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It’s been a week since St. Louis (and the Baseball World) lost Stan “the Man” Musial. I told Russ when I found out that I wasn’t surprised (his health had been going south for a while) but I was in shock. A week later, and it’s still a little surreal. Russ did a good job already looking at what Stan meant to baseball. I’m going to tell everyone what he meant to St. Louis. Stan is the greatest player to play in St. Louis, hands down. Many here would argue he’s one of the most underrated players in baseball history. His reach didn’t just include baseball; he stayed in St. Louis and had been part of the community. Stan the Man Inc. is based here and he’d go into their office on a weekly basis to sign autograph requests. This story pretty much sums up Stan. I was speaking with an autograph collector around the All Star game in 2009 and he told me about a Stan experience. The guy was from out of town and was getting the full autograph treatment. On the Monday of the festivities...
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