9/9/2013 6:33 P.M. ET
Emergency first responder & military ticket offer announced
Team to provide free tickets to commemorate 12-year anniversary of 9/11
By / MLB.com
ST. LOUIS (September 9, 2013) - The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that the team, in conjunction with Major League Baseball and Bank of America (#troopthanks), is offering all active and retired military, as well as all emergency first responders free tickets to the Wednesday, September 11th and Thursday, September 12th games vs. Milwaukee to commemorate the 12th Anniversary of September 11, 2001.
Active and retired members of the military, as well as emergency first responders may go to cardinals.com/heroes to obtain up to six free tickets to each of the games with the print-at-home option. The offer extends to any active or retired member of the United States Armed Services, as well as any individual who works directly as a first responder (police, firefighter or emergency service personnel), any individual who works for an emergency first responder agency or any individual who has an immediate family member who serves as an emergency first responder or serves in the military.
The military offer is in addition to the club's daily game policy to provide a free ticket any active member of the U.S. Armed Forces.
"We want to recognize the selfless service of all of our military, police, fire and emergency response workers" said Bill DeWitt III, the President of the St. Louis Cardinals. "These men and women put their lives on the line to protect us. We want to thank them for their service, as well as the sacrifice each of their families make on our behalf."
Major League Baseball and all thirty teams will join in observing September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance.
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