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Sellout crowd for MLB's 1st wild-card playoff game

Updated: October 5, 2012, 7:36 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- A sellout crowd of 52,631 packed Turner Field to watch the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball's first wild-card playoff game.

It was the Braves' biggest crowd of the season.

Fans included former Braves owner Ted Turner, who set across an aisle from former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn. Former Braves manager Bobby Cox also attended the game.

Tributes to retiring third baseman Chipper Jones gave the Braves three sellouts ...

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