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2021 BUSCH STADIUM HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS #10

Bill Stephens

August 17th, 2021

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Tuesday, August 17—Wednesday, August 25

ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 17, 2021 – After completing a perfect 6-0 road trip, the Cardinals return to Busch Stadium for eight games over a nine-day stretch starting with a three-games versus the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers (August 17-19), followed by a three-game weekend series with the Pittsburgh Pirates (August 20-22) and concludes with a two-game Interleague matchup against the Detroit Tigers (August 24-25).  Fans can view a full list of homestand highlights at cardinals.com/homestand.

Tuesday, August 17 — Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers (6:45 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Adam Wainwright (11-6, 3.27) vs. RHP Corbin Burnes (7-4, 2.23)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • David Freese Budweiser BashFans who purchase a special Bud Bash Theme Ticket will receive a limited edition David Freese bobblehead.  VIP ticket-holders will also have access to a pregame autograph session with David.  Theme Tickets for this event are sold out.
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  • Honorary First Pitch: In honor of his recent induction into the Missouri Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame, Cardinals radio play-by-play voice John Rooney will throw out a ceremonial first pitch before tonight’s game.
  • The Players Alliance Gear For Good Tour: Before today’s game, The Players Alliance will host 15 Cardinals Care Redbird Rookies athletes for a meet and greet with a current player, followed by a Q&A session with Cardinals Front Office executives. The Players Alliance will also present each athlete with a bag full of baseball equipment.

·         Frontline Fans: The Frontline Fans program provides complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential workers whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, personnel from the St. Louis Fire Department will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

·         Cardinals Care Auctions:Autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni can be bid on by fans in the ballpark and at home via cardinals.com/ccauctions.  The items will be on display at Gate 1, Gate 3, and inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club. The auction will run today from 9:00 AM—9:00 PM.

Wednesday, August 18 — Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers (6:45 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Jack Flaherty (9-1, 2.65) vs. RHP Freddy Peralta (9-3, 2.26)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:15 PM

·         College Night I: With the purchase of a special $20 Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive Cardinals sweater fleece vest.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/college.

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  • Edman’s Elite: Tommy Edman will host a group from Boys Hope Girls Hope for tonight’s game as part of his Edman’s Elite player ticket program.

·         Frontline Fans: The Frontline Fans program provides complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential workers whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, staff from Mid-America Transplant Services will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

·         MLBPAA Auctions: The MLBPAA will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1 and Gate 3 through the fifth inning.  Proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and MLBPAA.

Thursday, August 19 — Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers (6:45 PM)

Probable Pitchers: TBA vs. RHP Brandon Woodruff (7-6, 2.18)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:15 PM

·         Fredbird’s Garage Sale: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will be able to select three previous Theme Ticket giveaways to take home.  Item/size availability is limited, and items will be available on a first come, first served basis.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/garagesale.

  • Nolan’s Corner: Nolan Arenado will host a group from Our Lady of Guadalupe School for tonight’s game as part of his Nolan’s Corner player ticket program.

·         Frontline Fans: The Frontline Fans program provides complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential workers whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, custodial workers from SBM Management will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

·         MLBPAA Auctions: The MLBPAA will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1 and Gate 3 through the fifth inning.  Proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and MLBPAA.

Friday, August 20 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (7:15 PM)

Cardinals Hall of Fame Weekend presented by Edward Jones

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • Lou Brock T-Shirt Giveaway: 20,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Edward Jones.
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  • Lou Brock Tribute Night: The Cardinals will honor and celebrate the life of National Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock with a special pregame ceremony featuring Jackie Brock and Lou Brock Jr.

·         Grateful Dead Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a Grateful Dead tie-dye baseball jersey.  Come early for a special pregame performance by St. Louis’ favorite Dead tribute Band, Jake’s Leg, in Budweiser Terrance beginning at 5:30 PM.  A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated to Grateful Dead’s charity, The Rex Foundation.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/gratefuldead.

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  • Flashback Friday & Artifact SpotlightBefore every Friday home game, the Cardinals Museum hosts two presentations, one highlighting artifacts in the museum’s collection not currently on display and another featuring intimate and candid interviews with former Cardinals alumni and personnel.  Today’s presentations will take place outdoors on the Busch II Infield Stage in Together Credit Union Plaza beginning at 5:20 PM with Cardinals Hall of Fame inductees Keith HernandezTom Herr, and John Tudor.  Today’s events are free and open to the public.
  • Maryville University Cardinals Hall of Fame Walk Plaque Presentation: New plaques along the Maryville University Cardinals Hall of Fame Walk in Together Credit Union Plaza will be unveiled at 6:30 PM.

·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: Tickets will be available to purchase both online and at Busch Stadium. Ticket sales for today’s raffle will open at 9 AM CT and will conclude at the end of the 7th inning.  Fans must be 18 or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         Cardinals Care Auctions:Autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni can be bid on by fans in the ballpark and at home via cardinals.com/ccauctions.  The items will be on display by Gate 1, Gate 3 and inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club. The auction will run today from 9:00 AM—9:00 PM.

Saturday, August 21 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (6:15 PM)

Cardinals Hall of Fame Weekend presented by Edward Jones

TV: Bally Sports Midwest, MLB Network (out-of-market)

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 4:15 PM

  • 1985 Mystery Player NL Champions Ring Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Edward Jones.
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  • Edward Jones Cardinals Hall of Fame Induction CeremonyKeith HernandezTom HerrJohn Tudor & Bill White will be inducted into the Cardinals Hall of Fame during a 3:00 PM ceremony on the Busch II Infield Stage in Together Credit Union Plaza.  The ceremony is free and open to the public.  The 2021 inductees will also be recognized during a pregame ceremony on the field at Busch Stadium.  #CardsHOF
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·         Hall of Fame Red Jacket Parade: Following the induction ceremony, fans will have the opportunity to see and cheer on their favorite Cardinals Hall of Famers as more than a dozen Red Jacket members will parade through Together Credit Union Plaza.

·         Saturday Signings at the Museum: Cardinals Hall of Famer outfielder and NL Rookie of the Year Vince Coleman will sign from 10 AM-12 PM.  A special autograph ticket is required.  Visit cardinals.com/museum for more information.

  • Number 8’s Teammates: Mike Shildt will host a group from Action for Autism for tonight’s game as part of his Number 8’s Teammates ticket program.

·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: Tickets will be available to purchase both online and at Busch Stadium. Ticket sales for today’s raffle will open at 9 AM CT and will conclude at the end of the 7th inning.  Fans must be 18 or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         MLBPAA Auctions: The MLBPAA will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1, Gate 3, and inside the Cardinals Club and Redbird Club through the fifth inning.  Proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and MLBPAA.

Sunday, August 22 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1:15 PM)

Cardinals Hall of Fame Weekend presented by Edward Jones

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 11:15 AM

  • Bob Gibson T-Shirt Giveaway: 20,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Edward Jones.
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  • Cardinals Build-A-Bear Workshop Hall of Fame Bear Giveaway: 12,000 kids, ages 15 and younger, entering with a ticket, courtesy of Build-A-Bear Workshop.
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  • Bob Gibson Tribute Day: The Cardinals will honor and celebrate the life of National Baseball Hall of Famer Bob Gibson with a special pregame ceremony featuring Wendy Gibson and Chris Gibson.

·         Sunday Signings at the Museum: Cardinals Hall of Famers Tom Herr and John Tudor will sign from 10 AM-12 PM.  A special autograph ticket is required.  Visit cardinals.com/museum for more information.

  • First Responders Day: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive Cardinals First Responders t-shirt and a complimentary drink coupon.  A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated to The Backstoppers.  Presented by Together Credit Union. To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/firstresponders.
Responder
  • Prairie Farms Ice Cream Sundays: Starting two hours prior to the game, fans and families can enjoy games, prizes and free North Star frozen treats in Ford Plaza (while supplies last).

·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: Tickets will be available to purchase both online and at Busch Stadium. Ticket sales for today’s raffle will open at 9 AM CT and will conclude at the end of the 7th inning.  Fans must be 18 or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         MLBPAA Auctions: The MLBPAA will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1, Gate 3, and inside the Cardinals Club and Redbird Club through the fifth inning.  Proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and MLBPAA.

Tuesday, August 24 — Cardinals vs. Detroit Tigers (6:45 PM)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • Nurses Appreciation NightWith the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a nurses-themed Cardinals shirt.  Presented by Elsevier Nursing & Health Education.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/nurses.
Nurse

·         Frontline Fans: The Frontline Fans program provides complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential workers whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, staff from American Red Cross Biomedical Services will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

·         Cardinals Care Auctions:Autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni can be bid on by fans in the ballpark and at home via cardinals.com/ccauctions.  The items will be on display at Gate 1, Gate 3, and inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club. The auction will run today from 9:00 AM—9:00 PM.

Wednesday, August 25 — Cardinals vs. Detroit Tigers (12:15 PM)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest, MLB Network (out-of-market)

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, 98.7 FM & WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 10:45 AM

  • Nurses Appreciation DayWith the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a nurses-themed Cardinals shirt.  Presented by Elsevier Nursing & Health Education.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/nurses.
Nurse

·         Great Clips Charity Haircuts: During the game, fans can root for the Redbirds and shape up their roots with a visit to Ford Plaza.  For a $10 donation, Great Clips will cut your hair and donate all proceeds to Cardinals Care.

·         MLBPAA Auctions: The MLBPAA will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1, Gate 3, and inside the Cardinals Club and Redbird Club through the fifth inning.  Proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and MLBPAA.

2011 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY REUNION

2011-Reunion-LogoThe St. Louis Cardinals will host a 10-year anniversary reunion of the 2011 World Series Championship team at Busch Stadium on Saturday, September 18, presented by Heartland Coca-Cola.

Over 25 former players and coaches from the 2011 team, including Cardinals Hall of Famer Chris Carpenter, World Series MVP David Freese, 2011 Cardinals All-Stars Lance Berkman and Matt Holliday, are scheduled to take part in a pregame ceremony before that evening’s 6:15 PM game against the visiting San Diego Padres.   Learn more at cardinals.com/2011.

BUSCH STADIUM INFORMATION

FAN INFORMATION GUIDE

The Busch Stadium Fan Information Guide is designed to assist fans by presenting information about Busch Stadium offerings and accommodations.  View the guide at cardinals.com/info or via the MLB Ballpark app.

BUSCH STADIUM HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS – NEW FOR 2021

A number of policies and protocols are in place to ensure the health and safety of fans, employees, and players in 2021.  Fans are asked to wear masks when entering or circulating in the five indoor ticketed club areas, as well as the Official Team Store, Cardinals Authentics Shops and in all indoor public spaces at Ballpark Village. View the protocols at cardinals.com/backatbusch.

MLB BALLPARK APP – NEW FOR 2021

The Cardinals have transitioned exclusively to mobile ticket delivery via the MLB Ballpark App for the 2021 season.  Visit cardinals.com/ballparkapp for app instructions, tutorials and FAQ.

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE – NEW FOR 2021

The Cardinals Fan Food Guide is available at cardinals.com/food and via the MLB Ballpark app to help fans locate their favorite food and beverages at Busch Stadium.

Concession locations will only accept credit/debit cards and digital wallet payments (e.g. Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Google Pay) for payment.  Guests can purchase a debit card using cash at the three Schnucks Grab ‘N’ Go Markets inside Busch Stadium with no fees.  Debit cards are good at any location that accepts credit cards at the ballpark and any retailer outside the stadium.

BUSCH STADIUM PARKING – NEW FOR 2021

Fans can now purchase individual game day parking directly from the Cardinals in the Starr Lot located directly across the street from Gate 2, on the southwest side of Busch Stadium.  Starr Lot parking can be purchased as part of your overall ticket purchase, or separately at cardinals.com/parking.

OFFICIAL TEAM STORE AT BUSCH STADIUM – NEW FOR 2021

The Official Cardinals Team Store at Busch Stadium features the area’s best selection of premium Cardinals merchandise and is open daily from 10 AM–6 PM.  The Team Store will be closed to the public during home games and will close 15 minutes prior to gates opening.

Call us about our Personal Shopper Service at 1-800-421-3263.  We will help find the perfect items for you or that perfect gift idea.  Visit cardinals.com/teamstore for more information.

BUSCH STADIUM BOX OFFICE – NEW FOR 2021

The Busch Stadium Box Office is open on game days from 10 AM until one and a half hours after the scheduled game time.  On non-game days, the Box Office is open Monday–Friday from 10 AM–5 PM.  Transactions at the Box Office will be cashless.  Fans can inquire about tickets by calling 314-345-9000.

RE-ENTRY & SMOKING GATE – NEW FOR 2021

In order to provide the safest environment for all guests and staff, guests will not be permitted to exit and re-enter the facility during games.  A designated smoking area is set up at Gate 1 to allow guests access in and out of the stadium if they wish to smoke. The designated smoking area is open from gate opening until the end of the 7th inning.

PROHIBITED ITEMS & SECURITY

Visit cardinals.com/security for the complete stadium inspection policy & prohibited items list.

MORE CARDINALS INFORMATION

Cardinals Magazine – Issue #3 Highlighting Tyler O’Neill & David Freese On Sale Now

Enjoy the best of Cardinals baseball in Cardinals Magazine. Since 1992, generations of Redbird fans have turned to Cardinals Magazine for exclusive coverage, unmatched variety and the definitive look at the present, future and past of their favorite team. Pick up your copy for just $5 at Busch Stadium—from vendors inside the gates, team store and merchandise locations, and Cardinals Authentic shops inside Busch Stadium and Ballpark Village.

Become a subscriber and receive a voucher for two free tickets to a 2021 or 2022 home game, or register for two years to take home a super-soft tribute t-shirt celebrating club legends Lou Brock and Bob Gibson.  To subscribe, visit cardinals.com/publications or call 314-345-9000.  Follow them on Twitter at @CardsMagazine.

Official Team Media Guide

2021 Cardinals media guides are available for $20 at the Official Cardinals Team Store, Cardinals Authentics Shops and at cardinals.com/mediaguide.

2021 Cardinals Kids Club

Join the 2021 Cardinals Kids Club presented by Rawlings—an exclusive club just for our younger Cardinals fans!  The price of membership is $33, plus shipping and handling.  To sign up or learn more, visit cardinals.com/kidsclub.

Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

The Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum is open daily from 10 AM–6 PM and remains open through the 7th inning on home game nights with enhanced sanitization and timed-ticket purchasing options to ensure the wellness of guests and staff.

Check out the new 2021 featured exhibit “2011 Cardinals: What A Team! What A Ride!”, covering everything from the team’s magical 2011 season, included with admission.  For more programming information or to purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/museum.  #CardsMuseum

Cardinals Authentics Shop

Cardinals Authentics specializes in official, game-used, limited edition and autographed memorabilia direct from the club.  The Cardinals Nation location is open daily from 10 AM–8 PM.  On game nights, the shop inside Busch Stadium will remain open 30 minutes after last pitch while the Cardinals Nation shop will remain open one hour after the game ends.  Visit cardinalsauthentics.com or follow them on Twitter at @CardsAuthentics for more information.  #CardsAuthentics

Cardinals Insider with Ozzie Smith

Cardinals Insider is a Mid-America Emmy-nominated weekly news magazine television show hosted by Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith that gives fans an all-access pass to everything Cardinals baseball featuring exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes content by team journalists.  To watch full episodes or find an updated programming schedule, visit cardinals.com/insider.  #CardsInsider

Cardinals Care

Cardinals Care was established to give fans a way of teaming up with Cardinals players and the organization to help children in our community—both on and off the baseball field.  Established in 1997, Cardinals Care has invested over $29 million to support St. Louis area children, built or renovated 25 youth ball fields in local under-resourced neighborhoods, and distributed over $15 million in grants to nonprofit organizations.  Visit cardinals.com/community and follow @CardinalsCare on Twitter. #CardsCare

Official Pregame Parties

Cardinals Nation hosts the Official Pregame Party of the St. Louis Cardinals before all home games.  The ticketed pep-rally style party includes a full buffet, along with a full-service, all-inclusive bar, starting two and a half hours prior to the scheduled start time all the way until first pitch.  Visit cardinals.com/pregame to purchase tickets or for more information.

Social Media

Twitter (@Cardinals)                      YouTube (youtbe.com/cardinals)

Instagram (Cardinals)                     Facebook (facebook.com/cardinals)

TikTok (@cardinals)                         Snapchat (cardinals)

Visit cardinals.com/social for more information and join the conversation using #STLCards or #STLFLY.

Hispanic Outreach

All of the Cardinals’ Spanish radio broadcast information, video and social initiatives can be found at cardinals.com/spanish. Follow the Cardinals Spanish social media accounts on Twitter (@cardenales) Instagram (stlcardenales), and Facebook (facebook.com/stlcardenales), and join the conversation using #STLCardenales or #VuelaSTL.

Ballpark Village

Ballpark Village is a dynamic entertainment, dining and residential district located next to Busch Stadium. The district includes a 29-story luxury high-rise apartment tower (One Cardinal Way); a Class-A office building (PwC Pennant Building); an upscale, full-service hotel (Live! by Loews – St. Louis) and a state-of-the art health and fitness center (Onelife Fitness). The vibrant 24/7 neighborhood features several premier dining and entertainment experiences, including Cardinals NationBudweiser Brew House and Beer GardenBally Sports Live!Sports & Social St. Louis, Salt + Smoke, PBR St. Louis, Shark Bark, Drunken Fish and hosts events 365 days a year.  View upcoming events and learn more at stlballparkvillage.com.

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