For the fourth time in the last decade, the St. Louis Cardinals are in the World Series. They don’t know whom they will play, but they have locked up a spot in the Fall Classic.

No matter whom they face, it will be a rematch of one of their recent World Series appearances. The Boston Red Sox swept the Cardinals back in 2004, and St. Louis beat the Detroit Tigers in 2006.

The Cardinals have a chance to keep the trophy in the National League yet again and also become the second NL team to win multiple championships this decade.

After beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in six games, the Cardinals are preparing for the biggest series of the season.

Here are the keys for the Cardinals to bring back the World Series trophy to St. Louis.


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