That year, 2007, James Shadrach Schoenke moved to St. Louis from Atlanta. Friday, he stood front and center as the St. Louis Sports Commission unveiled an Olympic rings “Spectacular” at Washington University, reviving a now-114-year-old legacy. There was no shortage of enthusiasm in the crowd.
Francis Field will be renamed Francis Olympic Stadium in the near future pending final approval, St. Louis Sports Commission President Frank Viverito and St. Louis Olympic Legacy Committee Chairman Michael Loynd said Thursday.
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