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What’s in Stan Musial’s Wallet?

It’s time to play that age-old game everyone loves…what’s in Stan Musial’s wallet? Wait.  You don’t know what that game is?  Well, one ambitious seller on eBay was hoping you did.  That’s right, someone is selling the late-Hall of Famer’s wallet and, get this, everything that’s inside it.  Reportedly, the wallet was purchased during an estate sale last October...
Via Hall of Very Good
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Stan Musial’s Wallet For Sale On eBay

Doesn’t how great you are. You still need to carry a wallet. Stan Musial was the greatest Cardinal of them all, but still. A wallet. Packed with cards and pictures of the Pope and Lil and home owners association member cards. During during his estate stale it was sold. Now, it’s appeared on eBay for in excess of 2,000 dollars. Note to the seller: CLEAN UP YOUR DESCRIPTION MODULE...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

TCN blog 2013 top story #1: Stan Musial’s passing

Needless to say, coming into 2013, it was impossible to predict what would become the top story of the year for the St. Louis Cardinals. While the baseball world knew that 92-year-old Stan Musial had been in declining health, few if any were willing to accept “The Man” could leave us so “soon.” The greatest St. Louis Cardinals player of all time passed away on Saturday,...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Stan Musial online auction nets $1.2 million

If anyone thought that there isn’t big money in sports collectibles, think again. Heritage Auctions of Dallas announced Monday that winning bids for the month-long internet auction of the late St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial’s personal memorabilia totaled $1.2 million. That was considerably more than pre-auction estimates and represented about 15 percent of the...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Results Of Stan Musial Auction

Early in October, the Musial family and Heritage Auctions announced that they'd be holding a Stan Musial memorabilia auction and earlier this week, the final bids were accepted.  Hundreds of people participated in the event, but the fact that you haven't been contacted yet probably means you didn't win. It's OK, baller, you'll get 'em next time....
Via Cardinals Diaspora
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Musial online auction nets 1.2 million

ST. LOUIS -- Hundreds of bidders, most presumably St. Louis Cardinals fans, now own a piece of Stan Musial's life after an online auction of his possessions. Officials with Heritage Auctions of Dallas said Monday that winning bids for the monthlong auction totaled 1.2 million, far more than expected. The auction ended Saturday. Items ranged from game-worn jerseys to World Series...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Musial online auction nets $1.2 million

Hundreds of bidders, most presumably St. Louis Cardinals fans, now own a piece of Stan Musial memorabilia after an online auction of his possessions. Officials with Heritage Auctions of Dallas said Monday that winning bids for the month-long auction totaled $1.2 million, far more than expected. The auction ended Saturday. Items ranged from game-worn jerseys to World Series rings...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Stan Musial Collection auction underway

The big sale of Stan Musial’s personal memorabilia collection, run by Heritage Auctions, is currently underway. The bidding, held on-line, runs from Thursday, November 7 through Saturday, November 9. However, the auction, which includes many other items, is split into three sessions. It appears the Musial items are in the second grouping, for which initial bidding ends Friday...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska team to be honored for boy's TD run

A young boy with cancer whose touchdown run at the Nebraska spring football game touched millions of Internet viewers will be in St. Louis next month to present a sportsmanship award to the Cornhuskers football program. The Musial Awards will be presented Nov. 9 at Peabody Opera House. The awards, named after St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial, recognize sportsmanship...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Musial memorabilia up for auction

Fans of St. Louis Cardinals great Stan Musial will get a chance to own a piece of his personal collection -- items ranging from game-worn jerseys to championship rings to harmonicas -- through an online auction that's now under way. Musial died in January at age 92, a year after his wife died. The family kept many mementos and donated many others. Musial's grandson, Brian...
Via Fox Sports
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Press Release: 2013 Yearbook Celebrates The Extraordinary Legacy of Stan Musial

“Musial: The Man and His Times” presents definitive account of his 22-season Hall of Fame career. ST. LOUIS, Mo. (September 09, 2013) – Today, the St. Louis Cardinals released the Official 2013 Yearbook themed around the greatest Cardinal of them all, Stan “The Man” Musial. This year, the annual publication celebrates Stan’s baseball brilliance and exemplary character...
Via 85% Sports
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Interview with a UCB'er

For our August United Cardinals Bloggers project, we got the pleasure of interviewing (and being interviewed) by our fellow UCB'ers.  Christine Coleman of Aaron Miles' Fastball interviewed yours truly for the project.  Be sure to check out her site to find out more about me. My task was to interview Matthew "Pip" Phillips of Fungoes.net.  Here are his responses...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Stan Musial Hit The Heck Out Of Some Triples

Hitting triples is pretty hard. At the height of triple-icity, they only comprised six percent of all the hits in the majors in any given season, and that was back in the first Dead Ball era. Today that figure hovers around two percent. Back in Stan Musial’s day it wasn’t a great deal higher — 3.3 percent during the seasons of his career (1941-1963, with 1945 excepted). And...
Via Fangraphs
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Interstate 70 bridge in St. Louis to be named after Stan Musial

Tweet   For 22 seasons Stan Musial was a St. Louis Cardinal and when he retired the three-time National League MVP did so as one of the greatest players in MLB history. He was beloved around St. Louis prior to his passing earlier this year and has been spoken about in reverence since. Musial will [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

New I-70 bridge over Mississippi River will be named after late Stan Musial

Legislation naming the new I-70 bridge over the Mississippi River in St. Louis the "Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge" unanimously passed the U.S. Senate Thursday, and is expected to be quickly signed into law by President Barack Obama. "As Jack Buck would say, 'That's a winner,'" said U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, who introduced the legislation...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Very special Musial tribute jerseys coming to Springfield

Minor league teams have dozens of promotions each season, but a few are noteworthy enough to me to mention here. One such opportunity is coming up for fans of the Double-A Springfield Cardinals. The team will wearing Stan Musial Tribute Jerseys on Sunday, June 16 for their evening home game against the Tulsa Drillers at Hammons Field. The cream-colored jerseys are represented as...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Springfield Cardinals To Honor Stan Musial

Springfield, MO – The Springfield Cardinals, Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, have unveiled the design for their Stan Musial Tribute Jerseys, which the team will wear onSunday, June 16 for the 6:09pm game against the Tulsa Drillers. The ultimate tribute to the greatest Cardinal of them all, the cream-colored Stan Musial Tribute Jerseys are exact replicas of the...
Via i70baseball
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Stan Musial’s $1.795 Million Home Is As Old-School, Classy As Late Hall-of-Famer (Photos)

Stan Musial had a noteworthy, Hall of Fame career, but the ballplayer known in St. Louis and beyond as “Stan the Man” was revered just as much for his demeanor off the field as he was for how he played on it. Musial roamed the Cardinals outfield in the days when ballplayers mingled more with the common folk, but even among those who were more likely to interact with fans, Musial...
Via NESN.com
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Debate over Musial name on bridge continues

Half a bridge is better than no bridge at all or something like that. Missouri lawmakers decided at least 50 percent of the new Mississippi River bridge will carry the name of Cardinals great Stan Musial, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. But what about the rest? That's up to Illinois. Last week, the Illinois House past a resolution to name its half of the structure...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Debate over Musial name on bridge continues

Half a bridge is better than no bridge at all or something like that. Missouri lawmakers decided at least 50 percent of the new Mississippi River bridge will carry the name of Cardinals great Stan Musial, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. But what about the rest? That's up to Illinois. Last week, the Illinois House past a resolution to name its half of the structure...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Musial's legacy continues to live on in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS On a brisk Friday evening, they stood and honored him again. The No. 6 was cut into the center field grass. His name was printed on the baseballs and scrawled across the silver harmonicas that were given away at the Busch Stadium gates. There was an unveiling of a new plaque on his statue, that towering shrine made of granite and bronze. It's been this way since...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals will use commemorative baseballs for Stan ‘The Man’ Musial

The MLB does not generally allow commemorative baseballs, but have made an exception for Stan Musial and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Via Gamedayr
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Cardinals fan pays homage to late Stan Musial with tattoo

The baseball community lost a legend this offseason as Stan Musial passed away at the age of 92.Musial, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1969, played 22 seasons in the major leagues, all of which came with the St. Louis Cardinals. He is considered by most to be the greatest player in Cardinals franchise history.So, in an effort to honor their late slugger, the team is planning...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Fans welcome home Cardinals, remember Musial

Opening Day, always a festive occasion in St. Louis, is a little melancholy this time around. There was no Stan Musial for the first time in many years. The Cardinals' opener Monday against Cincinnati was the first game at Busch Stadium since Musial died in January at age 92 after years of declining health. Pre-game ceremonies were mostly a tribute to The Man. Musial's...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cards welcome Reds to town for Opening Day

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Stan Musial tributes factor heavily into the St. Louis Cardinals' opening homestand. That means several opportunities to draw on that inspiration. There'll be even more pomp than usual before the Cardinals begin a three-game series Monday against the NL Central champion Cincinnati Reds. Along with the annual motorcade delivering the team and several of its...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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