Missouri is naming its side of a new Mississippi River span the “Stan Musial Memorial Bridge” for the late St. Louis Cardinals great.
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.
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the name “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge” for the new I-70 bridge over the Mississippi River.
Legislation naming the new I-70 bridge the “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge” passed the U.S. House Tuesday.
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.
A game used Stan Musial glove sold for a record price at auction on Monday.
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.
“I personally feel that the bridge should be honoring our veterans and so I think we need to sit down and talk about that.”
Gateway Greening’s new plantings downtown take on a style fitting for a St. Louis baseball legend.
Missouri House members gave the legislation final approval 149-1 on Monday. It now goes to Gov. Jay Nixon.