Press Release: Springfield Cardinals Home Opener

The following is a Press Release from the Springfield Cardinals:

Hammons Field Opens Gates Tomorrow!
The Cardinals Set to Open at Home Thursday at 7:07pm

April 13th, 2011

Springfield, MO – The Cardinals will be making their home debut tomorrow at 7:07pm against the Frisco RoughRiders at Hammons Field and fans are encouraged to arrive early to take part in the Opening Day Festivities.

Springfield will be rolling out the Red Carpet tomorrow night as Hall of Famer and former St. Louis Cardinals great Steve Carlton will be on hand to throw out the first pitch. 5,000 fans will receive a Great Southern Cardinals Magnet Schedule/Picture Frames and it will also be the first of 11 Johnsonville “Buck a Brat” Thursday Nights ($1 Johnsonville Bratwurst every Thursday Home Game). Opening Night will be capped off by an AM Pyrotechnics Fireworks extravaganza!

Friday night will again feature 5,000 fans receiving a Great Southern Cardinals Magnet Schedule and Friday Night Fireworks thanks to AM Pyrotechnics. It will also be the Convey of Hope Tsunami Relief Night to help those in Japan that have been affected by the disaster.

Saturday, the Cardinals are proud to give away 2,500 Jaime Garcia T-Shirts thanks to their friends at Bar-S Foods and Price Cutter.

Sunday will be the first of our Themed Jerseys as Springfield will host St. Patrick’s Day in April. The team will be wearing green jerseys with an Irish feel and those exact jerseys worn by the players and coaches will be autographed and will be available for auction with the proceeds going to benefit the Champions Committed to Kids. We encourage all fans to get into the spirit and sport some Irish green along with your Cardinals Red!

Sundays are always Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Sundays where all kids coming into the park receive a free ice cream treat and all kids are invited to run the bases following the game presented by the Missouri National Guard.

Every Monday this year is a Fazoli’s Family Four Pack night were a family of four will receive four tickets, four shirts and a family meal for four at Fazoli’s for just $40! So, come out Monday night when the Cardinals take on the Midland RockHounds to take advantage of this terrific deal!

Also, don’t forget that Tuesday is a Business Person’s Special Day Game at Hammons Field starting at 12:07pm against Midland. Call in sick or even bring your boss because you won’t want to miss a moment of the Springfield Cardinals! And Every Tuesday at Hammons Field, the Cardinals will have KRAFT Singles Tuesday Night Tickets where if you Buy 1 Ticket you Get 1 Free from KRAFT Singles with purchase. Bring your package wrapper to a Springfield Cardinals Game on Tuesdays for a steal of a deal! Visit for more info! Exclusions apply.

Great tickets are still on sale to help the Cardinals kick-off Season Seven in Springfield. Game time on Thursday is 7:07pm with the gates opening one hour prior. For more ticket information visit the Hammons Field Ticket Office, the website at or by call (417) 863-2143.

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