ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - As if the world series in St. Louis wasn't enough, another big spotlight shines on St. Louis when N-F-L Monday night Football comes to the Edward Jones Dome.
Having game five of the World Series just blocks away at Busch Stadium on the same night is not the dream scenario for the Rams. But the organization says it's treating this challenge as an opportunity on one of the most exciting sports nights in St. Louis.
Rams' Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff sent an open letter to season ticket holders encouraging them to attend Monday night's football game against the Seattle Seahawks.
It's obviously a hard sell, who wants to miss any of the action on the important Game 5 of the World Series, but Demoff assures Rams fans they won't have miss either. The jumbotron will play the game at pregame and half-time and screens throughout the stadium, and there are at least 600 of them, will show both the Rams and the Cardinals games.
And if that's not enough, how about free food and cheap beer. The Rams are offering free hot dogs and two for one beer from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. in it's Bud Light Party Zone. Obviously, the Rams know the score, they're not targeting anybody who has tickets to the World Series game.
"Here's our big message," said Demoff. "We know Busch Stadium will be filled to capacity, but if you're going to go stand outside Busch stadium, you're going to go to a bar downtown, why not come to the Edward Jones Dome, be a part of a great Monday night atmosphere, follow the Cardinals game along in our building and be part of the greatest sports night in the history of St. Louis."
It's an important game for the Rams, their first without Sam Bradford since his injury and the first Monday Night Football game St. Louis has hosted in seven years.