The best subplots in World Series history come from a variety of avenues

Some are on-the-field matchups, some are bad blood between teams and/or players, some are just created by wacky characters who happen to be playing in the game.

This years World Series between the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants is no exception.

There are some great subplots out there, like Bengie Molina facing his old team, or the celebrated Cliff Lee-Tim Lincecum duels…and the possibility of being treated to that three times.

Here’s a look back at some of the best subplots throughout the century-plus of World Series drama.

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