Reserved seating is coming to Jim Patterson Stadium in 2018 and fans can begin preparations this week for another exciting season on the diamond as University of Louisville baseball season tickets will go on sale Thursday at 9 a.m., ET.
Season tickets can be purchased online at, by calling 502-GO-CARDS or by visiting the Louisville Cardinals Ticket Office, located near Gate 2 at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium (2800 South Floyd Street) on weekdays from 9 a.m., until 5 p.m. Fans who previously signed up on the UofL baseball season tickets waitlist will receive an email Thursday morning with details on how to purchase their tickets.
Tickets will be available for purchase from Thursday (September 21) through October 17, while seat selection for tickets sold during that timeframe will begin October 23 with selection order and times based on CAF priority points. Following the seat selection process in late October, season ticket sales will resume on November 1 with all seat selections after that date determined on a first come, first served basis.
With the Cardinals emergence as one of the nation’s elite programs in recent years, the crowds at Jim Patterson Stadium have reached new levels creating a tremendous demand for reserved seating at the corner of Third and Central. To accommodate those demands, a variety of season ticket plans with significantly discounted per game pricing will be offered for the 2018 season providing fans with numerous cost-effective options.
Reserved chairback ticket packages are priced at $150 for adults (less than $4.50 per game), $120 for senior adults/youth (less than $4 per game) and $480 for a Family 4-Pack (less than $4 per game per ticket). Season tickets for the Left Field Berm are also available at $100 for adults (less than $3 per game), $80 for senior adults/youth (less than $2.50 per game) and $320 for a Family 4-Pack (less than $2.50 per game per ticket).
Single game tickets for the 2018 season will be priced at $10 for reserved chairback and $5 for berm and will be available for purchase at a later date. Additionally, details on the Cards Pass Flex Plan will also be announced at a later date.
Season ticket packages include all regular season home games at Jim Patterson Stadium with the exception of the annual Elementary School Day game, played each March during a weekday afternoon. For Elementary School Day, season tickets will provide admission to the game but will not include a reserved seat.
Benefits for 2018 Louisville baseball season ticket holders include preferred seating as the Cardinals host North Carolina, Clemson, NC State, Virginia and Notre Dame in ACC action as well as Texas Tech, Cincinnati, Kentucky, WKU and Indiana in non-conference games. Season-ticket holders will also gain priority access to postseason tickets for any NCAA Regional and Super Regional games at Jim Patterson Stadium.
With a listed capacity of 4,000, Jim Patterson Stadium has hosted six crowds of more than 6,000 fans in the last two seasons, including three in 2017. Fresh off a fourth trip to the NCAA Men’s College World Series and third straight ACC Atlantic Division Championship, Louisville baseball has become the must-see event for Cardinals fans in the spring.
Since opening the gates at Jim Patterson Stadium in 2005, the Cardinals have won more than 78 percent of their games in the ballpark posting a 346-97 record (.781 winning percentage), including an impressive 33-4 mark during the 2017 season.
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Garett Wall
Assistant Sports Information Director
Baseball | Men’s Soccer | Rowing


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