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In the National League Championship Series, it took until the seventh and deciding game, but the Los Angeles Dodgers finally defeated the Milwaukee Brewers, and now move on to the World Series, where they will play the Boston Red Sox, beginning tomorrow night.



In Week Seven of the National Football League…

Tennessee 19
LA Chargers 20

Carolina 21
Philadelphia 17

Minnesota 37
NY Jets 17

Buffalo 5
Indianapolis 37

New England 38
Chicago 31

Cleveland 23
Tampa Bay 26

Houston 20
Jacksonville 7

Detroit 32
Miami 21

New Orleans 24
Baltimore 23

Dallas 17
Washington 20

LA Rams 39
San Francisco 10

Cincinnati 10
Kansas City 45
KC's View:
I was surprised to read over the weekend that the Red Sox and Dodgers have met just once in the World Series - in 1916. The Dodgers at the time were playing in Brooklyn, and weren’t even called the Dodgers; they were called the Brooklyn Robins. And while the Red Sox had moved into Fenway Park five years before, the Series was played in Boston at Braves Field, which held more spectators.

One other thing. Playing for the Dodgers that year was a 26-year-old named Casey Stengel. And the Red Sox had a 21-year-old left-handed pitcher on its roster - Babe Ruth.

Content Guy’s Prediction: Red Sox in 6.