St. Louis (KSDK) -- St. Louis Cardinals fans got pumped up at a pre-game pep rally ahead of the potential clinching NLCS Game 5 Friday.
PHOTOS: Game 5 pep rally
The Cardinals Official Pre-Game Pep Rally was from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Ballpark Village at Clark and Broadway.
There was live music and appearances by Fredbird and Cardinals alumni.
Fans also had a chance to get their pictures taken with the 2011 World Series Trophy.
Gates for Game 5 at Busch Stadium opened at 5 p.m. and rally towels were given to 42,000 fans when they entered the stadium.
The first pitch is at 7:07 p.m. and can be seen on FOX.
The Cardinals lead the series 3-1. The winner will take on the Detroit Tigers in the World Series.
Take a look at the video below. The Cardinals released footage of what it is like to be part of the Clydesdale procession around the warning track at Busch Stadium.