World Series

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals And Giants An Unlikely World Series Pairing

The World Series between the Royals and Giants will feature two teams that didn’t even win 90 games during the regular season.

10/18/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants’ World Series Win Won’t Make Them A Dynasty

The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.

10/18/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Will Be Fan Favorites In WS

Baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: The Kansas City Royals celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals’ Streak May End In World Series

The Royals reached their first World Series since 1985 with eight straight playoff wins.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

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5 Fun Facts About The Kansas City Royals

While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.

10/16/2014

Eric Hosmer #35 and Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals Hold Off Orioles 2-1, Finish ALCS Sweep

The Royals are headed to the World Series for the first time since 1985.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

New York Mets v Pittsburgh Pirates

View: Eric Karros’ 2003 Cubs World Series Hat

It’s the World Series hat that never was.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 13: Rain collects on seats in the stadium to postpone Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on October 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Predicting The World Series Matchup

The Royals lead the Orioles 2-0. The Cardinals and Giants are tied at one game. What’s the chance of each possible World Series matchup?

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

The members of the 1983 Jackie Robinson West baseball team. (Photo provided)

’83 Jackie Robinson West Team Proud Of Their Modern-Day Counterparts

Thirty-one years ago, another JRW team made the trip to Pennsylvania. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker caught up with some of those players.

08/15/2014

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Jackie Robinson West Advances To Little League World Series

The team had dominated the Great Lakes Regional going into Saturday, but found themselves down 5-0 to New Albany, Ind.

08/09/2014

Lennie Merullo, a member of the Chicago Cubs 1945 World Series team, throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs Miami Marlins game at Wrigley Field June 7, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Merullo is the only surviving member of the Chicago Cubs who has ever played in a World Series game in a Cubs uniform. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lone Living Cub From ’45 World Series Returns To Wrigley

Now 97, Lennie Merullo used a walker and got help from his son when he threw out the first pitch Saturday before the Cubs played the Miami Marlins.

06/07/2014

White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: An Early All-Star Game Rant

So long as home-field advantage is on the line, there should be nothing honorary about the game.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Where have the days of Michael Barrett and A.J. Pierzynski exchanging blows gone? (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Crosstown Classic Lacks Luster

With both teams shy of their bright futures, the series doesn’t have the same feel.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2014

David Ortiz, left, takes a selfie with President Barack Obama. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

View: David Ortiz Takes Selfie With President Obama

Red Sox slugger Ortiz pounced at a rare opportunity.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2014

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Five Sporting Events Worth Traveling For

Some of the best American sporting events worth traveling for are the Daytona 500, the Masters Tournament, the Super Bowl the U.S. Open and the World Series.

12/31/2013

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Keidel: Redbirds Will Be Back In Catbird Seat

Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.

11/01/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 30: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 6

The Red Sox win their eighth World Series. Here are five things you missed from game 6.

10/31/2013

The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the 2013 World Series.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox Win World Series Title, Beat Cards 6-1 In Game 6

BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox romped to their third World Series championship in 10 seasons, thumping October ace Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday night in Game […]

10/30/2013

Fenway Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Red Sox Aim To Win Title At Fenway, 1st Since 1918

Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago but did it on the road.

670 The Score–10/30/2013

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