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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Tuesday 10 Qs: Meghan, Phil, Kelvin, PEDs
DK on Pittsburgh Sports (subscription), July 7th

Or I could go for baseball and Stan Musial and Ken Griffey Jr., both born in Donora. Or basketball and Pistol Pete Maravich and Suzie McConnell-Serio. Or I could try hockey and … nah, Saad owns that one now. Or golf, depending again on your definition...Read more

Princetonian still in love with baseball, volunteering at age 81
Bluefield Daily Telegraph, July 6th

At age 22, he was drafted into the U.S. Navy, and spent a couple of years on a ship in Milwaukee, training sailors. While there, he was able to watch Milwaukee Braves games. “I got a ball that Stan Musial hit,” Marshall recalled. “I sat out in the...Read more

Egalet Corp (EGLT) Files Form 4 Insider Selling : Stan Musial Sells 8480 Shares
Insider Trading Report, July 2nd

Egalet Corp (EGLT): Stan Musial , Chief Financial Officer of Egalet Corp sold 8,480 shares on Jul 1, 2015. The Insider selling transaction was disclosed on Jul 2, 2015 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $13.20 per share...Read more

Appreciating Stan 'The Man' Musial and the best nickname in sports
SI.com, June 23rd

One of the most striking tidbits about Stan Musial's nickname, however, is that it was bestowed not by Cardinals fans, but by Brooklynites. The story goes that at Ebbets Field on June 23, 1946, Dodgers fans took to chanting "Here comes the man" when...Read more

David Ortiz passes Stan Musial, Willie Stargell on homer list
Boston Globe, June 21st

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For David Ortiz, every good day at the plate seems to add another milestone to his résumé. But the solo home run he belted in the fourth inning Sunday was particularly notable. It was the 476th home run of his career, putting Ortiz...Read more

Boston Red Sox rout Kansas City Royals; David Ortiz moves past Stan Musial ...
FOXSports.com, June 21st

David Ortiz passed two Hall of Famers on the career home run chart. He was hardly the only Boston hitter who had a big day. Ortiz launched his 476th homer to move past Stan Musial and Willie Stargell, and the Red Sox banged out 13 extra-base hits...Read more

Red Sox Notes: David Ortiz Joins Stan Musial, Willie Stargell On Homer List
NESN.com, June 14th

The Red Sox's losing streak reached six games Sunday as Boston suffered a 13-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. It's Boston's longest losing streak since the club dropped eight straight last August, and it's clear things need to change or...Read more

David Ortiz ties Stan Musial, Willie Stargell for 29th on home run list
SI.com, June 14th

Ortiz's fifth-inning, three-run blast to rightfield scored Dustin Pedroia and Hanley Ramirez, cutting the Red Sox deficit to 10–5. It was his ninth home run in 240 plate appearances this season. Ortiz reached 475 home runs over 9,090 plate appearances...Read more