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• The Giants' historical inability, in a 128-year stretch, to yet win a postseason series-ending Game 7 heading into Monday night's NLCS decider received considerable attention. But that did not make them unique among the Majors' 16 charter franchises. Also yet to win a series-ending Game 7 in any postseason series: the Phillies, the Cubs, the Browns-Orioles, the White Sox and the Indians.

• Through six games, the Cardinals (three) and the Giants (one) had combined for four stolen bases. The record low for a seven-game NLCS is five, by the Marlins (4) and the Cubs (1) in 2003 and by the Braves (4) and Cardinals (1) in 1996.

• The Giants' historical inability, in a 128-year stretch, to yet win a postseason series-ending Game 7 heading into Monday night's NLCS decider received considerable attention. But that did not make them unique among the Majors' 16 charter franchises. Also yet to win a series-ending Game 7 in any postseason series: the Phillies, the Cubs, the Browns-Orioles, the White Sox and the Indians.

• Through six games, the Cardinals (three) and the Giants (one) had combined for four stolen bases. The record low for a seven-game NLCS is five, by the Marlins (4) and the Cubs (1) in 2003 and by the Braves (4) and Cardinals (1) in 1996.