10/23/2013 05:53 pm ET Updated Oct 23, 2013

Get To Know The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals With These 5 Facts


Making the 19th appearance in franchise history, the St. Louis Cardinals may seem like World Series regulars but don't tell that rookie pitcher Michael Wacha or veteran outfielder Carlos Beltran. Both are making their first appearance in the Fall Classic and both figure to make an impact. While the 2013 edition of the Redbirds has its share of familiar faces -- Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright -- the team stands apart from recent residents of Busch Stadium.

Get better acquainted with the 2013 St. Louis Cardinals with these five facts:

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