Rallies and 10 Things About Opening Day 2019 in St. Louis– printable

(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.

  1. The Game will be played FRIDAY due to weather concerns.
  2.  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.
  3. 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 

  1. 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.

  1. 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.
  2. Where To Read Rob Rains’ Game Stories and Features-  STLSportsPage.com. Subscribe to Rains’ free email newsletter: CLICK HERE.

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Homestand Highlights-  

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

Thursday, April 11 vs. Dodgers 12:15 p.m.- Theme Ticket Event: Firefighter Appreciation Day –Requires special Theme Ticket voucher


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