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Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bob Broeg

Robert William Broeg (Rhymes With “Plague")

 
 
Bob Broeg Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
1. Bob Broeg Marker
Inscription.

Born in St. Louis, MO in 1918 to
Robert and Alice Broeg
Attended Cleveland High School and
the University of Missouri - Columbia
Married to the late Dorothy Carr
Married to Lynette Anton since 1977

Associated Press Sportswriter in
Columbia/Jefferson City & Boston, MA
Joined St. Louis Post Dispatch in 1945
after serving in U.S. Marines
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Sports Editor - 1958-1977
& Assistant to the Publisher - 1977-1985
Rockne Club Sportswriter of the Year - 1964
University of Missouri Faculty Alumni Award - 1969
University of Missouri Journalism Medal - 1971
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame - 1978
Cooperstown Baseball Writers Hall of Fame/
J.G. Taylor Spink Award - 1979
Sportswriters & Sportscasters Hall of Fame - 1997
National Baseball Congress Hall of Fame - 1998
Member & Past President - National Baseball Writers Assocation
National Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors - 1975-2000
National Baseball Hall of Fame Committee on Baseball Veterans - 1972-2000
Author of 20 Books including the definitive works on the Histories of Ol'Mizzou Football and St. Louis Cardinals Baseball

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
February 2001

 
Erected
Bob Broeg Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
2. Bob Broeg Marker and Bust
2001 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 37° 7.222′ N, 93° 12.996′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Stan Musial Drive south of U.S. 60, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 East Stan Musial Drive, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Don Faurot (here, next to this marker); Len Dawson (here, next to this marker); Henry "Hank" Louis Stram (here, next to this marker); George Howard Brett (here, next to this marker); Norman E. Stewart (here, next to this marker); Lamar Hunt (here, next to this marker); William Payne Stewart (a few steps from this marker); Bobby Bell (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bob Broeg at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. (Submitted on March 5, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bob Broeg's St. Louis Post-Dispatch Obituary. (Submitted on March 5, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Remembering Bob Broeg. (Submitted on March 5, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Books by Bob Broeg. (Submitted on March 5, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
Bust of Bob Broeg image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
3. Bust of Bob Broeg
. (Submitted on March 5, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. CommunicationsSports
 
Bob Broeg Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
4. Bob Broeg Monument
Third monument on right side of walk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 5, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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