Springfield, MO - With the Route 66 Rumble between the St. Louis Cardinals and Springfield Cardinals on Friday, March 31 just 18 days away, the Springfield Cardinals are excited to unveil their Promotional Schedule for the 2017 season.
Highlighting the 2017 promotional lineup at Hammons Field is a brand-new series of must-have Busch Stadium Exclusives, including -
-St. Louis Cardinals 1967 World Championship Mystery Replica Ring Giveaway on Saturday, May 20 (2,000 fans)
-St. Louis Cardinals Carlos Martinez & Matt Carpenter Double Bobblehead Giveaway on Thursday, June 1 (2,000 fans)
-Purina Bark in the Park & St. Louis Cardinals Pet Bowl Giveaway on Sunday, June 4 (2,000 fans)
-St. Louis Cardinals 1942 World Championship Replica Ring Giveaway on Sunday, July 16 (2,000 fans)
-St. Louis Cardinals 1987 National League Championship Replica Ring Giveaway on Thursday, August 17 (2,000 fans)
-St. Louis Cardinals Charlie Brown & Peanuts 50th Anniversary Bobblehead Giveaway on Saturday, August 19 (2,000 fans)
-Budweiser St. Louis Cardinals 1967 World Championship Beer Stein Giveaway on Thursday, August 31 (2,000 fans, age 21+)
The Busch Stadium Exclusives are only the beginning - the 2017 Promotional Schedule features a grand total of 25 Promotional Giveaway Items! Joining the must-have St. Louis Cardinals Carlos Martinez & Matt Carpenter Double Bobblehead and the St. Louis Cardinals Charlie Brown & Peanuts 50th Anniversary Bobblehead is this year's full line of can't-miss bobbleheads -
-Price Cutter & Bar-S Foods Luke Voit HR Derby / Batting Champion Bobblehead Giveaway on Thursday, June 15 (2,000 fans)
-Vision Clinic #1 Pitching Prospect Alex Reyes Bobblehead Giveaway on Saturday, June 17 (2,000 fans)
-American National Dexter Fowler 2008 Texas League All-Star Bobblehead Giveaway on Thursday, June 22 (2,000 fans)
-Hiland Dairy Carson Kelly & Luke Weaver Cardinals Minor League Player & Pitcher of the Year Double Bobblehead Giveaway on Saturday, July 8 (2,000 fans)
-Maria's Mexican Restaurant Willie McGee Career Highlights Bobblehead Giveaway on Saturday, August 5 (2,000 fans)
Some of the other great giveaways lined up for this season include -
-Foundation Credit Union Pink Shirt Giveaway on Saturday, April 15 (2,000 fans)
-Expedia Umbrella Giveaway on Saturday, April 29 (2,000 fans)
-Nixon & Lindstrom Insurance Baseball Koozie Giveaway on Thursday, May 4 (2,000 fans)
-Central Bank of the Ozarks Trucker Cap Giveaway on Sunday, May 21 (2,000 fans)
-Coca-Cola Super Soft Cotton Shirt Giveaway on Saturday, June 3 (2,000 fans)
-Six Flags St. Louis Free Kids Ticket Giveaway on Friday, June 16 (1,000 kids under 48")
-Mercy Dry Fit Shirt Giveaway on Saturday, June 24 (2,000 fans)
-Great Southern Bank Replica Home Jersey Giveaway on Thursday, July 6 (2,000 fans)
-Aaron Sachs & Associates Route 66 Super Soft Shirt Giveaway on Thursday, August 3 (2,000 fans)
-Sysco Foods Team Baseball Card Set Giveaway on Sunday, August 6 (2,000 fans)
-Mercy Route 66 Rumble Canvas Giveaway on Saturday, August 26 (2,000 fans)
The Hammons Field sky will once again light up early and often throughout the 2017 season with 15 total Fireworks Shows on the schedule. In addition to Friday Night Fireworks Shows every Friday, presented by AM Pyrotechnics, the fireworks lineup includes:
-2017 Opening Day Fireworks Kickoff on Thursday, April 13
-Freedom Week Fireworks each day from Wednesday, July 5 - Friday, July 7. Since the Cardinals are not home on the 4th of July this year, we're celebrating Independence Day with fireworks celebrations all week!
Once again this year, each Friday Night Fireworks Show will be accompanied by a different musical theme, including -
-April 14 - "Days of the Week" Songs
-April 28 - Season Ticket Holder Request Songs
-May 5 - "Colorful" Music
-May 19 - "Oh's," "Whoa's," & other Sounds
-June 2 - Songs from Movies 2
-June 16 - Animal Songs & Kids Dress Up Like Animals Day
-June 23 - Songs from Musicals
-July 5 - Patriotic Music
-July 6 - Songs Across America
-July 7 - Songs about American Cowboys
-August 4 - Dance Party Music
-August 18 - 20th Anniversary of your Favorite 1997 Hits
-September 1 - Top Hits from 2017
The Cardinals will also host the Infuze Credit Union / Fort Leonard Wood Military Appreciation Night & Fireworks Celebration on Saturday, June 24, paying homage to all who have served and sacrificed to protect our freedom and our way of life. Military Appreciation Night will also feature the Specialty Camo Jersey Auction to benefit Missouri State University's ROTC.
More returning family favorites are 11 Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Sundays, offering kids free Hiland Dairy Ice Cream before every Sunday game. Sundays also feature the Kids Run the Bases promotion, giving all kids the chance to run the bases just like the Cardinals after the game. Also making their return are nine Great Southern Bank $1 Dog Days on Tuesdays and 10 Klement's "Buck a Brat" Nights, offering fans delicious $1 Klement's bratwursts every Thursday night.
The Cardinals will continue their unwavering commitment to the community with four game-worn jersey auctions throughout the year and a bat auction, all benefiting a different non-profit organization each night. The Cardinals non-profit partners include Cherish Kids, GYNCA, the Humane Society, Isabel's House and Missouri State University's ROTC.
Additionally, the Cardinals will continue their series of Educational Day games, comprised this year of the -
-CoxHealth Kids Program Educational Day and High School Leadership Forum for Students on Tuesday, April 18 at 11:10am
-KY3 Weather School and the Cardinals High School Career Day on Monday, May 1 at 11:10am
-Mercy Safety Day and Career in Sports Day on Wednesday, May 3 at 11:10am
-Missouri Department of Conservation Educational Day and the Marketing, Promoting and Selling the Cardinals Seminar for high school and college students on Wednesday, May 17 at 11:10am
-Summer School Discovery Center Science Educational Day on Wednesday, June 21 at 11:10am
To organize a group outing to any one of the Educational Day games, call the Front Office at (417) 863-0395 today.
Click here to view the complete 2017 Promotional Schedule on SpringfieldCardinals.com.
Guarantee every great giveaway with a Promo Club Membership today
To guarantee every Promotional Giveaway Item throughout the season, be sure to sign up for the Springfield Cardinals Promo Club, open exclusively for Season Ticket Holders with Reserved Seats.
Available in 18, 35 and 70-game varieties, Reserved Seat Season Ticket Plans not only offer the best value at the ballpark but also provide a bevy of benefits including the ability to exchange tickets, exclusive access to the Promo Club, special gifts, events and much more. Reserved Seats for 18 games start at just $158. A Season Ticket Plan is also one of the only ways for fans to guarantee the opportunity to purchase seats for the Route 66 Rumble.
To guarantee membership into the Promo Club by purchasing a Reserved Seat Season Ticket Plan, call the Cardinals Front Office at (417) 863-0395 today.
Click here for more information on the Cardinals Promo Club.
Seats are going fast to see the St. Louis Cardinals at Hammons Field on March 31, 2017
Don't miss the Route 66 Rumble between the 11-time World Champion St. Louis Cardinals and the Springfield Cardinals at Hammons Field on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5:05pm.
With the St. Louis Cardinals returning to Hammons Field for the first time since 2012, seats are going fast. The only way to guarantee a seat for the Route 66 Rumble is by ordering a 2017 Springfield Cardinals Season Ticket Plan or Mini Pack.
Available in 18, 35 and 70-game varieties, Season Ticket Plans start at just $122. Season Ticket Plans not only offer the best value at the ballpark but also provide a bevy of benefits including the ability to exchange tickets, exclusive access to the Promo Club, special gifts, events and much more.
Another great value, Mini Packs not only include a seat for the Route 66 Rumble but also five premium Regular Season Games at Hammons Field throughout the season, all for just $90. While two of the Mini Pack varieties are sold out, limited Friday Night Fireworks Mini Packs remain and include five can't-miss Friday Night Fireworks games.
To order your 2017 Springfield Cardinals Season Ticket Plan or Mini Pack and guarantee a seat to see the St. Louis Cardinals play at Hammons Field, call the Front Office at (417) 863-0395 right now.
Click here for more information on SpringfieldCardinals.com.
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