* Address: 700 Clark Street, St. Louis
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 45,000
* Opened: 4 April 2006
* Main use: Baseball
* Tenants: St. Louis Cardinals (baseball)
Extra stadium info – Busch Stadium
The construction of the stadium, which opened with a capacity of 43,000, started in 2004. The ballpark opened with a baseball match and it became a venue for several events, like American football, baseball, concerts, football and ice hockey. In 2013, the stadium’s new record attendance of 48,000 was set in a football match between the English football clubs Chelsea and Manchester City. In 2012, Chelsea were crowned European football champions for the first time in their history. In 2021, they played their second UEFA Champions League final. Chelsea Football Club won the game against Manchester City 1-0.
The St. Louis Cardinals, one of the first baseball clubs with 1 million followers on its main social media page, have been tenants of the Busch Stadium since 2006. In their first Major League Baseball season at the venue, they drew an average home attendance of 42,000. The Cardinals won the World Series in 1926 for the first time in their history after beating the New York Yankees. In 2006, they became the second MLB club with 10 World Series titles after defeating the Detroit Tigers. In 1943, the New York Yankees became the first club with 10 World Series titles.