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.
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.