Cardinals announce process for playoff ticket sales

ST. LOUIS — No guarantees, of course, but with the Cardinals back in first place following their weekend sweep of the Pirates, fans can start thinking of postseason baseball with a bit less anxiety. And, if they are so inclined, about buying playoff tickets.

The Cardinals announced details on how to purchase postseason tickets Tuesday. Specifics on ticket sales for each round follow:

Wild-card game, Division Series

* On sale at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12.

* Tickets available at cardinals.com, via phone at 314-345-9000 and at the Busch Stadium ticket windows on Eighth Street.

* No pre-registration required.

NL Championship Series

* Online registration for the chance to purchase tickets begins Friday, Sept. 13 and ends Thursday, Sept. 19.

* Winners of random drawing will be notified via email on Friday, Sept. 20.

* Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24.

* One game, four-ticket limit.

World Series

* Online registration for the chance to purchase tickets begins Friday, Sept. 13 and ends Wednesday, Oct. 9.

* Winners of random drawing will be notified via email on Thursday, Oct. 10.

* Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.

* One game, two-ticket limit.