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To put it less eloquently than Cardinals Diaspora, today our beloved St. Louis Cardinals begin officially making people like us β€” who wax nostalgic about the old Busch Stadium β€” into blathering old farts. In about five minutes, the new Busch Stadium hosts its first game, with the Cardinals playing the Milwaukee Brewers.


A brand new stadium, with a view of the arch in center field, and eight-dollar beers. It's bliss. It almost makes one forget a three-game sweep at Wrigley Field. Which didn't happen over the weekend, by the way.

A Day Of Firsts [Cardinals Diaspora]
Home Opener Preview [Cardnilly]
The New New Busch Stadium [Deadspin]