Tigers will take on Giants in World Series

San Francisco Giants eliminate St. Louis Cardinals, secure trip to World Series with Detroit Tigers

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The San Francisco Giants will make their 21st World Series appearance. The Giants have won the World Series six times -- the most recent was in 2010 over the Texas Rangers.

DETROIT -

The Detroit Tigers will face the San Francisco Giants in the 2012 World Series after the Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 Monday night in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series.

The Giants are returning to the World Series just two years since winning it in 2010.

San Francisco will have home-field advantage because the National League won the All-Star game. Game 1 is 8 p.m. Wednesday in San Francisco.

The Giants' regular season record was 94-68. Detroit's was 88-74.

The franchises have never met in the World Series. The Tigers have four titles -- most recent in 1984 -- to the Giants' six.

However, the Giants have won just a single World Series since moving to San Francisco in 1958. The other five were earned when they were known as the New York Giants.

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