Kolten Wong relives Hawaii missile scare

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong was busy Saturday participating in the team’s annual Winter Warm-Up in the Gateway to the West.Further west, Wong’s homeland of Hawaii was seemingly under attack. For a good 30 minutes, citizens of the island state were frantically preparing for a missile strike after officials sent out this erroneous warning. It was about as scary of a situation anyone in the United States could possibly go through. And for Wong, his family in Hawaii was impacted in a big way.Far away from the scene, Wong had no idea how to handle it. Who should he call? What members of his family were threatened the most?“Honestly, I was in shock at first trying to figure out who to call, what to call,” he said, via the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “Called my brother, he didn’t answer. He was frantically packing at the time. I called my dad. He just woke up because of the phone. It was a crazy situation.”Just imagine what was going through Wong’s mind at the time. His brother. His dad. Both potenti
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