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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Cotton Belt Freight Depot: Local Artists Dream Of Adding Giant Mural To Iconic ...
Riverfront Times (blog), April 24th

But with the opening of the nearby Stan Musial Veterans Bridge in February, the pocked face of the Cotton Belt now greets motorists crossing the bridge from Illinois. Tom Nagel, an artist and preservation activist, wants to give those drivers a real St...Read more

The Rarity of Derek Jeter's Longevity
Businessweek, April 24th

They're followed by Mel Ott, Stan Musial, and Al Kaline at 22. Five more Hall of Famers played 21 years with one team, and four more played 20. In fact, of the 37 major leaguers who played at least 18 years with a single franchise, only nine eligible...Read more

John Henry and the Making of a Red Sox Baseball Dynasty
Businessweek (blog), April 24th

He grew up listening to Cardinals broadcasts and worshiping Stan Musial. However ardent a fan, Henry, thin and asthmatic, was not cut out to play baseball. As far back as Little League, his numerical prowess outshone his athletic ability: He discovered...Read more

Traffic stop on Musial bridge leads to child endangerment charges
Tribune-Review, April 23rd

Lauren Nicole Lint, 24, of 907 Old West Road is charged with four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of children following a traffic stop on the Stan Musial Bridge 9:20 p.m. Saturday. According to Donora police, Lint...Read more

Wynn first female to be named Missouri Sports Legend
Springfield News-Leader, April 23rd

Names such as Jack Buck, Len Dawson, Stan Musial, Buck O'Neill, Payne Stewart and — after today's inaugural Women in Sports Luncheon — add the name of Dr. Mary Jo Wynn. Wynn, the former senior associate athletic director at then-Southwest Missouri ...Read more

Albert Pujols and His Scarred Image in St. Louis
Guardian Liberty Voice, April 23rd

Pujols was in line to become one of the all-time great players in Cardinals history, solidifying his legacy amongst players like Rogers Hornsby, Lou Brock, Bob Gibson, Stan Musial, and Ozzie Smith. His legacy as a Cardinal once appeared to be as...Read more

MLB Crush Monday: Five Reasons Why St. Louis Cardinals Legend Stan Musial ...
MTV.com, April 21st

There's nothing like staring at a man in uniform to kick off the work week, right? In honor of MTV2?s new series, “Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave,” every Monday we're putting the spotlight on one of the sexiest sluggers in the game. Here, overall...Read more

Stan Musial bridge not yet at traffic projections
Springfield News-Leader, April 15th

The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge was expected to carry about 40,000 vehicles a day. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that Transportation Department figures show the bridge has averaged about 31,100 a day since it opened in early February...Read more