Dan O’Neill was born in St. Louis and grew up in University City. At 15, he lied about his age and got a job as a busboy at the Arena Club, during the formative years of the Blues franchise. O’Neill attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism and spent 32 years as a feature writer/columnist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he covered a number of beats, including Blues hockey. O’Neill is the author of two other Reedy Press books, including Celebration: The Magic of the Cardinals in the 1980s and When the Blues Go Marching In—Championship Edition.
Dan O’Neill, author of Best of the Blues, joins to talk the latest woes of the St. Louis Blues and his new book.
To wrap the hour, Dan O'neill, media relations coordinator for the Blues, joins to discuss his new book, Best of the Blues.