JOHN MCCALLUMGame 175 | August 22, 1969 | John D. McCallum
One of the top sports authors of the time, McCallum was to write some 35 books over his long career as a writer and columnist for Newspaper Enterprise Association. His most famous book was The Tiger Wore Spikes, a biography of Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb.
Game 234 | June 18, 1975 | Steve Hoag, John McCallum
Hoag, a native of Anoka and a former University of Minnesota cross country star, had just finished second in the Boston Marathon to Bill Rodgers who broke the world's record in that race. Along with Ron Daws and Garry Bjorkland, Hoag is credited with giving birth to running as a hobby and form of fitness in this region.
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