Ty Cobb once called Stan “The Man” Musial the closest thing to a perfect baseball player. Indeed, few can match Musial’s accomplishments on the field. During his 22 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, Musial won seven batting titles, three MVP awards, three World Series championships, and went to 24 All Star games (two contests per year were played from 1959 to 1962). No wonder Musial is generally considered the greatest player ever to take the field for the Cardinals, although current first baseman, Albert Pujols, may one day give Musial a run for his money.

Thanks to his longevity, Musial’s career cut across several eras. He played in the same seasons as stars like Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, and Hank Aaron, and his records are every bit as impressive.


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Welcome to Missouri Sign
KMAland, March 5th

(St. Louis) -- The death of a homeless man in a tent fire near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge could give St. Louis officials what they want. Thirty-eight-year-old Jersey Arthur Burkot was born inChicago, but he had no official address. The...Read more

How to Improve Your Health with Gratitude
Care2.com, March 4th

Some time ago I read an inspiring story about Stan “The Man” Musial, one of the most beloved baseball heroes of all time. He made practicing gratitude part of his daily life, acknowledging people with appreciation and thanks, and embracing the...Read more

Victim of homeless encampment fire identified
Lebanon Daily Record, March 4th

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities in St. Louis have identified the man who died in a tent fire at a homeless encampment. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1zXSoNX ) reports that the victim was 38-year-old Jersey Arthur Burkot. He died Friday when...Read more

Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse
KQED, March 4th

Cannon began: "Your name is Stan Musial and all your bats are broken." Now, that's how you start a column. And so, in honor of Jimmy Cannon: Your name is Alex Rodriguez, and nobody likes you. Your teammates could just never put up with you, A-Rod; the ...Read more

Prairie Talk: 'Number nerds' changing the games
Herald & Review, March 4th

Reggie Jackson struck out almost 2,600 times. My hero, Stan Musial, had problems hitting curveball throwing left-handers. When Sandy Koufax started pitching, he couldn't find the plate, even with a roadmap. Any manager would love to have these guys...Read more

Authorities ID man who died in tent fire at St. Louis homeless camp
STLtoday.com, March 3rd

Jersey Arthur Burkot, 38, was fatally injured when a fire swept through his tent in the camp, on land at Tucker Boulevard and Cass Avenue near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. The fire was about 2:44 p.m. Friday. Authorities did not have a...Read more

Musial's store closing
Jefferson City News Tribune, February 6th

Zitzmann and Musial formed Stan the Man, Inc. in the late 1980s when the autograph industry started to become popular. The business became very lucrative for both of them. With each passing year, Musial was able to profit more through signed...Read more

40000 vehicles cross Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge daily
KMOV.com, February 6th

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – It has been a year since the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge opened and News 4 is finding out how many people use it to cross the Mississippi River daily. The Missouri Department of Transportation says 40,000 vehicles ...Read more