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    St. Louis Cardinals Advance to World Series

    Teammates swarm St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese at home after he hit a walk-off home run during the 11th inning of Game 6 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won the game 10-9 to tie the series 3-3. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Matt Slocum / AP Photo

    Looks like the power of Brian Wilson's beard wasn't enough to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to victory. The St. Louis Cardinals pummeled the Dodgers in a Friday night victory of 9-0, meaning they will advance to the World Series. Cardinals player Carlos Beltran gushed after the game, as his teammates sprayed champagne on him, “I’m so happy right now. I woke up this morning with a feeling that we were going to do it. I don’t know, man.” The Cardinals have now played 32 home games without losing two in a row. 

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