April 06, 2009

Cardinals Opening Day

Cold, gray weather didn't deter Cardinals fans from playing hooky, drinking a lot and trying to stay warm, on April 6 for the home opener at Busch Stadium.
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Thousands of men, while in the company of wives, daughters and girlfriends, tried not to leer too long at these ladies.
Thousands of men, while in the company of wives, daughters and girlfriends, tried not to leer too long at these ladies.
Shots! at Kilroy's St. Louis on 7th Street.
Shots! at Kilroy's St. Louis on 7th Street.
Taking a seat at Al Hrabosky's
Ballpark Saloon, just after the first pitch.
Taking a seat at Al Hrabosky's Ballpark Saloon, just after the first pitch.
Here's a look at Santa 1 outside Paddy O's and...
Here's a look at Santa 1 outside Paddy O's and...
..And here's a look at Santa 2, sitting in the front row down the first-base line.
..And here's a look at Santa 2, sitting in the front row down the first-base line.
It's not all glitz and free beer as a Bud Light rep. You also get very cold.
It's not all glitz and free beer as a Bud Light rep. You also get very cold.
He left his tin foil hat at home.
He left his tin foil hat at home.
No tickets? No care. At Paddy O's.
No tickets? No care. At Paddy O's.
Al Hrabosky's Ballpark Saloon.
Al Hrabosky's Ballpark Saloon.
Monday's game-time temperature was 37 degrees.
Monday's game-time temperature was 37 degrees.