Springfield, MO - In an ongoing effort to find new, creative and fun ways to raise community support, the Springfield Cardinals are excited to announce the addition of five community-focused promotions and events to the August promotional schedule.
Bear Up on Missouri State Bears Night - Saturday, August 19
The Cardinals are excited to "Bear Up" this year and are excited to host Missouri State Bears Night on Saturday, August 19 to help get everyone ready for the fall sports schedule.
As part of Missouri State Bears Night, the Cardinals are going to show their MSU support by wearing Missouri State Bears Specialty Cardinals Jerseys during that night's game against the Corpus Christi Hooks. Not only a first-time co-branded and game-worn collectible item, the specialty jerseys will be auctioned off during the game to benefit the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools.
Cardinals and Bears fans can also show their Springfield sports pride with the Missouri State Bears Theme Ticket. Rescheduled from the rained out game on April 29, the Cardinals and Bears Theme Ticket includes one seat to the 6:10pm game on August 19 and a co-branded Cardinals cap with the Bears logo on the back, all for only $15.
For more information on Missouri State Bears Night at Hammons Field on Saturday, August 19, call the Cardinals Front Office at (417) 863-0395.
Click here to order your Missouri State Bears Theme Ticket right now.
Get Four Free Tickets with Cardinals Kids Fun & Fit Day, presented by Anthem - Saturday, August 19
In an effort to promote the fun of a fit and healthy lifestyle among young Cardinals fans throughout the Ozarks, the Springfield Cardinals are excited to partner with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to present the Cardinals Kids Fun & Fit Day on Saturday, August 19.
Cardinals Kids Fun & Fit Day, presented by Anthem, will run from 9 - 11am on Saturday, August 19. All kids are welcome to come to Hammons Field during that time to participate in a fun fitness course on the field.
All kids that complete the fitness course will receive four free tickets to their choice of one game from a list of select 2017 Regular Season games. All kids that participate will also receive a complimentary Springfield Cardinals Cap and more.
There is no charge for kids to participate in the Cardinals Kids Fun & Fit Day on Saturday, August 19. For more information, call the Cardinals Front Office at (417) 863-0395.
St. Louis Cardinals Ticket Voucher Giveaway & Matt Gifford Day - Sunday, August 20
To celebrate the contributions and impacts that former Springfield Cardinals Vice President / General Manager Matt Gifford made at the ballpark and throughout the community, the Springfield Cardinals are excited to host Matt Gifford Day on Sunday, August 20.
The first Vice President / General Manager in team history, Matt guided the Springfield Cardinals to 12 and a half years of excellence on and off the field before being promoted by the St. Louis Cardinals to Vice President of Stadium Operations at Busch Stadium on June 20, 2017.
The Sunday, August 20 game will also feature an added giveaway to the Promotional Schedule - the St. Louis Cardinals 2018 Ticket Voucher Giveaway (2,000), giving fans the opportunity to see Matt at Busch Stadium next year.
With so many relationships developed throughout the years, Sunday, August 20 will celebrate Matt and give fans the chance to wish him luck in his new role at Busch Stadium. Leading up to Matt Gifford Day, fans are welcome to sign a "Thank You, Matt" banner at the ballpark during every game throughout the August 15 - 20 Homestand. Then on Sunday, August 20, the 2:10pm game will be preceded by special ceremonies at Hammons Field to recognize Matt's contributions to the Springfield community.
For more information on Matt Gifford Day at Hammons Field, call the Cardinals Front Office at (417) 863-0395.
Family 4-Pack is back for Sunday, August 20
After great response in July, the Cardinals are excited to bring back the Family 4-Pack for the Sunday, August 20 game, providing a new way for families to make memories at Hammons Field.
Available right now for the Sunday, August 20 game, the Family 4-Pack includes:
-4 Seats for the Sunday, August 20 game
-4 Hot Dogs
-4 Cardinals Caps
-All for just $44!
Add-ons to the 4-Pack are just $11 for those with more than four fans in their families. Family 4-Packs for Sunday, August 20 are available right now by clicking the link below or calling the Ticket Office at (417) 863-2143. Sunday, August 20 is also Matt Gifford Day with the St. Louis Cardinals 2018 Ticket Voucher Giveaway for 2,000 fans. That Sunday is also a Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Sunday with free ice cream for kids before the game and Kids Run the Bases after the game. First Pitch is 2:10pm with gates opening at 1:10pm.
Click here to order your Family 4-Pack for Sunday, August 20 right now.
Newborns in Need Baby Supplies and Diaper Drive - Sunday, August 27
For their third charitable drive of the month, the Springfield Cardinals are excited to partner with Newborns in Need to host the Baby Supplies and Diaper Drive at Hammons Field.
Running right now through the Sunday, August 27 game at Hammons Field, the Cardinals are seeking donations of new baby supplies and diapers. All fans that donate from the list of needed baby supplies below may purchase a discounted $1 ticket to the August 27 game for each item donated.
Below is a list of needed baby supplies for the Newborns in Need Drive:
-70-80 count Baby Wipes
-Newborn or Preemie sized Onesies
-Baby Board Books
To donate, please bring your new baby supplies from the above list to the Cardinals Ticket Office at Gate 1 at Hammons Field. The Ticket Office is open from 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday, and from 9am through the game on gamedays.
First Pitch on Sunday, August 27 is 2:10pm with gates opening at 1:10pm. That Sunday is also a Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Sunday with free ice cream for kids before the game. All kids can then run the bases after the game.
For more information, call the Front Office at (417) 863-0395 or visit SpringfieldCardinals.com.
1987 National League Championship Replica Rings, Charlie Brown Bobbleheads, Friday Night Fireworks and more during August 15 - 20 Homestand
The Cardinals kick off the road trip in San Antonio at 7:05pm on Tuesday night. Catch all the action live on Jock 98.7 FM and SpringfieldCardinals.com, and tune in 15 minutes early for the Coyote's Sports Cafe Pregame Show.
Springfield then returns home for the next fun-filled homestand from Tuesday, August 15 - Sunday, August 20. Don't miss any of the upcoming fun, including:
-Tuesday, August 15, 6:30pm - Great Southern Bank $1 Dog Day. Gates open at 5:30pm.
-Wednesday, August 16, 6:30pm - Wednesday Night Baseball vs. San Antonio Missions. Gates open at 5:30pm.
-Thursday, August 17, 7:10pm - St. Louis Cardinals Replica 1987 National League Championship Ring Giveaway (2,000) and Klement's "Buck a Brat" Night. Gates open at 6:10pm.
-Friday, August 18, 7:10pm - AM Pyrotechnics Friday Night Fireworks highlighting 20th Anniversary of 1997 Hits. Gates open at 6:10pm.
-Saturday, August 19, 6:10pm - St. Louis Cardinals Charlie Brown & Peanuts 50th Anniversary Bobblehead Giveaway (2,000). Gates open at 5:10pm.
-Sunday, August 20, 2:10pm - Matt Gifford Day with the St. Louis Cardinals 2018 Ticket Voucher Giveaway (2,000), Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Sunday and Kids Run the Bases. Gates open at 1:10pm.
For information about becoming a Season Ticket Holder, organizing a Group Outing, booking a Birthday Party or ordering Individual Game Tickets right now, call the Front Office at (417) 863-2143 or visit SpringfieldCardinals.com.
Click here for the complete 2017 Promotional Schedule and to order your tickets right now.
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