Missouri Souvenir: Busch Stadium on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
Busch Stadium is a famous sports stadium located in St. Louis, Missouri and serves as the home of the famous St. Louis Cardinals of MLB. It is a huge stadium and can easily accommodate over forty three thousand people; it consists of more than three thousand club seats and around sixty-one extravagant suites. This fridge magnet shown above displays a nice aerial view of the Busch Stadium and is hence, an apt keepsake of the stadium. It has neat acrylic finishing that makes it both, durable and elegant.
Establishment of the Stadium
Populous, which was previously known as HOK Sport, designed the New Busch Stadium and Hunt Construction constructed it. The chief project designer for this project was Jim Chibnail of HOK Sport who has designed several famous stadiums worldwide including Sydney Olympic Stadium and Heinz Field. Its terrace, bleachers and field areas can seat 9150, 3661 and 16880 people respectively and establishment of these levels was completed during May 2006. The stadium also consists of an LED scoring and video system that was installed by Daktronics. The construction and establishment expenses of the stadium were around $365 million.
More Info about the Busch Stadium
The Busch Stadium is also known as New Busch Stadium and Busch Stadium III, and was built as a replacement for the Busch Memorial Stadium. The new stadium contains a part of the old stadium's footprint. The 2009 Major League Baseball All-Star Game hosted by MLB took place in the Busch Stadium. The ballpark of the stadium was inaugurated on 4th April, 2006 and showcased a game between the Springfield Cardinals and the minor league Memphis Redbirds; the Springfield Cardinals emerged victorious in this game. This stadium is famous amongst the tourists and is amongst the top highlights of the city.