Home of St. Louis Cardinals, 1966 to present
(Also known as Civic Center Stadium 1966 and Busch Memorial Stadium 1966 to 1982)
BUILT: 1966 (Busch Stadium II built in 2006)
CAPACITY: 46,861 (Busch II)
Busch Memorial Stadium, circa 1970
FIRST GAMES: Busch I: May 12, 1966, vs. Atlanta Braves (Cardinals 4, Braves 3, 12 innings).
Busch II: April 10, 2006 vs. Milwaukee Brewers (Cardinals 6, Brewers 4)
LAST GAME: Busch I: October 19, 2005 vs. Houston Astros (Astros 5, Cardinals 1 - NLCS)
Close-up of the scoreboard at new Busch stadium
Old Busch stadium in 2000.
OTHER OCCUPANTS: St. Louis Cardinals (NFL), 1966 to 1987; St. Louis Rams (NFL), 1995
LONGEST HOME RUN: Busch II - 449 ft. to left by Dan Uggla
The St. Louis Cardinals played their final game in Busch Stadium during the 2005 NLCS. In 2006, the club started to play in a new park of the same name located adjacent to the previous stadium.
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