Charlie Brennan: Cardinals Opening Day 2012
Charlie Brennan kicks off the 2012 Kegs n’ Eggs Celebration from the Tums parking on the East side of Busch Stadium. His first conversation is with Joe Strohm, Vice President of Ticket Sales for the St. Louis Cardinals. Learn about the various ticket packs plus the dynamic ticket pricing system that was introduced in 2011.
Have you had the Cardinals BBQ Bacon Dog? Charlie welcomes Jeremy Mitchell, the inventor of one of the most popular concessions in all of baseball, to the broadcast to discuss what fans will be able to enjoy throughout the season as the Redbirds go for 12 in ’12.
One of the most celebrated heroes from 2012, who did not depart from the Cardinals, is General Manager John Mozeliak as he continues to build for the future. Charlie asks the 2011 MLB Executive of the Year the tough questions about a chaotic off-season while getting updates on some players that are already battling injuries.
How has Busch Stadium become more ‘green’ this season? Though they had one less month to prepare for Opening Day 2012, Vice President of Stadium Operations Joe Abernathy assures Charlie the stadium is better looking plus even more beneficial to our environment.
The musical entertainment you hear from the organ every home game are the musical talents of Dwayne Hilton, who is also with Lacefield Music. Entering his fifth season with the Cardinals, he talks with Charlie about some of his styles plus joins in to have some fun with the fans attending Kegs n’ Eggs.
Another person that had a tumultuous off-season was Cardinals President Bill DeWitt III. Like John Mozeliak, the work continues in constantly improving the Redbirds organization. He joins Charlie to discuss a range of topics from the 2011 World Series championship ring to the phrase ‘Happy Flight’.
Vicki Bryant Vice President of Event Services & Merchandising will be celebrating her 32nd Cardinals Opening Day. In charge of just about any merchandise sold at Busch Stadium, Vicki talks about the new items including the special gold-lettered jerseys that the players will wear against the Chicago Cubs.