(Compiled by Amber Dieringer) Friday’s game vs. Padres starts at 3:15 PM, with Busch Stadium gates opening at noon. Same schedule as Thurs., same tickets.
- The Game will be played FRIDAY due to weather concerns.
- How to Catch The Game If You Can’t Be There- FOX Sports Midwest, as well as FOX Sports GO app, FOXSportsGO.com. KMOX (1120 AM) Radio, For affiliates CLICK HERE . Spanish,WIJR 880 AM.
- Weather- KSDK or weather.com. Cloudy, temps in 50’s- 60’s.
4. Busch Stadium: 700 Clark St, St. Louis, Mo. 63102 –Check MoDot for construction info. Check out MetroStLouis.org and Metro On The Go ,Metro buses . Redbird Express – 1st bus, St. Clair Square 10:15
Pep Rallies: Ballpark Village Cards Pep Rally- 9:30 AM – 11:45 Lot C (N of BPV)11:45-moves inside BPV. Todd Thomas. Former players, Fredbird, Free.
*FOX2, Y98/ 102.5 KEZK Kiener Plaza Pep Rally 10 AM – 2 PM |Free
*KSDK Pep Rally 10 AM – 6:30 PM | Paddy O’s. Free.
*KMOX Kegs /Eggs 10 AM Bdway/Spruce. Ticket.
6. PREGAME INSIDE STADIUM: Starts at 2:30 p.m. Clydesdales. Mayor Lyda Krewson, County Exec. Steve Stenger, Fredbird, Team Fredbird
2:35 p.m. Cardinals Hall of Famers & Video– hopefully all 16 living–plus 2019 Cardinals HOF Inductees, Vince Coleman, Ray Lankford.
2:50 p.m. Intro Bill DeWitt Jr., 2019 St. Louis Cardinals, Padres.
3:05 p.m. National Anthem: Kennedy Holmes St. Louis teen finalist NBC’s “The Voice.” 3:07 p.m. KC-135 Flyover (Colorguard- Scott AF Base)
3:09 p.m. Ceremonial First Pitch– Jason Isringhausen, Matt Morris
7. What You Can Bring to the Game —Prohibited items include backpacks & large bags (diaper bags ok), coolers, commercial camera equipment, flasks, weapons, among other items.
8. Where to buy Cards items- Team Store at Busch or online.
- Where to Listen to Mike Shildt Post-Game- STLSportsPage.com posts Shildt/ player interviews for home games on CARDINALS PODCAST. Home Sundays, podcast features “Cardinals Rewind Show,” Rob Rains/Mike Reeves For podcasts CLICK HERE or upload Podbean channel, or subscribe via iTunes.
- Where To Read Rob Rains’ Game Stories and Features- STLSportsPage.com. Subscribe to Rains’ free email newsletter: CLICK HERE.
Hopefully these 10 things will help you be prepared for Opening Day.
Opening Day- 2019 Cardinals Magnet Schedule
Saturday, April 6 vs. Padres 1:15 p.m.- Mystery Hall of Fame Opening Day Car Parade Bobblehead – 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older
Sunday, April 7 vs. Padres 1:15 p.m. Adult Windbreaker – 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older . PLUS-Kids Free Ticket Voucher- All kids, ages 15 and younger entering with a ticket . AND Prairie Farms Ice Cream Sundays
Monday, April 8 vs. Dodgers 6:45 p.m.- Theme Ticket Event: College Night I–Requires special Theme Ticket voucher
Tuesday, April 9 vs. Dodgers 6:45 p.m.–Theme Ticket Event: Game of Thrones Night . –Requires special Theme Ticket voucher
Wednesday, April 10 vs. Dodgers 6:45 p.m.- Theme Ticket Event: Scout Night I . –Requires special Theme Ticket voucher
Theme Ticket Event: Firefighter Appreciation Night – Requires special Theme Ticket voucher
Theme Ticket Event: Law Enforcement Appreciation Night . –Requires special Theme Ticket voucher
Thursday, April 11 vs. Dodgers 12:15 p.m.- Theme Ticket Event: Firefighter Appreciation Day –Requires special Theme Ticket voucher
Theme Ticket Event: Law Enforcement Appreciation Day . –Requires special Theme Ticket voucher