Donn on the air April 2015
Donn Emis returned to KMZU/KAOL in March of 2010 as Sports Director and came to Carrollton in part to spearhead the process of launching 1430 Sports KAOL as an all-sports station.With KAOL up and running Donn moved into an afternoon role on KMZU for several years. In 2013 he returned to mornings, a gig he had held on The Farm from 1988-1994. Donn keeps you company weekdays from 6 until 10 a.m. Donn is glad to be back in the area where he grew up (Corder, MO and a Higginsville High School graduate)…after being in Northwest Arkansas since 1998. Donn has been married to Judy (for 38 years) and has 3 daughters (Krista, Erin and Moriah) and one granddaughter (Jadyn). His parents (Glenn and Dorothy Emis) still live in Corder.
KMZU “MORNING CHALLENGE”
(“Big Money Man” Week) (Major League Baseball Salaries)
Name the first player in MLB to make $1 Million per year. Contract signed in November of 1979 to begin with 1980 season.
(Nolan Ryan-Houston Astros) (Most games he won in a season after signing in 1980 was 16-twice…did throw 7 No-Hitters and 12 1-Hitters though)
First player to make $5 Million per year. Signed in February of ’91 with Boston.
(Roger Clemens-went 18-10 that year. Previous year was 21-6 with Boston)
First player to make $20 Million per year. Got unbelievable 10-year contract.
(Alex Rodriquez-Texas Rangers. $254 Million for 10 years in 2001)
The highest paid Royal last year made $13,750,000. Who was it?
2 MLB Pitchers will make $30 Million in 2016. Name one of them.
(Clayton Kershaw-Dodgers and David Price-Red Sox)