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I love to play this game of baseball—I love putting on this uniform.” —Stan Musial, 1963

It’s the thrill of the game that has fans coming back for more. But it’s the love of the game that pushes athletes to get better. They get up before the sun rises to do football drills, they perfect their curveball pitch long after the sun goes down—and they never stop believing their dream can come true. It’s that dedication that has earned them a spot in the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, and for some a spot on our Legends Walk of Fame.

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame welcomes you to celebrate the careers of these sports role models and relive the greatest moments in Missouri sports history. Find your favorite player, coach or team on our site, or come to the museum where we have 4,000 items of sports memorabilia and hands-on exhibits. You can feel the speed as you race in the NASCAR simulator, hit your own home run in the batters box against a Major League Baseball pitcher or throw the winning touchdown pass in our football exhibit. Are you ready to play, the ball is in your court!

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  • Wynn Award: Teresa Baird Beshore of Springfield Catholic High School
  • by Kary Booher
  • Her mom doubled as her tennis coach, her dad helped fine-tune her basketball skills and her sister became a great teammate, too. In other words, sports wasn’t simply an avenue to a college scholarship for Teresa Baird Beshore, an early 1990s standout for Springfield Catholic High School. “Athletics brought our family closer together,” said Baird,… Read more »