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File image of Boston Red Sox pitcher Schilling tipping his cap to fans as he is taken out of a game in Boston

Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling tips his cap to the fans as he is taken out of a game during the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of Major League Baseball's World Series in Boston, in this file image taken October 25, 2007. ESPN says Curt Schilling's employment with ESPN has been terminated on April 20, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Files

St. Louis Cardinals win World Series

January 1, 1970

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.