Game Seven Win Over Royals Gives Giants Third World Series In Only Five Years

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In case you missed it, the Kansas City Royals valiantly struggled against the San Francisco Giants in a failed attempt at keep them from picking up their third World Series championship title in only half a decade.

The last possible game of the best-of-seven fall classic led to a close win for San Francisco, with a couple of close calls (one of them a brilliant double play) giving them the edge that helped them hold on, 3-2. Celebration after their win was possibly a little too enthusiastic over in Northern California, as approximately forty people were arrested and two shootings occurred. 

For Kansas City fans, game seven was a big surprise and letdown after game six, which the Royals won in a 10-0 blowout. The entire series was a roller coaster, with high scoring games causing huge swings in emotions and momentum; It seems fitting that it all wound down to a nail-biter finish Wednesday night. 

Do you think the Kansas City Royals will make it to the World Series again soon?

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