If the St. Louis Cardinals are fortunate enough to make it to the World Series, and right now with the team down 3 games to none it is not looking good, don’t expect to hear Mike Shannon and John Rooney do the play-by-play on radio.
Despite, their critics, there are plenty of supporters as well including St. Louis Cardinal broadcaster Mike Shannon who has made several visits to the home with me to spend time talking baseball and war stories with the veterans.
Happy birthday to Cardinal broadcaster Mike Shannon, who turns 78 tomorrow. If you have listened to St. Louis Cardinal Baseball since 1962, you have heard about him playing for the Redbirds or have heard him broadcasting the Cardinal games. Here are some interesting facts about Mike that you may not know.
When it comes to purchasing food, the United States leads the way in the safe distribution of food to the public. Safety measures are taken in packaging and delivery as well. It got me to thinking about the pioneer days when people didn't have the safeguards for storing foods like we have now.
Back on July 17 I had the honor of being invited to attend St. Louis Cardinal Broadcaster Mike Shannon's 75th birthday party. The event was held at Shannon's Restaurant in downtown St. Louis. Upon arrival, there was a huge birthday card for all to sign next to the steps leading up to the restaurant. On the other side was a Budweiser Clydesdale. For a fleeting moment I actually felt "small.&qu
If you ever get the chance to meet St. Louis Cardinal Broadcaster Mike Shannon, you will immediately find him to be a warm and sincere man who has compassion for others. Such was the case again today when Mike and I went to the Illinois Veteran's Home to visit with the residents and workers there.