Get Up, Baby!
My Seven Decades With the St. Louis Cardinals
Mike Shannon, Rick Hummel, Bob Costas, Bob Costas
An unforgettable look at a lifetime of Cardinals baseball packed with Mike Shannon's passion for the game
Mike Shannon's voice served as the soundtrack of St. Louis Cardinals baseball for 50 years. Millions of fans have enjoyed his observations, insight, and magical storytelling on radio broadcasts. Now, with the help of Hall of Fame baseball writer Rick Hummel, the St. Louis native and lifelong Cards fan takes fans behind the mic, into the clubhouse, and beyond as only he can.
Shannon weaves countless unforgettable tales, from childhood memories growing up in south St. Louis to champagne-soaked World Series celebrations as a player in 1964 and 1967, plus encounters with Cardinals legends ranging from Bob Gibson and Ozzie Smith, to Albert Pujols and Yadier Molina.
This unmissable autobiography gives fans a rare seat to over six decades of Cardinals history, hijinks, and lore.