Leslie Rightnowar’s ceremonial first pitch wasn’t exactly in the strike zone, but what happened afterwards was the biggest of home runs.
Leslie’s husband, Sr. Chief Dawan Rightnowar, a 23 year Navy veteran has been deployed to Pakistan for 7 months.With their eldest son gone on his first Naval deployment, and Leslie at home with their younger 2 children, the Rightnowars deserved a little something special. So given a brief leave, Dawan decided to surprise his family at a Cardinals game. We think it’s safe to say that the pictures speak for themselves.
Homers for Health Returns for 2014 by Dan McLaughlin from Hot Stove League Show on the Cardinals Radio Network
This year, Matt Holliday and Allen Craig have two surprise teammates joining Homers for Health. Jason Motte and Adam Wainwright have decided they want in on the charitable efforts and are rallying the pitchers together in K’s for Kids! Fans can choose to pledge per home run hit or strikeout thrown by the Cardinals in the 2014 season. Proceeds benefit hospitalized children at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Learn more at glennon.org.
New in the Cardinals Authentics Shop by Dan McLaughlin from Hot Stove League Show on the Cardinals Radio Network
Cardinals broadcaster Dan McLaughlin goes shopping inside the Cardinals Authentics Shop for one-of-a-kind, game-used memorabilia and highlights this season’s featured items - collectibles celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World Championship.
With just 2 weeks to go before the Grand Opening of Ballpark Village, Cardinals broadcaster Dan McLaughlin provides an update on Cardinals Nation- the team-owned restaurant, museum, Hall of Fame, seating deck and retail area inside the Village.