AT&T and Cards announce winner of "It's Not Complicated to Win" contest

By Springfield Cardinals | August 22, 2013 7:26 AM ET

Springfield, MO - AT&T and the Springfield Cardinals have announced that Trenton Brown has been selected as the winner of the "It's Not Complicated to Win with AT&T and the Cardinals" essay contest.

In line with AT&T's popular commercial series, kids were encouraged to submit answers to the question - is it better for a baseball player to be faster or slower?

For submitting the top essay in the contest, 11 year-old Trenton will receive the AT&T VIP Back to School Experience, which includes -

-Springfield Cardinals 1B Xavier Scruggs and All-Star RHP Heath Wyatt going back to school with Trenton for Show-and-Tell this Friday.

-Suite access for Trenton and his family during this Friday's game against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.

-A behind-the-scenes tour of Hammons Field.

-A Springfield Cardinals Backpack with goodies.

Since it will take place at a school, any media that would like to cover the Back to School event with 1B Xavier Scruggs and RHP Heath Wyatt are being asked to contact Zac Rantz with Nixa Schools at

AT&T and the Springfield Cardinals would like to thank all of the students who submitted essays in the contest. For more information on the "It's Not Complicated to Win" contest, call the Cardinals Front Office at (417) 863-0395 or visit

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AT&T Dreams Come True Facebook contest every day this week

AT&T and the Cardinals are teaming up to make dreams come true with the AT&T Dreams Come True contest all week long on the Cardinals Facebook Fan Page.

Every morning this week, there will be a new question posted on the Cardinals Fan Page at 9am. Fans have until 1pm each day to post a creative answer to the question in 50 words or less.

The winner of the contest each day will receive the AT&T Dreams Come True Package for the next night's game, including four front row tickets, a Ceremonial First Pitch, a radio interview and the opportunity to watch Batting Practice. Check out the Cardinals Fan Page at 9am each morning for the day's new question.

Click here to visit the Springfield Cardinals Facebook Fan Page.


Second to last homestand features World Championship Replica Rings on Thursday and Back-to-Back MVP T-Shirts this Friday

Don't miss the St. Louis Cardinals 2006 World Championship Replica Ring Giveaway (2,500) and a Johnsonville "Buck a Brat" Night this Thursday. First Pitch is 7:09pm, with gates opening at 6:09pm.

The series wraps up with the American National Back-to-Back Texas League Player of the Year T-Shirt Giveaway (2,500) and an AM Pyrotechnics Friday Night Fireworks Show featuring Top 40 Music on Friday. First Pitch each night is 7:09pm, with gates opening at 6:09pm.

For information about becoming a Season Ticket Holder, organizing a Group Outing, booking a Cake Pop Company Birthday Party or ordering Individual Game Tickets right now, call the Front Office at (417) 863-2143 or visit

Click here for the Cardinals full 2013 Promotional Schedule and to get your tickets right now.

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