David Eckstein Headlines St. Louis Legends Game


The River City Rascals are pleased to announce the second annual St. Louis Legends Game on Saturday, August 11th at CarShield Field. This seven inning celebrity softball game will take place at 7:00 PM and will feature former St. Louis Cardinals players as well as numerous STL celebrities. The current lineup consists of David Eckstein, Scott Spiezio, Vince Coleman, and Kyle McClellan.  Four additional former Cardinals along with many local media personalities will be announced in the coming months.
Tickets for the STL Legends Game will go on sale Thursday, February 1st at 9:00 AM online and at the Rascals box office. Reserved STL Legends Game tickets are only $20.  Fans can purchase a $60 VIP Autograph Experience that includes access to a two-hour autograph session as well as a reserved seat to the Legends Game.  Autographs are only available to the first 600 fans that purchase the autograph experience ticket and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.  Tickets can be purchased by calling the Rascals Box Office at (636)240-2287 or by ordering online at http://www.rivercityrascals.com starting at 9:00 AM on February 1st.
Gates for the second annual STL Legends Game will open to the public at 6:00 PM.  However; fans that purchased a VIP autograph experience ticket will receive early entry to the ballpark with gates opening at 3:45 PM.  Players will be signing autographs on the field from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM for those with the autograph pass.  Fans will be able to visit and receive autographs from as many players as possible in the allotted time frame. Fans are encouraged to bring their own items to be autographed, with a limit of one autograph per person, per player (no photos or inscriptions). Only fans with a VIP autograph pass ticket will be allowed on the field for the signing session.
Sponsorship Opportunities are also available for the St. Louis Legends Game.  Packages include an exclusive offer to play on the field with the Legends players, manage a team or coach a base. For information on the STL Legends Game sponsorship packages contact Lisa Ferreira at (636)240-2287 x233 or LFerreira@RiverCityRascals.com.

2018 STL Legends Players
David Eckstein – Two-time World Series Champion and two-time All-Star, David Eckstein spent 10 seasons in the major leagues (2005-2007 with the St. Louis Cardinals).  His name will go down in Cardinals history as he is most remembered for his heroic play in Game 5 of the 2006 World Series earning him the title World Series MVP.  Eckstein, a member of that 2006 World Series Champion Cardinals team went 8 for 22 with 4 RBI and scored 3 runs in the series.  Eckstein was one of few starting shortstops at the time to have won a World Series in both the American and National League.

Scott Spiezio – A switch hitting utility player, Scott Spiezio spent two seasons in St. Louis from 2006 to 2007.  Spiezio, also a member of the 2006 World Championship team, hit an impressive 13 home runs and drove in 52 RBI’s in only 276 at bats that season.  Spiezio has professionally played six positions throughout his career including, first base, second base, third base, pitcher, right field and left field. Spiezio is fondly remembered by Cards fans for his colorful red soul patch during his tenure in St. Louis.
Kyle McClellan – A St. Louis native and right handed pitcher, Kyle McClellan spent five seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals breaking into the big leagues with his hometown team in 2008. During his stretch with the Cardinals, McClellan served in the starting rotation as well as in relief with a 3.69 ERA and 257 strikeouts.  McClellan is also a member of the St. Louis Cardinals 2011 World Series team.

Vince Coleman – Best known for his years with the Cardinals, Vince Coleman made his major league debut on April 15th 1985.  During his rookie year, Coleman recorded 110 stolen bases, the third highest in Major League history earning him a unanimous selection of NL Rookie of the Year.  Coleman went on to steal over 100 bases in the following two seasons, making him the only 20th century player to post three consecutive 100+ stolen base seasons. The two-time All-Star currently ranks sixth in all-time career stolen bases in the major leagues with 752.

For more information on the second annual STL Legends Game or to order your tickets on February 1st call (636)240-2287 or visit http://www.rivercityrascals.com.  Stay up-to-date with everything happening with the Rascals by following the team on Facebook (@RascalsBaseball), Twitter (@rcrascals), Instagram (@rascalsbaseball), and SnapChat (@rcrascals).

Source: River City Rascals Media

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