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Tom Verducci
December 29, 2003
WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSA Hero's welcome awaited shortstop Alex Gonzalez after his 12th-inning homer off little-used Yankees righthander Jeff Weaver won the Series-turning Game 4, but these Marlins were a team with many heroes, including catcher Pudge Rodriguez (kneeling), who drove in 17 postseason runs, and righthander Josh Beckett (page 72), who earned Series MVP honors after tossing a shutout in Game 6.
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December 29, 2003

Florida Marlins

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WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS
A Hero's welcome awaited shortstop Alex Gonzalez after his 12th-inning homer off little-used Yankees righthander Jeff Weaver won the Series-turning Game 4, but these Marlins were a team with many heroes, including catcher Pudge Rodriguez (kneeling), who drove in 17 postseason runs, and righthander Josh Beckett (page 72), who earned Series MVP honors after tossing a shutout in Game 6.

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