St. Louis Cardinals Homestand Highlights Mon. June 24, 2021

– The Cardinals return to Busch Stadium for a seven-game homestand featuring a four-game weekend series vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates (June 24-27) followed by three games with the Arizona Diamondbacks (June 28-30).  Fans can view a full list of homestand highlights at cardinals.com/homestand. 

Thursday, June 24 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Carlos Martínez (3-8, 6.62) vs. RHP Chad Kuhl (1-4, 5.66)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • Soccer Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a unique Cardinals soccer jersey.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/soccernight.
  • Honorary First Pitch: SSM Health Chief Community Health Officer and head of the St. Louis-area’s pandemic task force, Dr. Alexander Garza, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch before tonight’s game.
  • 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, members from the Jersey Community Unit School District 100 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, June 25 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: LHP Kwang Hyun Kim (1-5, 3.60) vs. RHP Wil Crowe (0-4, 4.62)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • YADI Tumbler Giveaway: 15,000 fans, ages 16 and older.
  • Pride Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a Cardinals rainbow mesh cap and a wearable rainbow flag.  Come early for a pregame party in Budweiser Terrace and a special performance of God Bless America by the Gateway Men’s Chorus.  A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to the St. Louis Metro Trans Umbrella Group.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/pride.
  • Stars Park Dedication: Today the St. Louis Cardinals, in conjunction with Cardinals Care, the Negro League Baseball Museum and Harris-Stowe State University dedicated the newly renovated Stars Park at Harris-Stowe State University, which served as the home of the St. Louis Stars of the Negro National League from 1922-31.

 Flashback Friday & Artifact SpotlightBefore every Friday home game, the Cardinals Museum hosts two presentations in the Sportman’s Park Theater, one highlighting artifacts in the museum’s collection not currently on display at 4:00 PM and another featuring intimate and candid interviews with former Cardinals alumni and personnel at 4:30 PM.  Today’s interview will be with TV broadcaster Dan McLaughlin.  To purchase museum tickets, visit cardinals.com/museum

 

  • Wainwright’s Winners: Adam Wainwright will host a group from Life House Youth Center for tonight’s game as part of his Wainwright’s Winners 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 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 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.

Saturday, June 26 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Adam Wainwright (5-5, 3.74) vs. JT Brubaker (4-6, 3.77)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 11:15 AM

  • YADI Tumbler Giveaway: 15,000 fans, ages 16 and older.
  • Saturday Signings at the Museum: Cardinals Hall of Famer Jim Edmonds and Cardinals TV broadcaster Dan McLaughlin will sign from 9-11 AM.  A special autograph ticket is required.  Visit cardinals.com/museum for more information.
  • 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 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.
  • 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, June 27 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Johan Oviedo (0-3, 4.62) vs. TBA

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 11:15 AM

  • Cardinals Growth Poster Giveaway: All kids, ages 15 and under, entering with a ticket, presented by Missouri Farmers Care.
  • SEMO Day: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a SEMO-themed Cardinals Cap.  Come early for a pregame pep rally featuring some special Southeast Missouri guests in Budweiser Terrace.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/SEMO.
  • Honorary First Pitch: Representing USA Gymnastics, 1996 Olympic gold-medal winning gymnast and World All-Around Champion Shannon Miller will throw out a ceremonial first pitch before today’s game.
  • 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 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. 
  • 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, June 28 — Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP John Gant (4-6, 3.76) vs. RHP Zac Gallen (1-3, 3.67)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • Teachers NightWith the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive teachers-themed Cardinals cap and one drink coupon.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/teachersnight.
  • Edman’s Elite: Tommy Edman will host a group from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois for tonight’s game as part of his Edman’s Elite ticket program.
  • 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, health care workers from Mercy Hospital 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.

Tuesday, June 29 — Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Carlos Martínez vs. LHP Caleb Smith (2-3, 3.03)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • Teachers NightWith the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive teachers-themed Cardinals cap and one drink coupon.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/teachersnight.
  • 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, health care workers from BJC HealthCare will be recognized for their heroic efforts.
  • Nolan’s Corner: Nolan Arenado will host a group from Annie’s Hope for tonight’s game as part of his Nolan’s Corner ticket program.
  • 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, June 30 — Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (12:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: LHP Kwang Hyun Kim vs. TBA

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 10:45 AM

  • 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, members from the North County Federation of Catholic Schools 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.

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.  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. 

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 #2 Highlighting Yadier Molina 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.  #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 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.  Visit cardinals.com/community and follow @CardinalsCare on Twitter. #CardsCare

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