Title: Radio Personality, Educator and Writer
Company: Station WGNU
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
William A. Borst, PhD, Radio Personality, Educator and Writer at Station WGNU, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in history education, communications and authorship.
Combining his love of writing with sportsmanship, Dr. Borst first served in the academic arena as a history instructor at Maryville University in Saint Louis, Missouri, from 1972 to 1974. During his formative years at Maryville, he notably taught the first accredited course in baseball history in the Midwest. As a result of his esteemed accomplishment, he was invited to appear on NBC’s “Today Show” in 1974. Continuing to teach at Maryville from 1991 to 1997, he concurrently hosted his own radio talk show on Station WGNU in Saint Louis for a resounding 22 years. Likewise, he has excelled as the founder of the St. Louis Brown Historical Society since 1984, where he is also an active member, and a former featured editor of the Mindszenty Foundation for 11 years. Furthermore, he contributed his expertise to CatholicJournal.us.
Drawing upon a Bachelor of Science from Holy Cross College in 1965, a Master of Arts from St. John’s University in 1969 and a Doctor of Philosophy from St. Louis University in 1972, Dr. Borst has authored myriad books, including the best-selling book “The St. Louis Browns: The Story of a Beloved Team” in 2017, which is available on Amazon.com. Likewise, he penned “Still Last in the American League: The St. Louis Browns” in 1993, “The Best of Seasons: The 1944 St. Louis Cardinals & St. Louis Browns” in 1995 and “The Anniversary of the 1944 World Series Between the St. Louis Browns and the St. Louis Cardinals” in 2019. As a testament to his success, Dr. Borst received the St. Louis University Stauder Alumni Merit Award in 1995, the Birthright Award in 1996 and the Mindszenty Foundation Freedom Award in 2011.
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