The Cardinals Caravan is coming to Marion! Join your southern Illinois Cardinals Radio Affiliates US 97.7 (Marion-Carbondale’s NEW Radio Home for the Redbirds!), WMIX, and WEBQ as we welcome Cardinals and Cardinals alumni to the Marion Cultural and Civic Center on Sunday, January 19 at noon!
At 12 p.m., the big event will begin and you’ll hear from Cardinals players and alumni during a special Q&A session! Plus the first 400 kids (15 and under) who have a specially-marked ticket (given at the door) are guaranteed a Cardinals autograph! The first 50 children (15 and under) will get a special US 97.7 bat from Dinger Bats! We will also have US 977 cookies from Larry’s House of Cakes!
Get your raffle tickets! Gumdrops NFP will be on hand to sell raffle tickets for Cardinals gear, tickets, and MORE!
Coming to Marion include: current Redbirds Tyler O’Neill, Ryan Helsley, Andrew Knizner, Seth Elledge as well as alumni Kerry Robinson and Rick Ankiel! The event master of ceremonies will be Spanish language broadcaster Polo Ascencio!
Doors Open: 11:00 am
Q&A Begins: 12:00 pm (noon)
Autograph tickets and bats will be first come, first served for children 15-and-under.