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2021 BUSCH STADIUM HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS #2

Bill Stephens

April 22nd, 2021

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Friday, April 23—Thursday, April 29

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 22, 2021 – The Cardinals return to Busch Stadium with three games against NL Central  rival Cincinnati Reds (April 23-25) followed by a four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies (April 26-29).  Fans can view a full list of homestand highlights at cardinals.com/homestand.

Friday, April 23 — Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: LHP Kwang Hyun Kim (0-0, 9.00) vs. RHP Sonny Gray (0-0, 4.15)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 6:15 PM

  • Adult 1944 Inspired Jersey Giveaway: 10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Coca-Cola & Walmart.
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·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: The drawing for this week’s 50/50 Raffle will take place on Sunday, April 25, at the end of the 7th inning of the Cardinals-Reds game.  Fans must be 18 years of age or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         Cardinals Care Online Auctions:Cardinals Care silent auctions featuring autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni will be held online this season at cardinals.com/ccauctions.  New items will be up for bid each homestand.

·         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.

Saturday, April 24 — Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds (1:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP John Gant (0-2, 3.21) vs. LHP Wade Miley (2-1, 2.25)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 12:15 PM

  • Adult 1944 Inspired Jersey Giveaway: 10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Coca-Cola & Walmart.
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·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: The drawing for this week’s 50/50 Raffle will take place on Sunday, April 25, at the end of the 7th inning of the Cardinals-Reds game.  Fans must be 18 years of age or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         Cardinals Care Online Auctions:Cardinals Care silent auctions featuring autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni will be held online this season at cardinals.com/ccauctions.  New items will be up for bid each homestand.

·         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, April 25 — Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds (1:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Jack Flaherty (3-0, 3.80) vs. RHP Luis Castillo (1-1, 6.05)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 12:15 PM

  • Adult 1944 Inspired Jersey Giveaway: 10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Coca-Cola & Walmart.
1944_Jersey_White

·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: The drawing for this week’s 50/50 Raffle will take place today at the end of the 7th inning of the Cardinals-Reds game.  Fans must be 18 years of age or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         Cardinals Care Online Auctions:Cardinals Care silent auctions featuring autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni will be held online this season at cardinals.com/ccauctions.  New items will be up for bid each homestand.

·         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.

Monday, April 26 — Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies (6:45 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Adam Wainwright (0-2, 5.03) vs. RHP Zack Wheeler (1-2, 3.80)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • Jack Buck Statue with Voice Chip Giveaway: 10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Ameren Illinois.
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·         Frontline Fans: The Cardinals have launched the Frontline Fans program to provide complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential works whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, groups from Operation Food Search and Crisis Aid International will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: Monday marks the start of a new weekly 50/50 Raffle. The drawing for this week’s 50/50 Raffle will take place on Sunday, May 2, at the end of the 7th inning of the Cardinals game at Pittsburgh.  Fans must be 18 years of age or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         Cardinals Care Online Auctions:Cardinals Care silent auctions featuring autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni will be held online this season at cardinals.com/ccauctions.

·         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.

Tuesday, April 27 — Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies (6:45 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Carlos Martínez (0-4, 6.00) vs. RHP Zach Eflin (1-0, 2.77)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • Jack Buck Statue with Voice Chip Giveaway: 10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Ameren Illinois.
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·         Frontline Fans: The Cardinals have launched the Frontline Fans program to provide complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential works whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, service members from Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 1 & Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Camp Pendleton and a group from Woerner Elementary will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: The drawing for this week’s 50/50 Raffle will take place on Sunday, May 2, at the end of the 7th inning of the Cardinals game at Pittsburgh.  Fans must be 18 years of age or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         Cardinals Care Online Auctions:Cardinals Care silent auctions featuring autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni will be held online this season at cardinals.com/ccauctions.  New items will be up for bid each homestand.

Wednesday, April 28 — Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies (6:45 PM)

Probable Pitchers: TBD vs. RHP Vince Velasquez

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • Jack Buck Statue with Voice Chip Giveaway: 10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Ameren Illinois.
Jack_Buck_Statue

·         Frontline Fans: The Cardinals have launched the Frontline Fans program to provide complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential works whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, service members from Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 1 & Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Camp Pendleton and a group from Shriners Hospital will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: The drawing for this week’s 50/50 Raffle will take place on Sunday, May 2, at the end of the 7th inning of the Cardinals game at Pittsburgh.  Fans must be 18 years of age or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         Cardinals Care Online Auctions:Cardinals Care silent auctions featuring autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni will be held online this season at cardinals.com/ccauctions.  New items will be up for bid each homestand.

·         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, April 29 — Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies (12:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: TBD vs. RHP Aaron Nola

TV: Bally Sports Midwest (Coverage starts at 1:30 PM)

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

Gates: 11:15 AM

·         Lou Brock & Bob Gibson Lapel Pin Set Giveaway:10,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Central Bank of St. Louis.

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·         Frontline Fans: The Cardinals have launched the Frontline Fans program to provide complimentary tickets for each Monday-Thursday home game to frontline and essential works whose roles were crucial in supporting society during health-related shutdowns.  Today, a group of healthcare workers from St. Louis Children’s Hospital will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

·         Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle: The drawing for this week’s 50/50 Raffle will take place on Sunday, May 2, at the end of the 7th inning of the Cardinals game at Pittsburgh.  Fans must be 18 years of age or older and be located in the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/5050.

·         Cardinals Care Online Auctions:Cardinals Care silent auctions featuring autographed items from Cardinals players, coaches and alumni will be held online this season at cardinals.com/ccauctions.  The second set of auction items will end at 5:00 PM today. 

·         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.

CELEBRATING MIKE SHANNON’S 50 YEARS IN THE BROADCAST BOOTH

The St. Louis Cardinals have launched a season-long campaign to honor radio broadcaster Mike Shannon throughout his 50th and final season in the broadcast booth. 

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The campaign, presented by Budweiser, will see former Cardinals players and other celebrities congratulating Mike and sharing their own personal stories of the Cardinals Hall of Famer via recorded tributes that will become part of the in-game entertainment at Busch Stadium throughout the season.  Mike’s own memories of his career in baseball and his discussions with former teammates, players and broadcasters will also be featured on Cardinals radio broadcasts.  The celebration will also include a Mike Shannon bobblehead promotional giveaway for fans attending a Cardinals home game later this season.

Fans are encouraged to visit cardinals.com/shannon50 throughout the season to celebrate Mike Shannon’s outstanding career.

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

To begin the season, up to approximately 32% of capacity will be allowed to attend each game at Busch Stadium.  A number of policies and protocols will be in place to ensure the health and safety of fans, employees, and players in 2021.  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.

In an effort to reduce transaction times and crowding, menu options have been slimmed down at concession stands.  But don’t worry, all of the “Ballpark Favorites” will be available.  Specialty menu items are tentatively scheduled to be added back to the menu later this season.

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’ll 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.  During limited capacity games, First Pitch and Military tickets will not be offered.  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 – 2021 Opening Day Issue on Sale Now

Embrace 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.

Start a print or digital subscription and receive a voucher for two free tickets to a 2021 home game.  To subscribe, visit cardinals.com/publications or call 314-345-9000.  Follow them on Twitter at @CardsMagazine.  #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 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 24 youth ball fields in local under-resourced neighborhoods, and distributed over $15 million in grants to nonprofit organizations.  To learn more about all of Cardinals Care’s programs, 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 select 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)

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. 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 and hosts events 365 days a year.  View upcoming events and learn more at stlballparkvillage.com.

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