The Cardinals Caravan is underway, and will making a stop in Mattoon on Sunday. The Caravan will be at the Lake Land College Field House at noon.
Tom Jamison spoke with Chris Hrabe about the event. Hrabe, who is emceeing the event, is the host of Sports Open Line on KMOX, and also appears on the pregame and post game shows for the Cardinals and the Blues.
The Caravan lineup in Mattoon will feature Tommy Pham, Tim Cooney, Marco Gonzales, Arturo Reyes, Jose Oquendo, and Kerry Robinson.
As in previous years, the Cardinals will be implementing an Autograph Ticket system at each stop. The first 400 kids (15 and under) through the door on the day of the event will receive a free Autograph Ticket which guarantees one autograph from each current and former player. Due to high demand, autographs will only be available for fans 15 and under.