Basic etiquette to adhere to next time you attend a sporting event

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ST. LOUIS, MO. (KTVI)- The Cardinals celebrated opening day at Busch Stadium yesterday, meaning that St. Louis baseball season is now in full-swing. But as with any sport, that means unruly crowds in the stands.

Melenie Broyles with Etiquette Saint Louis stopped by the Fox 2 studio this morning with some common courtesy tips to make sure you aren't "that person" when cheering for your team this season.

Tips when attending sporting events:

  • Show up early so you are not interrupting other people around your seats
  • Sport your favorite team's attire, but avoid wearing a team that isn't playing this game
  • Stand when the crowd is standing, not because you need to stretch.
  • Avoid being a negative fan. A basic groan or disappointment is fine, but watch for the line.
  • Clean up the trash at your seat
  • Have fun with rival fans, but don't take that rivalry too seriously.
  • Always cheer for the Redbirds!

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