Back in 1988, Reggie Coleman and I took a trip down 61 and stopped at Chuck Berry's restaurant in Wentzville for a bite. We didn't actually think he'd be there...let alone sporting an apron and bussing tables! Here's the story behind it...
I had the chance to talk with former Cardinal's broadcaster, Jack Buck, former Cub's broadcaster, Harry Caray, and Brewer's broadcaster (and actor), Bob Uecker. I met all of them in a rather usual way.
What's going on with Mike Shannon? I have been asked that question a lot this week. I wanted so badly to answer the question, but I was sworn to secrecy. So mum I have been until the St. Louis Cardinals made the revelation late yesterday.
To be a Hall of Famer is one thing but to be named a Sports Legend in the State of Missouri is another. I recently received an invitation to travel to Springfield, Missouri to attend the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Banquet to witness former St. Louis Cardinal Rightfielder/Third Baseman and current Cardinal Broadcaster Mike Shannon be named the 26th Missouri Sports Legend for the Missouri Sports H