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St. Louis Cardinals Player and Broadcaster Mike Shannon Dies at 83

Former St. Louis Cardinals player and longtime Cardinals broadcaster Thomas Michael “Mike” Shannon has died at the age of 83. Shannon was a member of three Cardinals World Series teams in 1964, 1967 and 1968. He also spent some 50 years as a member of the team’s radio broadcasts. He was recognized in recent years by the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a finalist for the prestigious Ford C. Frick broadcasting award and he was enshrined in the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame in 2014.