Hot Air Balloon Adventure

On December 31, 1997, Steve Fossett took off in a hot air balloon from Busch Stadium on this day. The trip ended a few days later in Russia, establishing a new distance record.

May 16, 1998

On this date in Missouri history, Mark McGwire hits the longest home run in Busch Stadium II history at 545 feet.

April 4, 2006

On this day in Missouri history, the third version of Busch Stadium opens in St. Louis.