The St. Louis Cardinals had to claw back from series deficits to beat the Texas Rangers in Game 7 of the World Series. For Cardinals fans, the win was all the sweeter when hometown boy David Freese was named MVP.
World Series: This was just the third time that a team one out from elimination in the World Series came back to win the game, according to STATS LLC.
The San Francisco Giants beat the Texas Rangers in a tense Game 5 of the World Series. It is the first time the Giants have won the World Series.
Former presidents George H.W. Bush (l.) and his son, George W. Bush, receive a standing ovation as they arrive to throw the ceremonial first pitch at Game 4 of Major League Baseball's World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, on Oct 31.
Roy Halladay took the Year of the Pitcher into the postseason. The All-Star right-hander, who tossed a perfect game at Florida on May 29, dominated the Reds with a sharp fastball and a devastating slow curve in his first playoff start.