Seven is the most magical (sometimes lucky) number in sports

Thursday October 24th, 2013
The Cardinals' Matt Holiday hopes seven is a lucky number for St. Louis in the World Series.
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Seven is tall (Manute Bol was 7-foot-7) and seven is Tiny (Nate Archibal wore it). Seven is everything. The World Series may not go seven games. But if it wants to be perfect it will.

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