St. Louis Cardinals 1926

October 2, 1926

It was the opening day of the World Series where St. Louis Cardinals faced off against the New York Yankees. This was the first World Series ever for the St. Louis Cardinals.  


Roger Maris

September 10, 1934

Baseball Hall of Famer Roger Maris was born on this day. He played for both the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals.  


Mark Littell Shares His Wildest Stories

Country Boy is Mark’s second book, following his 2016 memoir, On the Eighth Day, God Made Baseball. Mark, who used to enter games to John Denver’s “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” describes his latest work as a coming-of-age nonfiction story about how his character formed while growing up in Missouri.


Joe Buck

April 25, 1969

Birthday of sportscaster and analyst, Joe Buck from St. Louis.


Pickleball Is Taking Missouri By Storm

It took about a decade for pickleball to sweep Missouri. With more than 100 locations developed since 2010, Missouri might just have the fastest-growing pickleball community in the country.


1910 Mizzou Football Team

November 27, 1890

The University of Missouri played its first football game against another school—Washington University in St. Louis.


November 15, 1915

On this date, Sikeston High School toppled Kennett in football, 147-0.


Kansas City Athletics New York Yankees 1966

November 8, 1954

The American League approved the transfer of Philadelphia’s Athletics to Kansas City. 


October 31, 1891

The University of Missouri football team played the Kansas Jayhawks for the first time beginning one of the oldest football rivalry in the nation. It ended in 2012 when Missouri joined the SEC and Kansas refused to play against Missouri.


Boxing Henry Armstrong

October 29, 1937

Henry Armstrong—the only man to ever hold three championship titles at the same time—won his first title (Featherweight) on this date.  He was a lifelong St. Louis resident.