Originally written January 19, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
St. Louis Cardinals fans learned on Saturday evening that Stan Musial had passed away at the age of 92. Stan "The Man" Musial was a legendary figure of the St. Louis Cardinals organization, he was a legendary symbol for the city of St. Louis. Musial was a fantastic baseball player who served his country in war. He was elected the Hall of Fame in 1969.  He was given a Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011. He had a statue build for him outside of Busch Stadium in 1968. That statue has changed addresses over the years as a new Busch Stadium was constructed in 2006. But it still represents the same thing it always has. Stan Musial has a special place in the hearts of St. Louisans. St. Louis Cardinals fans and citizens showed their appreciation of Musial on Saturday night after hearing of his passing by gathering around his statue to remember the glorious life "The Man" lived. Crowd at Stan statue twitter.com/FSMidwest/stat… — FOX Sports Midwest (@FSMidwest...
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