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Fairview Heights, ILL (KSDK) - The Cardinals are about to wrap up a 50 stop tour for the 2011 World Series trophy.

Since early January, U.S. Cellular says nearly 17,000 people have turned out in three statesto see the trophy in person and get their picture taken with it.

The trophy will make a final stop in Manhattan, Kansas on Monday. Then it's on to Busch Stadium, where the Cardinals will open the season on Friday against the Chicago Cubs.

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