WMC to broadcast Cardinals-\\"Birds

Memphis Redbirds

February 15, 2007 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Memphis Redbirds

News Release

Memphis, Tenn. - The Memphis Redbirds will host the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals on March 30 at AutoZone Park with WMC broadcasting the game locally.

The game will not be the first Cardinals-Redbirds game the local NBC affiliate has hosted on their air waves. WMC has broadcast the game between the Cardinals and their Triple-A affiliate three previous times dating back to 2000. Game time is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. with on-air pre-game beginning at 7 p.m.

"The Redbirds are happy to continue the long-standing tradition of featuring our Cardinals/Redbirds Games on WMC-TV," President/GM Dave Chase said. "Since 2000 we have been proud to partner with our local NBC affiliate."

St. Louis will play on national television the following day in major league baseball\'s inaugural Civil Rights Game on ESPN. The World Series champs will take on the American League\'s Cleveland Indians at 4:30 p.m. at AutoZone Park.

For ticket information call (901) 721-6000 or visit memphisredbirds.com.

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