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2004 World Series
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10/27, GAME 4:  Red Sox 3, Cardinals 0  Wrap >
Cursed to First
Oh, Babe! Red Sox are champions!
MLB.TV ArchivesExtended HighlightsPlays of the Game
Backed by MVP Manny Ramirez and with a four-game sweep of St. Louis, the Red Sox are World Series champs for the first time since 1918.  Own the game >
Top plays
 Trot Nixon's two-run double: 56K | 350K
 Johnny Damon's leadoff homer: 56K | 350K
 Derek Lowe strikes out four: 56K | 350K
 Trot Nixon's three doubles: 56K | 350K
Red Sox winRed Sox record the final out:
Boston ends its 86-year World Series drought with a sweep of St. Louis. 56K | 350K
Red Sox fansState of the Nation:
After winning their first championship in 86 years, the Red Sox share their thoughts about the fans. 56K | 350K
World Series MVPWorld Series MVP presentation:
Manny Ramirez accepts the trophy for his excellent performance. 56K | 350K
2004 World Series TrophyWorld Series trophy presentation:
Commissioner Bud Selig presents the World Series trophy to the Boston owners. 56K | 350K
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Press conferences and more
 Derek Lowe tags out Rolen: 56K | 350K
 Pujols throws out Mueller at home: 56K | 350K
 Jason Marquis' snow-cone grab: 56K | 350K
 Pujols throws out Ramirez at home: 56K | 350K
 Scott Rolen's sliding grab: 56K | 350K
 Scott Rolen's barehanded play: 56K | 350K
 Manny Ramirez talks about winning the title: 350K
 Theo Epstein savors championship: 350K
 Orlando Cabrera and David Ortiz celebrate: 350K
 Pregame press conference: 350K
 Stayin' Hot previews Game 4: 350K
 Scott Stapp sings God Bless America: 56K | 350K
 Gretchen Wilson sings national anthem: 56K | 350K

10/26, GAME 3:  Red Sox 4, Cardinals 1  Wrap >
Pedro Martinez points to the sky after the seventh inning.
Pedro pitches Sox to precipice
MLB.TV ArchivesExtended HighlightsPlays of the Game
Pedro Martinez allowed only three hits, retired the final 14 batters he faced and shut out the Cards over seven innings.  Own the game >
Top plays
 Bill Mueller's RBI single: 56K | 350K
 Manny Ramirez's RBI single: 56K | 350K
 Trot Nixon's RBI single: 56K | 350K
Ramirez throwRamirez throws out Walker at home:
Manny Ramirez makes the catch and throw to get Larry Walker tagging from third. 56K | 350K
Ramirez HRManny Ramirez homers:
Boston's left fielder put the first run on the board with a solo shot. 56K | 350K
Suppan outJeff Suppan gets thrown out at third:
An early baserunning blunder by the Cardinals' pitcher proved costly. 56K | 350K
Cardinals DPThe Cardinals turn a double play:
Scott Rolen and Albert Pujols put together a nice 5-3 double play. 56K | 350K
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Press conferences and more
 Larry Walker homers: 56K | 350K
 Pedro Martinez strikes out six: 56K | 350K
 Jim Edmonds' running catch: 56K | 350K
 Edgar Renteria doubles: 56K | 350K
 Postgame press conference: 350K
 Pregame press conference: 350K
 Amy Grant sings 'God Bless America': 56K | 350K
 Martina McBride sings national anthem: 56K | 350K
 Stayin' Hot previews Game 3: 350K

10/25, OFF-DAY
Bob GibsonSox-Cards World Series
1967 highlights
• Game 4: STL 6, BOS 0 350K
• Game 5: BOS 3, STL 1 350K
• Game 6: BOS 8, STL 4 350K
• Game 7: STL 7, BOS 2 350K
  Watch more in Baseball's Best:Sox-Cards World Series

Enos SlaughterSox-Cards World Series
1946 highlights
• Game 5, BOS 6, STL 3 350K
• Game 6, STL 4, BOS 1 350K
• Game 7, STL 4, BOS 3 350K
• Slaughter's "Mad Dash" 350K
 Watch more in Baseball's Best:Sox-Cards World Series

Sox Magazine:
The Red Sox and Cardinals have met twice before in the Fall Classic, in 1946 and 1967. Take a look at these memorable series. 56K | 350K

10/24, GAME 2:  Red Sox 6, Cardinals 2  Wrap >
Curt Schilling
A hurt Curt is big again for Red Sox
MLB.TV ArchivesExtended HighlightsPlays of the Game
A gutty Curt Schilling pitched six strong innings for the Red Sox in a 6-2 win over the Cardinals in Game 2 at Fenway.  Own the game >
Top plays
 Mark Bellhorn's two-run double: 56K | 350K
 Jason Varitek's triple: 56K | 350K
 Curt Schilling's four Ks: 56K | 350K
 Cabrera's RBI single: 56K | 350K
Casey Stern after Game 2State of the Nation:
Orlando Cabrera tells Casey Stern that the team can't celebrate anything yet. 56K | 350K
Mueller DPMueller's unassisted DP:
Red Sox third baseman Bill Mueller turned an unassisted double play in the second. 56K | 350K
Rolen throwRolen makes a strong throw:
Cards third baseman Scott Rolen made a nice dig and throw for the first out of the first. 56K | 350K
Edmonds catchJim Edmonds' nice catch:
Jim Edmonds made a Willie Mays-like catch in deep center on a fly ball hit by Jason Varitek. 56K | 350K
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Press conferences and more
 Boston's four errors: 56K | 350K
 Alan Embree strikes out the side: 56K | 350K
 Albert Pujols scores on an error: 56K | 350K
 Bill Mueller catches a liner: 56K | 350K
 Scott Rolen's sacrifice fly: 56K | 350K
 Postgame press conference: 350K
 Pregame press conference: 350K
 James Taylor sings national anthem: 56K | 350K
 Donna Summer sings 'God Bless America': 56K | 350K

10/23, GAME 1:  Red Sox 11, Cardinals 9  Wrap >
Mark Bellhorn
Pesky Bellhorn leads Sox in Game 1
MLB.TV ArchivesExtended HighlightsPlays of the Game
Mark Bellhorn hit a two-run homer off Pesky's Pole in the eighth to lead the Red Sox to an 11-9 win in Game 1.  Own the game >
Top plays
 Larry Walker ties the game: 56K | 350K
 Edgar Renteria's RBI single: 56K | 350K
 Manny Ramirez drives in a run: 56K | 350K
 David Ortiz's three-run homer: 56K | 350K
Mark BellhornMark Bellhorn's homer:
Mark Bellhorn's shot off Pesky's Pole in right gave the Red Sox a huge win in Game 1. 56K | 350K
Walker HRLarry Walker homers:
Larry Walker goes yard in the third, one of four hits on the night for the slugger. 56K | 350K
Manny RamirezManny Ramirez's errors:
Manny Ramirez had a tough time in left field, allowing two runs to score in the eighth. 56K | 350K
Casey SternState of the Nation:
Casey Stern reports from Fenway after the Red Sox take Game 1. 56K | 350K
More top plays
Press conferences and more
 So Taguchi drives in a run: 56K | 350K
 Tony Womack gets hurt: 56K | 350K
 Johnny Damon's RBI single: 56K | 350K
 Orlando Cabrera's RBI single: 56K | 350K
 Larry Walker's running catch: 56K | 350K
 Cabrera gets hit by a pitch: 56K | 350K
 Bill Mueller's diving play: 56K | 350K
 Mike Matheny's sacrifice fly: 56K | 350K
 Bill Mueller's RBI single: 56K | 350K
 Postgame press conference: 350K
 Pregame press conference: 350K
 Steven Tyler sings National Anthem: 56K | 350K
 Kelly Clarkson sings God Bless America: 56K | 350K
 Sox offer moment of silence: 56K | 350K
 State of the Nation: 56K | 350K
 Stayin' Hot previews Game 1: 350K

Stayin' HotStayin' Hot previews Game 1:
Seth Everett and Darryl Hamilton look at the matchup between the the Cardinals and Red Sox. 56K | 350K
Casey SternState of the Nation:
Host Casey Stern breaks down the upcoming showdown between the Red Sox and the Cardinals. 56K | 350K
Press conferences
 Cardinals press conference: 350K drops in on Cards' celebration: 56K | 350K
 Red Sox press conference: 350K

Cards' coronation complete:
The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate their first World Series appearance since 1987.
56K | 350K

Complete NLCS highlights >

How they got here:'s Seth Everett recaps the series with video highlights from all four games.
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Complete NLDS highlights >

How they got here: Recap St. Louis' run to 105 victories and NL Central crown in 2004.
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Sept. 6: Jim Edmonds makes an incredible running catch. 56K | 350K
June 17: Reggie Sanders' pinch-single scores the winning run in the ninth against Oakland. 56K | 350K
June 1: Albert Pujols added to his record-breaking totals with a 5-for-5 day against the Pirates. 56K | 350K
Apr. 29: Jim Edmonds knocks a walk-off homer in the 13th inning against the Phils. 56K | 350K
Top plays archive >

Legends of the fall:
The Red Sox kept their run alive, completing the biggest series comeback in postseason history.
56K | 350K

Complete ALCS highlights >

How they got here:'s Seth Everett recaps the series with video highlights from all three games.
56K | 350K

Complete ALDS highlights >

double playHow they got here: Recap the 98 victories and AL Wild Card for the Boston Red Sox in 2004.
56K | 350K
Sept. 27: The Red Sox celebrate clinching the AL Wild Card for the second straight season. 56K | 350K
Sept. 23: Pokey Reese and Orlando Cabrera perfect the 4-6-3 double play. 56K | 350K
Sept. 22: Orlando Cabrera's walk-off home run against the Orioles. 56K | 350K
Sept. 6: Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz hit back-to-back home runs. 56K | 350K
Aug. 31: Johnny Damon shows off his defensive skills with a leaping catch. 56K | 350K