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ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, MARCH 10-11 - FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2011, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese celebrates with fans after defeating the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 of baseball's World Series in St. Louis. After carrying his hometown St. Louis Cardinals to the World Series title with clutch hit after clutch hit, Freese is about to find out about the other side of being the hometown boy who makes good _ the pressure, scrutiny and demands on your time can be suffocating. And the realization that fan support is not unconditional can carry an extra sting. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Freese lived every kid's dream last October, carrying his hometown St. Louis Cardinals to the World Series title with clutch hit after clutch hit.. The third baseman, who went to high school just outside St. Louis, was named the MVP of the NLCS and the

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