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Stan Musial

Son of 'Random Notes and Fripperies'

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Tom Alderman

Something you won't see in the Alcoholics Anonymous handbook: while staying at the White House during WWII, legendary British Prime Minister Churchil...

WATCH: Bob Costas Delivers Emotional Eulogy For Stan Musial

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Stan Musial was remembered during a funeral and memorial outside Busch Stadium on Saturday as a Hall of Famer and a St. Louis icon embrac...

The Most Memorable Play Stan Musial Never Made

Landon Jones | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports
Landon Jones

Musial, who died this week, was our Galahad, our Achilles, our Hector -- a modest, decent man who did more than anyone to raise St. Louis to its reputation as a good sports town where the fans even clap for the opposing team's players.

Frankly, Lance, I Don't Give a Damn

Patricia McGuire | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports
Patricia McGuire

Our faculty spend endless hours searching for ways to teach today's college students about honor and integrity, about the importance of embracing an honor system that abhors lying, cheating and stealing. Armstrong is the latest poster boy for dishonorable behavior.

My Father and Stan the Man

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The real reason my father became a Cardinals fan is simply because of Stan Musial. Musial, who died over the weekend at the age of 92, had not uncoiled his famous swing in a meaningful baseball game in just short of half a century. During that time a legend grew around Stan Musial.

Translating Stan Musial's Stats To Present Day

FanGraphs | Posted 01.22.2013 | Sports

With Stan Musial passing away over the weekend, Jesse did a nice workup of his career numbers, noting that Musial stands as one of the best hitters to...

Remembering Stan Musial

Randy Turner | Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports
Randy Turner

Stan Musial retired after the 1963 season, greatly appreciated in the heartland, but never receiving anywhere near the same national attention as his peers, Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio.

Stan Musial Dies At 92

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 03.21.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — No last name necessary. A slew of batting titles. Corkscrew stance. Humble. A gentleman. All-around good guy....

No Place for Rush Limbaugh in Hall of Famous Missourians

Randy Turner | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Randy Turner

The timing of Missouri Speaker of the House Steve Tilley's announcement that he had named Rush Limbaugh to the Hall of Famous Missourians could not have been any worse.

Albert Pujols Is No Longer 'El Hombre'

AP | Posted 02.29.2012 | Sports

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels will phase out use of the phrase "El Hombre" in marketing campaigns involving superstar slugger Albert Pujols. Angels Vice...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.24.2012 | New York
Len Berman

They've got a bunch of billboards in Southern California. The Angels are trumpeting the arrival of Albert Pujols with "El Hombre" (The Man). One person doesn't care for it. Albert Pujols.

The Triple A Threat: Albert Pujols, Arte Moreno & the Angels

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 02.08.2012 | Sports
Linda Kenney Baden

Dan Patrick on his show made an apt statement: you do not want to play poker with Arte Moreno. Congratulations to the superstar proprietor who put his money where his mouth is.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Portland's Greg Oden has morphed into Carl Pavano when he played for the Yankees. He's out for the season again with knee surgery. In his four NBA seasons, he has played just 82 games.