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Stan Musial

ST. LOUIS:  Ozzie Smith of the St. Louis Cardinals slides during an MLB game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. Smith played for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1982-1996. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Top 5 Cardinals Hall of Famers

How do I pick the five best Cardinals Hall of Famers? I’ll be leaving some amazing players off the list, won’t I? Here goes…

07/24/2014

Workers raise a new conduit into position on the new I-70 bridge over the Mississippi River in December, 2012. (Photo via MoDOT)

Missouri, Illinois Announce Details For New Bridge Public Debut

Illinois and Missouri have announced new details for the public debut of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge on Saturday, February 8.

01/28/2014

First baseman Albert Pujols #5 of the St. Louis Cardinals tips his hat to the roaring St. Louis crowd on September 25, 2011 at Busch Stadium in St Louis, MO. (Photo by Ed Szczepanski/Getty Images)

Dayn Perry: Cards All-Time Single Season Team

Albert Pujols’ 2009 MVP season was one of the best ever, by anybody.

01/15/2014

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

Musial Atop List of Sports Legends Lost in 2013

St. Louis native Earl Weaver, the Rams’ Deacon Jones, and Jacksonville Ill. native Ken Norton also passed away.

12/31/2013

Portrait of American baseball player, Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals in uniform, circa 1960s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Musial Auction Draws $1.2 Million

Items from the late baseball Hall of Famer’s personal collection were up for bid.

11/10/2013

Photo/Heritage Auctions

Many of Stan Musial’s Personal Items, Auctioned

Everything from championship rings to commemorative baseballs, hundreds of Stan Musial’s personal items are now being auctioned on line.

10/03/2013

The St. Louis Fire Department's new fireboat, the Stan Musial. (photo supplied)

St. Louis Fire Department Getting New Boat

The “Stan Musial” can pump up to 7,000 gallons of water per minute.

09/29/2013

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

Nixon Signs Bill Naming ‘Stan Musial Memorial Bridge’

Missouri is naming its side of a new Mississippi River span the “Stan Musial Memorial Bridge” for the late St. Louis Cardinals great.

07/10/2013

A general view of Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals GM Orders Cross Honoring Musial To Be Removed From Mound

The St. Louis Cardinals general manager ordered a cross carved into the pitcher’s mound to be removed after a fan complained about the religious symbol to local newspapers.

07/08/2013

new mississippi river bridge

U.S. Senate Passes “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge”

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the name “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge” for the new I-70 bridge over the Mississippi River.

06/27/2013

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