St. Louis Historical Spotlight
St Louis, Missouri, is a cherished city in the United States located along the Mississippi River. It was founded by two French fur traders and was named after Louis IX of France. The city is now a vibrant metropolis famous for its iconic gateway arch and loyal sports fans. The ice cream cone, toasted ravioli, provel cheese, gooey butter cake all trace their roots to this great city.
St Louis has had its share of profound men and women who have changed the shape of the place. Bob Hyland is a son of the soil famed for introducing the talk format on radio that has since been adopted by many radio stations globally. He was offered the presidency of CBS Sports and the CBS Radio Network, which he turned down to remain in his native town of St Louis.
Bob founded the drug and alcohol treatment center at St. Anthony's Hospital and brought the Big Red Line Cheerleaders to the St Louis Football Cardinals Organization. He was very involved in civic ventures and had his town's interests at heart.
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A Brief History of St. Louis
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