July 05, 2008

Nightlife: Cardinals vs. Cubs

The Cardinals play the Cubs. On the Fourth of July. They are playing for first place. Jim Edmonds is there, but (gasp!) he is now a Cub. There is a lot of Busch beer drinking, mostly poured from 24-ounce cans. God Bless America. Roving photographer Jason Winkeler was in the bars, outside the stadium, on top of a parking garage across the street taking it in. Look for the embrace between a Cardinals fan and Cubs fan.
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Two pals enjoying a brew. 7:15 p.m.
By Jason Winkeler
Two pals enjoying a brew. 7:15 p.m.
"Horry Kow!" The novelty shirts were a common sight. 7 p.m.
By Jason Winkeler
"Horry Kow!" The novelty shirts were a common sight. 7 p.m.
Outside Busch at 7 p.m.
By Jason Winkeler
Outside Busch at 7 p.m.
After a Cubs home run, the game gets heated. 9 p.m. This fan lets 'em know it. He could be wearing Budweiser boxer shorts in this photo. We're not sure.
By Jason Winkeler
After a Cubs home run, the game gets heated. 9 p.m. This fan lets 'em know it. He could be wearing Budweiser boxer shorts in this photo. We're not sure.
At 7:15 p.m., the game starts and fans file inside Busch Stadium.
By Jason Winkeler
At 7:15 p.m., the game starts and fans file inside Busch Stadium.
No tickets! The game, of course, sold out, with paid attendance tallying 46,450 people.
By Jason Winkeler
No tickets! The game, of course, sold out, with paid attendance tallying 46,450 people.
From atop a parking garage across Broadway, fans without tickets took in an grand view. But trust us, it's not a place to watch if you want to argue balls and strikes.
By Jason Winkeler
From atop a parking garage across Broadway, fans without tickets took in an grand view. But trust us, it's not a place to watch if you want to argue balls and strikes.
No tickets either? These fans were taking in the game at Al Hrobosky's about 8:45 p.m.
By Jason Winkeler
No tickets either? These fans were taking in the game at Al Hrobosky's about 8:45 p.m.
This photo is a little later in the evening, also from the parking garage.
By Jason Winkeler
This photo is a little later in the evening, also from the parking garage.
Taking a break from the game.
By Jason Winkeler
Taking a break from the game.