2013 World Series.
Former Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk (right) sports a fake beard as he and three-time All-Star Luis Tiant throw out the ceremonial first pitches before Game 6.
In a multiple exposure, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha throws during the first inning.
In a multiple exposure, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey throws during the first inning.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha throws during the first inning.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina waits for the throw as Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes heads for home plate.
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes slides safely past St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina during the third inning.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina looks back as home plate umpire Adam Wainwright call Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes safe on a three-run RBI double by Shane Victorino.
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reacts after scoring during the third inning.
Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino reacts after driving in three runs with a double during the third inning.
Boston Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino celebrates after hitting a three-run RBI double during the third inning.
Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia breaks his bat as the grounds out during the third inning.
Boston Red Sox short stop Stephen Drew (left) throws over St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter to turn a double play on a hit by Carlos Beltran during the third inning.
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese (left) watches as catcher Yadier Molina (right) pats starting pitcher Michael Wacha on the head as he is taken out of the game during the fourth inning.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha walks off the field after being taken out of the game during the fourth inning.
Boston Red Sox's Jacoby Ellsbury gets past St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Kevin Siegrist as he makes it safely back to first base on a rundown during the fifth inning.
Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey yells to manager John Farrell to stay in the game to face Matt Holliday in the seventh inning.
Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey tips his cap to the crowd as he is relieved in the seventh inning.
Boston Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino leaps to catch Yadier Molina's line drive in the eighth inning.
The St. Louis Cardinals watch from the dugout in the eighth inning
The St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter (right) walks off after striking out to end the game as the the Boston Red Sox begin to celebrate their World Series win.
The St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese has one last look at the celebrating Boston Red Sox before leaving the dugout.
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara (pointing skyward) jumps into David Ross's arms after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of baseball's World Series Wednesday in Boston, Mass. The Red Sox won 6-1 to win the series.
The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals.
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell and David Ortiz celebrate.
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz holds up the MVP trophy while being interviewed.
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz drinks out of a giant bottle of Champagne as he celebrates with teammates.
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with teammates.
Fenway Park is set up for Game 6 of the 2013 World Series. - Charlie Riedel / The Associated Press
Former Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk (right) sports a fake beard as he and three-time All-Star Luis Tiant throw out the ceremonial first pitches before Game 6. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
In a multiple exposure, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha throws during the first inning. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
In a multiple exposure, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey throws during the first inning. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha throws during the first inning. - Chris Carlson / The Associated Press
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina waits for the throw as Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes heads for home plate. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes slides safely past St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina during the third inning. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina looks back as home plate umpire Adam Wainwright call Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes safe on a three-run RBI double by Shane Victorino. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reacts after scoring during the third inning. - David J. Phillip / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino reacts after driving in three runs with a double during the third inning. - Tribune Media MCT
Boston Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino celebrates after hitting a three-run RBI double during the third inning. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia breaks his bat as the grounds out during the third inning. - Charlie Riedel / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox short stop Stephen Drew (left) throws over St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter to turn a double play on a hit by Carlos Beltran during the third inning. - Elise Amendola / The Associated Press
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese (left) watches as catcher Yadier Molina (right) pats starting pitcher Michael Wacha on the head as he is taken out of the game during the fourth inning. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha walks off the field after being taken out of the game during the fourth inning. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox's Jacoby Ellsbury gets past St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Kevin Siegrist as he makes it safely back to first base on a rundown during the fifth inning. - Charlie Riedel / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey yells to manager John Farrell to stay in the game to face Matt Holliday in the seventh inning. - Chris Lee / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / MCT
Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey tips his cap to the crowd as he is relieved in the seventh inning. - Chris Lee / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / MCT
Boston Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino leaps to catch Yadier Molina's line drive in the eighth inning. - Chris Lee / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / MCT
The St. Louis Cardinals watch from the dugout in the eighth inning - Chris Lee / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / MCT
The St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter (right) walks off after striking out to end the game as the the Boston Red Sox begin to celebrate their World Series win. - Robert Cohen / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / MCT
The St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese has one last look at the celebrating Boston Red Sox before leaving the dugout. - Robert Cohen / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / MCT
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara (pointing skyward) jumps into David Ross's arms after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of baseball's World Series Wednesday in Boston, Mass. The Red Sox won 6-1 to win the series. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals. - Charlie Riedel / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell and David Ortiz celebrate. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz holds up the MVP trophy while being interviewed. - Matt Slocum / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz drinks out of a giant bottle of Champagne as he celebrates with teammates. - David J. Phillip / The Associated Press
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with teammates. - David J. Phillip / The Associated Press
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Updated on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:32 AM CDT: adds slideshow

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