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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Halo's Heaven, February 10th

Porn: Yesterday, in my daily MLB morning email, the trivia link took me to the following question: Who are the three players in MLB history to compile more than 6,000 career total bases? Answer: Hank Aaron (6,856), Stan Musial (6,134), Willie Mays...Read more

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Bolivar Herald-Free Press (subscription), February 10th

That was the only room in the house (other than the tiny bathroom) with a door we could close and windows that could be covered well enough to block out the daylight that would otherwise make Stan Musial too dim to see. I have to wonder if I was about...Read more

Dan O'Neill on golf: Honest Bubba a rare commodity in sports today
STLtoday.com, February 9th

Muhammad Ali, Bill Russell, Joe Namath, Jimmy Connors … they could infuriate with words. Stan Musial, Arnold Palmer, Roger Staubach, Joe Louis, Wayne Gretzky … they could inspire. That's the yin and yang of sports, complementary, interdependent...Read more

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Kent State University Athletics, February 9th

Room, travel experiences with Kent State teams, fine jewelry and one-of-a-kind Kent State and sports memorabilia, including autographed bats from numerous Major League Baseball Hall of Famers such as Roberto Alomar, Ernie Banks and Stan Musial...Read more

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Belleville News-Democrat, February 9th

It doesn't give the Cardinals nearly enough credit for being the best team in baseball in the 1930s and 1940s and for fielding some of the game's greatest players and characters in Stan Musial, Lou Brock, Bob Gibson, Rogers Hornsby, Frank Frisch...Read more

Spin outs, crashes cause delays on WB I-55/70 near Route 203
fox2now.com, February 9th

ILLINOIS (KTVI)- Several spin outs have been reported Tuesday morning for drivers heading into St. Louis from the Illinois side. Most of the accidents have occurred on westbound I-55/70 from Route 203 to the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge...Read more

Covenant House's 8th Annual Stan Musial Hall of Fame Gala
Ladue News, February 1st

On Saturday, January 23, 2016, friends and supporters of Covenant House Missouri joined together for the 8th annual Stan Musial Hall of Fame Gala. The fun and festive night raised funds for this respected not-for-profit organization known for guiding...Read more

Five things to know about Rams owner Stan Kroenke
ESPN (blog), January 13th

Although he's moving to L.A., his Missouri roots run deep: Kroenke was born in tiny Cole Camp, a small town in central Missouri, and was named after two legendary St. Louis Cardinals baseball players, Stan Musial and Enos Slaughter. Kroenke's central ...Read more