April 14, 2015

Opening Day at Busch Stadium

Thousands of fans flooded Busch Stadium in a sea of red yesterday for St. Louis' favorite unofficial holiday: Cardinals opening day. We sent photographer Theo Welling downtown to capture the festivities.
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Travis Sierawski and Sugar sport matching red Mohawks.
Travis Sierawski and Sugar sport matching red Mohawks.
Percy the Care Bear with new friends Yoland Peyton and Pearl Middlebrook.
Percy the Care Bear with new friends Yoland Peyton and Pearl Middlebrook.
Bike Brigade members Christopher Koehler, Bonita Lieber and Lori England.
Bike Brigade members Christopher Koehler, Bonita Lieber and Lori England.
A carefully crafted Cardinal.
A carefully crafted Cardinal.
Joe the Balloon Man crafts animals and hats for young Cardinals fans.
Joe the Balloon Man crafts animals and hats for young Cardinals fans.
DJ Ellis shows off his cool balloon animal.
DJ Ellis shows off his cool balloon animal.
Long-time fans Donnie Martin, Steven Williams, Marvin Washington and Donald "Doc" Davis Senior.
Long-time fans Donnie Martin, Steven Williams, Marvin Washington and Donald "Doc" Davis Senior.
Opening day with the Captain Morgan girls.
Opening day with the Captain Morgan girls.
Chelsea Aaron brought her son (and new Cardinals fan) Greyson Aaron to the home opener.
Chelsea Aaron brought her son (and new Cardinals fan) Greyson Aaron to the home opener.
Opening Day 2015.
Opening Day 2015.