ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals are coming back to the Lou for Game 1 and 2 of the NLCS! And there will be pep rallies both games, starting three hours before the games.

The Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of the NLDS Wednesday night to continue on in the postseason. Since the Nationals were the Wild Card team, the Cardinals will play up to four games at Busch Stadium in the NLCS.

A spokesperson for the Cardinals said the rallies will be similar to Opening Day with live music and giveaways.

The Game 1 pep rally schedule is:

  • 4–6 p.m. on the Missouri Lottery Outdoor Stage/Busch II Infield at Ballpark Village
    • Music, entertainment and appearances by DJ Todd Thomas, Cardinals Organist Dwayne Hilton, Fredbird, Team Fredbird, and Cardinals Alumni with prize and ticket giveaways!
  • Red & Navy Rally Towel Giveaway(Gates open at 4:35): 40,000 fans entering with a ticket. Presented by SSM Health.
  • Pregame Field Ceremonies:
    • Introduction of the St. Louis Cardinals & Washington Nationals
    • Outfield Flag by Fort Leonard Wood
    • National Anthem performed by Charles Glenn
    • Ceremonial First Pitches by Cardinals Hall of Famers Jason Isringhausen & Scott Rolen

The Game 2 pep rally schedule is:

  • Noon-2 p.m. on the Missouri Lottery Outdoor Stage/Busch II Infield at Ballpark Village
    • Music, entertainment and appearances by DJ Todd Thomas, Cardinals Organist Dwayne Hilton, Fredbird, Team Fredbird, and Cardinals Alumni with prize and ticket giveaways!
  • Red & Navy Rally Towel Giveaway(Gates open at 12:35): 40,000 fans entering with a ticket. Presented by Ameren Missouri & Ameren Illinois.
  • Pregame Field Ceremonies:
    • Colors presented by Navy Talent Acquisition Group - Mid-America Color Guard
    • National Anthem performance by Retired Naval Petty Officer, 1st Class, Generald Wilson
    • Ceremonial First Pitches by Cardinals Alumni Danny Cox & John Tudor

As of 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 10, there were only standing room tickets left for Game 1.

Tickets for the NLCS went on sale Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Below is the schedule the MLB has released so far:

Game 1 in St. Louis on Oct. 11 at 7:08 p.m.

Game 2 in St. Louis Oct. 12 at 3:08 p.m.

Game 3 in Washington Oct. 14, time TBD

Game 4 in Washington Oct. 15, time TBD

Game 5 in Washington Oct. 16, time TBD*

Game 6 in St. Louis Friday, Oct. 18, time TBD*

Game 7 in St. Louis Saturday, Oct. 19, time TBD*

*Games 5, 6 and 7 are only if necessary

Fans can buy tickets at cardinals.com and by phone at 314-345-9000. All individual tickets will be delivered exclusively via the MLB Ballpark app.

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