Stan Musial Stan Musial bornone of baseball's greatest hitters, enjoyed an extraordinary career with the St. Louis Cardinals from through Called "Stan the Man" because of his intimidating presence at the plate, Musial won seven batting championships and three Most Valuable Player awards.
Anything interesting about Stan Musial? This is an encyclopedia, not a tabloid. In some cases where a person has had public struggles, or their lives intertwined with other noteworthy people, it's appropriate to put it in there.
Like the Bob Costas quote in the article, one of the most remarkable things about Musial is that there isn't anything sensational. Since this is the discussion section I can state my personal opinion here. Musial has stayed in St.
Louis, the city that made him famous, and he's always been generous in giving his time to charitable causes, even as his age has advanced and his health has declined. Virtually everyone who asks him for an autograph gets one.
Why do you have interest in trashing the reputation of an old man who's done nothing but give back to his community for the past 40 years since his career ended? And it's been said Musial's statue hits better than most of the players in the majors today.
My jaw dropped when I recognized him, and I stammered. He was friendly and gracious. I was 45 years old, yet he jokingly called me "Kid", and I felt privileged for it.
It's a truly wonderous thing when your childhood heroes turn out to be even better than you imagined they could be. Don't know whether my father was a particular fan of the Cards but he evidently thought enough of him to give me a lifetime legacy of hearing "Stan The Man!
Sounds like The Greyhound is a real role model and well worthy of the high esteem and regard in which he's held. Glad to hear it.
I reverted an edit that claimed his name was "Stanislaus", since both The Baseball Hall of Fame website, and baseball-reference.
Was this a vandel, or is there some backing to this? But was this his first or second year of eligibility? According to the official rules Rule 3. C"Player shall have ceased to be an active player in the Major Leagues at least five 5 calendar years preceding the election Therefore, it isn't until Jan 1, that you could truthfully say 'Musial has ceased to be an active player for at least 5 calendar years' the calendar years of - inclusive.
In other words, is his first year of eligibility. The same thing happened when Gwynn and Ripken were elected in early ESPN says that Gwynn and Ripken were elected in their "first year of eligibility" when they both retired in I will revert the change.Note, this is done in an automated way, so we apologize for any errors, & please report any suggested corrections.
"Statistics" is included to allow non-English speakers to find our kaja-net.com: 79 kg. A frequently told story in the Musial legend has it that the University of Pittsburgh, coached by the legendary Dr.
Henry C. "Doc" Carlson, offered Stan a basketball scholarship. The story goes on further that Lukasz tried to force his son, who wanted to play baseball professionally, to take the scholarship.
Stan Musial has remained one of St. Louis's civic treasures.
In his early 80s, though retired from active management of his famous restaurant, Stan Musial and Biggie's, . Biography. Stan Musial was the greatest player in Cardinals history and one of the best in the history of the game.
Stan "The Man" played his entire year career . Jan 20, · Stan Musial, one of baseball’s greatest hitters and a revered figure in the storied history of the St.
Louis Cardinals — the player they called Stan the Man — died Saturday. He was The. Stan Musial was the greatest player in Cardinals history and one of the best players in the history of baseball. The entire Cardinals organization extends its sincere condolences to Stan's family, including his children Richard, Gerry, Janet and Jean, as well as his eleven grandchildren and Home runs: