St. Louis Cardinals Homestand Highlights and Promotions

The Cardinals look to improve upon their MLB-best 12-4 home record when they return to Busch Stadium next week.  The seven-game homestand opens with three games against the Philadelphia Phillies (May 6-8) and concludes with a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates (May 9-12).  The third homestand of the year is highlighted by Mother’s Day and Cancer Awareness Theme Night.

Monday, May 6, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies (7:05 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest, ESPN (out-of-market only) Radio: KMOX 1120 AM

Gates: 5:35 PM 

  • Cancer Awareness Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a Cardinals Cancer Awareness stocking cap, which come in a variety of cancer awareness colors.  A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/cancer.
  • Scout Night II: Scouts and their guests can enjoy $14 Theme Tickets and receive a special Girl or Boy Scout patch.  All scouts and troop leaders will be invited to participate in a pregame parade around the warning track.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/scouts.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies (6:45 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest, MLB Network (out-of-market only) Radio: KMOX 1120 AM

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • T-Shirt of the Month Giveaway: 20,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Stubhub.
  • Soccer Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a unique long-sleeve Cardinals soccer jersey.  Come early for a special pregame event featuring St. Louis FC and the St. Louis Ambush.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/soccernight.
  • Cardinals Care Stadium Auction: Auction tables will be located by Gate 1, Gate 3, and inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club for fans and collectors to obtain specialty Cardinals items.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies (12:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest, MLB Network (out-of-market only) Radio: KMOX 1120 AM

Gates: 10:45 AM 

  • Nurses Appreciation Day: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive Cardinals all-over print scrub top.  A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to March of Dimes.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/nurses.
  • 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.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (6:45 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest, MLB Network (out-of-market only) Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • Nurses Appreciation Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive Cardinals all-over print scrub top.  A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to March of Dimes.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/nurses.

Friday, May 10, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (7:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:15 PM

 Yadier Molina and Roberto Clemente Double Bobblehead Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Coca-Cola and Walmart.

  • Award Ceremony: Before the start the game, Yadier Molina will be presented with his 2018 Roberto Clemente Award in recognition of the Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field.
  • Grateful Dead Tribute Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a Grateful Dead lightweight hooded pullover.  St. Louis’ favorite Dead Tribute band, Jake’s Leg, will perform in Budweiser Terrace from 5:30-6:45 PM.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/gratefuldead.

 Flashback Friday & Artifact Spotlight: Before every Friday home game, the Cardinals Museum hosts two presentations, one highlighting artifacts in the museum’s collection not currently on display at 3:00 & 3:30 PM and another featuring intimate and candid interviews with a former Cardinals player at 4 PM.  Today’s interview will be with P John Costello.  To purchase museum tickets, visit cardinals.com/museum

  • Boots at Busch: 93.7 The Bull and the Cardinals welcome back Boots at Busch—a series of home games featuring live country music in a “battle of the bands” format.  Tonight’s battle features Fertile Soil, Ridin’ Shotgun and Blacktop South.  Performances begin at 5:35 p.m. in Ford Plaza.  Tickets to each Battle at Busch game are available for $5 or $10 at cardinals.com/bootsatbusch.
  • 50/50 Raffle: One lucky fan will receive 50% of the gross proceeds from today’s raffle ticket donations.  The other half will benefit Cardinals Care.  For more info and past winning raffle numbers, visit cardinals.com/5050.
  • Cardinals Care Stadium Auction: Auction tables will be located by Gate 1, Gate 3, and inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club for fans and collectors to obtain specialty Cardinals items.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 11:15 AM

  • Mystery Performance T-Shirt Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Maryville University.
  • Saturday Signings at the Museum: Hall of Fame SS Ozzie Smith will sign from 10 AM to 12 PM for a special Sunday edition of Saturday Signings at the Museum.  Visit cardinals.com/museum for more information.

 

Sunday, May 12, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 11:15 AM

 Crossbody Bag Giveaway:  30,000 fans, ages 16 and older.

  • Prairie Farms Kids Run The Bases: Fans ages 15 and under are invited to run the bases after the game (weather permitting).
  • Prairie Farms Ice Cream Sunday: 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).  

FEATURED FOOD ITEM

Carvery Sandwich Plate

Assortment of house prepared meats, carved to order on a fresh bun, served with coleslaw, homemade potato chips and a garden salad.

Locations:            The Carvery – Section 148

                                Centerfield Carvery – Section 189

                                Redbird Club Carvery Sandwich Showdown – Section 250

Fans can receive a coupon for $1 OFF this featured food item when checking in via the Ballpark app from May 6-12. 

BUSCH STADIUM INFORMATION

Fan Information Guide

The Busch Stadium Fan Information is designed to assist our fans by presenting information about St. Louis Cardinals/Busch Stadium offerings and accommodations.  View the guide at cardinals.com/info.

Food & Beverage Guide

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

Team Store

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.  On game nights, the store will remain open to the public and will close approximately one hour after the game.

Prohibited Items

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

 Re-Entry & Smoking Gate

Exit stamps will be available for guests who need to exit the stadium but plan to return.  The stamps will be located inside Gate 1 and Gate 4.  The Smoking Gate is located outside of Gate 1.

MORE CARDINALS INFORMATION

Cardinals Magazine – Issue #1 on Sale

Newcomers Paul Goldschmidt and Andrew Miller cover the season-opening edition of Cardinals Magazine and sit down for an exclusive Q&A to kick off the 2019 season.  Our inside access takes you behind the scenes as style masters Harrison Bader and Jack Flaherty go shopping in Jupiter for manager Mike Shildt.  Plus, contributions from Miles Mikolas, Jim Edmonds, Mike Shannon and more!

Start a print or digital subscription and receive two free tickets to a 2019 home game (one-year) or a Harrison Bader bobblehead (two-year).  To subscribe, visitcardinals.com/publications or call 314-345-9000.  Follow them on Twitter at @CardsMagazine. #CardsMagazine

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.  Museum programming, including Saturday Signings, Flashback Fridays and Artifact Spotlight presentations, are scheduled throughout the season.  For more information or to purchase tickets, visitcardinals.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 Ford Plaza shop will remain open 30 minutes after last pitch while the Cardinals Nation shop will remain open through the end of the game.  For more information, visit cardinals.com/authentics or follow them on Twitter @CardsAuthentics. #CardsAuthentics

Official Team Media Guide

Cardinals 2019 media guides are available for $20 at the Official Cardinals Team Store, Cardinals Authentics Shops and cardinals.com/mediaguide.

Official Team Scorecard

Designed by local artist Mike Right, 2019 team scorecards are available for $2.50 at Busch Stadium and cardinals.com/scorecard.

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.  To watch full episodes or find an updated programming schedule, visit cardinals.com/insider.

Cardinals in the Community

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 $24 million to support St. Louis area children and built or renovated 23 youth ball fields in local under-resourced neighborhoods.  Fans can learn how to support Cardinals Care by visiting cardinals.com/community. #CardsCare

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