All picks and predictions are suggestions only. For just $20, fans will get a ticket to the game and take home this exclusive Class of 2022 t-shirt! The logo and number font also pay tribute to the state's distinctive license plate. On offense, a simple reverse of the base color and logo prevents the helmet from being too busy and keeps everything looking sharp. Kick off the St. Louis Blues 2022-2023 season on Friday, September 16th as the Redbirds take on the Reds! Those are some of our thoughts on the potential City Connect uniforms for the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals cannot guarantee that any other section in the ballpark will be peanut-free. This area will be thoroughly cleaned before the game and the sale and consumption of peanuts will not be allowed. PLEASE NOTE: Only Section 331 will have restrictions on peanuts. Fans purchasing a special Theme Ticket will receive a Cardinals Mental Health Awareness cap. These uniforms fell short, similar to the Cubs' uniforms, which played things slightly too safe when presented with an opportunity to go bold. But Im willing to bet I got pretty close. For the cap, go back to the very first logo for the Cardinals, which is still an interlocking STL but a different format, or go back to the logo used from 1966-1997, an era which saw so many wins and great players. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will take home an exclusive Cardinals-themed Linus bobblehead. Design inspiration: The "Los Dodgers" are honoring the 40th anniversary of Fernandomania -- the historic 1981 season by pitcher Fernando Valenzuela -- in addition to the team's connection to the Latin community. You will need a parking pass for each motorcycle parked. First Responders Appreciation Night will be held on Wednesday, August 17th as the Cardinals take on the Rockies! Design inspiration: The Padres went with a binational theme in an effort to pay homage to a shared community that sees an estimated 50 million people commute yearly from San Diego to Tijuana, the populous border city in Mexico. Build your customFanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis onSt. Louis Cardinals and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. The Pants: I went for the standard white, with one stripe down the legs that follows the same pattern that you can see on the jerseys. St. Louis Cardinals news fromFanSided Daily, Washington Nationals may have blown their chance with Juan Soto, Detroit Tigers make needed move with Spencer Torkelson, Milwaukee Brewers can figure out a way to work a grill and beer into their uniforms, MLB power rankings: All-Star edition has Dodgers, Mariners making moves, When is the 2022 MLB Draft? Disclaimer: ESPN gets a commission on any sales driven through this link. So without further ado, lets get into it. First Responders Appreciation Day will be Thursday, August 18th as the Cardinals take on the Rockies! The cherry blossom design doesn't fall flat like the fog elements incorporated in the Giants' uniforms (see below). If it were me, I wo-, we get it. Verdict: The Angels incorporated some strong design elements, but they would be more fitting if the team had done a redesign of their home uniforms rather than a City Connect look. PIVOT down to Busch Stadium on Friday, May 13th for Friends Night. Could the Cardinals work gooey butter cake, barbecue, or toasted ravioli into the design as well? Pterodactyls swarming! A jersey patch pays tribute to the state's early railroads. Verdict: The decision to use gold as a primary uniform color is what makes Arizona's foray stick out. Design inspiration: The Marlins went with a bright-red pinstriped uniform and a predominantly blue hat with a red bill. Either way would be a way to pay honor to the franchises history (and might look good with a yellow hat as well). You def-FIN-itely wont want to miss this JAW-some night at Busch Stadiumit's Shark Week Night on Monday, July 11th! Join us on Monday, June 13th as the Cards take on the Pirates. Budweiser Bash returns in 2022 with Cardinals favorites on Tuesdays! A portion of each ticket will be donated to the nonprofit Radio Arts Foundation and St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra. Calling all Summer Girls and Boyz (or) Men! No Strikeouts? Some fans enjoyed the more reserved approach to the alternates, while others felt bored by the relatively safe design choices. The cap features a two-tone design reminiscent of the style often seen on skaters in SoCal. The sock game for the Cardinals is already one of the best in the league, and I felt that minor tweaks would be best. Design inspiration: Nike presented the Royals with multiple themes, including barbecue and jazz, and the team went with a theme inspired by the city's fountains and art deco architecture. A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated to The Rex Foundation. But for now, I can look at this picture of Adam Wainwright and Jack Flaherty in my dream uniform and dream of championship number twelve. And as a special thanks to our hometown heroes, you will receive a coupon for one complimentary drink! We want to celebrate YOU! -- Alden Gonzalez.

After taking over as the uniform supplier for the NFL and the NBA, Nike pushed for radical uniform-design changes in those leagues, a move that is now making its way into the baseball world. Leave your smelly cats at home and be prepared to learn the art of Unagi. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive one of our exclusive Cardinals First Responders hats of their choosing representing either Law Enforcement, Fire or EMS. 2 motorcycles will be parked per space. Plus, each fan with receive a FREE ticket to both the NASCAR Truck Series qualifying and the NASCAR Cup Series practice on Friday, June 3 at WWT Raceway. Dont miss this Theme Night favoriteits Peanuts Day on Tuesday, June 14th! (Every Team's Draft Position, Top Prospects, Odds for No. If the Milwaukee Brewers can figure out a way to work a grill and beer into their uniforms, dont be surprised if there isnt some food element in there for St. Louis as well. The white rivers on the sides would pop and would also work well with the yellow. Nike and the White Sox also say the design was inspired by the team's influence in hip-hop culture. Cards FansYou're OUR lobster. Join us on Tuesday, June 14th as the Cards take on the Pirates. Others rated them among the worst, however, with some even likening their design to a beer ad. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an exclusive Cardinals cap supporting organ and tissue donation! -OR- a Build-A-Bear Workshop Elmo plush wearing a Cardinals jersey.

Joon Lee . While the Diamondbacks certainly did not go as bold as the Red Sox or the Marlins in changing up their look, the decision to use a color normally not seen on a baseball field as a primary makes it more adventurous than the safe design put forth by the Cubs. Verdict: The Astros played it down the middle. Tuesday, August 2 vs. Chicago Cubs, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, August 3 vs. Chicago Cubs, 6:45 p.m. Thursday, August 4 vs. Chicago Cubs, 6:45 p.m. Friday, August 12 vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:15 p.m. Sunday, August 14 vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, August 16 vs. Colorado Rockies, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, August 17 vs. Colorado Rockies, 6:45 p.m. Thursday, August 18 vs. Colorado Rockies, 12:15 p.m. Friday, August 26 vs. Atlanta Braves, 7:15 p.m. Sunday, August 28 vs. Atlanta Braves, 1:15 p.m. Monday, September 5 vs. Washington Nationals 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, September 6 vs. Washington Nationals, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, September 7 vs. Washington Nationals, 6:45 p.m. Thursday, September 8 vs. Washington Nationals, 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, September 13 vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 6:45 p.m. Thursday, September 15 vs. Cincinnati Reds, 6:45 p.m. Friday, September 16 vs. Cincinnati Reds, 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 17 vs. Cincinnati Reds, 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 vs. Kansas City Royals, 6:45 p.m. Monday, April 25 vs. New York Mets, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 vs. New York Mets, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 vs. New York Mets, 12:15 p.m. Thursday, April 28 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 6:45 p.m. Friday, April 29 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 7:15 p.m. Sunday, May 1 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks 1:15 p.m. Sunday, May 1 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 1:15 PM. On Tuesday, September 6th, cheer on the Cardinals with fellow Billikens alumni and fans on Billikens Night. The content on this site is for entertainment and educational purposes only. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will take home an exclusive Cardinals t-shirt featuring our favorite co-pilots, Uncle Charlie and Yadi. Verdict: The Padres and Nike did the right thing in trying to tap into Mexican culture in Southern California and executed it well. 2022 Pitcher Power Rankings End of June, Learning to Sink- The Improvements of Robbie Ray, Koufax and Kershaw: Comparing the Careers of Two Dodgers Legends, College World Series Preview Oklahoma vs. Ole Miss, Parker Walsh, nephew of MLB All-Star, en route to MLB success. Verdict: Given how many consider the Dodgers' uniforms the most beautiful and timeless in sports, the City Connect alternates fall flat because they did not deviate much from the tried-and-true formula. Graphically depicted designs and logos are the best way to identify a group. The Cardinals are excited to celebrate the men and women of St. Louis that help keep our city safe our law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency services personnel!

Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports. Featuring their logo and font on the front and back of the jersey with an updated color scheme to match the Cardinals, this was the clear choice for a City Connect uniform. Come help KSDK celebrate its 75th anniversary Monday, June 27th at Busch Stadium! But, as all fans do, we critique and armchair quarterback things like this. Purchase a special VIP Ticket for WWE Night. Nearly 1 in 5 American adults suffer from a mental illness in any given year. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a Grateful Dead tie-dye baseball jersey. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket for either game, fans will receive a nurses-themed Cardinals cap!

With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a Cardinals Sugar Skull bobblehead. The City Connect series is not meant to appeal to everyone, and by going with something surprising and outside the box while receiving a relatively positive reception, the Red Sox are pushing forward the idea of what a baseball uniform can look like. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Get your tickets to cheer on the Fighting Illini AND the Cards! With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will take home an exclusive Cardinals-themed Linus bobblehead. Not straying too far from the team's existing colors, Arizona decided to flip its primary and secondary colors, making the team's distinctive Sedona Red color an accent through the numbers. Some fans criticized the safe approach to the City Connect design while others praised the team's approach with its fountain-inspired logo. This led me to the St. Louis Stars. Even players like pitcher Kevin Gausman expressed a mixed reaction to the jersey, telling reporters, "I think there's so much more that goes into the city than fog.". The unveilings continued this season with seven more: the Washington Nationals, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Angels, Milwaukee Brewers and San Diego Padres. Don't miss your chance to collect the bobbleheads of all of your favorite alumni! With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will take home a Cardinals/CITY SC soccer scarf. The jerseys pay tribute to the Sugar Kings, a Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds that played in Cuba from 1946 through 1960. Following the special presentation, students can attend an exclusive College Fair with representatives from many colleges and universities from around the Midwest. Design inspiration: The Diamondbacks unveiled a gold uniform referencing the Sonoran Desert and the state's Hispanic culture, with "Serpientes" across the front. After all, it's 5 o'clock (or 7:15) somewhere! The station signed on as the first TV station in St. Louis Feb. 8, 1947, and has proudly served the community by telling its stories ever since. They used Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport's abbreviation, MKE, on their cap while using the team's nickname with fans -- Brew Crew -- across the front of the jersey. Tuesday, May 10 vs. Baltimore Orioles, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 vs. Baltimore Orioles, 6:45 p.m. Thursday, May 12 vs. Baltimore Orioles, 12:15 p.m. Friday, May 13 vs. San Francisco Giants, 7:15 p.m. Monday, May 23 vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 6:45 p.m. Thursday, May 26 vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 6:45 p.m. Friday, May 27 vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:15 p.m. Sunday, May 29 vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 1:15 p.m. Monday, May 30 vs. San Diego Padres, 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 31 vs. San Diego Padres, 6:45 p.m. Friday, June 10 vs. Cincinnati Reds, 7:15 p.m. Monday, June 13 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 14 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 14 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 15 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:45 p.m. Monday, June 27 vs. Miami Marlins, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 vs. Miami Marlins, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 vs. Miami Marlins, 6:45 p.m. Friday, July 8 vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 7:15 p.m. Monday, July 11 vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 12 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 6:45 p.m. Thursday, July 14 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 6:15 p.m. Friday, July 15 vs. Cincinnati Reds, 7:15 p.m. Sunday, July 17 vs. Cincinnati Reds, 1:15 PM, September 5 - African American Heritage Day, September 15 - Halfway to St. Patrick's Day. Teachers, we know it's been a long couple years of virtual, hybrid, and in-person learningso kick off summer at Busch Stadium on Teachers Night! But thanks to the hard work of Izzy Rendell (@izzyrendell), the sketches of an insane man have come to life. You can find him on Twitter @ashortking, City Connect What If: The St. Louis Cardinals, MLBs Labor Dispute is a Battle of Right vs. Wrong, BREAKING: Semien Agrees to Long-Term Deal with Rangers, 2022 Pitcher Power Rankings: End of April, Welcome to Wendle: The Baseball Version of Wordle, Wendle: Baseballs Version of Wordle (5/23/22), 2022 Pitcher Power Rankings All-Star Break. For more information, please read our Legal Disclaimer. I-N-I! Design inspiration: The most unique design elements from the Giants' uniforms are a nod to the Golden Gate Bridge, silhouetted on the sleeves, and to the San Francisco fog, which dots the team's logo on the jersey's chest, the player uniform numbers and the bridge. Plus, come early for a special performance by members of the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra. Your favorite 2004 Red Sox player's son is playing for the Brockton Rox this summer. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a racing-inspired Tommy Edman bobblehead. The surprising colors in a grounded design make this one of the best in the City Connect series.

Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Yadi and Waino Don't miss DC Comics Super Hero Night on Wednesday, July 13th! College Night at Busch Stadium returns for 2022! Fan reception: While many traditionalist fans disliked the departure from the team's classic white and red uniforms, others embraced the design. Debut: Friday, June 24, 2022, vs. Toronto Blue Jays.

Back by popular demand! With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a Mizzou-themed Cardinals cap. We want to celebrate YOU! Don't miss St. Louis CITY SC Night at Busch Stadium on Saturday, September 17th. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a rainbow Cardinals hooded pullover. While were at it with the flag, lets make sure that the fleur-de-lis on the flag is on the jersey via the arm patch. Simply incorporating the river striping on the city flag with a red sock gives the uniform a much-needed color pop while at the same time continuing our theme of a clean and simple uniform. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a biker-inspired Cardinals t-shirt that is really bad to the bone! Takeaways and our favorite moments from Dodger Stadium, Fantasy baseball forecaster: Pitcher projections for the next 10 days, 2022 MLB All-Star Game: Best looks from Los Angeles, Celebrating 100 years of No. The navy blue pays homage to the city's baseball past with the Monarchs, Blue Sox, Athletics, Packers and Blues, while the design detailing is a nod to the team's past uniform history. Join us for Halfway to St. Patrick's Day at Busch Stadium and receive a one-of-a-kind flannel shirt with the purchase of a special Theme Ticket. Nike has worked with each MLB team to craft a uniform that expresses the personality and communities of the team's home city. Want a bobblehead AND an autograph? Whenever Major League Baseball introduces a fun unique concept that each team will have, it more often than not feels like a cash grab that results in a lack of creativity from a vast majority of teams that usually drift towards something I end up not buying. A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to PFLAG Greater St. Louis, which provides community, support and hope to LGBTQ+ people and their parents, families, and friends in the St. Louis area. A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated to USO Missouri. Each Theme Ticket also includes a voucher for a hot dog, soda and chips. Last year saw the launch of seven City Connect uniforms: for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins and San Francisco Giants. The integration of the cherry blossoms on the hat garnered acclaim, while some wished the team went further in leaning all the way into the pink theme, similar to the Washington Wizards, who unveiled a cherry blossom uniform at the same time. Fan reception: The Nationals received near universal praise from fans on social media for the uniform reveal, with some calling it the team's best. Tee 'em up! Nurses Appreciation Day will be held on Thursday, May 12th. Limited motorcycle parking will be available for pre-purchase in the Starr Lot. "Run, run, O run!" With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive an Illini-themed Cardinals cap. Plus, you won't want to miss a special pregame performance by St. Louis' favorite Dead tribute band, Jake's Leg on the Budweiser Stage. Teachers, we know it's been a long couple years of virtual, hybrid, and in-person learningso kick off summer at Busch Stadium on Teachers Night! The uniform patch on the left sleeve features the Arizona state flag and a reference to Phoenix's nickname as the Valley of the Sun. VIP Package: Want first dibs on the best items? The uniform is not an exact copy of the Sugar Kings' jersey, which was white and featured red pinstripes. Verdict: The Giants created a uniform that looks different from most today, experimenting with the fog-and-mist gradient. As we approach the second half of the 2022 MLB campaign, all of this seasons Nike City Connect uniforms have already been unveiled. So you know what? Fan reception: A largely positive response on social media greeted the Marlins uniforms, which deviated from the "Miami Vice" theme that Nike could have easily defaulted to after the positive reception for the Miami Heat alternates. A portion of each ticket will be donated to the Ascension Charity Classic.

Playing from 1906-1931, this team won three championships in their brief tenure in the Negro Leagues. Design inspiration: The Red Sox went with the most radical design among the uniforms released thus far, unveiling the first uniform in team history to feature yellow and blue as the primary colors. They use some fun design elements, but overall the uniforms feel a little safe with an all-navy-blue-design and not enough additional colors. Fan reception: The Rockies' uniforms received a polarizing reaction from fans. Congratulations to the Class of 2022 You're "Outta Here!" While the simple orange-and-white look feels slightly underwhelming considering some of the bolder color palettes in the City Connect series, the Giants' uniform seems a bit more timeless compared to the other alternates. The Cardinals will celebrate Fans Fight Cancer Night at Busch Stadium on Monday, May 23rd. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket for either game, fans will receive a nurses-themed Cardinals cap! Of course you dont. Imagine Gateway across the front of the yellow jersey in navy blue lettering, with the Arch behind some of the lettering. I-L-L! With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will receive a Meet Me in St. Louis Cardinals t-shirt! Debut: June 12, 2021, vs. St. Louis Cardinals. Truck on down to Busch Stadium on Friday, April 29th for Grateful Dead Night. With some of the designs more polarizing than others, here's our breakdown of the uniforms that have dropped to date -- and how we rank them. The Cardinals need to work the area code 314 into the design as well, so how about putting that on the jock tag? And as a special thanks to our hometown heroes, you will receive a coupon for one complimentary drink!

The team's dark gray pinstriped pants also provide a unique design touch not often seen in baseball today.

The Hat: I wanted to go with something that was outside the normal red or navy that the Cardinals have featured for the entirety of their history.

I can do this. Fan reception: The uniforms received a mixed reception on social media. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will take home a unique Cardinals Cap, designed by St. Louis artist Brock Seals. We'll have the Right Stuff at Boy Band Night at Busch Stadium on Friday, July 8th. Verdict: While the Royals created a strong, modern logo, the team fell short in creating a look that differentiated itself from the rest of the team's uniform set by going with safe colors. A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to The Backstoppers. In an interactive program, sit up close and personal to the field to see eye-popping experiments from the Saint Louis Science Center, learn safety maneuvers, and have a whole lot of fun with Fredbird. Don't miss this Theme Night favoriteit's Peanuts Night on Tuesday, April 12th! Do you think I did a perfect job?

Even fans of rival teams acknowledged that the Nationals designed one of the best City Connect alternates, while others praised the color and coordination between a baseball and basketball team in the same town. Ranking MLB's radical City Connect uniforms: Which one's No. Both the uniform patch and the logo on the hat call back to the original Sugar Kings logo. Fans purchasing a special Theme Ticket will receive a Cardinals Cancer Awareness cap, representing the eleven most common types of cancer in St. Louis. The Willie McGee VIP ticket will include a pre-signed bobblehead. With the purchase of a special Theme Ticket, fans will take home an exclusive Cardinals driver head cover. Join the LGBTQIA+ community, plus friends, family, and allies to watch the Cardinals take on the Cincinnati Reds. Don't miss a special heritage celebration in Budweiser Terrace before the game. A small patch above the jersey tag features the Giants lettering surrounded by fog. May 23, 2021; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; A general view of Busch Stadium during the seventh inning of a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs. The offseason was Tearin' Up (our) Hearts, but the Birds are back, alright! Many praised the look's local ties to their state's license plate, and some fans across baseball called them the best uniform since City Connect started (as we are doing here!). Come celebrate the St. Louis rockers known for songs about dinosaurs, pirates, and the joys of whipped cream. Plus, a portion of each ticket sold will benefit the Hispanic Education Cultural & Scholarship Foundation. Major League Baseball and Nike introduced the City Connect series during the 2021 season to shake up uniform design across the sport in the most dramatic fashion since the league introduced the Turn Ahead the Clock alternates in the late 1990s. The City Connect jerseys have had fairly positive reviews so far, with the Red Sox, Marlins, Cubs, White Sox, and most recently Diamondbacks having announced them so far.