Enjoy Dinner with Rick Ankiel on the Field

By Springfield Cardinals | September 11, 2017 12:26 PM ET

Springfield, MO - The Springfield Cardinals are excited to partner with Aaron Sachs & Associates to host the first-ever Dinner on the Diamond at Hammons Field, featuring former St. Louis Cardinal, published author and speaker, Rick Ankiel.

Dinner on the Diamond with Rick Ankiel will take place on Friday, September 22 and is a charitable event to benefit the American Cancer Society, Lost and Found Grief Center and KY3 Kids.

With gates opening for the event at 5pm, guests will enjoy dinner on the award-winning playing surface at Hammons Field from 5:30 - 7pm. Starting at 6:05pm, the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates game will be shown on the Springfield Cardinals 2,244 square-foot, 13HD Video Board.

Beginning in the bottom of the third inning of the St. Louis Cardinals game, Rick Ankiel will speak about his new book, playing career and much more. Additionally, all fans that register for Dinner on the Diamond will receive an autographed copy of Rick's new book, "The Phenomenon," and a Springfield Cardinals T-Shirt.

Tickets for Dinner on the Diamond with Rick Ankiel are available right now. Individual Tickets are only $150 and discounted tables for groups of 10 fans are just $1,350.

Additionally, there will be a VIP Meet and Greet, during which fans can get additional autographs, take pictures and chat with Rick Ankiel. VIP Meet and Greet Tickets include everything that comes with standard tickets and are just $300 for individuals and a discounted $2,500 for groups of 10 fans.

To order your Dinner on the Diamond and VIP Meet and Greet Tickets right now, contact Springfield Cardinals Manager of Fan Interaction Faith Lorhan at (417) 832-3040 or florhan@cardinals.com.

Click here to view the Dinner on the Diamond Flyer.

Pick up your 2018 Springfield Cardinals Schedule right now

It's never too early to start planning for Season 14 of Springfield Cardinals Baseball, kicking off with Opening Night at Hammons Field on Thursday, April 12, 2018 against the Midland RockHounds at 7:10pm. Come by the Cardinals Front Office or click the link below for the complete 2018 Springfield Cardinals Schedule.

For information about becoming a Season Ticket Holder, organizing a Group Outing, booking a Birthday Party and more, call the Front Office at (417) 863-0395 or visit SpringfieldCardinals.com.

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