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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At The Fall Classic, MLB Broadcaster Honors A Friend's Final Wish
WBUR, October 24th

closest friends showed up — and I was handing out his ashes, I decided that I wanted to tell everyone about the perfect table that I would set for my husband and it began with Only A Game's irreverent analyst, Charlie Pierce, and it ended with...Read more

Tours of Busch family estate draw the curious
STLtoday.com, October 24th

Former St. Louis Cardinals players also visited when the Busch family owned the team, including Stan Musial and Bob Gibson, the tour guides say, pointing out an in-ground pool where many parties and barbecues were held. Occasionally, the tour has ...Read more

Ray Gover's article sure was right about that third-string catcher: PennLive ...
The Patriot-News - PennLive.com, October 24th

Mr. Berg was very nice to us, telling stories and was seemingly interested in the connection between my father and Stan Musial, and growing up together in Donora, Pennsylvania. He even showed us his gold baseball card/ticket that allowed him access to ...Read more

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Weatherbird artist Dan Martin
South County Times, October 23rd

There he characterized many sports greats: from Dizzy Dean to Stan Musial to Satchel Page to Whitey Herzog—even legendary broadcaster Jack Buck. He was introduced into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 1992 and the St. Louis Media Hall of Fame in ...Read more

Longtime Musial aide honored for contributions
STLtoday.com, October 10th

Standing-O time for Pat Anthony, longtime right-hand woman to Stan Musial for 65 years, who still works for the company he set up to handle merchandise and memorabilia. Anthony, who lives in Ballwin, will be honored by the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ...Read more

Matt Carpenter homers in third straight, goes full 'Stan Musial' on Dodgers
Yahoo Sports (blog), October 6th

ST. LOUIS — After Matt Carpenter hit a home run for the third straight game, going deep for a go-ahead solo shot in Game 3 of the National League Division Series, opposition manager Don Mattingly said Carpenter's performance reminded him of another St...Read more

Joe Torre to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award for Sportsmanship at Musial ...
CBS Local, September 25th

“It is such an honor to have Joe accept the very first Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Jean Musial Edmonds, Stan's daughter. “Joe represents so many of the values my father embodied and I know my dad would be so proud to see their names ...Read more

Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge among top 10 finalists in awards ...
Lake Expo, September 24th

On the ballot, the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge is listed as MO/IL: Mississippi River Bridge. Those interested are welcome to vote up to 10 times per day for their favorite projects. The two awards will be presented November 23 at the AASHTO...Read more