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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MoDOT to close westbound lane of Poplar Street Bridge Friday night
KMOV.com, April 24th

“Folks are going to have to get back in that groove of using other bridges and we're lucky at this point that we have the new Stan (Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge) span to use, so folks can get into downtown,” MoDOT engineer Deanna Venker said. MoDOT ...Read more

Greatest Living Player poll shows Hank Aaron remains a hit with baseball fans
AL.com, April 23rd

Mobile native Ozzie Smith is fourth in the St. Louis Cardinals poll, behind Stan Musial, Bob Gibson and Lou Brock. Aaron hit his first big-league home run in his seventh MLB game. Playing right field for Milwaukee, Aaron hit a solo shot off St. Louis...Read more

Dr. Robert E. Ryan Sr. traded pro baseball for headache medicine
STLtoday.com, April 23rd

The elder Ryan never lost his love for baseball. The closest he got to the major leagues was when he took out Stan Musial's tonsils. From about 1953 to 1965, he coached baseball teams with players ages 7 to 19. They won numerous citywide championships...Read more

St. Louis Cardinals Franchise Four: Stan Musial
Redbird Rants, April 21st

Without the shadow of a doubt, Stan Musial is the Greatest Cardinals Player of All Time. The Hall of Famer left us in January 2013. He may be gone but he will never be forgotten. The Donora, Penn., native signed with the Cardinals in 1938 and went on...Read more

St. Louis Cardinals: Remembering Stan Musial On Opening Day
CardinalsFarm, April 13th

A sea of red blanketing a portion of the downtown St. Louis is a frequent occasion in the summer but on opening day, it's a little extra special. Since Stan Musial passed away in January of 2013, opening day hasn't exactly been the same. When a legend...Read more

One year later: New bridge eases traffic, prompts development
St. Louis Business Journal, April 8th

The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge opened for traffic in February 2014 with the goal of easing traffic congestion for drivers traveling across the Mississippi River between Missouri and Illinois. One year later, project engineers say the $346...Read more

Crews rescue 3 people after canoe capsizes near Stan Musial Bridge
KMOV.com, April 4th

Officials with the St. Louis Fire Department said the canoe tipped just north of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. Units on the ground said they were able to see the overturned canoe from their position. Three people were reportedly seen...Read more

2015 Leaf Heroes of Baseball Cards
The Cardboard Connection, April 1st

Stan Musial is part of baseball royalty. Not only was he one of the game's greatest hitters, but he's also the face of one of the sport's most successful franchises. Even though he was a regular signer, you'd still expect to pay a decent amount for his...Read more