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A photographic look at the St. Louis Cardinals Game 1 victory over the San Francisco Giants

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A boy sits beside the Juan Marichal statue outside AT&T Park as he waits for the start of Game 1 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, California October 14, 2012.

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The evening sky sets over AT&T Park as the San Francisco Giants host the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants fan Donna Shields arrives for Game 1 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, California October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants fans sing during the seventh inning stretch in Game 1 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants fans hold drinks in their hands at the start of Game 1 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (15) shakes hands with St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny (22) before the start of Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco (R) celebrates scoring in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals with teammate Aubrey Huff in Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum comes in to pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth inning of Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco (7) celebrates his fourth inning two RBI triple against the St. Louis Cardinals on his return to the dugout during Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran (3) hits a two-run home run against the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning of Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, California, October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) is pulled from the game by manager Bruce Bochy (R) in the fourth inning during Game 1 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Beltran (3) watches his fourth inning two-run home run along with home plate umpire Chris Guccione (R), San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey and starting pitcher Shelby Miller (L) during Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco police arrest a rowdy fan during Game 1 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Pete Kozma (38) steals third on San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval in the fourth inning of Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Daniel Descalso (33) hits a double in the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese (23) catches a foul ball off the bat of San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan as shortstop Pete Kozma backs him up during Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford warms up in the batting circle in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, California, October 14, 2012.

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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn (R) throws out San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt at first in the second inning during Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese (23) slaps hands with teammate Daniel Descalso after hitting a two-run home run in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game 1 of their MLB NLCS playoff baseball series in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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Singer Tony Bennett performs "God Bless America" during the seventh inning stretch of Game 1 of the MLB NLCS playoff baseball series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, October 14, 2012.

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