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Chris Hrabe

Chris Hrabe hosts “The Sports Hub” on KMOX from 9pm-midnight weekdays, and contributes to St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues pregame and postgame shows.

Hrabe joined KMOX in April of 2013 after spending more than three years as a host and reporter at WHBQ Radio in Memphis, Tenn. During his time with the all-sports-station, he hosted both morning and afternoon drive. He also covered the Memphis Grizzlies’ playoff runs in 2011 and 2012, including the franchise’s first playoff series win. Additionally, Hrabe worked as both a TV and radio play-by-play voice for various college and high school football and basketball broadcasts throughout the Mid-South.

A 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri’s J-School, Hrabe was awarded both the Hearst Award and the Ernest H. Garbe Scholarship recognizing excellence in journalism. Following graduation from Mizzou, he got his start in radio as an intern at WGN Radio in Chicago.

A Chicago native, Hrabe enjoys playing golf in his spare time. He is the oldest of five children.

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH CHRIS:
What is your favorite St. Louis activity?
Besides being at games? The unbelievable golf courses!

What would you do if you weren’t in radio?
Spending all my time at another job listening to sports talk radio.

Do you have any pets?
No. My mom never let us get a dog growing up because she claimed 5 kids (and 4 boys) were enough work!

Share one random fact.
I play the drums, and got my first drum set when I was in sixth grade.

If you could live anywhere else in the country, where would it be?
Chicago, Ill. or Boston, Mass. — the two places in the country where all of my family lives! But despite being incredibly supportive, I’m not sure my parents would let me move back in.

(Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

HRABE: Momentum Isn’t Real, But Injuries Are

It was a lot easier to be optimistic about the Blues march to the postseason yesterday, around 6pm before the puck dropped in Minnesota. Sure, the Blues had lost three games in a row in [...]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/11/2014

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The Sports Hub: Monday, February 10th

Chris is talking Michael Sam, the Olympics and more on a Monday edition of The Hub. Joan Niesen of Sports Illustrated, a native St. Louisan, joins Chris to discuss the Michael Sam case.  Will Leitch, [...]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–02/10/2014

St. Louis Blues begin training camp for 2013-14 season

Sports Open Line: Magnus Paajarvi

Blues forward Magnus Paajarvi joined Chris Hrabe to talk about the Blues season and his growing role with the team.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/22/2014

St. Louis Blues Vladimir Sobotka of Slovokia manuvers around Los Angeles Kings Jeff Carter in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on January 2, 2014.  St. Louis won the game 5-0.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Blues-Kings Preview — “The First Five Minutes”

The first few minutes of an NHL game can set the tone for a game, good or bad. This is certainly the case when it comes to the Blues and the Kings, who know each [...]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/16/2014

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Cardinals Hot Stove League Show: Mike Shannon, Bill DeWitt III, and Dan McLaughlin.

Mike Shannon: Bill DeWitt III: Dan McLaughlin:

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/01/2014

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Sports Hub: Ryan Van Bibber, Chris Kerber, Mike Ferrin

Ryan Van Bibber of SB Nation joined the Sports Hub discussing the Rams season and upcoming plans this offseason. Blues Broadcaster Chris Kerber joined the Sports Hub talking the Blues two wins over the weekend. [...]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–12/30/2013

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Sports Hub: Will Leitch, Paul Bessire

Will Leitch of The New York Post and Paul Bessire of PredictionMachine.com

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–12/20/2013

Shirtless Missouri Tigers fans raise their arms for a kickoff during a game against the Georgia Bulldogs at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri on September 8, 2012. This game marks the first for Missouri as a member of the SEC Conference. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

HRABE: It’s Nice To Be Included

What a week this is going to be, leading up to Saturday’s SEC Championship game in Atlanta. We’ll cover the game from all angles throughout the week — the matchups themselves, the Auburn-Alabama rivalry that [...]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–12/03/2013

St Louis Cardinals v Oakland Athletics

A New Name In The Shortstop Derby?

When the Oakland A’s signed infielder (and notorious “shredder”) Nick Punto yesterday, it immediately started the rumor mill churning. Who is the name that is causing the wheels to spin? Oakland incumbent shortstop Jed Lowrie. [...]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–11/14/2013

Alexander Steen #20, Chris Stewart #25, Jaden Schwartz #9, Vladimir Sobotka #17 and Kevin Shattenkirk #22 celebrate a goal against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on October 26, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Tales From The Road

I wanted to get away from the game to share a couple of conversations I had during morning skate on Thursday with Adam Cracknell and Kevin Shattenkirk.

11/08/2013

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