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

Legislation naming the new I-70 bridge the “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge” passed the U.S. House Tuesday.

06/25/2013

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

U.S. House To Vote Today on ‘Stan Span’

Rep. John Shimkus says the measure is expected to pass the House and then win fast approval in the Senate. The name should be in place by the time the bridge opens to traffic.

06/25/2013

Outfielder/First Baseman Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals with bat on shoulder infront of the batting cage before an early circa 1960's Major League Baseball game. sMusial played for the Cardinals from 1941-63. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Stan Musial Glove Sold for Record Price

A game used Stan Musial glove sold for a record price at auction on Monday.

06/24/2013

Musial Home

Stan Musial’s Ladue House For Sale

Built in 1962, the 5,286-square-foot, three-acre estate in Ladue is listed at $1,795,000. The house has four bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and a pool.

05/22/2013

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

Illinois Gov. Quinn Discusses Bridge Name

“I personally feel that the bridge should be honoring our veterans and so I think we need to sit down and talk about that.”

05/20/2013

Part of the Stan the Man Musial Tribute Garden in downtown St. Louis, planted by Gateway Greening on May 18, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Saluting “Stan The Man” With a Garden

Gateway Greening’s new plantings downtown take on a style fitting for a St. Louis baseball legend.

05/18/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

The Stan Span Inches Closer to Reality

Missouri House members gave the legislation final approval 149-1 on Monday. It now goes to Gov. Jay Nixon.

05/06/2013

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

Illinois Rep. Says Veterans, Not Musial, Deserve Bridge Namesake

Jay Hoffman, D-Belleville, said he has great respect for Stan Musial but believes the bridge should be named after the men and women who died for the country.

05/02/2013

1/10/12-The new Mississippi River Bridge under construction just north of downtown St. Louis. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Battle Shaping Up Over Naming Rights for Mississippi River Bridge

Early in the non-debate there was a ground swell of support for naming the bridge after the late great baseball hall of famer Stan Musial.

05/02/2013

Stan Musial poses for a portrait on the dugout steps in Sportsmans Park circa 1947 in St. Louis, MIssouri.  (Photo Reproduction by Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images)

Illinois House Approves Stan Musial Day

“Stan Musial wasn’t just another baseball player, Stan ‘The Man’ was a role model, veteran and humanitarian,” said Rep. Dwight Kay.

04/30/2013

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