(West Plains) – West Plains residents are encouraged to turn out in support of “West Plains Day” at the Springfield Cardinals ballpark Saturday, August 2, for their 6:10 PM game against the Arkansas Travelers.
Tickets for the game can be purchased in advance for only $10 each at the West Plains Parks and Recreation Office at Butler Children’s Park.
West Plains Day at the ballpark is a joint effort by the City of West Plains and the Springfield Cardinals, according to Tourism and Marketing Director Todd Shanks. This event gives all residents a chance to represent West Plains while enjoying the sights and sounds of the ballpark. Businesses are also encouraged to purchase blocks of tickets for their employees and family members as a token of appreciation.
This year’s game features the Cardinals, who are the Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, versus the Arkansas Travelers, who are an affiliate to the Los Angeles Angels.
Gates open at 5:10 PM, with first pitch scheduled for 6:10 PM, with the first 2,500 fans to the game will receive a wristlet.
People may call the Parks Office at 417-256-7304 for more information.