Members of the 1968 St. Louis Cardinals — manager Red Schoendienst (2), Roger Maris (9), Tim McCarver (15), Orlando Cepeda (30), (Middle L-R) Bob Gibson (45), Curt Flood (21), Julian Javier (25), Mike Shannon (18), Dal Maxvill (27), and Lou Brock (20) — pose during a team photo shoot at  Busch Memorial Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Members of the 1968 St. Louis Cardinals — manager Red Schoendienst (2), Roger Maris (9), Tim McCarver (15), Orlando Cepeda (30), (Middle L-R) Bob Gibson (45), Curt Flood (21), Julian Javier (25), Mike Shannon (18), Dal Maxvill (27), and Lou Brock (20) — pose during a team photo shoot at ¬†Busch Memorial Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Tommie Smith crosses the finish line after winning the 200 meter at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. The men’s track and field team dominated the competition. They took gold in the sprint events, swept the 400 meters and won five out of eight field events. Overall they took home 10 individual gold medals, two relay team gold medals, five silver and seven bronze. (Neil Leifer/SI)
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Tommie Smith crosses the finish line after winning the 200 meter at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. The men’s track and field team dominated the competition. They took gold in the sprint events, swept the 400 meters and won five out of eight field events. Overall they took home 10 individual gold medals, two relay team gold medals, five silver and seven bronze. (Neil Leifer/SI)

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Members of the 1968 St. Louis Cardinals including Roger Maris, Tim McCarver, Bob Gibson, Mike Shannon, Lou Brock, Orlando Cepeda, Curt Flood, Julian Javier, Dal Maxvill and manager Red Schoendienst, pose in the team’s locker room. St. Louis will face the Rangers in the 2011 World Series. (Neil Leifer/SI)LEMIRE: Underdog Cardinals knock out Brewers, advance to World Series VIDEO: Game 6 highlights | Pujols interview | Cardinals celebrate pennant

Members of the 1968 St. Louis Cardinals including Roger Maris, Tim McCarver, Bob Gibson, Mike Shannon, Lou Brock, Orlando Cepeda, Curt Flood, Julian Javier, Dal Maxvill and manager Red Schoendienst, pose in the team’s locker room. St. Louis will face the Rangers in the 2011 World Series. (Neil Leifer/SI)

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