July 27, 2003

Kansas City native Tom Watson cements his legacy as one of the greatest golfers of all time by winning the British Senior Open.

July 23, 2009

Francis Howell High School grad and star athlete Mark Buehrle pitched the 18th perfect game in Major League Baseball history on this date in 2009.

July 18, 1940

Did you know? Former Cardinals MVP Joe Torre is the only major leaguer to achieve both 2,000 hits as a player and 2,000 wins as a manager

July 10, 1945

Kansas City Royals star Hal McRae was born on this date. He defined the position of designated hitter.

June 16, 1954

On this date in Missouri history, the University of Missouri-Columbia baseball team won the national championship and the College World Series. 

May 16, 1998

On this date in Missouri history, Mark McGwire hits the longest home run in Busch Stadium II history at 545 feet.

April 26, 1960

On this date in Missouri history, Ed Macauley becomes the youngest player ever inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame at age 32.

April 19, 1983

On this date in Missouri history, the St. Louis Blues are sold by Ralston Purina to a group in Saskatchewan for $12 million. Fans were shocked and the NHL tried to block the deal, which eventually fell through.

March 12, 1958

The Budweiser team of Pat Patterson, Ray Bluth, Don Carter, Tom Hennessey, and Dick Weber rolled the greatest series in bowling history, a record that stood for 35 years. On lanes seven and eight at Floriss Lanes (Warne at W. Florissant), they finished with a three-game total of 3,858 pins.

Old baseball on dusty home plate

October 9, 1944

The St. Louis Cardinals win the Streetcar Series against the St. Louis Browns.