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And two days later, the celebrations are still going on as the the champions were pictured holding the Commissioner's Trophy as they stepped off a plane in Texas.
Shortstop Marcus Semien hoisted the trophy above his head on Friday as Jose Leclerc flashed a wide smile.
Semien blasted two home runs and tallied eight RBI in the World Series as the Rangers capped off a hugely improbable run.
The Rangers, their half-billion dollar middle infield and their almost-certain Hall of Fame manager Bruce Bochy, who just won his fourth title after coming out of retirement, should be all set to contend again next season.
Marcus Semien hoisted the World Series trophy above his head on Friday morning
The shortstop played a huge role in the Rangers' win, as he homered twice in the World Series
In another photo, he was seen next to Jose Leclerc (right), who flashed a wide smile
The franchise had never won a World Series championship before completing the feat this year
Their long-term plan may have resulted in a title quicker than anyone could have expected, but it was never about a one-and-done run for the franchise that waited 63 seasons — the last 52 in Texas — to hoist the World Series trophy.
'A lot of trust from them to me and me to them, and a lot of trust for Marcus to come, a lot of trust for Jon (Gray) — all these guys that came here and had the same vision,' Seager said. 'It's pretty cool to see it through.'
Seager is only two seasons into the $325million, 10-year deal the now two-time World Series MVP signed in