Game Day Guide - August 25 (Game 2 of IBL Quarter-Finals)

IBL Playoffs: Quarter Finals Game 2

Come on out to CARSTAR Field at Bernie Arbour Stadium and cheer on your Cardinals in game 2 of the IBL Quarter-Finals Playoffs! The Cardinals are looking for a win at home after losing in Barrie last night. The Cardinals made it close in the 9th but ultimately fell 9-8 to the Baycats.


Game Date: Friday August 25, 2023

Location: CARSTAR Field @ Bernie Arbour Stadium - 1100 Mohawk Rd E in Hamilton.

First Pitch: 7:35pm ET

Gates Open: 6:30pm ET

Opponent: Barrie Baycats

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at the box office or you can avoid lines by purchasing online.

Weather: 22 degrees and a mix of sun and clouds.

Theme: Quarter Finals Game 2! We also have our usual Friday night promotions.

Promotions: First Run T-Shirt Toss, SHED Beer Batter, Jagerbomb Home Runs, Swiss Chalet Kids Run The Bases, McPhail Auto Service Weekly Draw. Learn more about the promotion details here.

Special Welcomes: Mark Preece House, Goodwill Amity, Mission Services, Hamilton Police Association, Emmanual House, John Howard Society, Habitat for Humanity, Hunter Amenities, West Mountain Red Sox, Ancaster D-Backs 7U All-Stars

Broadcast: Friday Night Game Day! Watch the game on Cable 14 and Commentary provided by Reed Duthie and Neil Srivastava.

Parking: Multiple parking areas are located in the immediate vicinity of Bernie Arbour Memorial Stadium. Onsite parking to the southwest and east of Bernie Arbour is FREE of charge. Spots are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Street parking is also available in the neighbourhoods surrounding the stadium. Please adhere to local parking signs and bylaws when parking your car.

If you’re taking public transit to the game, take the 41 Mohawk or the 21 Upper Kenilworth. There are two different bus stops located within 100 meters of the stadium, highlighted in the parking map below. For more information on public transit, visit the HSR’s website.

Sammy’s Ancaster Concession is open in the concessions, featuring hot dogs, chili dogs, fries, poutine, chili cheese fries, snacks and other beverages.

Pick up our new Hamilton Cardinals merchandise at our merch stand along the third base side of the concourse or online at You can also place an order for pick up at a future game.

Purchase your 50/50 tickets along the third base side of the concourse or online. All proceeds will support the Cancer Assist Program! For more information about the work they do in our community, visit

Next Game: Saturday August 26 at Barrie Baycats - Game 3 of Quarter Finals at 4:05pm. Watch the game on Cable 14 and