Springfield, MO - With Individual Game Tickets going on sale this Tuesday at 9 a.m., the Springfield Cardinals are excited to unveil their Promotional Schedule for the 2013 season.
Fresh off winning the 2012 Texas League Championship, the first title in organizational history and the first professional baseball championship in Springfield since 1939, the Cardinals have a great slate of promotional giveaways to celebrate the historic achievement (all for 2,500 fans):
-2012 Texas League Championship Replica Ring Giveaways - Thurs., April 25 and Sat., May 4
-Price Cutter and Bar-S Foods Replica Gold Jersey T-Shirt Giveaway - Sat., April 27
-Budweiser Texas League Championship Beer Stein Giveaway (Age 21+) - Thurs., May 9
-Coca-Cola Texas League Championship Long Sleeve Shirt Giveaway - Sat., May 11
-Coca-Cola Texas League Championship Red Cap Giveaway - Sat., July 6
-Great Southern Bank Texas League Championship Trophy Snow Globe Giveaway - Thurs., July 25
-Hiland Dairy Texas League Championship Ceramic Ice Cream and Cereal Bowl Giveaway - Sat., July 27
-Mercy Texas League Championship Dry Fit Shirt Giveaway - Sat., Aug. 10
A big part of the Texas League Championship squad last year was OF Oscar Taveras, and the Cardinals will celebrate the season he had with the Vision Clinic and Oakley Sunglasses Oscar Taveras Texas League Player of the Year Bobblehead Giveaway for 2,500 fans on Sun., June 23. Two more bobbleheads will make their debut during the 2013 season - the U.S. Cellular Lance Lynn Bobblehead Giveaway on Thurs., Aug. 8 and the Maria's Mexican Restaurant Shelby Miller Bobblehead Giveaway on Sun., Aug. 11, both for 2,500 fans each night.
The Cardinals will also pay tribute to another championship team - the 2006 World Champion St. Louis Cardinals. Fans will have four opportunities to get their very own St. Louis Cardinals 2006 World Championship Replica Rings on Thurs., May 23, Thurs., June 20, Tues., July 16 and Thurs., Aug. 22, each for 2,500 fans.
Speaking of the big club, the Promotional Schedule will feature a special commemorative Cline Dental Stan Musial Statue Giveaway for 2,500 fans on Sun., July 28, celebrating the iconic life and career of the greatest player in Cardinals history, the late Stan Musial. Additionally, there will be three can't-miss Busch Stadium Exclusive Giveaways this season, including the Yadier Molina Gold and Platinum Glove Award Giveaway (2,500) on Sat., May 25, the Rawlings Allen Craig Bat Giveaway for 1,250 kids 15 and younger with a paid admission on Sun., June 16 and the Purina Pet Food Bowl Mat Giveaway (2,500) on Sun., Sept. 1.
The Hammons Field sky will light up early and often throughout the 2013 season with 13 total Fireworks Shows on the schedule, including the Home Opener on Thurs., April 11, the 4th of July Fireworks Celebration and Friday Night Fireworks Shows every Friday night, all presented by AM Pyrotechnics. Brand new this season and starting on April 26, each AM Pyrotechnics Friday Night Fireworks Show will be set to a different music theme, ranging from Country Music and Classic Rock to theme songs from popular TV Shows and Kids Movies, and everything in between! The Cards will also host the Mid Missouri Credit Union/Fort Leonard Wood Military Appreciation Night and Fireworks Celebration on Sat., June 22, paying homage to all who have sacrificed to protect our freedom and our way of life.
Other returning family favorites include 12 Hiland Ice Cream Sundays, 9 Great Southern Bank $1 Dog Days on Tuesdays and 10 Johnsonville "Buck a Brat" Nights, offering fans $1 bratwursts every Thursday night.
The Cardinals will continue their unwavering commitment to the community with numerous game-worn jersey auctions throughout the year, as well as a bat auction and a cap auction, all benefitting a different non-profit organization each night. The Cardinals non-profit partners include the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks, Champions Committed to Kids, Cherish Kids, Down Syndrome Group of the Ozarks, GYNCA, the Humane Society, The Kitchen, March of Dimes and more.
Additionally, the Cardinals will continue their series of Educational Day games, comprised this year of the Discovery Center Science Behind Magic Educational Day Game on Tues., April 16, the Healthy Living Educational Day Game on Wed., April 24, the Missouri Department of Conservation Educational Day Game on Mon., April 29 and the D.A.R.E. Educational Day Game on Tues., May 7. There will also be two High School Career Days on Tues., April 16 and Mon., April 29, as well as the first-ever Junior High School Educational Day on Wed., April 24. To organize a group outing to any one of these Educational Day games, call the Front Office at (417) 863-0395 today!
For more information and the full 2013 Promotional Schedule, click here or call the Front Office at (417) 863-0395.
INDIVIDUAL GAME TICKETS ON SALE THIS TUESDAY; GET YOUR SEASON TICKETS RIGHT NOW!
The Springfield Cardinals are excited to announce that Individual Game Tickets for all 70 home games throughout the 2013 season will be available for purchase starting at 9 a.m. this Tuesday.
Season Ticket Plans are available right now and are the most affordable way to catch Cardinals Baseball all summer long! Starting as low as $99, all Season Ticket Plans include a complimentary 2012 Texas League Championship Replica Ring, one 2013 St. Louis Cardinals Ticket Voucher per seat in your plan, a commemorative 2013 Season Ticket Holder Pin, a commemorative 2013 Season Ticket Holder Mug, special access to events and discounts, and much, much more. All Season Ticket Holders also have the exclusive option to join the Promo Club for just $75, the only way to make sure you get each one of the great 2013 Promotional Giveaway Items. The Promo Club is almost full, so call (417) 863-0395 to join right now!
Additional exclusive benefits are also included in Half Season Ticket Plans and Full Season Ticket Plans, including your choice of a commemorative 2013 Season Ticket Holder Cap or T-Shirt and even a Hand-Autographed 8"X10" Photo of St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith (Full Season accounts only)! Call (417) 863-0395 to get your Season Tickets right now!
It's also not too late to register for one of the Championship Packs for the 2013 season! There are five custom-designed Championship Packs to choose from, each containing 10 games to best fit your needs and schedule. Championship Packs start at just $80 and there are only 100 available, so call (417) 863-0395 to order yours right now!
New for the 2013 season are the specially-designed Premium Packs! There are three different Premium Packs - the Friday Pack, the Saturday Pack and the Promotional Items Pack. Premium Packs start at only $90 and there are only 100 available, so call (417) 863-0395 right now!
With a fun-filled promotional schedule and the future of St. Louis Cardinals Baseball at Hammons Field, you won't want to miss a minute of the action! For all of the information and to order any of the Cardinals Ticket Plans, call the Front Office at (417) 863-0395 or visit the brand-new SpringfieldCardinals.com.
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