McGrath throws out first pitch at Cardinals-Rockies game. Supercross legend winds up for his first win of the season. ST. LOUIS (April 4, 2002) - Seven-time EA SPORTS Supercross champion Jeremy McGrath threw out the first pitch at the St. Louis...
McGrath throws out first pitch at Cardinals-Rockies game.
Supercross legend winds up for his first win of the season.
ST. LOUIS (April 4, 2002) - Seven-time EA SPORTS Supercross champion Jeremy McGrath threw out the first pitch at the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Colorado Rockies Major League Baseball game today at Busch Stadium, just two days before competing at the Edward Jones Dome for Round 12 of EA SPORTS Supercross Presented by Speed Stick (April 6).
Last fall, McGrath, the winner of 72 250cc supercross races, signed a deal with Bud Light to serve as title sponsor of his team. On behalf of Bud Light, McGrath's first-pitch ceremony is the first by a supercross rider at a Major League Baseball game. McGrath joins St. Louis Cardinals legend and elected Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith, who threw out the first pitch April 1 at the Cardinal's opening day, as an elite member of 'first pitch throwers' this season at Busch Stadium.
The St. Louis round of supercross at the Edward Jones Dome is the 'home race' for McGrath's sponsor, Bud Light. In addition to the first pitch, McGrath spent the day touring the local Anheuser-Busch brewery, visiting the Busch Stadium clubhouse and meeting many St. Louis Cardinals players and being interviewed in the broadcast booth by Cardinals radio play-by-play announcers.
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About Clear Channel Entertainment / EA SPORTS Supercross:
Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division is the producer and promoter of 2002 EA SPORTS Supercross, and the recently announced 2003 Supercross Series. Clear Channel Entertainment, a leading producer and marketer of live entertainment events, is a subsidiary of Clear Channel Worldwide (NYSE: CCU), a global leader in the out-of-home advertising industry. Clear Channel Entertainment currently owns, operates and/or exclusively books 135 live entertainment venues, including 44 amphitheaters in the U.S. and 28 venues in Europe. Each year, more than 62 million people attend approximately 26,000 events promoted and/or produced by the company, including: Live music events; Broadway, West End and touring theatrical shows; family entertainment shows; and specialized sports and motor sports shows.
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