Found January 27, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Stan Musial
TEAMS: St. Louis Blues
Tweet Eight days ago, the baseball world wept as a collective whole with the death of Stan “The Man” Musial, a legend in the game, at the age of 92. None were more affected though, than the city of St. Louis, where Stan the Man played all 22 of his MLB seasons for the Cardinals. [...]
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