Cardinals First Annual Graduation day at Busch Stadium

ST. LOUIS, MO. (May 16, 2012) – The St. Louis Cardinals are inviting graduates of all ages to attend the first annual Graduation Day at Busch Stadium on Sunday, July 1. The event will allow recent graduates to celebrate their diligence with a day at the ballpark.  

Graduates of elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, college, or any other type of graduation are welcome to walk in a pre-game parade around the field sporting their cap and/or gown. The parade will begin at 12:10 p.m. culminating with a 1:15 p.m. game in which students and former students may stay and watch the St. Louis Cardinals take on the Pittsburgh Pirates.

“We are excited to offer this new event honoring recent graduates for their achievement,” said Joe Strohm, Vice President of Ticket Sales. “This is a wonderful opportunity for the Cardinals to congratulate each graduate as we join them in celebrating this important academic milestone.”

Tickets for the day are on sale now for $15 and include Pavilion level seating as well as a voucher for a free hot dog and soda. All ticketed fans ages 15 and under will also receive a Yadier Molina Rawlings Bat.

To purchase tickets, visit, or groups of 25 or more can call 314-345-9500. Tickets will be available through July 1. Help celebrate your graduate’s special day by reserving a spot today.