4-H Day - 2006
On Saturday, May 13th, Connor Mobley (age 9) had the privilege of throwing out the first pitch of the Cardinals and Diamondbacks game! He was representing the Illinois 4-H delegation.
University of Missouri Extension Site 4H Day coverage!
Watch the video!
The first pitch ceremonies
Connor checking out the situation Fredbird causing trouble
Connor on the big screen!
Heading out to the mound The wind-up...
And the pitch... Randy Flores (pitcher, 2004-08) comes out to sign the ball.
Time for pictures Connor with his souvenirs
As a part of 4-H day, several lucky winners were invited to watch batting practice from the field. Tyler (age 12) was selected!
These are some pictures he took while he was one the field and some of him on on the field.
Tyler waiting patiently Tony La Russa (Manager, 1996-2011) makes the kids happy!
Scott Spiezio (Outfielder, 2006-07) helps out too Getting loose
Mark Mulder (Pitcher, 2005-08) Jason Marquis (Pitcher, 2004-06)
Tony and Walt discussing strategy Mike Shannon (Pitcher, 1962-70)
Tyler on the field Tyler shows off his souvenirs
More batting practice pics!
Albert Pujols (1B, 2001-11) Juan Encarnacion (Outfielder, 2006-07)
Aaron Miles (Infielder, 2006-08, 10) David Eckstein (SS, 2005-07) & Hector Luna (2B, Outfield, 2004-06)
Hall of Famer - Red Schoendienst (infield, 1945-55, 56, 61-63)
The Cardinals won the game 9-1! Albert Pujols and Scott Rolen hit homers as the Cardinals came up with 4 in the first. Jason Marquis got the win. (More game info)
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