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  Busch Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Busch Stadium (also referred to informally as New Busch Stadium or Busch Stadium III) is the new home for the St.
The stadium is the third stadium in the city of St. Louis to carry the name Busch Stadium.
At the new Busch Stadium, the storm knocked over portable concession stands, damaging the infield rain tarp as it was deployed, and dislodged several of the plastic sheets that were designed to protect the open-air press box.
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 Busch Memorial Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The stadium was destroyed by wrecking ball in late 2005, and part of its former footprint is used by its replacement stadium of the same name.
The stadium was also the site of Mark McGwire's historic 62nd home run of the 1998 season that broke Roger Maris' single-season record, and also of McGwire's 70th of that season, for a record which lasted until Barry Bonds surpassed it in 2001.
Busch Memorial Stadium was originally slated to be imploded like most modern-day stadium demolitions to be able to finish construction on the new stadium in time for the 2006 season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Busch_Memorial_Stadium   (1229 words)

  
 Ballparks of Baseball-Busch Stadium-St. Louis Cardinals
Busch Stadium is owned by the Cardinals and was privately financed using a combination of private bonds that the Cardinals are required to repay, bank loans, cash from the owners of the Cardinals and a long-term loan from St. Louis County.
Construction of Busch Stadium began in December 2003 with official groundbreaking ceremonies occurring on January 17, 2004.
Busch Stadium consists of three main seating decks with the main concourse, loge concourse, and terrace concourse levels.
www.ballparksofbaseball.com /nl/BuschStadium.htm   (645 words)

  
 Busch Stadium
Busch Stadium is located near the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri and the royal Gateway arch.
The stadium was constructed as a part of the downtown revitalization project.
Designed by Sverdrup and Parcel and Associates, Edward Durell Stone, and Schwarz and Van Hoefen, Associated, the current Busch Stadium is the second Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
www.geocities.com /cardinalsfanz1/stadium.htm   (372 words)

  
 Busch Memorial Stadium Seating Chart, Busch Memorial Stadium Tickets, Busch Memorial Stadium Maps
Busch Stadium is regularly rated as one of the best places to play by major league players, who appreciate the diehard and knowledgeable nature of Cardinals fans.
The “old” Busch Stadium, one of the concrete-and-turf cookie-cutter stadiums of the 60s and 70s, was renovated after the football Cardinals left for Arizona.
Busch Stadium was one of the first ballparks to serve as part of a downtown revitalization project.
www.gotickets.com /venues/mo/busch_memorial_stadium.php   (683 words)

  
 Busch Stadium
Busch Memorial Stadium opened in 1966 as the first true downtown Major League ballpark of the 20th century.
In 1996, the stadium was altered by the reinstallation of a grass field, creation of a picnic area in the left-field stands, and shortening of the power alleys by 11 feet and center field by 12 feet.
Busch Stadium is a sea of crimson during baseball season, not only because of the all-red seats, but because so many fans wear scarlet apparel in support of the Cardinals.
www.fortunecity.com /athena/thatcher/2042/Busch.htm   (287 words)

  
 Busch Stadium | BaseballLibrary.com
In 1982, is official name was shortened to Busch Stadium, which had been the name borne by its predecessor, Sportsman's Park, in its final twelve years.
Busch Stadium is currently the fourth-oldest park in the National League.
Busch gives a 5-year lease to the Browns, turning the tables in a manner of speaking, since the Cardinals had been tenants of the Browns since 1920.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/S/Stadium_Busch.stm   (1333 words)

  
 Busch Stadium Historical Analysis by Baseball Almanac
A new stadium in downtown St. Louis provided a much needed redevelopment of the downtown area and in 1964, ground was broken.
On May 12, 1966, Busch Stadium officially opened as the new home of the St. Louis Cardinals and the home plate from Busch Stadium (Grand Avenue location) was used and brought over for the first game ceremony.
Busch Stadium is basically a two-deck all-concrete facility with approximately half its seats in each deck.
www.baseball-almanac.com /stadium/busch_stadium.shtml   (355 words)

  
 St. Louis Cardinals - Busch Stadium
The venerable Busch Stadium officially opened on May 12, 1966, and was built in hopes of attracting the fans necessary to support a major league franchise.
And inside the stadium, the magic of St. Louis baseball takes over - no city is as passionate about their tram, and the Cardinals logo is painted everywhere - on the grass, on the red seats, and on the surrounding downtown buildings.
Jim Edmonds would have been a perfect fit for the old Busch Stadium, but with the center field wall a good 12 feet in tighter than it was in the 1980s, a center fielder with great range isn't as important as it used to be.
www.baseball-statistics.com /Ballparks/StL/index.htm   (1225 words)

  
 Clem's Baseball ~ Busch Stadium II
In 1966 the Cardinals moved into the NEW Busch Stadium, which was a vital part of the urban renewal of downtown St. Louis, shortly after the Gateway Arch was completed.
Another difference from other stadiums of that era was that Busch Stadium's roof covered almost all of the upper deck; that was appropriate given the hot, steamy summer days in St. Louis.
In its last few years with lush green grass, Busch Stadium gleamed as though it were new, even though it was one of the last of the "doughnut" stadiums.
www.andrewclem.com /Baseball/BuschStadium_II.html   (1037 words)

  
 St. Louis Busch Stadium
The new ballpark will be the third to bear the name "Busch Stadium," and in 2006, the Cardinals will be the only Major League Baseball team still based in its original city to have played in three different stadiums of the same name.
When the new downtown stadium was built in the mid-1960's, it was named "Busch Memorial Stadium" when it opened in 1966.
Busch Stadium, located at 250 Stadium Plaza, is north of I-64 and just six blocks east of Union Station.
www.slfp.com /BuschStadium080404.html   (719 words)

  
 Busch Memorial Stadium
Busch Stadium, home of two NFL teams during its existence, also served as the home of the St. Louis Cardinals (MLB).
In order for the stadium to be converted from a baseball field to football, two sets of 8,000 seats could be moved parallel to each other to form the football gridiron.
The last NFL game at Busch Stadium was on October 22, 1995 when the San Francisco Forty-Niners defeated the St. Louis Rams 44-10 in front of a sellout crowd and a national television audience.
football.ballparks.com /NFL/St.LouisCardinals/index.htm   (389 words)

  
 Busch Stadium Blues
When Busch Stadium is demolished in October to make room for the new ballpark and ballpark village, some surrounding businesses will be evacuated.
Once the stadium comes down, Ahrens will crush the reinforced concrete on-site, which will be used to fill the resulting hole to bring it back to street level.
Meanwhile, the developer of the project, Baltimore-based The Cordish Co., is fine tuning the plans for the ballpark village, an eight-acre mixed-use development to be located north of the new Busch Stadium.
www.angelfire.com /blog2/buschstadiumblues   (834 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Busch Stadium demolition underway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Crews began preparing for the stadium's demolition on Oct. 20 — the day after St. Louis lost the NL championship series to the Houston Astros in the final game at Busch.
The southern half of Busch Stadium will be knocked down over the next few months to allow for completion of the new, roughly $400 million ballpark.
Busch, one of the cookie-cutter style, multipurpose stadiums built in the 1960s, was easily recognizable with its archways along the top that are a tribute to St. Louis' silvery Gateway Arch monument, which opened in 1967, a year after the ballpark.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/cardinals/2005-11-07-busch-demolition_x.htm   (509 words)

  
 Ballparks of Baseball-Busch Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Louis, MO After more than three decades of playing at Busch Stadium and nearly a decade of lobbying for a new ballpark, the St. Louis Cardinals will open a new Busch Stadium in 2006.
Although many fans would probably say they were satisfied with the current Busch Stadium, the owners of the team have been lobbying for a new ballpark for the team since 1995.
However, because of the location, part of the ballpark is going to be built where Busch Stadium currently is. Therefore part of the ballpark may not open in April 2006.
www.ballparksofbaseball.com /future/BuschStadium.htm   (544 words)

  
 New Busch Stadium Construction - CardsClubhouse.com Fan Guide
The new Busch Stadium was designed by HOK Sport, an award-winning architecture firm that focuses on sport and event venue design.
Concourse width in the old Busch Stadium ranged from 11 feet at the narrowest to 30 feet at the widest, depending on where you were in the stadium.
The new Busch Stadium will still have two large switchback ramps, one located on the east side of the stadium (right field), and the other located on the west side (third base).
www.cardsclubhouse.com /guide/busch_stadium_III_construction.php   (1342 words)

  
 Busch Stadium
The original was known as Sportsman’s Park until August Busch purchased it from the St. Louis Browns in 1953 and changed the name to Busch Stadium.
It served as the home of the Cardinals until the new Busch Stadium was opened, as the centerpiece of a downtown revitalization project.
Statue of "Stan the Man" Musial outside the stadium was unveiled in 1968.
www.ballparks.com /baseball/national/buschs.htm   (767 words)

  
 St. Louis Busch Stadium
Gate 4 (Plaza of Champions), at Clark and Eight Streets, is one of 3 disabled drop-off locations at the new retro-styled Busch Stadium.
The stadium features a creative use of old and new materials, from red brick and concrete to exposed steel and glass.
Busch Stadium is north of I-64 and just six blocks east of Union Station.
www.slfp.com /BuschStadium.html   (638 words)

  
 STLtoday - Sports - Busch Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The new Busch Stadium uses plenty of open space, making the downtown skyline part of the 'connection to the city' that architects envisioned.
Laid out on the sidewalk surrounding new Busch Stadium are large bricks commemorating the 100 greatest moments in Cardinals history, and a few that will soon mark the greatest moment in several fans' lives.
Thick, lush Kentucky bluegrass graces the field at the new Busch Stadium.
www.stltoday.com /sports/busch   (260 words)

  
 Ballpark Digest -- Ballpark Visits -- Busch Stadium / St. Louis Cardinals
Busch Stadium is near the intersection of I-64 and I-55 in downtown St. Louis.
Because it featured artificial turf, the second Busch was regarded as a tough place to play: tough on the joints and tough on the rest of the body because the artificial turf sucked up heat from the sun.
There is really only one direct homage to the second Busch Stadium (and none at all to the first): the installation of the manual scoreboards from Busch, left in the same configuration as they were the day the ballpark closed down last fall.
www.ballparkwatch.com /visits/busch_stadium.htm   (1430 words)

  
 Busch Stadium Page
Looking to the north are the Stadium West parking garages on the left and the Bowling Hall of Fame on the right.
To the left is a map of the area around the Busch Stadium station.
Busch Stadium was built shortly after the construction of the Gateway Arch.
www.civitas-stl.com /stadium.htm   (478 words)

  
 BallparkTour.com - Busch Memorial Stadium
Busch went crazy, the Cards went back to L.A. for game 6 and again, Tom Niedenfuer gave up the game winning homer, this time to Jack Clark, and the Cardinals went on to the World Series.
With Busch Stadium as the spark, the redevelopment of the downtown area has been marked by the addition of new office buildings, hotels, shopping complexes, parking garages and other facilities, including the International Bowling Hall of Fame and Museum and the Cardinals Hall of Fame.
Busch was the site of Lou Brock's record 105th stolen base in 1974 and his 3000th hit in 1979.
www.ballparktour.com /Busch_Stadium.html   (1392 words)

  
 ESPN.com - TRAVEL - Ballpark Tour: Busch Stadium
New Busch designers HOK -- who invented the retro genre with Oriole Park at Camden Yards -- might be thinking the same thing.
Busch executive chef Jeramie Mitchell says he wants "to elevate all the food to another level." He's off to a good start, and plans to run the ballpark's own enormous smoker around the clock, grilling 350 pounds of meat every 10 hours.
Considering Busch is backed up to spitting distance of the I-64/I-70 junction in one direction, and faces a vast, beautiful, but virtually empty downtown in the other direction, there are some good choices.
proxy.espn.go.com /travel/news/story?page=ballparks/newbuschstadium   (1910 words)

  
 Busch Stadium - Deadspin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the first two games at the brand new stadium of the team for which we have directed a considerable amount of our psychic energy over the last 26 years, the home team has been outscored 29-8.
As the process of destroying Busch Stadium begins in earnest -- that picture was taken yesterday; that large object in the outfield is not, in fact, Larry Walker -- a reader sends us this pretty...
Well, tonight's the night when we'll discover if Busch Stadium, the home of the Cardinals since our father was 16 years old (and the place we spent pretty much every other summer Sunday afternoon...
www.deadspin.com /sports/busch-stadium   (670 words)

  
 St. Louis Cardinals : Ballpark : Busch Stadium Farewell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
• The stadium has an outside diameter of more than 800 feet, covers more than 12 acres and is 130-feet tall, measured from the playing field to the top of the stadium.
But in 1996, the stadium's power alleys were shortened by 11 feet and center field was shortened by 12 feet.
• In order for the stadium to be converted from a baseball field to a football field, two sets of 8,000 seats were be moved parallel to each other to form the football gridiron.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/stl/ballpark/busch_farewell.jsp?content=facts   (486 words)

  
 BallparkTour.com - New Busch Stadium
Stadium lights which will next season help players field pop flies may help tentative Cardinal fans find their way to the future.
Gazing south from his perch on the outer concourse of Busch Stadium, Mike Buckley drags on a cigarette and watches a 200-foot-tall Alberici crane — fittingly painted white with Cardinal-red trim — pivot and lower a steel beam into place near the top of the new, $398 million ballpark at the south end of downtown.
One of two pedestrian ramps, the one along the third-base side of the park, is finished and is being used by contractors to move men and materials to the upper levels.
www.ballparktour.com /New_Cards_Ballpark.html   (2497 words)

  
 Busch Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Busch Stadium has been the home of the St. Louis Cardinals since 1966, and has gone through renovations in recent years in order to keep it more modern.
In 1997, a project was created to install a hand-operated scoreboard flanked by flag decks commemorating the club's World Series championships and retired numbers.
The top of the stadium to the field is approximately 130 feet high, and the diameter of the seats surrounding the field is more than 800 feet.
www.probaseballvenues.com /busch_stadium.htm   (118 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Anheuser-Busch buys Cardinals stadium naming rights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that the new stadium to open in 2006 will, like the current stadium and the one before that, be called Busch Stadium.
City and team official hope the new $387 million 46,000-seat stadium, with a red-brick exterior, is a catalyst that spurs redevelopment of downtown's south side.
The brewery built the current Busch Stadium, which opened in 1966 —; it is the second-oldest ballpark in the National League, behind Wrigley Field.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/cardinals/2004-08-04-busch-stadium_x.htm   (594 words)

  
 Busch Stadium, St Louis
On the left-hand side is the gigantic rotunda of the Busch Stadium, which has seating for 50,000 spectators.
The stadium is home to the St Louis Cardinals, the city's baseball team, whose history is documented in the St Louis Cardinal's Hall of Fame.
Busch Stadium in St Louis seen from top of Gateway Arch.
www.planetware.com /st-louis/busch-stadium-us-mo-bu.htm   (117 words)

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