St. Louis Cardinals Reopen Museum with An Extra Surprise
If you're visiting the ballpark this summer make sure to stop over at the Cardinals Museum as they celebrate the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals World Series team.
Located on the second floor of Cardinals Nation at Ballpark Village, the museum is re-opened visitors with extra COVID precautions. There are enhanced sanitizations throughout the museum and visitors will have to select a time to visit to ensure staff and visitor safety. The Cardinals Museum will be open daily from 10 AM - 6 PM and will remain open through the seventh inning during home night games.
In addition to the museum opening, there is a new exhibit that fans will want to visit. The featured exhibit entitled “2011 Cardinals: What A Team! What A Ride!”, honors the teams winning year including happy flights, the “Memphis Mafia”, the Wild Card race, the Rally Squirrel and the dramatic World Series against the Texas Rangers.
According to the press release, The exhibit features over 50 pieces of memorabilia from the museum’s collection as well as loans from former players and collectors, including; St. Louis-native David Freese’s game-worn home jersey from Game 6 of the 2011 World Series, Chris Carpenter’s game-worn home jersey and glove, Jason Motte’s game-worn glove, cap and cleats, and finally Freese’s World Series and NLCS MVP awards. The exhibit will be open to the public through February 2022 and is included with admission to the Cardinals Museum. Fans can purchase Cardinals Museum tickets online at cardinals.com/museum.
As a Cardinals fan I remember that season, and it was a magical season. the Cardiack cards is what we dubbed them month other family and fans I knew. What a ride it was, and to relive that in a museum and bring back all those memories, its something I will have to check out. Crazy to think that was 10 years ago, and I remember every game.
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