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 39 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”
(“World Series” Week)
Which Major League team was the first to appear in 3 straight World Series?
(Chicago Cubs-1906 (Cubs lost) and 1907 & 1908 (Cubs won both)
In 1948 (the last year Cleveland won a World Series)…a Rookie Pitcher made his debut for the Indians. That same Pitcher made his last appearance in a Major League game almost 20 years later for the Kansas City A’s. Name the Pitcher.
(Leroy “Satchel” Paige) (He was 42 in 1948 and pitched 2/3 of an inning of scoreless baseball in the World Series-for the year-he was 6-1 with a 2.48 ERA. (At age 59…he signed with the A’s to pitch one game in 1965-he pitched 3 innings and allowed no runs)
The Cubs had 2 players with over 30 Home Runs this year. Name them.
(Kris Bryant with 39 and 102 RBI’s and Anthony Rizzo with 32 Home Runs and 109 RBI’s)
This starting infielder (not a catcher) led his team with the least errors on the year with 5. Name the Cubs or Indians player.
(Jose Ramirez-Indians 3rd Baseman)