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From the archives | Oct. 12

Cardinals too strong, take World Series from Red Sox

The slipper wouldn’t fit for Cinderella in Game 7

The glass slipper that everyone thought belonged to Cinderella wound up on her step-sister’s foot.

The Red Sox’ fairy tale ended Thursday. The St. Louis Cardinals, behind their strong-armed right-hander, Bob Gibson, became baseball champions of the world with a 7-2 victory at Fenway Park.

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