Sports on a Sunday Morning: Derrick Goold, John Mozeliak & Frank Viverito
From New York, Derrick Goold joined Tom Ackerman, who was filling in for Ron Jacober on assignment, to discuss the ailing Cardinals. In the middle of another losing streak, what’s the mental toll that the current drought has taken on this ball club?
Can “I’ll Have Another” pull off the first Triple Crown in 34 years next weekend at the Belmont Stakes? That was certainly one topic discussed when Fairmount Park Director of Racing, Bobby Pace, joined the broadcast.
A guest on his own show for the first time in 25 years, Ron Jacober joined Tom from the Ozark region of Missouri as he represented KMOX for the Missouri Broadcasters Association awards. Ron also represented Jack Buck as the legendary broadcaster was inducted into the MBA Hall of Fame.
While some golf fans are excited that Tiger Woods may be playing well heading into the U.S. Open, others are wondering about the mysterious exit of Phil Mickelson after the first round of the Memorial. KMOX Sports golf editor Dan Reardon checked in with Tom.
The Cardinals look to avoid a sweep in Flushing, NY on Sunday night and to break another 4-game skid. They head to Houston before returning home next weekend to begin interleague play. To discuss the ball club and the MLB Amateur Draft, which starts on Monday, June 4, hear from GM John Mozeliak.
The one-stop-shop for all your St. Louis sports information goes through Frank Viverito, President of the St. Louis Sports Commission. From the Visa Championships happening at Chaifetz Arena this week to potential future SEC Championships, Frank and Tom attempt to cover as much as possible.