CEREMONY TO INCLUDE AREA OLYMPIANS AND 1968 DECATHLON GOLD MEDALIST BILL TOOMEY
ST. LOUIS – Sept. 24, 2018 – It has been 114 years in the making. On Friday, Sept. 28, the Olympic Rings will be permanently displayed in St. Louis. Their presence will commemorate the region’s role as America’s first Olympic city and its ongoing contributions to the Olympic Movement.
NEWLY-INDUCTED BASEBALL HALL OF FAMER WILL BE HONORED AT THE MUSIAL AWARDS IN ST. LOUIS ON NOV. 17
ST. LOUIS – Sept. 6, 2018 – In July, Jim Thome’s accomplishments and impact on the game earned him baseball’s greatest honor: induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. This fall, the class, civility and integrity that defined his Hall of Fame career will be recognized with the highest award for sportsmanship.
Thome is the 2018 recipient of the Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award. The five-time MLB All-Star will be honored at the Musial Awards in St. Louis on Saturday, Nov. 17.