June 16, 1954

The University of Missouri baseball team won the national championship and the College World Series. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store

“Team photo of 1954 Missouri Tigers baseball team” sourced by The Savitar located on Wikimedia Commons licensed in the public domain