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ST. LOUIS Thousands of Cardinals fans braved frigid temperatures and long lines to pay their final respects to baseball legend Stan Musial Thursday afternoon.
And it would have taken a lot more to keep them from seeing the man that most of them never even had the opportunity to meet.
Musial, a Hall of Famer who spent his entire 22-year career with the Cardinals, died Saturday...
The entrance to the Cathedral Basilica looked more like that of a St. Louis Cardinals game on Thursday, just the way Stan Musial would have liked it.
Thousands of fans turned out for Musial's public visitation at the ornate Roman Catholic church, many of them bundled up against the bitter cold in red Cardinals jackets. Musial, a 24-time All-Star who remained a beloved figure...
ST. LOUIS The Archdiocese of St. Louis announced details regarding the public visitation for Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial that will take place Thursday, January 24th from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis located at 4431 Lindell Boulevard in St. Louis.
The visitation is open to the public and provides fans the opportunity to offer prayers and condolences...
Friend of the program and 101 ESPN producer Chris Files made this yesterday from the memorial service of Stan Musial.
I though it was good, so I'm posting it here.
It's been a few days, but the stories of Stan Musial are still coming in.
One of the gems unearthed this week was included in the story below from NPR, in which Harray Caray calls Musial's last hit.
The whole piece is worth a listen, but the money clip starts @ 1:53 in.
Standing outside the Cathedral Basilica as thousands filed inside to pay their respects, Stan Musial's grandson was thankful.
''Just seeing all this,'' Brian Schwarze said, ''and I got to play catch with him.''
''I mean, he was my grandfather. But I really do believe I'm starting to understand somewhat what he meant to the whole community...
Along with St. Louis Cardinals radio announcer John Rooney, I was honored to be one of the guests on KOLR-TV in Springfield, Missouri to discuss the legacy of Stan Musial. We were part of the 30-minute weekly sports show called “Ozarks Saturday/Sunday,” hosted by Nick Carboni.
“The Man” holds a special place in Springfield history, as he played in the outfield there during...
FOX Sports Midwest is scheduled to re-air the tribute to Stan Musial, “Remembering Stan Musial” twice in the upcoming weeks.
The initial re-air dates are below:
• Sunday, January 27 – 9:30 p.m. CT
• Tuesday, January 29 – 9:00 p.m. CT (or immediately after MVC)
You can check out six clips from the show below:
Video: Remembering Stan the Man: Part 1
Public Visitation Will Be Thursday 2PM – 8PM at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
ST. LOUIS, January 23, 2013 – The Archdiocese of St. Louis announced details regarding the public visitation for Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial that will take place Thursday, January 24th from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis located at 4431 Lindell Boulevard in...
FOX Sports Midwest is scheduled to re-air the tribute to Stan Musial, "Remembering Stan Musial" twice in the upcoming weeks.
The initial re-air dates are below:
Sunday, January 27 - 9:30 pm-CT
Tuesday, January 29 - 9:00 pm-CT (or immediately after MVC)
You can check out clips from the show below:
Video: Remembering Stan the Man: Part 1 Video: Remembering Stan the...
Secaucus, NJ, January 23, 2013 – MLB Network will air a special MLB Network Remembers: Stan Musial show tomorrow, January 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Hosted by MLB Network’s Bob Costas and Tom Verducci, the one-hour special will look back at the life and professional career of the great Musial, who passed away this past weekend at age 92. The special will feature new interviews...
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Iconic statue of Stan Musial, who played 22 seasons for the Cardinals, outside Busch Stadium. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
What can you write about Stan Musial, who passed on the evening of January 19th at the age of 92? What can you say that hasn’t already been said about a man who stood head and shoulders above anyone else that...
A tribute to Stan Musial and Earl Weaver.
For the first time in history, the Baseball Hall of Fame lost two of its members on the same day.
Last weekend, former Oriole manager Earl Weaver and former St. Louis Cardinal great Stan Musial both passed away, and memories of the two washed over those that had followed the careers of the pair of icons.
I had seen Weaver manage and had met Musial and both events left an impression...
There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with this weekend. Every Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we will help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key storylines to follow this weekend are...
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FOX Sports Midwest is scheduled to re-air the tribute to Stan Musial, "Remembering Stan Musial" twice in the upcoming...