ST. LOUIS, MO (March 28, 2014) - For the first time in club history, the St. Louis Cardinals Official Media Guide is available to fans for purchase online. Typically available only to sportswriters, broadcasters, baseball executives and scouts, the Cardinals annual media guide is the ultimate insider's resource. Previously only sold to fans in the Busch Stadium Team Store, the 2014 Media Guide is now also available at cardinals.com/mediaguide.
"For over 60 years, the Cardinals Media Guide has been the ultimate resource for media covering the team and a high quality collectible the minute it comes off the press," said Ron Watermon, Vice President of Communications. "We are thrilled to offer fans the convenience of buying it online, as well the opportunity to own this keepsake at a lower price than in past years."
The St. Louis Cardinals Official 2014 Media Guide is the ultimate insider's resource relied upon by journalists who cover the team. Published annually since the 1950s, the Cardinals annual media guide was created to provide media with accurate, detailed information about the team to help provide historical context to current achievements on the field. Containing stats, photos and biographies of every player in the entire Cardinals organization, along with the definitive history of the club since its inception, the 2014 Media Guide is the best and most comprehensive book about the Cardinals.
Highlights of the nearly 400 page publication include biographical information on staff, coaches, and players; the full home and away schedule; a comprehensive 2013 season review including individual statistics, game-by-game summary, transactions, season superlatives and rookie debut information; a records and historical data section; a detailed minor league segment full of stats and information on the Cardinals seven minor league clubs; an overview of the team's work within the community and on-going charitable efforts led by Cardinals Care; a new section on the opening of Ballpark Village; and much more in this convenient, beautiful full-color book.
The Cardinals 2014 Media Guide can be purchased for $20 at cardinals.com/mediaguide, at the Team Store inside Busch Stadium, at each gate where scorecards are sold, at the Cardinals Authentics Shop in Cardinals Nation at Ballpark Village, and by phone at 314-345-9000.