Busch Stadium III (2006 - present)

First and Figures

Status: Home of the St. Louis Cardinals

Address: 700 Clark Street, St. Louis, MO

Capacity: 46,861

Cost to construct: $400 Million 

Architect: Populous

Owner: St. Louis Cardinals

The Field

Playing Surface: Grass

Defining Feature: Marble Plaques on exterior celebrating 100 great moments in Cardinal history. Stan Musial Statue. Old Stadium scoreboard on main concourse.

Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

        Left Field:        336

        Left Center:     375

        Center Field:    400

        Right Center:   377

        Right Field:      335


Game 04/10/2006 Brewers 4, Cardinals 6

  Umpires Ron Kulpa, Brian Runge, Bruce Froemming, Mike Winters

  Managers Tony La Russa, Cardinals; Ned Yost, Brewers

  Starting Pitchers Mark Mulder, Cardinals; Tomo Ohka, Brewers

  Ceremonial Pitch Chris Carpenter & Albert Pujols 2005 NL Cy Young & MVP Awards

  Attendance 41,936


  Batter Brady Clark (lined out)

  Hit Carlos Lee (single)

  Run Carlos Lee

  RBI Bill Hall

  Single Carlos Lee

  Double Bill Hall

  Triple David Eckstein (04/13/2006)

  Home Run Bill Hall

  Grand Slam Aramis Ramirez (06/03/2006)

  Stolen Base Jim Edmonds (04/12/2006)

  Sacrifice Hit Juan Encarnacion

  Sacrifice Fly Yadier Molina


  Win Mark Mulder

  Loss Tomo Ohka

  Shutout Aaron Harang, Kent Mercker, Todd Coffey, David Weathers (04/14/2006)

  Save Jason Isringhausen

  Hit by Pitch Tomo Ohka hit Juan Encarnacion

  Wild Pitch Jeff Suppan (04/13/2006)

  Balk Tony Armas (04/28/2006)



Hosted Events

World Series: 2006

All Star Games: 2009


Some of this data is from:

2006 World Series, Albert Pujols, Busch Stadium III, St. Louis Cardinals, Stan Musial Statue


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