Cardinals, Red Sox's happy celebrations on path to World Series

Check out some of the most joyful moments in the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals' paths to their collision in the 2013 World Series.

  • April 13, 2013; Boston, MA USA; Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli (12) and center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury (2) react after a walk off single by right fielder Shane Victorino (not pictured) during the tenth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

  • April 13, 2013; Boston, MA USA; Members of the Boston Red Sox celebrate their walk off win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 6, 2013; Boston, MA USA; Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew (7) hits a walk off double during the eleventh inning against the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park. Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 6, 2013; Boston, MA USA; Members of the Boston Red Sox celebrate their walk off win during the eleventh inning against the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park. Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 27, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Edward Mujica (44) and catcher Yadier Molina (4) celebrate after the final out in the ninth inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. The Cardinals won 6-3. USA TODAY Sports

  • May 29, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals fans celebrate after pinch hitter Daniel Descalso (not pictured) hit a single to score third baseman David Freese (23) and catcher Yadier Molina (4) during the eighth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Busch Stadium. St. Louis defeated Kansas City 5-3. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 6, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Members of the Boston Red Sox celebrate after designated hitter David Ortiz (34) hit a walk off home run to defeat the Texas Rangers 6-3 at Fenway Park. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 6, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Members of the Boston Red Sox celebrate after designated hitter David Ortiz (34) hit a walk off home run to defeat the Texas Rangers 6-3 at Fenway Park. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 6, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Members of the Boston Red Sox celebrate after designated hitter David Ortiz (middle) hit a walk off home run to defeat the Texas Rangers 6-3 at Fenway Park. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 17, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Edward Mujica (44) and Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) celebrate their victory over the Chicago Cubs against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 5-2. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jul 3, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox pinch hitter Jonny Gomes (5) rounds the bases after hitting a walk off home run during the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres at Fenway Park. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jul 3, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Members of the Boston Red Sox wait at home plate for pinch hitter Jonny Gomes (5) after hitting a walk off home run during the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres at Fenway Park. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jul 21, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) and the rest of the Boston Red Sox wait at home plate to congratulate first baseman Mike Napoli (12) for his walk off home run against the New York Yankees during the eleventh inning at Fenway Park. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jul 21, 2013; Boston, MA, USA;Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli (left) hugs center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury (2) after Napoli hit a walk off home run against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. USA TODAY Sports

  • Aug 1, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; The Boston Red Sox celebrate with right fielder Daniel Nava (center) after his game-winning hit to defeat the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park. Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

  • Aug 13, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Adron Chambers (56) celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk off single off of Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jared Hughes (not pictured) during the fourteenth inning at Busch Stadium. St. Louis defeated Pittsburgh 4-3 in 14 innings. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Aug 13, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Adron Chambers (56) celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk off single off of Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jared Hughes (not pictured) during the fourteenth inning at Busch Stadium. St. Louis defeated Pittsburgh 4-3 in 14 innings. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 1, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Edward Mujica (44) and catcher Yadier Molina (4) celebrate after defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. The St. Louis Cardinals won 7-2. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 7, 2013; Bronx, NY, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) watches teammates celebrate at home plate before his turn to bat against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 27, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after the game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 7-0 to win the National League Central Title. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 27, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after the game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 7-0 to win the National League Central Title. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 27, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after the game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 7-0 to win the National League Central Title. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 27, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny (22) and Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday (7) celebrate after the game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 7-0 to win the National League Central Title. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 27, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal (15), center fielder Jon Jay (19) and shortstop Daniel Descalso (33) celebrate after the game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 7-0 to win the National League Central Title. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 29, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals fans celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. St. Louis defeated Chicago 4-0 and clinched the best record in the National League. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 11, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; Members of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate on the field as Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez (foreground left) leaves the field following game one of the National League Championship Series baseball game at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals won 3-2 in 13 innings. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 18, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; Members of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate on the field after game six of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 18, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals players Matt Adams (left), Tony Cruz (middle) and Jaime Garcia celebrate in the clubhouse after game six of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 18, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals players Carlos Martinez (left) , Matt Adams (middle) and Tony Cruz celebrate in the clubhouse after game six of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 18, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals players Carlos Martinez (left) and Jon Jay celebrate after game six of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 18, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; Members of the St. Louis Cardinals including Michael Wacha (52) celebrate on the field after game six of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 18, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is interviewed after game six of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 18, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha holds the series MVP trophy after game six of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 18, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran (middle) celebrates in the clubhouse with his teammates after game six of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 19, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox players Koji Uehara (right) , Xander Bogaerts (72) and Jarrod Saltalamacchia celebrate after defeating the Detroit Tigers in game six of the American League Championship Series playoff baseball game at Fenway Park. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 19, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara (left) , designated hitter David Ortiz (middle) and manager John Farrell (right) celebrate after defeating the Detroit Tigers in game six of the American League Championship Series playoff baseball game at Fenway Park. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY

  • Oct 19, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Members of the Boston Red Sox celebrate on the field after defeating the Detroit Tigers in game six of the American League Championship Series playoff baseball game at Fenway Park. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY

  • Oct 19, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Members of the Boston Red Sox celebrate on the field after defeating the Detroit Tigers to win the American League pennant in game six of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 19, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox fans celebrate after defeating the Detroit Tigers in game six of the American League Championship Series playoff baseball game at Fenway Park. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports