KSDK -- Opening days are special for every Cardinals player, whether they're a Hall of Famer or a rookie. But imagine what it means when St. Louis is also your hometown.
Lafayette High School graduate David Freese started at third base on Monday, shaking the hand of Stan Musical, Whitey Herzog, Lou Brock and Bob Gibson, among of Cardinal greats.
Frank Cusumano shares what the day is like for David Freese and his family. Click the video player on the right side of the screen to watch interviews with David's mother and father, and uncle.