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A photographic look at the San Francisco Giants 4-3 Game 4 extra inning World Series victory over the Detroit Tigers

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A handout photo of then New York Giants Manager John McGraw, left, and then Boston Red Sox Manager Jake Stahl shaking hands at the 1912 World Series. The San Francisco Giants, who are in the 2012 World Series, were also in it 100 years ago, when the team lost the title in a dramatic and historic fashion.

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Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, left, talks at a news conference as he announces that Clayton Kershaw receives Roberto Clemente Award before Game 4 of baseball's World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit. At right is Vera Clemente.

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Detroit Tigers fans try to keep warm before the start of Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship against the San Francisco Giants in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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A Detroit Tigers fan keeps warm in the stands by wearing a face mask as he waits for the start of Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship against the San Francisco Giants in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Jamie Awad, of San Francisco, watches from the stands before Game 4 of baseball's World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit.

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Detroit Tigers right fielder Avisail Garcia waits for the start of Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit.

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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws during the first inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit.

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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws to the San Francisco Giants in the first inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland sits in the dugout before the start of Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship against the San Francisco Giants in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants Pablo Sandoval (L) fields a bunt by Detroit Tigers' Quintin Berry as starting pitcher Matt Cain avoids the play in the third inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence celebrates as he comes into score against the Detroit Tigers during the second inning of Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence is congratulated in the dugout after scoring against the Detroit Tigers in the second inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval hits a third inning single against the Detroit Tigers during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval prepares for a hit against the Detroit Tigers in the second inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Max Scherzer throws to San Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro during the first inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit.

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Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder reacts after striking out during the first inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit.

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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera talks to San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval after being stranded on base during the first inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit.

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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain throws to the Detroit Tigers in the first inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence hits the wall as he watches a two-run home run off the bat of Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera clear the wall in the third inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a two run home run against the San Francisco Giants in the third inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (L) and Austin Jackson celebrate Cabrera's two run home run against the San Francisco Giants in the third inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Delmon Young hits a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants in the sixth inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers left fielder Quintin Berry reacts as he grounds out during the fifth inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit.

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San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey is congratulated by third base coachTim Flannery after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Detroit.

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Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland (R) and catcher Gerald Laird wait on the pitching mound during a pitching change in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera makes a throw to first base but fails to get San Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro in the sixth inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro (R) raises a fist beside Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta after driving in the eventual winning run in the tenth inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Ryan Theriot scores the eventual winning run against the Detroit Tigers in the tenth inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Omar Infante is hit by a pitch in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Omar Infante goes down in the ninth inning after being hit by a pitch from the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers Omar Infante (R) grimaces as the trainer and manager Jim Leyland (L) check with him after he was hit by a pitch from San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Santiago Casilla in the ninth inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta (top) catches San Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro in an eighth inning run down during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Octavio Dotel (L) tags out San Francisco Giants' Marco Scutaro with the ball in an eighth inning run down to complete a double play during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Detroit Tigers' Gerald Laird bunts to a pop up out in the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants Ryan Theriot (R) scores the game winning run in the 10th inning between Detroit Tigers catcher Gerald Laird (L) and pitcher Phil Coke (C) during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Ryan Theriot scores the eventual winning run against the Detroit Tigers in the tenth inning during Game 4 of the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo celebrates after the Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 to win the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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Fans celebrate at Civic Center Plaza after the San Francisco Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers, winning the MLB World Series baseball championship, in San Francisco, California October 28, 2012.

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Fans celebrate at Civic Center Plaza after the San Francisco Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers, winning the MLB World Series baseball championship, in San Francisco, California October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (R) celebrates with a teammate after defeating the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 to win the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants players, including Hunter Pence (R), celebrate after winning Game 4 over the Detroit Tigers to clinch the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants players celebrate after defeating the Detroit Tigers to win the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants players celebrate after winning Game 4 over the Detroit Tigers to clinch the MLB World Series baseball championship in Detroit, Michigan, October 28, 2012.

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