Edmonds, Ankiel to be featured in CarShield Field Home Run Derby

Former Cardinals standouts will highlight special night in O’Fallon

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, members of the Prospect League, announced that former MLB players Jim Edmonds and Rick Ankiel will take part in a Home Run Derby on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at CarShield Field.

“After the year that was 2020, we wanted to start off our summer with an event that got the community excited,” General Manager David Schmoll said. “Having two players of their caliber at CarShield Field will be a great way to kick off the 2021 baseball season.”

The Home Run Derby will take place June 5 at CarShield Field in O’Fallon with the event beginning at 7:00 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase limited specialty autograph passes to go on the field to meet and get autographs from Edmonds, Ankiel and two additional MLB Alumni to be announced at a later date. The autograph session will run for two hours beginning at 4:30 p.m. 

Tickets for the event are $15 with the option to add-on the autograph session for an additional $25. Only a limited number of autograph tickets will be made available.

Hoots plan holders will have the exclusive opportunity to begin purchasing tickets beginning Friday, January 15. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Tuesday, January 19 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets can be ordered online at ofallonhoots.com/tickets or by calling 636-741-4668.

The Hoots and CarShield Field are committed to providing a safe and responsible environment for friends and families to enjoy entertainment this summer. We will continue to comply with federal, state and local government health mandates and recommendations.

For up-to-the-minute information about the Hoots, visit ofallonhoots.com or follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About the O’Fallon Hoots

The O’Fallon Hoots began play in O’Fallon, Missouri in May 2020 after relocating from Hannibal, Missouri following the 2019 season. For tickets, merchandise, or any team information, visit ofallonhoots.com.

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