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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James “Boots” Donnelly statue planned for MTSU campus
Sidelines Online (subscription), December 19th

His impressive work includes the likenesses of Dizzy Dean, Lou Brock, Ozzie Smith, Payne Stewart, Stan Musial, Jack Buck, Doug Flutie and Bill Bradley. Bunio was MTSU's defensive coordinator from 1979 to 1994. He has now raised more than half of the ...Read more

Hall of Fame candidate breakdown: Larry Walker
CBSSports.com, December 19th

Still, Walker is 56th all-time among position players in WAR and Jay Jaffe's JAWS system shows Walker as better than the average Hall of Fame right fielder, behind the obvious all-timers like Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Stan Musial, etc. and the next wave...Read more

2014 Bostonians of the Year: Honorable mentions
Boston Globe, December 19th

Last month, the St. Louis Sports Commission flew him and his wife to Missouri so he could collect a sportsmanship award named after baseball great Stan Musial. It may be a sad commentary on our winning-is-everything sports culture that one high school ...Read more

Suspects lead police on 2-state chase over Stan Musial Veterans Bridge before ...
KMOV.com, November 25th

The chase began in St. Ann before the suspects drove east on Interstate 70, over the Stan Musial Veterans' Memorial Bridge and into Illinois. The suspects then got off the highway before crashing into a telephone pole. The suspects then got out and ran ...Read more

Stan Musial: "The Man" Off The Field Museum Exhibit is Now Open
Redbird Rants, November 22nd

On what would have been Stan Musial's 94th birthday, Stan Musial: “The Man” Off the Field became the first temporary exhibit to be opened by the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. The one-of-a-kind exhibit will remain open until next November ...Read more

Happy b-day, Ken Griffey Jr. & Stan Musial
ESPN (blog), November 21st

Because of that lack of production in his 30s, it's hard to argue that Griffey had the more valuable career than Musial, who hit .325/.415/.560 while averaging 26 home runs per season in his 30s. Musial played 150 games six times in his 30s, Griffey...Read more

Stan Musial: “The Man” Off the Field Museum Exhibit opens Friday at Ballpark ...
fox2now.com, November 21st

(KTVI)-We all know Stan Musial was one of the greatest players in baseball history. But a new exhibit opening today at the Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum in Ballpark Village celebrates Musial`s remarkable life and contributions off the baseball diamond...Read more

On this date, in one small Pennsylvania town, Stan Musial and Ken Griffey Jr ...
MLB.com, November 20th

The small town with a current population of fewer than 5,000 residents has somehow produced two of the greatest Major Leaguers in baseball history: Stan Musial and Ken Griffey Jr. Even stranger, the two were born on the same day: Musial entering the ...Read more