PHOTOS: Memories Of Stan Musial

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Outfielder/First Baseman Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals smiles before a Major League Baseball game. Musial played for the Cardinals from 1941-63. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
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Outfielder/First Baseman Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals with bat on shoulder smiles before an early circa 1960's Major League Baseball game. Musial played for the Cardinals from 1941-63. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
Outfielder/First Baseman Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals smiles before a Major League Baseball game. Musial played for the Cardinals from 1941-63. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
Stan Musial #6 of the St. Louis Cardinals poses for a circa 1940s publicity photo. Musial played his entire career with the Cardinals, from 1941-63. (Photo by National Baseball Hall of Fame Library/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
Stan Musial #6 of the St. Louis Cardinals poses for a circa 1940s publicity photo. Musial played his entire career with the Cardinals, from 1941-63. (Photo by National Baseball Hall of Fame Library/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
Stan Musial #6 of the St. Louis Cardinals poses for a circa 1940s publicity photo. Musial played his entire career with the Cardinals, from 1941-63. (Photo by National Baseball Hall of Fame Library/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
Stan Musial #6 of the St. Louis Cardinals poses for a circa 1940s publicity photo. Musial played his entire career with the Cardinals, from 1941-63. (Photo by National Baseball Hall of Fame Library/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Stan Musial awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Stan Musial awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial, waves to fans during Stan Musial Day at Busch Stadium on October 2, 2010, in St. Louis. Word has come from the White House on November 17, 2010 that Musial will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in January 2011. Musial, who will be 90 later this week, is one of 14 awarded the Medal of Freedom today. Others include former President George H.W. Bush; Maya Angelou, poet; Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel; U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.; John H. Adams, co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council; Warren Buffet, investor and philanthropist; Jasper Johns, artist; Dr. Tom Little, U.S. ophthalmologist murdered in Afghanistan; Yo-Yo Ma, musician; Sylvia Mendez, civil rights activist; Bill Russell, former NBA player; Jean Kennedy Smith, former ambassador; and John Sweeney, former AFL-CIO president. UPI/Bill Greenblatt/FILES
San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals
San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals
National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial waves to the crowd as he circles the field before the St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day game against the San Diego Padres in St. Louis on March 31, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals
San Diego Padres vs St. Louis Cardinals
National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial gets a closer look at Liberty the Eagle held by Walter Crawford of the World Bird Santuary during Opening Day ceremonies at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on March 31, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
NLCS Game 3 Milwaukee Brewers vs St. LouisCardinals
NLCS Game 3 Milwaukee Brewers vs St. LouisCardinals
National Baseball Hall of Fame member and former St. Louis Cardinals great Stan Musial gets a ride in a cart as he is introduced before Game 3 in the NLCS between the Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 12, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
NLCS Game 3 Milwaukee Brewers vs St. LouisCardinals
NLCS Game 3 Milwaukee Brewers vs St. LouisCardinals
National Baseball Hall of Fame members (L to R) Bob Gibson, Red Schoendienst and Lou Brock pose with Stan Musial before the St. Louis Cardinals take on the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 3 in the NLCS at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 12, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial shakes hands with former teammate Red Schoendienst as he circles the Busch Stadium Field during the sixth inning of the Colorado Rockies and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game in St. Louis on October 2, 2010. The team and the fans saluted Musial for his lifetime of service to the game and to bring attention to an effort to get him awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Obama. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
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Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial waves to the fans as he circles the Busch Stadium Field during the sixth inning of the Colorado Rockies and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game in St. Louis on October 2, 2010. The team and the fans saluted Musial for his lifetime of service to the game and to bring attention to an effort to get him awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Obama. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial reaches out to the fans as he circles the Busch Stadium Field during the sixth inning of the Colorado Rockies and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game in St. Louis on October 2, 2010. The team and the fans saluted Musial for his lifetime of service to the game and to bring attention to an effort to get him awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Obama. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial shakes hgands with Cardinals players as he circles the Busch Stadium Field during the sixth inning of the Colorado Rockies and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game in St. Louis on October 2, 2010. The team and the fans saluted Musial for his lifetime of service to the game and to bring attention to an effort to get him awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Obama. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Colorado Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial waves to the fans as he circles thew Busch Stadium Field during the sixth inning of the Colorado Rockies and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game in St. Louis on October 2, 2010. The team and the fans saluted Musial for his lifetime of service to the game and to bring attention to an effort to get him awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Obama. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
2011 World Series Game 6 - Texas Rangers v St Louis Cardinals
2011 World Series Game 6 - Texas Rangers v St Louis Cardinals
ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 27: St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial attends Game Six of the MLB World Series between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals
Pittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial is introduced before the St. Louis Cardinals take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Opening Day 2009 at Busch Stadium inSt. Louis on April 6, 2009. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
Pujols Family Foundation's 5th Annual Christmas Event
Pujols Family Foundation's 5th Annual Christmas Event
Baseball Hall of Fame member Lou Brock (R) stops to say hello to fellow member Stan Musial during the Pujols Family Foundation's 5th Annual Christmas Event in St. Louis on December 5, 2009. THe Pujols Family Foundation headed by St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols, reaches out to improverished families and children in the Dominican Republic and aids in the development and care of those with Down Syndrome. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals
Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial swings for the fans as he is brought onto the field for ceremonies before the Houston Astros -St. Louis Cardinals baseball game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 12, 2010. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals
Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Whitey Herzog (L) pumps fists with National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial while fellow member Ozzie Smith looks on during ceremonies for the Cardinals Home Opener at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 12, 2010. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals
Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals
Former St. Louis Cardinals (L to R) Bob Gibson, Bruce Sutter, Lou Brock, Red Schoendienst, Ozzie Smith, Whitey Herzog and Stan Musial enjoy pre-game festivities before the Cardinals take on the Houston Astros on Opening Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 12, 2010. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
2011 World Series Game 6 - Texas Rangers v St Louis Cardinals
2011 World Series Game 6 - Texas Rangers v St Louis Cardinals
ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 27: St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial waves to the crowd prior to Game Six of the MLB World Series between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Milwaukee Brewers v St. Louis Cardinals - Game Three
Milwaukee Brewers v St. Louis Cardinals - Game Three
ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Hall of Famer and former St. Louis Cardinals player Stan Musial comes out on to the field to acknowledge the fans prior to the Cardinals hosting the Milwaukee Brewers during Game Three of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Milwaukee Brewers v St. Louis Cardinals - Game Three
Milwaukee Brewers v St. Louis Cardinals - Game Three
ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Hall of Famer and former St. Louis Cardinals player Stan Musial comes out on to the field to acknowledge the fans prior to the Cardinals hosting the Milwaukee Brewers during Game Three of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
President Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients
President Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial (R) is presented with the 2010 Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama during an East Room event at the White House February 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal, the highest honor awarded to civilians, to twelve pioneers in sports, labor, politics and arts. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
President Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients
President Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) presents Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial the 2010 Medal of Freedom as Basketball Hall of Fame member and human rights activist Bill Russell (R) applauds in the East Room of the White House February 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal to twelve pioneers in sports, labor, politics and arts. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients
President Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial is presented with the 2010 Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama during an East Room event at the White House February 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal, the highest honor awarded to civilians, to twelve pioneers in sports, labor, politics and arts. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
President Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients
President Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial is presented with the 2010 Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama during an East Room event at the White House February 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal, the highest honor awarded to civilians, to twelve pioneers in sports, labor, politics and arts. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama (C) applauds for the 2010 Medal of Freedom receipients, including (L-R) Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial, Basketball Hall of Fame member Bill Russell and AFL-CIO President Emeritus John Sweeney in the East Room of the White House February 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal to twelve pioneers in human rights, sports, labor, politics and arts.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: U.S. President Barack Obama (C) applauds for the 2010 Medal of Freedom receipients, including (L-R) Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial, Basketball Hall of Fame member Bill Russell and AFL-CIO President Emeritus John Sweeney in the East Room of the White House February 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal to twelve pioneers in human rights, sports, labor, politics and arts. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama (C) applauds for the 2010 Medal of Freedom receipients, including (L-R) Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial, Basketball Hall of Fame member Bill Russell and AFL-CIO President Emeritus John Sweeney in the East Room of the White House February 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal to twelve pioneers in human rights, sports, labor, politics and arts. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Colorado Rockies v St. Louis Cardinals
Colorado Rockies v St. Louis Cardinals
ST. LOUIS - OCTOBER 2: Former St. Louis Cardinals player Stan Musial greets members of the St. Louis Cardinals in between innings against the Colorado Rockies at Busch Stadium on October 2, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Rockies 1-0 in 11 innings. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
1997 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
1997 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
COOPERSTOWN, NY - AUGUST 3: (L) Bob Lemon, Stan Musial and Fergie Jenkins attend the 1997 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Clark Sports Center on August 3.1997 in Cooperstown, New York. ( Photo by: Tomasso Derosa/Getty Images)
80th MLB All-Star Game
80th MLB All-Star Game
ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 14: Hall of Famer Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals holds the ball for the ceremonial first pitch before the 2009 MLB All-Star Game at Busch Stadium on July 14, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
80th MLB All-Star Game
80th MLB All-Star Game
ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 14: Hall of Famer Stan Musial waves to the crowd before the 2009 MLB All-Star Game at Busch Stadium on July 14, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Rays v St. Louis Cardinals
Tampa Bay Rays v St. Louis Cardinals
SAINT LOUIS, MO - MAY 18: Former St. Louis Cardinals' player Stan Musial is honored during a ceremony prior to the Cardinals playing the Tampa Bay Rays on May 18, 2008 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Rays 5-4. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
World Series Game 5: Detroit Tigers v St. Louis Cardinals
World Series Game 5: Detroit Tigers v St. Louis Cardinals
ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 27: Stan Musial waves to the crowd prior to Game Five of the 2006 World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals on October 27, 2006 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Rays v St. Louis Cardinals
Tampa Bay Rays v St. Louis Cardinals
SAINT LOUIS, MO - MAY 18: Former St. Louis Cardinals' player Stan Musial leaves the field after being honored during a ceremony prior to the Cardinals playing the Tampa Bay Rays on May 18, 2008 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Rays 5-4. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
80th MLB All-Star Game
80th MLB All-Star Game
ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 14: U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with hall of famer Stan Musial before throwing out the first pitch at the 2009 MLB All-Star Game at Busch Stadium on July 14, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
80th MLB All-Star Game
80th MLB All-Star Game
ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 14: Hall of famer Stan Musial holds up the ball for the ceremonial first pitch at the 2009 MLB All-Star Game at Busch Stadium on July 14, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
80th MLB All-Star Game
80th MLB All-Star Game
ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 14: Hall of famer Stan Musial holds up the ball for the ceremonial first pitch at the 2009 MLB All-Star Game at Busch Stadium on July 14, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images)
Busch Stadium Feature
Busch Stadium Feature
ST. LOUIS - SEPTEMBER 14: St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial sits with his wife, Lillian, before he tears down the number six on the countdown clock representing 6 games left of the regular season on September 14, 2005 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images).
Baseball Hall of Fame Induction
Baseball Hall of Fame Induction
COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 31: Hall of Famer Stan Musial attends the Baseball Hall of Fame Induction ceremony on July 31, 2005 at the Clark Sports Complex in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Stan Musial gets his harmonica ready to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 31, 2005 at the Clark Sports Complex in Cooperstown, New York.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies
COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 31: Stan Musial gets his harmonica ready to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 31, 2005 at the Clark Sports Complex in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Stan Musial gets his harmonica ready to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 31, 2005 at the Clark Sports Complex in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Before throwing the ceremonial first pitch, Stan M
Before throwing the ceremonial first pitch, Stan M
ST. PETERSBURG, UNITED STATES: Before throwing the ceremonial first pitch, Stan Musial (C) pretends to swing a bat as fellow Baseball Hall of Fame members Al Lopez (L) and Monte Irvin (R) look on 31 March before the opening day game between the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and the Detroit Tigers. The game, played at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, is the first regular season game for the expansion Devil Rays. AFP PHOTO/PETER MUHLY (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)
Home run hitter Mark McGwire  of the St. Louis Car
Home run hitter Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Car
BOSTON, : Home run hitter Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals (L) shakes baseball legend Stan Musial (R) along with New York Yankees manager Joe Torre (C) befffore the 70th Baseball All-Star Game 13 July 1999 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Stephen JAFFE (Photo credit should read STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)
US actor Kevin Costner (R) shakes hands with baseb
US actor Kevin Costner (R) shakes hands with baseb
BOSTON, : US actor Kevin Costner (R) shakes hands with baseball legends Stan Musial (C) and Willie Mays (L) at the start of the 70th Baseball All-Star Game 13 July 1999 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Stephen JAFFE (Photo credit should read STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Bill Clinton(R) shows his batting s
U.S. President Bill Clinton(R) shows his batting s
WASHINGTON, : U.S. President Bill Clinton(R) shows his batting stance to former St. Louis Cardinals baseball great Stan Musial (L) in the Oval Office 06 May, 1993. Musial presented Clinton with the bat and some other memorabilia. (Photo credit should read LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)
World Series:  Red Sox v Cardinals Game 3
World Series: Red Sox v Cardinals Game 3
ST LOUIS - OCTOBER 26: Hall of famer Stan "the man" Musial throws out the first pitch before game three of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals on October 26, 2004 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Lilian Musial, wife of Stan Musial has passed away in St. Louis
Lilian Musial, wife of Stan Musial has passed away in St. Louis
Lillian Musial, wife of National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial, shown in this October 1, 2006 file photo, has passed away at the age of 91 in St. Louis on May 3, 2012. Stan and Lillian were married in May 1940. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Stan The Man, Inc.
Stan Musial in a Blues jersey Stan The Man, Inc.
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