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Mike Shannon St. Louis Cardinal
Mike Shannon spoke in 2014 as he was inducted into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.
July 15, 1939: Cardinals Catcher and broadcaster Mike Shannon was born in St. Louis.
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