A pair of teams familiar with making historic comebacks will meet Sunday night in San Francisco when the Cardinals and Giants play Game 1 of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park.
The Cardinals reached the NLCS by overcoming a 6-0 deficit in Friday's Game 5 in Washington, scoring four runs in the ninth inning to complete the biggest comeback in a winner-take-all game in baseball history.
The Giants made history themselves, becoming the first National League team to overcome an 0-2 deficit and win the Division Series. And their comeback was even more impressive because they lost the first two games in San Francisco before winning three straight games in Cincinnati to stun the Reds.
The series features the last two World Series winners and figures to be pretty evenly matched. Both teams rely on strong starting pitching and solid bullpens while the Cardinals have the edge offensively.
Here's a recap of the six regular season meetings between the two teams, which...