The O’Fallon Hoots announced March 22 that Brandon Moss and Adam Kennedy have signed on for the 2021 MLB Alumni Home Run Derby at CarShield Field at 7 p.m. on June 5. Gates for pre-game autographs will open at 4 p.m. with pre-game autographs running from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
The pair join former Cardinals’ outfielders Jim Edmonds and Rick Ankiel on the Home Run Derby lineup.
Brandon Moss played 11 seasons in the Big Leagues including part of the 2015 season and the 2016 campaign with the Cardinals. The Georgia-native hit 160 home runs in his 1016-game MLB career. His three most powerful seasons came from 2012-2014 in Oakland where he hit 76 home runs in that span. Moss hit 32 home runs for the Cardinals during his time with the club.
Adam Kennedy broke into the Major Leagues with the Cardinals in 1999 and returned to the Redbirds for two seasons from 2007 and 2008. The California-native spent the majority of his MLB career with the Angels, winning a World Series in 2002. Kennedy retired from baseball in 2014 after a 14-year career where he hit .272 with 80 homers and 1,641 games played.
Tickets for the 2021 MLB Alumni Home Run Derby are on sale by visiting ofallonhoots.com/tickets or calling (636) 741-4668. Premium seating areas are nearing sold out as well as autograph passes. General admission and suites seating is $15, general admission plus pre-game autographs are $40.
The Hoots and CarShield Field are committed to providing a safe and responsible environment for friends and families to enjoy entertainment this summer. We will continue to comply with federal, state and local government health mandates and recommendations.
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