Stan Musial
Stan Musial

Stan Musial

Hi you probably know me as “Stan the Man. I was born on November 21,1920. I am a famous St. Louis Cardinals baseball player. I played baseball from 1941 to 1963. I was an outfielder, first baseman, and a powerful hitter. I was also a left handed pitcher until an arm injury. Once I held the National League record for most hits in a single career. I was the first Cardinals player to have my jersey number officially retired. I have always loved the game of baseball. In fact, my mother would make baseballs for me and my five brothers as we were growing up. Although I maintained only a “C” average and I was the fifth son, I was the first member to graduate high school. I married a wonderful woman named Lillian Susan Labash on May 25, 1940 in Daytona Beach, Florida. We had four children during our 72 years of marriage. I was named the National League's  Most Valuable Player  three times and led St. Louis to three World Series championships. I also share the major league record for the most All-Star Games played 24 games with Hank Aaron and Willie Mays. I died on January 19, 2013.

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