Key questions: Dodgers-Cardinals

Now this is a championship series. It features the two teams with the most pennants in the history of the National League, two division winners in 2013, two teams that at certain points this year were each the best team in the game. These are two teams with stars galore, young and old.

These two teams also have a playoff history: 2009, 2004 and 1985, the latter of which gave us the Jack Clark home run and the Ozzie Smith home run from the left side.

Dodgers and Cardinals. Go crazy folks, go crazy.

Here are five questions to consider before this series starts Friday: