Homestand Highlights (Friday, April 19-Sunday, April 28)

Hall of Fame Induction Announcement & Boy Band Night Highlight Second Homestand

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 18, 2019– Back from their recent five-game road trip, the Cardinals return to Busch for their longest homestand of the season.  The nine-game homestand opens with three games against the New York Mets (April 19-21), followed by three games versus the Milwaukee Brewers (April 22-24) and concludes with a three-game series with the Cincinnati Reds (April 26-28).  The second homestand of the year is highlighted by Easter and Earth Day theme events and ten promotional giveaways.

Friday, April 19, 2019 — Cardinals vs. New York Mets (7:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest, MLB Network (out-of-market only)

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • Fleece Vest Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by Scott Credit Union.
  • Boy Band Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive Cardinals Boy Band t-shirt.  The Boy Band Night will perform in Budweiser Terrace from 5:30-6:45 PM.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/boyband.
  • 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 pitcher Kyle McClellan.  To purchase museum tickets, visit cardinals.com/museum
  • 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 inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club for fans and collectors to obtain specialty Cardinals items.
  • MLBPAA Auction: The MLB Players Alumni Association will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1 and Gate 3 through the fifth inning.  All proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and the MLBPAA.

Saturday, April 20, 2019 — Cardinals vs. New York Mets (1:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 11:15 AM

  • Road Alternate Embroidered Jersey Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older.
  • Saturday Signings at the Museum: Former Cardinals pitcher and St. Louis native Kyle McClellan will sign from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Visit cardinals.com/museum for more information.
  • 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.
  • MLBPAA Auction: The MLB Players Alumni Association will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1, Gate 3 inside the Redbird and Cardinals Club through the fifth inning.  All proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and the MLBPAA.

Sunday, April 21, 2019 — Cardinals vs. New York Mets (1:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 11:15 AM

  • Cardinals Build-A-Bear Workshop Bunny Giveaway:  12,000 fans entering with a ticket, ages 15 and younger.
  • Kids Ticket Voucher Giveaway: All kids entering with a ticket, ages 15 and younger, courtesy of Prairie Farms.
  • Fredbird’s Easter Brunch: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will join Fredbird and his friends for a pregame brunch with photo ops and receive a goody bag.  Tickets to this event are sold out.
  • Prairie Farms Ice Cream Sunday: Starting two hours prior to the game, bring the entire family to Ford Plaza for games, prizes and free North Star frozen treats (while supplies last).
  • 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.
  • MLBPAA Auction: The MLB Players Alumni Association will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1, Gate 3 inside the Redbird and Cardinals Club through the fifth inning.  All proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and the MLBPAA.

Monday, April 22, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers (6:45 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM

Gates: 5:15 PM 

  • Award Ceremony: Before the start the game, Yadier Molina will be presented with his ninth career Rawlings Gold Glove Award in recognition of being selected as the National League’s best defensive catcher in 2018 by NL managers and coaches.
  • Class of 2019 Night: For just $19, fans will receive a ticket to the game and an exclusive Class of 2019 t-shirt.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/graduation.
  • Earth Day: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive take home an 18 oz. glass water bottle with a silicone cover and bamboo lid.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/earthday.
  • MLBPAA Auction: The MLB Players Alumni Association will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1 and Gate 3 through the fifth inning.  All proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and the MLBPAA.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers (6:45 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • T-Shirt of the Month Giveaway: 20,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by TD Ameritrade.
  • Fernando Tatis Budweiser Bash: Fans who purchase a special Bud Bash Theme Ticket will receive a limited-edition Fernando Tatis bobblehead.  VIP ticket-holders will also have access to a pregame autograph session with Fernando.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/budbash.
  • College Night #2: For just $20, fans will receive a ticket to the game and an exclusive Cardinals letterman sweatshirt jacket.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/college.
  • Cardinals Care Stadium Auction: Auction tables will be located inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club for fans and collectors to obtain specialty Cardinals items.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers (12:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest, MLB Network (out-of-market only)

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WJIR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 10:45 AM

  • Weather Day: Enjoy the game and a pregame interactive program featuring KSDK’s Chief Meteorologist Craig Moeller and experiments from the Saint Louis Science Center to educate students about the weather for just $15.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/weather.
  • 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. 

Friday, April 26, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds (7:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 5:15 PM

  • “YADI” Tumbler Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older.
  • Cardinals Hall of Fame Induction Class Announcement: The sixth elected Cardinals Hall of Fame Induction Class will be revealed on FOX Sports Midwest during a 30-minute pregame television special at 6 PM.  A pregame ceremony will also take place to commemorate the announcement.
  • Braggin’ Rights (Illini & Mizzou) Night: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an Illini or Mizzou-themed Cardinals lightweight quarter-zip pullover.  A pregame pep rally will feature band members, cheer squads and athletes from each school.  Illini basketball players Trent Frazier and Kipper Nichols will sign autographs before the game in Budweiser Terrace.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/Illini or cardinals.com/Mizzou.
  • 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 2B Tom Herr.  To purchase museum tickets, visit cardinals.com/museum.
  • 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, inside the Cardinals Club, UMB Champions Club and Redbird Club for fans and collectors to obtain specialty Cardinals items.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds (1:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest, MLB Network (out-of-market only)

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 11:15 AM

  • Sweatshirt Blanket Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older.
  • Saturday Signings at the Museum: Former Cardinals 2B Tom Herr will sign from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Visit cardinals.com/museum for more information.
  • 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.
  • MLBPAA Auction: The MLB Players Alumni Association will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1, Gate 3, inside the Redbird and Cardinals Club through the fifth inning.  All proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and the MLBPAA.

Sunday, April 28, 2019 — Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds (1:15 p.m.)

TV: FOX Sports Midwest

Radio: KMOX 1120 AM, WIJR 880 AM (Spanish)

Gates: 11:15 AM

  • Road Alternate Yadier Molina Jersey Giveaway:  All kids entering with a ticket, ages 15 and younger. Size exchanges can be made at the Pavilion Patio (Level 3) until 2 PM.
  • Tote Bag Giveaway: 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older, presented by MLB Network.
  • Kids Ticket Voucher Giveaway: All kids entering with a ticket, ages 15 and younger, courtesy of Prairie Farms.
  • 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).
  • Transplant Awareness Day: With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive Cardinals cap supporting organ donation.  A portion of each ticket sold will be donated back to support transplants and organ donation.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/transplant.
  • Peanut Controlled Day: For just $20, fans with peanut allergies can enjoy the game in a peanut-free section.  To purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/peanutcontrolled.
  • 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.
  • MLBPAA Auction: The MLB Players Alumni Association will conduct a silent auction by Gate 1, Gate 3, inside the Redbird and Cardinals Club through the fifth inning.  All proceeds will benefit Cardinals Care and the MLBPAA.

FEATURED FOOD ITEM

St. Louis Steak Sandwich

Beef Tenderloin, choice of sautéed onions, mushrooms and horseradish cream on a toasted Italian roll.

Location: St. Louis Steak Sandwich Cart – Section 151

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, visit cardinals.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, visit cardinals.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

Official Pregame Parties

Cardinals Nation Restaurant hosts the Official Pregame Party of the St. Louis Cardinals before every game.  The ticketed pep-rally style party is located on the second floor of Cardinals Nation in the Hall of Fame Club, two and a half hours prior to every Cardinals home game all the way until first pitch.  Visit cardinals.com/pregame to purchase tickets or for more information.

Cardinals Nation Food Truck

For weekly truck location announcements, follow on Twitter @CardsFoodTruck.  To view the full food truck menu or for more information, visit cardinals.com/foodtruck.

Ballpark Village

No ticket, no problem!  Ballpark Village offers an unprecedented watch party experience with over 1,200 square feet of TVs with direct stadium feed, as well as Budweiser Brew House Deck Parties post-game every Friday with DJ Todd Thomas and Official Cardinals Away Game Watch Parties with premium giveaways.  Learn more at stlballparkvillage.com.

Social Media

Twitter (@Cardinals)

Facebook (facebook.com/cardinals)

Instagram (Cardinals)

Snapchat (cardinals)

For more info, visit cardinals.com/social.  Join the conversation using #STLCards or #TimeToFly.

Hispanic Outreach

All of the Cardinals’ Spanish radio broadcast information, video and social initiatives can be found at cardinals.com/spanish. Join the conversation using #STLCardenales or #TiempodeVolar.

Affordable Tickets

View all of the 2019 Fan Values at cardinals.com/fanvalues.

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NL Central Standings

TeamWLPct.GB
Cubs5344.546 -
Cardinals5046.5212.5
Brewers5148.5153.0
Pirates4551.4697.5
Reds4352.4539.0

Last updated: 07/20/2019

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