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

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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!

A baseball is no match for a lightsaber.
  • A baseball is no match for a lightsaber.
Oh, Anakin, you're so evil!
  • Oh, Anakin, you're so evil!
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Fly us to a victory, rebel pilot.
  • Fly us to a victory, rebel pilot.
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"Oh, no big deal, I'm just a storm trooper here for the game."
  • "Oh, no big deal, I'm just a storm trooper here for the game."

Even more Star Wars fans on the next page!

"Save us, Cardinals. You're our only hope."
  • "Save us, Cardinals. You're our only hope."
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Going to the Cardinals game is no excuse to stop your Jedi training, as this dedicated fan shows.
  • Going to the Cardinals game is no excuse to stop your Jedi training, as this dedicated fan shows.
Gunna hit a baseball with that lightsaber?
  • Gunna hit a baseball with that lightsaber?
"Get closer to the droid, kids!"
  • "Get closer to the droid, kids!"

Follow Lindsay Toler on Twitter at @StLouisLindsay. E-mail the author at Lindsay.Toler@RiverfrontTimes.com.

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