Ranking Baseball's Last 25 World Series Matchups

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Ranking Baseball's Last 25 World Series Matchups

Heading into the 2013 World Series, this matchup between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals looked to have all the makings of a seven-game dog fight.

We're just two games in at this point, but things are all knotted up at 1-1 heading to St. Louis, and the two teams certainly look to be as evenly matched as any baseball fan could ask for.

For now, however, we'll briefly turn our attention to the past. Looking back at the past 25 World Series matchups, I've ranked them from 25-1, based upon how good the series itself turned out to be.

So what makes a great series? Memorable moments like the Kirk Gibson and Joe Carter home runs certainly help, but my main focus was on how many games the series went and how tightly contested each game in the series was.

With that value system in mind, here is a look at the past 25 years of the Fall Classic.

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