The State of Illinois has announced that a new St. Louis Cardinals permanent Illinois license plate will be available for purchase after Labor Day. The license plates will be sold in support of public schools in Illinois. The plates with the Cardinals “Birds on Bat” logo will be available with a random number, personalized or vanity. According to the secretary of state’s office, the cost of a random number Cardinal plate for a currently titled vehicle with valid Illinois registration will be $69. Pricing varies for vanity and personalized license plates.