He lived every St. Louisans’ dream. A local kid who got to play for the Cardinals! Then he announced the games for the next 50 years. No one provided more entertainment.
We call them “Shannonisms” and they made an already great game even more enjoyable. The one above is my personal favorite. Do you have a favorite Shannonism?
https://arachnerd.wordpress.com/mike-shannon-quotes/ has a compilation of some good ones.
A local legend who will always be remembered!