Cardinals Homestand Highlights – Friday July 16- July 22, 2021

 The Cardinals return from the All-Star Break with a seven-game homestand featuring a three-game weekend series vs. the San Francisco Giants (July 16-18) followed by four games with the rival Chicago Cubs (July 19-22).  Fans can view a full list of homestand highlights at cardinals.com/homestand.

Friday, July 16 — Cardinals vs. San Francisco Giants (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Adam Wainwright (7-5, 3.58) vs. RHP Kevin Gausman (9-3, 1.73)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • Willie McGee Bobblehead Gnome Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by AAA Insurance.  150 bobblehead gnomes have been signed by Willie McGee and will be randomly distributed at the gates.
  • Military Appreciation Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive military-themed Cardinals t-shirt.  Come early for a pregame performance by United States Air Force Band, Starlifter, in the Budweiser Terrace.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/theme.
  • 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 former Cardinals pitcher Danny Cox.  To purchase museum tickets, visit cardinals.com/museum
  • 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 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 inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club. The auction will run today from 9:00 AM—9:00 PM. 
  • MLBPAA Auctions: The MLBPAA will conduct a silent auction by Gate 3 and Gate 4 through the fifth inning.  Proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and MLBPAA.

 

Saturday, July 17 — Cardinals vs. San Francisco Giants (6:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: LHP Kwang Hyun Kim (4-5, 3.11) vs. RHP Anthony DeSclafani (10-3, 2.68)

TV: FOX

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

Gates: 4:15 PM

 

  • Adult Paul Goldschmidt Home White Replica Jersey Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Wells Fargo Advisors.
  • Saturday Signings at the Museum: Former Cardinals pitcher and National League champion Danny Cox will sign from 2-4 PM.  Visit cardinals.com/museum for more information.

 

Sunday, July 18 — Cardinals vs. San Francisco Giants (1:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: LHP Wade LeBlanc (0-1, 3.20) vs. RHP Johnny Cueto (6-5, 4.15)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 11:15 AM

 

  • Kids Paul Goldschmidt Home White Jersey Giveaway: 12,000 kids, ages 15 and under, entering with a ticket, presented by St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  Size exchanges available in Budweiser Terrace until 2:30 PM.
  • 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).

 

Monday, July 19 — Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: TBA vs. TBA

TV: Bally Sports Midwest & ESPN

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

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • Christmas in July NightWith the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive Buddy the Elf bobblehead.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/christmas.
  • Honorary First Pitch: Hip-hop artist and St. Louis-native Smino will throw out a ceremonial first pitch before tonight’s game.
  • Wainwright’s Winners: Adam Wainwright will host a group from Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas for tonight’s game as part of his Wainwright’s Winners 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, grocery workers from Schnucks will be recognized for their heroic efforts. 

 

Tuesday, July 20 — Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: TBA vs. TBA

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • Six Flags BOGO Ticket Giveaway: 10,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Six Flags St. Louis.
  • Scott & Ed Spiezio Budweiser BashFans who purchase a special Bud Bash Theme Ticket will receive a limited edition Scott & Ed Spiezio dual bobblehead.  VIP ticket-holders will also have access to a pregame autograph session with Scott and Ed.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/budbash.
  • Honorary First Pitch: Mizzou Football Head Coach Eli Drinkwitz will throw out a ceremonial first pitch before tonight’s game.
  • Number 8’s Teammates: Mike Shildt will host a group from Los Vecinos/The Journey for tonight’s game as part of his Number 8’s Teammates 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 Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

 

Wednesday, July 21 — Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Adam Wainwright vs. RHP Kyle Hendricks

TV: Bally Sports Midwest & ESPN

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

Gates: 5:45 PM

  • Goldy’s Golden Ticket: Paul Goldschmidt will host a group from Shriners Hospitals for Children for tonight’s game as part of his Goldy’s Golden 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, healthcare workers from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

Thursday, July 22 — Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs (6:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: LHP Kwang Hyun Kim vs. RHP Adbert Alzolay

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 4:45 PM

 

  • 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 St. Louis Police Department—Central Patrol will be recognized for their heroic efforts.

OFFICIAL 2021 CARDINALS YEARBOOK—ON SALE NOW!

The yearbook is back, and this season’s edition reconnects you with the magic of the 2006 and 2011 championship seasons, as told by more than 30 Cardinals who share their personal stories of two titles no one else saw coming.  From the “Skipper” to the “Shredder” to St. Louis’ own “Mr. October,” you’ll hear how those miracles happened from the men who made them happen, all in their words.

It’s an anniversary celebration you don’t want to miss, highlighted by our traditional team yearbook content spotlighting members of the 2021 Cardinals.

Get your copy at Busch Stadium at team store and merchandise locations, Cardinals Authentics shops, and vendors located inside each gate, or call 314-345-9000 or visit cardinals.com/yearbook to place your order.

 

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.

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 25 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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