World Series: Reasons to root

Don't have a favorite? Here's a handy-dandy guide to help you choose a team

Updated: October 24, 2012, 1:51 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Whom should you root for in the World Series? That's easy.

Root for the Giants. Because their postseason adventure deserves a John Williams film score. Six times they were on the brink of elimination and each time they won, first rallying from an 0-2 deficit to the Reds on the road in the division series, then from a 1-3 deficit to the Cardinals in the NLCS. Their October has been so dramatic that Hunter Pence's shattered bat should have had "Wonderboy" burned into the barrel -- and ...

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