Rich history of Game 7 gets Cards-Giants addition
NLCS extended to its limit by two teams familiar with do-or-die scenario
The very essence of the term is synonymous with winner-take-all, pressure-packed thrills:Game 7. A 2012 postseason that has seen more than its share of elimination games will include one more before the World Series begins, with the Giants and Cardinals stretching their best-of-seven National League Championship Series to the limit.
LCS Game 7s
John Schlegel is a national reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.