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How Did Mike Shannon Die? Cardinals Broadcaster and World Series Champ Dies at 83

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Mike Shannon died

Mike Shannon died

Mike Shannon was an award-winning broadcaster who tragically passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at age 83, leaving us all heartbroken by his sudden and sudden departure. We mourn this news deeply.

Mike Shannon Death reason

Mike Shannon Death Cause

Mike Shannon Death Cause

Mike Shannon died due to complications associated with long-haul COVID-19 travel. The radio broadcaster, who had been suffering from kidney issues in recent years, experienced an alarming decline in health that eventually resulted in his passing.

Mike Shannon Career

Mike Shannon

Mike Shannon

Shannon enjoyed an impressive 50 year broadcasting career for the Cardinals’ radio broadcasts. His popular catchphrase of “Get Up, Baby!” became a fan favorite and often heard upon home run hits by their team. A native of St. Louis himself, Shannon played nine seasons for them while helping win World Series championships in 1964 and 1967.

Remembering Mike Shannon

Mike Shannon

Mike Shannon

Mike Shannon‘s passing has drawn numerous tributes from fans and colleagues. Social Grace Spirits recalls celebrating Shannon’s birthday two years ago: “… We were honored to share in his special day… Now, our thoughts go out to his family as they mourn his loss… He will be missed!” Augie Nash posted his own tweet honoring Shannon: “Mike Shannon WAS St Louis Cardinals Baseball... His booth voice captivated several generations of Cardinals fans. An icon…”

 

“Mike Shannon was our voice, friend and an icon for generations… we are deeply saddened to learn of his passing. St Louis native son Mike Shannon will always remain dear.”

Mike Shannon will be dearly missed, yet his legacy will live on in the form of memories and happiness he gave so many. Rest in peace Mike.

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