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ST. LOUIS - Busch Stadium is waiting for the sun of summer to fill the field, and Redbird Nation to fill its seats on April 13. But did you know there is a way for fans to check out Busch Stadium behind the scenes?
The St. Louis Cardinals offer stadium tours twice a day, at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. during the offseason for fans to take a look at the facilities before fans fill the seats and players take the field.
The tours, which are offered rain or shine, take fans for a half-mile walk through the home of the 11-time World Champions. Tour-goers are allowed access to areas they may not be allowed in when attending a game as a fan. The tours go all the way up to the radio press box, all the way down to the player's clubhouse and just about everywhere in-between.
Fans get the chance to take a picture with the World Series trophies, sit in the dugout, and take to the field just like the Cardinals do.
Tours last about one hour, and have a variety of prices depending on the size of the group and the age of the tourists.
Tickets can be purchased at any of the ticket windows around Busch Stadium, over the phone at (314) 345-9000 or online here.
Tours are offered during the season depending on the times of the game, but if you can't wait for summer to get out to Busch, you can plan your tour today.
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