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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MLB Notebook: Kershaw poised for fourth straight title
MLB.com, August 1st

From 1929-31, the Major League ERA champ in each year pitched for the same team (the Athletics) and went by the same name (Lefty Grove). From 1993-95, the Braves' Greg Maddux claimed the lowest ERA in baseball. Last year, the Dodgers' Clayton ...Read more

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Minor League Ball (blog), August 1st

And almost on cue, I spotted numerous autographed pictures of Stan Musial hanging on the wall behind the desk clerk as she checked me in. I made it a point to find out the story behind them the next day. After breakfast the next morning, I approached...Read more

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STLtoday.com, August 1st

First, there are significant north-south truck and other vehicle movements that use this section of interstate and will continue to use it now that the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge is open (traffic from northbound I-55 to westbound I-70). MoDOT...Read more

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SouthCoastToday.com, July 30th

ACUSHNET — With a successful first season in the Cranberry Baseball League already in the books, the Acushnet Aztecs will take the field today for a 19-and-over doubleheader in the American Amateur Baseball Congress Stan Musial North Atlantic ...Read more

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Battle Creek Enquirer, July 29th

Another strong outing from their starting pitcher led the Battle Creek Merchants to a 7-2 triumph in a tie-breaking Stan Musial Major Division city playoff game at Bailey Park on Tuesday night. The Merchants and the Battle Creek Hurricanes split a ...Read more

City crown up for grabs in Musial tourney
Battle Creek Enquirer, July 27th

The 2014 regular season of Stan Musial Major Division summer baseball is in the books and now teams are gearing up for the city tournament, which starts today. Five teams competed in the 79th year of wooden-bat Musial ball at Bailey Park, but only four ...Read more

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Battle Creek Enquirer, July 14th

As the head coach of the Battle Creek Merchants baseball team, McCulley is currently in the midst of his 30th season coaching in the city league's adult-aged Stan Musial division. Over that time McCulley has coached several teams, mentored hundreds of ...Read more

Four Rescued from Sinking Tugboat in Mississippi River Near Stan Musial Bridge
Riverfront Times (blog), July 2nd

As a tugboat began to sink just north of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, a nearby tugboat heard the distress call and rescued four crew members on board Tuesday. No crew members were injured as they evacuated the sinking boat, owned by the ...Read more