PHOTO GALLERY: Cardinals win Game 1 of the World Series
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 | 11:46 p.m. CDT;
updated 10:43 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Workers paint a logo Tuesday at Busch Stadium in preparation for Game 1 of baseball's World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. It was the Cardinals' first trip to the World Series since 2006.
ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals won the first game of the World Series on Wednesday night, 3-2. Game 2 will be played Thursday.
Workers remove a tarp from the infield on Wednesday at Busch Stadium before Game 1 of baseball's World Series. The weather was expected to play a factor in the game.
Albert Pujols and Matt Holliday celebrate in the dugout Wednesday night after scoring on a hit by Lance Berkman during the fourth inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers in St. Louis.
First baseman Albert Pujols makes a play on a ball hit by Texas Rangers' Michael Young during the sixth inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series on Wednesday in St. Louis.
Chris Carpenter dives to tag first base to get Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus out during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series on Wednesday in St. Louis.
Texas Rangers starting pitcher C.J. Wilson throws during the second inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday in St. Louis.
Cardinals' Allen Craig hits an RBI single during the sixth inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday in St. Louis.
Matt Holliday (7) and Jon Jay (19) celebrate after the final out in the ninth inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 3-2 to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
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