If you're a lifelong St. Louisan, it may surprise you to know that Opening Day is not actually a national holiday. It just feels like one here in the Lou.
Jon Gitchoff Hey, President Obama! Here's why Opening Day should be a national holiday.
But two St. Louis institutions -- former Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith and Anheuser-Busch -- are petitioning the U.S. government to declare Opening Day an official holiday. They need 100,000 signatures to get an official response from the Obama administration, and after only three days, they're a quarter of the way to their goal.