O’FALLON, MO - The River City Rascals are excited to announce former Cardinals pitcher John Tudor is the latest addition to the Saint Louis Legends Game. Tudor will join former Cardinals’ including Rick Ankiel, Skip Schumaker, Jim Edmonds, Jason Isringhausen, and Fernando Tatis as well as several local celebrities.
The Saint Louis Legends game is taking place on August 19th at CarShield Field. The gates will open at 10:45 AM for lucky fans who have secured their spot in the sold-out pre-game autograph session. The gates will reopen at noon for the 1 PM 7-inning game.
Tickets to the game are still available for only $20. Game tickets are selling fast so, secure your spot today for this must-see event! You can purchase your ticket by calling (636) 240-2287 or by visiting the Rascals online at www.rivercityrascals.com.
John Tudor spent most of his twelve years in the show with the Saint Louis Cardinals. Tudor was drafted in the third round by the Boston Red Sox and made his MLB debut in 1979 for the club. He played the next five years with Boston having decent success before joining the Cardinals in 1985 where he became a phenomenal pitcher. In his inaugural Cardinals season, Tudor finished second in the CY Young race, with a league leading ten complete game shutouts during the 1985 season. During his time with the Cardinals, Tudor had a winning percentage of 70.5 and an ERA of 2.52. In 1988, Tudor added World Series Champion to his already impressive resume with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Upon retiring, Tudor tallied 117 wins and 988 strikeouts in almost 1,800 innings pitched. His performance with the Cardinals in 1985 is still remembered by many as one of the best pitching years in Saint Louis history.
Sponsorship of the STL Legends Game for St. Louis companies are still available, including opportunities to participate in the game and meet the Legends in a private setting. Information about these partnerships can be attained by contacting Rascals Assistant GM Lisa Ferreira at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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