Update, 1:05 a.m.: Dave Sheinin reports from the Cardinals’ win to cap an improbable run to the World Series title. In his Game 7 column, Thomas Boswell calls it “absolutely the best long-shot comeback from the baseball boneyard in the sport’s history.”

Original post: Can anything top last night’s thrilling climax? We’ll see. Friday night, 8:05 p.m., Game 7 of the 2011 World Series between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Read Dave Sheinin’s account of how you can’t kill the Cardinals, and check out his preview of tonight’s showdown. Savor Thomas Boswell’s column, which captures “the feast of heroism, comedy, strategy and virtually insane comebacks that turned Busch Stadium into a theater of continuous disbelief.” And, learn more about Joe Buck’s perfect call of David Freese’s game-winning home run.

Tonight’s pitchers are Matt Harrison for the Rangers and Chris Carpenter for the Cardinals. The game is being televised on Fox, WTTG-Channel 5.