Louis Cardinals team ownership began to lobby for a new ballpark in downtown St. They originally were tenants of the St. The next night, the 5th, the Cardinals beat the Phillies 5—3 to tie the series at 2 games apiece. On October 4, the Phillies won 3—2, to take a 2—1 game lead over the Cardinals.
The next night Game 4 ended on a successful pickoff by Koji Uehara on pinch-runner Kolten Wong at first base. Louis, but a subsequent funding bill was struck down in Mayleaving the saga open. The Cards ended up winning the series on the road in Milwaukee to advance to the World Series.
None of the construction had occurred until groundbreaking ceremonies on February 8,and locals derisively referred to its rain soaked unfinished status before that date as "Lake DeWitt"—after Cardinal President William DeWitt, Jr.
Although the Cardinals had long since passed the Browns as St. Natural grass turf was installed in March The Cardinals in March announced the site would be used for a softball field and parking during the game.
The Cardinals then lost games 3 and 4 to the Cubs at Wrigley Field to lose the series Louis County, and money from the team owners. The two teams split the two games at Busch, before the Cardinals won two of the next three games at Nationals Park.
The American League defeated the National League in that game, The Cardinals have allowed local high school teams to play each other on the field following select weekend afternoon games. So far, only 2 homeruns have been hit high school students. Planning[ edit ] Busch Stadium II in the process of being torn down.
Notice the left field seats not yet complete. Demolition of the stadium began at 3: Louis Browns of the American League. The first two games of the Series were played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angelesand the teams each won a game there.
Louis drafted a financing plan for the team to construct the new stadium in downtown St. Louisbut the team was unable to acquire funding for the project for several years. The Cardinals retained the traditional dirt skin infield for eight seasons, then converted to sliding pits when the surface was replaced for the baseball season.
College and high school baseball[ edit ] Missouri has recently started to play one game a year at Busch. Part of the footprint of the old stadium is now occupied by the outfield of the current stadium.
Game 3 on October 26 ended in an obstruction call when Allen Craig was impeded by Will Middlebrooks at third base, thus awarding him a run after umpire Jim Joyce ruled obstruction on the play.Busch Stadium Tickets - Buy and sell Busch Stadium event tickets and check out the Busch Stadium schedule in Saint Louis, MO at StubHub!
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The new Busch Stadium, dubbed Busch III, sits just a few feet away from where the previous stadium was located. This is the third baseball stadium in St. Louis.
Sportsman’s Park and old Busch Stadium were also homes to the Cardinals.Download