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STAN MUSIAL DEAD
What is Mickey Mantle's Signature Worth?
Prof. of journalism, SUNY New Paltz; Author; Journalist
I was 10 years old as I stood in front of Mantle. I sheepishly walked up to him, did not say a word, and just handed him the ball. Now, as pitchers and catchers get ready to report to spring training, I ponder.
A Perfect Poem for Stan Musial
Writer, Poetry teacher
Spring is here again. Let baseball be played in its cathedrals, and let our childhood gods stay gods.
The Most Memorable Play Stan Musial Never Made
Author and magazine editor
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.
My Father and Stan the Man
Writer, pundit, analyst and kibitzer. For more about me, visit...
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.
Remembering Stan Musial
Former English teacher
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.
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