Rob Rains has been covering Mike Shildt throughout Shildt’s time in the minor leagues and now that he is the manger of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Rob Rains was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 2017, St. Louis Media HOF 2018, and is a former National League beat writer for USA Today’s Baseball Weekly. For three years he covered the Cardinals for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat until its demise in the 1980s.
Rains was awarded the Freedom Forum Grant to teach Journalism for a year at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State. Based in St. Louis, Rains is often a guest on Frank Cusumano’s Pressbox Show on 590AM and has been writing books, magazine articles, and covers the Cardinals and Blues for STLSportsPage.com
He has written or co-written more than 30 books, most on baseball, including autobiographies or biographies of Ozzie Smith, Jack Buck, and Red Schoendienst.
Rains volunteers his time helping run Rainbows for Kids, a 501 (c)(3) charity for families of children with cancer in the Greater St. Louis Area.
Contributors to StLSportsPage.com:
Lou Korac is at every Blues Game. He’s covered the St. Louis Blues since 1997 and have written for various publications, currently for NHL.com since 2012.
Lou contributes features and game coverage to STLSportsPagecom.
Mike Reeves of MLB Radio, CBS Sports Radio Net and AP Radio is an audio reporter and provides us with interviews after many of the home games for the Cardinals, Blues, and Mizzou.
Reeves works in tandem with Rob Rains. While Rains is getting the interviews for his stories, Reeves is recording it so we can get it up on our site for you to listen to. They combine for a feature on STLSportsPage.com called “Rains Reeves Cardinals Rewind.”
Suzanne Corbett, StLSportsPage.com’s Travel/Food Editor is an award-winning writer/producer, culinary teacher and and author of Unique Eats and Eateries of St. Louis. She’s a food historian, who has contributed to many cookbooks and written two of her own, Pushcarts & Stalls: The Soulard Market History Cookbook, and The Gilded Table: Recipes and Table History from the Campbell House. She served as food and travel writer for an online newspaper and food editor and feature writer for for Prime Life MediaCircuit Newspaper and 50plusstlouis.com. In addition, she contributes to NewsMagazine Network and AAA Traveler Magazines. She has also written for Better Homes & Gardens, Sauce, Victoria Magazine, St. Louis At Home, St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles, and St. Louis Post Dispatch, and was host of Hot Plates, which aired on KSLG, St. Louis.
Sally Tippett Rains is the content manager at StLSportsPage.com. Sally met her husband Rob Rains in the pressbox at Busch Stadium while she was covering the Cardinals for KMOX Radio (writing and producing for Bob Costas, Jack Buck, and Bill Wilkerson) in the late 1970′s, early ’80′s.
Sally Rains worked in radio sports for five years and then switched to book writing and charity work while raising their children. She is the author of 11 books including the new “All Roads Lead to St. Louis; Guide to the Cardinals and their Minor League Teams” with Rob Rains; “Drills and Skills for Basketball” co-written with basketball coach Rich Grawer, and the award winning “The Making Of A Masterpiece, The True Story of Margaret Mitchell’s Classic Novel Gone With The Wind,” and is Volunteer Executive Director of Rainbows for Kids.
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Rob and Sally Rains were inducted into the St. Louis Media Hall of Fame in 2019.
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