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Jacober: “This Is My Cooperstown”

Tom Ackerman
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Ron Jacober is inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on January 27, 2013.  (Savannah Gregorio/Savvy Photography)

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Ron Jacober is inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on January 27, 2013. (Savannah Gregorio/Savvy Photography)

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KMOX) — Longtime KMOX sports director Ron Jacober, a mainstay in St. Louis sports media for more than four decades, was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday night.

“This is my Cooperstown,” Jacober told a crowd of over 1,600 at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield.

Jacober joins a Class of 2013 that includes former Cardinal David Eckstein, the 2006 World Series MVP.

Please click below to hear Jacober’s speech.  Congratulations, Ron!

Jacober HOF Speech

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