Also, the commissioner's office, surveying the "living team" selection of George Sisler at first base prior to the public announcement, unilaterally added Stan Musial
and labeled it a tie.
The talk ranged from Cardinals legend Stan Musial
, who grew up in Donora, just 20 miles from Pittsburgh, to Pirates 1960 World Series hero Bill Mazeroski.
If he passes Joe Morgan (34th) on the games-played list, or Stan Musial
(8th) on the runs-scored list, comparisons beyond mere numbers will be inevitable.
Stewart was born in Pittsburgh and grew up within the boundaries of the cradle of quarterbacks—in the same town, Donora, Pennsylvania, that produced Stan Musial
. Stewart played on the same high school baseball team as Ken Griffey, Sr.
At 23 years, 52 days on the final day of the regular season, Trout is younger than all MVPs except Vida Blue (1971), Johnny Bench (1970), Stan Musial
(1943) and Cal Ripken Jr.
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx joined Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn for the recent opening of the Stan Musial
Veterans Memorial Bridge on I-70 over the Mississippi River.
According to Bill Syken, the book's editor, baseball is the toughest sport to judge across the ages: "When you attempt to compare Honus Wagner to Derek Jeter, or Stan Musial
to Barry Bonds, or Waiter Johnson to Roger Clemens, there are no right answers, only compelling arguments--and this book is full of them."
Back in January, I remember four different local television stations covering the memorial service for Stan Musial
, a baseball player with the St.
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If you ask the veteran photographer of 23 years (and recipient of four Emmy awards) about interesting assignments, he lists Super Bowls, World Series and a trip to the White House with Stan Musial
when "The Man" received the Medal of Freedom from President Obama.
The recent death of baseball legend Stan Musial
hammered another nail in the coffin of a period of American history when baseball was truly the national pastime and its stars were beloved icons across the country.