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St. Louis (KSDK) - Excitement is in the air across Cardinal Nation. And fans are gearing up for the Redbirds' run in the World Series.

It wasn't a game day at Busch Stadium Saturday. But the Cardinals Team Store was still packed.

Some customers were there to buy merchandise they'll wear through the World Series. But others just wanted to be downtownto get it on the celebratory atmosphere followingFriday night's victory.

Since the game was well over, fans told us the team store was the second best place to be.

"I'd be in the ballpark if it was open," said Stan Dorrough."I'd be in the bleacher's screaming right now, 'we're gonna win the World Series baby, here we come!'"

"We're just hanging out and basking in the richness of winning," said lifelong Cardinals fan Starlin Haydon-Greatting.