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AT&T "Opening Day Off" Program Provides Cardinals Fans with a Chance to Win Game Tickets and Prizes


Fans Can Register at Through March 31 for Chance to Attend Opening-Day Game at the New Busch Stadium

St. Louis, Missouri, March 3, 2006, Human resources personnel should be on the lookout for creative “out of the office” excuses on April 10, which happens to be the date of the St. Louis Cardinals opening-day game against Milwaukee in the new Busch Stadium. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced a four-week Opening Day Off program, which enables fans to register online for opening-day-game tickets and Cardinals merchandise.

Fans may register at to enter the Opening Day Off Sweepstakes. The site will include tools to help participants craft “out of the office” excuses for April 10. The most “creative” excuses will be posted for others to see. Sweepstakes registrations will be accepted through March 31, and winners will be selected through a random drawing.

Five grand prize winners will each receive four tickets to the Cardinals home opener and a $125 voucher for food and beverages at the game. Twenty secondary prize winners will each receive two tickets to an upcoming regular season home game along with AT&T/Cardinals co-branded merchandise.

Fans attending the April 10 game at the new Busch Stadium will also have a chance to participate in the AT&T Experience, a mobile interactive exhibit featuring video games, free photos, free Cingular Wireless ringtones, and AT&T products and services.

“AT&T is proud to be the hometown communications company for Greater St. Louis and the official communications company of the Cardinals,” said Bill Lane, AT&T vice president and general manager-St. Louis. “We are excited about the new AT&T brand in St. Louis, and we look forward to celebrating opening day in the new Busch Stadium with the Cardinals.”

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