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The only players to drive in more runs during a single World Series are former Yankees Bobby Richardson (12 RBIs in 1960), Mantle (11 in ‘60) and Yogi Berra (10 in ‘56), the Indians’ Sandy Alomar Jr. (10 in ‘97) and Ted Kluszewski of the White Sox (10 in ‘59).

“When it’s my turn to go, I’ll go up there with the approach I take,” Napoli said, “and whatever happens to be done, I’m going to try to do.”

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BIG GUNS: David Eckstein, the 2006 World Series MVP for the Cardinals, will throw the first pitch before Game 6. If there’s a Game 7, Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith gets the call. Minus his trademark backflip, though.