Homestand Highlights- Last homestand of the regular season

The Cardinals return to Busch Stadium as NL Central Division Champions for the first time since 2019.  The final regular season homestand includes three games versus the Pittsburgh Pirates (Sept. 30-Oct. 2), with postseason play to follow at Busch Stadium for the National League Wild Card Series from October 7-9.  Homestand highlights can be found at cardinals.com/homestand.

Friday, September 30 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (7:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Jack Flaherty (1-1, 4.97 ERA) vs. RHP Johan Oviedo (4-2, 3.13 ERA)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 5:15 PM

 

  • Adam Wainwright Bobblehead Giveaway: 25,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Coca-Cola and Dierbergs.
  • Roberto Clemente Ceremony:  Prior to the start of tonight’s game, the Cardinals, along with the Clemente family and former Cardinals Roberto Clemente Award recipients, will hold a pregame ceremony commemorating Roberto Clemente’s 3000th hit, which occurred 50 years ago on this date.

 

  • Albert Pujols Pregame Ceremony:  Prior to the start of tonight’s game, the Cardinals will hold a pregame ceremony recognizing Albert Pujols’ 700 career home runs.

 

  • Pujols & Molina Thank You Cards:  Fans can thank Albert and Yadi for their contributions to St. Louis on and off the field by signing seven-foot-tall cards for the players.  The giant cards will be in the Together Credit Union Plaza at Ballpark Village from 3-7 PM.

 

  • 700 HR Fan Photo Opp:  In honor of Albert’s milestone homerun, the Cardinals will have a four-foot, light up “700” and balloon installation on the main stage in Budweiser Terrace for fans to take photos.

 

  • Flashback Friday & Artifact SpotlightBefore every Friday home game, the Cardinals Museum hosts two presentations in the Sportsman’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 2011 World Champion closer Ryan Franklin.  To purchase museum tickets, visit cardinals.com/museum.
  • Weekend-Long 50/50 Raffle: Fans will have the chance to win big with a weekend-long rollover 50/50 raffle.  Tickets will be available to purchase both online and at Busch Stadium. Ticket sales for the raffle will open at 9 AM CT with the drawing taking place at the end of the 7th inning on Sunday, Oct. 2.  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.

 

  • Weekend-Long Cardinals Care Auctions: The weekend’s auction will feature the original Molina and Wainwright painted canvas commissioned exclusively for Sunday’s promotional item in partnership with local artist Cole Mayer.  The canvas is autographed by both players.  Proceeds from the auction of the canvas will be split between Adam Wainwright’s Big League Impact and Yadier Molina’s Fundación 4.  The auction will run from 9 AM CT on September 30 until 9 PM CT on October 2.  The items will be on display inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club. Fans can also bid online at cardinals.com/ccauctions.

 

  • 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.

Saturday, October 1 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (6:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: LHP Jordan Montgomery (8-6, 3.50 ERA) vs. RHP Luis Ortiz (0-1, 1.17 ERA)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 4:15 PM

 

  • Yadier Molina Bobblehead Giveaway: 25,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Coca-Cola and Dierbergs.
  • 2023 Cardinals Magnet Schedule: 45,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Shelter Insurance.

 

  • Saturday Signings at the Museum: 2011 World Series Champion Ryan Franklin will sign from 2-4PM with museum admission.  Visit cardinals.com/museum for more information.

 

  • Pujols & Molina Thank You Cards:  Fans can thank Albert and Yadi for their contributions to St. Louis on and off the field by signing seven-foot-tall cards for the players.  The giant cards will be in Budweiser Terrace inside Busch Stadium at 4:15 PM through the early innings.

 

  • 700 HR Fan Photo Opp:  In honor of Albert’s milestone homerun, the Cardinals will have a four-foot, light up “700” and balloon installation on the main stage in Budweiser Terrace for fans to take photos.

 

  • Weekend-Long 50/50 Raffle: Tickets are available to purchase both online and at Busch Stadium. The drawing will take place at the end of the 7th inning on Sunday, Oct. 2.  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.

 

  • Weekend-Long Cardinals Care Auctions: The weekend’s auction will feature the original Molina and Wainwright painted canvas commissioned exclusively for Sunday’s promotional item in partnership with local artist Cole Mayer.  The canvas is autographed by both players.  Proceeds from the auction of the canvas will be split between Adam Wainwright’s Big League Impact and Yadier Molina’s Fundación 4.  The auction will run from 9 AM CT on September 30 until 9 PM CT on October 2.  Fans can also bid online at cardinals.com/ccauctions.

 

  • 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, October 2 — Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1:15 PM)

Probable Pitchers: RHP Adam Wainwright (11-11, 3.51 ERA) vs. RHP Roansy Contreras (5-5, 3.72 ERA)

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

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

Gates: 10:45 AM

 

  • Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright Canvas Print Giveaway: 25,000 fans, ages 16 and older.
  • 2023 Cardinals Magnet Schedule: 45,000 fans, entering with a ticket, presented by Shelter Insurance.

 

  • 2023 Ticket Voucher Giveaway: All fans, entering with a paid ticket.  Fans will receive a digital voucher for select Monday-Thursday games in 2023 via email later in October.
  • Albert Pujols & Yadier Molina Pregame Ceremony: The Cardinals will hold a special on-field pregame ceremony honoring the legendary careers of future Hall of Famers Albert Pujols and Yadier Molina beginning at 12:30 PM.  Fans are encouraged to arrive early.  The ceremony will be broadcast live on Bally Sports Midwest, KMOX and the Cardinals Radio Network.

 

  • 700 HR Fan Photo Opp:  In honor of Albert’s milestone homerun, the Cardinals will have a four-foot, light up “700” and balloon installation on the main stage in Budweiser Terrace for fans to take photos.

 

  • 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).

 

  • Weekend-Long 50/50 Raffle: Tickets will be available to purchase both online and at Busch Stadium. The drawing will take place at the end of the 7th inning during today’s game.  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.

 

  • Weekend-Long Cardinals Care Auctions: The weekend’s auction will feature the original Molina and Wainwright painted canvas commissioned exclusively for Sunday’s promotional item in partnership with local artist Cole Mayer.  The canvas is autographed by both players.  Proceeds from the auction of the canvas will be split between Adam Wainwright’s Big League Impact and Yadier Molina’s Fundación 4.  The auction will run from 9 AM CT on September 30 until 9 PM CT on Oct. 2.  The items will be on display at Gate 1, Gate 3 and inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club. Fans can also bid online at cardinals.com/ccauctions.

 

  • 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.

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.

 

MLB BALLPARK APP

The Cardinals have transitioned exclusively to mobile ticket delivery via the MLB Ballpark App.  Visit cardinals.com/ballparkapp for app instructions, tutorials and FAQ.

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE

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.

BUSCH STADIUM PARKING

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

The Box Office is open on game days from 10AM until 90 minutes after the scheduled game time.  On non-game days, the Box Office is open Monday–Friday from 10AM–5PM.  Fans can inquire about tickets by calling 314-345-9000.

 

PROHIBITED ITEMS & SECURITY

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

 

RE-ENTRY & SMOKING GATE

Once guests have entered Busch Stadium, they must proceed to either Gate 1 or Gate 4 to receive a hand stamp if they want to exit and re-enter the stadium.  Guests with a hand stamp and valid event ticket can re-enter the stadium at any gate until 90 minutes after scheduled first pitch.  All guests will have bags inspected and be screened via walk through metal detector upon re-entry.  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.

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