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Tips for attending the Atlanta Braves Wild Card game

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This evening the Atlanta Braves will face off against the St. Louis Cardinals in a post-season Wild Card game at Turner Field.

Here are a few things to know if you have tickets to the game:

*A large crowd is expected for the game. Parking lots open at noon and the gates to Turner Field open at 3 p.m.

*Turner Field's parking lots are full. However, MARTA shuttles will run between the Five Points Station in downtown Atlanta and Turner Field, starting at 3:30 p.m. and will stop running one hour after the game ends.

*The first 45,000 fans in the gates will receive a foam tomahawk to help cheer on the Braves.

*Marietta native Travis Tritt will perform the National Anthem before the game begins at 5:07 p.m.*A member of the U.S. Military will be honored as the Hometown Hero during the 6th inning.

*During the 7th inning stretch, Timothy Miller, an Atlanta opera singer, will sing God Bless America.

If the Braves beat the Cardinals, they will host the first two games of the National League Division Series on Oct. 7 and 8 at Turner Field.

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