Team to return to CarShield Field for the upcoming season
The O'Fallon City Council approved new lease terms with the River City Rascals, ensuring the team will return to CarShield Field for the 2019 season. The team will be playing their 21st season in O'Fallon.
"The Rascals have been a prime attraction for O'Fallon and St. Charles County residents for 20 years, and we are proud to continue serving our fans with affordable, family-friendly entertainment in 2019," said Rascals Team President Dan Dial. "Countless O'Fallon residents have attended Rascals games and events over that time and it is our strong desire to remain a part of our community and provide this unique experience for many years to come."
"We are pleased to have the River City Rascals back for the 2019 season," said Tom Drabelle, Communications Director for the City of O'Fallon. "The Rascals continue to be a popular attraction for our residents, and we look forward to seeing the team's enhanced marketing efforts for the upcoming season. With this new lease in place, we can continue to provide our residents with high-level professional baseball at CarShield Field, and we can make sure this unique asset is used to its fullest extent both now and in the future."
The new lease calls for the Rascals to pay the City of O'Fallon a total of $165,000 for the upcoming season, which includes rent, turf fees and revenues from events and naming rights. The team and the City will continue discussions on developing an agreement that would extend beyond the 2019 season.
Season tickets, mini-plans and corporate outings are now available to be purchased for the 2019 season. To find out more information, visit rivercityrascals.com or call the Rascals box office at 636-240-2287.