Brett Blume (@brettblumekmox)By Brett Blume

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – It’s the next best thing to being on the team.

St. Louis Cardinals Fantasy Camp runs today through Sunday, and for the first time, it’s taking place at Busch Stadium.

It’s normally held in Jupiter, Fl.

Fantasy Camp director Joe Pfeiffer tells KMOX News that 44 participants will be split up into four teams to take part in what he calls a “bucket list” experience.

So who are these folks?

“It’s the type of thing where people are coming for their 40th or 50th birthday, their 25th anniversary, we’ve had pastors that are retiring and their congregation comes together and sends them here as a retirement gift,” he says.

Anyone 27 or older can take partprovided they can cover the $7,000 entry fee.

But for that cost, you get to play on the turf at Busch, rub elbows with the players, and enjoy a party suite for tonight’s showdown against the Pirates, among many other perks.

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