Thursday, July 10, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals, These are the Star Wars Fans You've Been Looking For [PHOTOS]

Posted By on Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:55 AM

The Force is with you, Cardinals. - ALL PHOTOS BY JOHN GITCHOFF
  • All photos by John Gitchoff
  • The Force is with you, Cardinals.

The Force was with the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night.

The Redbirds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2, but the real excitement was in the stands, where fans of George Lucas' famous sci-fi franchise celebrated the second annual Star Wars night at Busch Stadium.

See all photos: Star Wars Night at Busch Stadium 2014

Chewbacca threw the ceremonial first pitch to Tyler Lyons before the game, and ticket holders took home a limited-edition shirt featuring R2-D2.

Here are our favorite costumes and moments from Star Wars night:

This is one of the best Jawa costumes we've ever seen.
  • This is one of the best Jawa costumes we've ever seen.
Adorable family, look behind you!
  • Adorable family, look behind you!
If C-3PO were here, he'd translate R2D2's beeps into, "Let's go, Cards!"
  • If C-3PO were here, he'd translate R2D2's beeps into, "Let's go, Cards!"
Chewbacca threw the ceremonial first pitch to Tyler Lyons before the game.
  • Chewbacca threw the ceremonial first pitch to Tyler Lyons before the game.

More photos of Star Wars night at Busch Stadium on the next page!

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