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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From our archives: Gala gets Union Station rolling again
STLtoday.com, August 28th

Editor's note: Union Station was restored and opened with a big celebration on Aug. 29, 1985. This article originally was published in the Post-Dispatch on Aug. 30, 1985. ST. LOUIS • Thousands of area residents came back to Union Station Thursday for...Read more

IDOT construction project starts, stops, and causes traffic delays
KMOV.com, August 28th

We didn't get it out,” said Lora Rensing with MoDOT. However, a few days later, the project stopped entirely because of bad traffic. IDOT thought lots of motorists would use the Stan Musial Bridge as an alternative, but lots of drivers still chose to...Read more

Highland area police briefs for Aug. 17-23
Belleville News-Democrat, August 28th

Editor's note: The following incidents were listed among the official reports of local law enforcement agencies and court clerks. Readers are reminded that an arrest or charge does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that...Read more

Throwback: Pete Rose Breaks Stan Musial's National League Record For Hits
The Post Game (blog), August 9th

August 10, 1981: Pete Rose breaks Stan Musial's NL hitting record with his 3,631th hit in a 7-3 home loss against the Cardinals. Rose debuted for the Reds in 1963, recording 170 hits with a .273 average and going on to win Rookie of the Year honors...Read more

Braintree White Sox win first game at Stan Musial World Series
The Patriot Ledger, August 6th

The Braintree White Sox cruised to an 11-2 victory against the Steel City Black Sox in the first round of the 2015 AABC Stan Musial World Series Thursday afternoon. Braintree next has their sights on Westchase for a 4 p.m. game Friday. The Express won...Read more

Braintree White Sox pack bags for another trip to Stan Musial World Series
The Patriot Ledger, August 3rd

BRAINTREE – The Braintree White Sox can pack their bags because they are making a return trip to the Stan Musial World Series. The White Sox punched their ticket to the World Series with an 8-0 win over the Milford Hunters on Saturday to claim the New ...Read more

STAN MUSIAL BASEBALL: Braintree White Sox defeat familiar foe in North ...
Enterprise News, July 31st

For the fifth time this season, the White Sox took down the Cardinals, beating them on this occasion, 9-3, in the North Atlantic Regional of the Stan Musial Tournament on Thursday in Milford, Conn. “The familiarity at this time of year is good to know...Read more

Corrections officer shot near Stan Musial Bridge
KSDK, July 30th

Corrections officer shot near Stan Musial Bridge. St. Louis City Police say a state corrections officer was shot while he was on his way to the bus stop Thursday morning. Loading… Post to Facebook. Corrections officer shot near Stan Musial Bridge St...Read more