Cardinals release schedule for Opening Day events

ST.LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals released Tuesday the schedule of events slated for Opening Day on April 5th.  Pregame ceremonies will feature a pep rally at Ballpark Village, honoring Cardinal Hall of Famers, the Budweiser Clydesdales, and a flyover by a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker. Gates to Busch Stadium will open at 3 p.m. with the first pitch to be thrown by Cardinal great Bob Gibson at 6:09 p.m.