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Red Sox break the Curse
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Red Sox break the Curse

After the Boston Red Sox came back from a 3-0 deficit to stun the Yankees in the American League Championship Series, experts wondered if they had enough left in the tank to lift the Curse of the Bambino. They left no doubt in a sweep of the Cardinals. Manny Ramirez hit .412 during the World Series to earn MVP honors, and three of Boston's four starters didn't give up an earned run.

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