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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Victim of fatal fire at St. Louis homeless encampment is identified
Greenfield Daily Reporter, March 4th

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1zXSoNX ) reports that the victim was 38-year-old Jersey Arthur Burkot. He died Friday when fire broke out at his tent at the encampment near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. Authorities say Burkot...Read more

Today In Sports History for March 4
Juneau Empire (subscription), March 4th

1948 — Stan Musial ends his holdout and signs with the Cardinals for $31‚000. The next day Harry Brecheen agrees to a St. Louis pact for $16‚500. 1960 — Phil Latrielle of Middlebury scores an NCAA-record 10 goals in a 13-2 hockey victory over Colgate...Read more

Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse
KTEP, March 4th

Cannon began: "Your name is Stan Musial and all your bats are broken." Now, that's how you start a column. And so, in honor of Jimmy Cannon: Your name is Alex Rodriguez, and nobody likes you. Your teammates could just never put up with you, A-Rod; the ...Read more

Authorities ID man who died in tent fire at St. Louis homeless camp
STLtoday.com, March 3rd

Jersey Arthur Burkot, 38, was fatally injured when a fire swept through his tent in the camp, on land at Tucker Boulevard and Cass Avenue near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. The fire was about 2:44 p.m. Friday. Authorities did not have a...Read more

Minnie Minoso
Sports On Earth, March 1st

wrist running into a wall, and later fractured his forearm when hit by a pitch) Minoso had the seventh-highest WAR among all major league position players, trailing only Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Eddie Mathews, Stan Musial, Hank Aaron and Ernie...Read more

Man killed in homeless camp tent fire
KSDK, February 27th

You can see the tents coming into St. Louis across the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. St. Louis Fire Department Captain Garon Mosby reminds everyone the city has warm places for those in need of shelter. "It's a terrible tragedy and I'm sick...Read more

Musial's store closing
Jefferson City News Tribune, February 6th

Zitzmann and Musial formed Stan the Man, Inc. in the late 1980s when the autograph industry started to become popular. The business became very lucrative for both of them. With each passing year, Musial was able to profit more through signed...Read more

40000 vehicles cross Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge daily
KMOV.com, February 6th

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – It has been a year since the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge opened and News 4 is finding out how many people use it to cross the Mississippi River daily. The Missouri Department of Transportation says 40,000 vehicles ...Read more