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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was let go on October 26 after a decade at the helm following the team's narrow failure to advance to the World Series

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was let go on October 26 after a decade at the helm following the team's narrow failure to advance to the World Series (AFP Photo/ELSA)

St. Louis Cardinals win World Series

One strike away from a World Series loss in game 6, the Cards battled back to clinch the championship title in a thrilling game 7 win.