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"Battle of the Birds" Set for AutoZone Park in March

Cardinals to face Redbirds March 17 in Memphis

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

It'll be a Battle of the Birds at AutoZone Park in 2017.

The Memphis Redbirds announced on their website they'll host their parent St. Louis Cardinals to open next season.

First pitch at AutoZone Park will be on March 30.

The game will help the team celebrate the 20 year affiliation between the two clubs.

A total of 33 members of St. Louis' current 40-man roster spent time in Memphis during their careers, with 15 Redbirds called up to St. Louis during this season.

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