Cardinal to Play at Safeco Field on May 1
March 8, 2010
STANFORD, Calif..-- In what is believed to be the first time in Stanford Baseball history, the collegiate team will play in a Major League ballpark, when the current Cardinal play the University of Washington, at Safeco Field, in Seattle on May 1.
The Saturday game will be a part of a day-night doubleheader with the Seattle Mariners, who host the Texas Rangers at 12:10 p.m. The collegiate game with the Huskies will be at 6:30 p.m. The Friday and Sunday's games of the series will be played on the University of Washington campus.
Tickets are currently on sale at the Husky Ticket Office, online at gohuskies.com, or by phone at (206) 543-2200. Tickets will also be available at the Safeco Field Box Office starting March 14. The Husky Ticket Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (phones 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) and the Safeco Field Box Office from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. seven days a week.
All seating is general admission and tickets are $8 apiece. Group tickets are also available at $5 each (groups of 15-plus tickets) and are only available in advance through the Husky Ticket Office. Fans who present a ticket stub from that day's Mariners game vs. the Rangers will be admitted for the discounted price of $5. Kids 12 and under will have the opportunity to take a lap around the bases following the game.
The Cardinal are taking a break for finals and will resume with a 7-4 record on March 19, the Huskies enter the week at 6-5.