- 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. Its construction costs were $365 million. The Busch Stadium opened as one of the largest sports venues by capacity in Missouri. It became a venue for several events, like American football, baseball, concerts, football and ice hockey. Several world famous artists performed at the stadium. The ballpark opened with a baseball match. A few days later, the Busch Stadium hosted its first-ever Major League Baseball game. The St. Louis Cardinals won the match against the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4.
Chelsea versus Manchester City
In 2013, the stadium’s record attendance was broken when 48,000 people attended a football match between the English football clubs Chelsea FC and Manchester City FC. Both clubs are among the first sports clubs with 10 million followers on their main social media page. 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 Football Club 1-0. It was the third UEFA Champions League final between two English clubs.
The St. Louis Cardinals, one of the first baseball clubs with 1 million followers on its main social media page, moved to the Busch Stadium in 2006. They drew an average home attendance of 42,000 in their first Major League Baseball season at the venue. 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.