Mike Shannon's wife has cancer
St. Louis, MO – Cardinals announcer Mike Shannon is taking some time off to be with his wife, Judy, who underwent cancer surgery this week.
The Cardinals say Judy Shannon is resting comfortably after the procedure, though The type of cancer was not disclosed.
Mike Shannon is taking some time off from his duties broadcasting Cardinals games; the team says he will be back in the booth as soon as possible.
The family is also asking that fans refrain from sending flowers or gifts, but appreciates the good wishes and prayers.