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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McCall: Media have warped perception of athletes
The Detroit News, January 28th

Nothing wrong with that. But obsessing over and worshipping the people in the games distort cultural values and leads to misguided priorities. Long gone are the days when a level-headed star athlete like Cardinals baseball legend Stan Musial offered to...Read more

Proposed stadium land acquisition could start soon
fox2now.com, January 28th

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A big key to getting the stadium deal done is acquiring all the land in north St. Louis for a stadium over-looking the river in the shadow of the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. About 90 acres have to be assembled. That`s...Read more

FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
Fairfield Daily Republic, January 28th

1950 — In an Associated Press poll of sports writers and broadcasters, Jack Dempsey is voted the greatest fighter of the past 50 years. Dempsey received 251 votes to 104 for Joe Louis. 1958 — The St. Louis Cardinals give Stan Musial a contract for ...Read more

AP Interview: Selig says MLB could expand internationally
Contra Costa Times, January 28th

He won't compare players of this era with the stars of his youth, because the game has changed so much, but his voice softened with nostalgia when he said: "Henry Aaron, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Stan Musial — they don't get any better than those guys...Read more

Deadly crashes claim at least five lives across St. Louis region overnight
STLtoday.com, January 28th

The stretch of I-44 there was part of I-70 before the construction of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. On Wednesday, police in Venice were investigating a serious crash that closed the McKinley Bridge for several hours. A man in his early 30s...Read more

FOX 2 Is Spying on the Homeless From a Helicopter
Riverfront Times (blog), January 28th

Keeping warm by the fire in St. Louis' homeless camp near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. When news broke that St. Louis' new director of human services wants to shut down a downtown homeless camp, FOX (Channel 2) was on the scene...sort ...Read more

City Hall to Stan Span Homeless Residents: Pack Up and Leave
CBS Local, January 27th

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The city of St. Louis is letting residents of a homeless encampment near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge know they'll have to pack up and move. “It's not a way to live,” says Eddie Roth, director of human services for the city...Read more

Bobby Hull meets die-hard Kylie Jenner fans
Chicago Tribune (blog), January 25th

“The Golden Jet” told the fans who looked about 60 years his junior that he also had a picture in his pocket and then pulled out a photo of Stan Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals great who won three World Series and MVP Awards in the 1940s. Hull held the ...Read more