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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STLtoday.com, October 20th

ST. LOUIS • A shooting on an interstate in downtown St. Louis left two women critically injured early Monday morning. At about 2:40 a.m. Monday, police say, the women were in a car on Interstate 44 where it becomes Interstate 70 in downtown St. Louis...Read more

MadBum, Posey in rare World Series company
MLB.com, October 18th

Stan Musial won three World Series rings his first five full seasons (1942-46), and then never returned to the game's greatest stage. What's in store for the Giants' dynamic duo and the rest of those players taking a third run at a World Series ring...Read more

Mo'ne Davis to receive Musial award in St. Louis
WTRF, October 15th

22 at the Peabody Opera House, honoring the legacy of Stan Musial, the longtime Cardinals great who died in January 2013. Davis will receive the Musial Award for Extraordinary Character, one of two special honors given out at the event. The other...Read more

Longtime Musial aide honored for contributions
STLtoday.com, October 10th

Standing-O time for Pat Anthony, longtime right-hand woman to Stan Musial for 65 years, who still works for the company he set up to handle merchandise and memorabilia. Anthony, who lives in Ballwin, will be honored by the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ...Read more

Matt Carpenter homers in third straight, goes full 'Stan Musial' on Dodgers
Yahoo Sports (blog), October 6th

ST. LOUIS — After Matt Carpenter hit a home run for the third straight game, going deep for a go-ahead solo shot in Game 3 of the National League Division Series, opposition manager Don Mattingly said Carpenter's performance reminded him of another St...Read more

Joe Torre to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award for Sportsmanship at Musial ...
CBS Local, September 25th

“It is such an honor to have Joe accept the very first Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Jean Musial Edmonds, Stan's daughter. “Joe represents so many of the values my father embodied and I know my dad would be so proud to see their names ...Read more

Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge among top 10 finalists in awards ...
Lake Expo, September 24th

On the ballot, the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge is listed as MO/IL: Mississippi River Bridge. Those interested are welcome to vote up to 10 times per day for their favorite projects. The two awards will be presented November 23 at the AASHTO...Read more

Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge a finalist in national transportation ...
Christian County Headliner News, September 11th

The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. Louis, has been selected as one of 10 national finalists in the 2014 America's Transportation Awards competition. A panel of national transportation experts picked the Mississippi River bridge project...Read more