Stan Musial http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Stan Musial Online Auction Nets $1.2 Million http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stan-musial-online-auction-nets-12-million <p> Hundreds of bidders, most presumably St. Louis Cardinals fans, now own a piece of Stan&nbsp;Musial&nbsp;memorabilia after an online auction of his possessions.</p> <p> <span style="line-height: 1.5;">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.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Items ranged from game-worn jerseys to World Series rings to&nbsp;</span>Musial's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;legendary harmonicas.</span></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:41:32 +0000 The Associated Press 31340 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stan Musial Online Auction Nets $1.2 Million Governor Quinn Visits Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/governor-quinn-visits-stan-musial-veterans-memorial-bridge <div><p>On Monday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn paid a visit to the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in East St. Louis.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Quinn said the bridge will reduce congestion and pollution and praised the jobs the project has created. He also hopes the project nurtures a positive relationship between Missouri and Illinois.</span></p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:38:27 +0000 Chris McDaniel & Kristi Luther 28253 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Governor Quinn Visits Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge Obama Signs Law Naming 'Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/obama-signs-law-naming-stan-musial-veterans-memorial-bridge <p>President Barack Obama has signed legislation designating the <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/term/mississippi-river-bridge">new Interstate 70 bridge </a>connecting St. Louis and southwestern Illinois over the Mississippi River as the "Stan&nbsp;Musial&nbsp;Veterans Memorial Bridge."</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The name is a compromise between Missouri lawmakers who wanted to honor the late St. Louis Cardinals great and Illinois lawmakers who wanted to name the bridge in honor of military veterans.</span></p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 21:42:38 +0000 The Associated Press 28193 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Obama Signs Law Naming 'Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge' Nixon Signs Bill Naming St. Louis Bridge Span For Musial http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-signs-bill-naming-st-louis-bridge-span-musial <p>Missouri is naming its side of a new Mississippi River span the "Stan&nbsp;Musial&nbsp;Memorial Bridge" for the late St. Louis Cardinals great.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:56:34 +0000 The Associated Press 28142 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Signs Bill Naming St. Louis Bridge Span For Musial You Too Can Live Like 'Stan The Man' Musial - His House Is Up For Sale http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/you-too-can-live-stan-man-musial-his-house-sale <p>Cardinals fans know that there was only one "Stan The Man" Musial. But, an opportunity to get close to living like the legendary baseball player has come on the market.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 20:10:54 +0000 Kelsey Proud 26602 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org You Too Can Live Like 'Stan The Man' Musial - His House Is Up For Sale Stan Musial Bridge Bill On Its Way To Mo. Gov. Nixon http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stan-musial-bridge-bill-its-way-mo-gov-nixon <p>Legislation is on its way to <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D)&nbsp;that would name the<a href="http://www.newriverbridge.org/"> new Mississippi River Bridge </a>being built at St. Louis for the <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cardinals-hall-famer-stan-musial-dies-age-92">late Cardinals slugger Stan "the Man" Musial</a>.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 02:15:58 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 26139 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stan Musial Bridge Bill On Its Way To Mo. Gov. Nixon It's Cardinals Opening Day In St. Louis! http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/its-cardinals-opening-day-st-louis <p>Baseball-mad St. Louis is welcoming the Cardinals for the first home game of the year.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After starting the season with six road games, the Cardinals host the Cincinnati Reds this afternoon.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The usually festive occasion in St. Louis is a little melancholy this season. Monday's game is the</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> first Cardinals home game since the death of Stan </span>Musial<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:30:51 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 25216 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org It's Cardinals Opening Day In St. Louis! Cards To Honor Musial With Uniform Patch This Season http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cards-honor-musial-uniform-patch-season <p>The St. Louis Cardinals will wear a patch on their left sleeve this season to honor the memory of Stan Musial.</p><p>The Hall of Famer widely considered the greatest Cardinal player ever died in January. To honor his memory, the Cardinals will debut the patch in the season opener Sunday at Arizona.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:09:56 +0000 The Associated Press 24913 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cards To Honor Musial With Uniform Patch This Season U.S. Senate Effort To Name Bridge After Cards Great Musial Moves Forward http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-senate-effort-name-bridge-after-cards-great-musial-moves-forward <p>A national-level effort to name the new Mississippi River Bridge after late St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial is one step closer to law.</p><p>U.S. Senators passed the legislation unanimously on Tuesday and&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">mirrors <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/state-fed-lawmakers-and-gov-nixon-push-name-new-bridge-musial">several state-level initiatives</a>.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Senate measure will now move on to the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration.</span></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:25:43 +0000 Kelsey Proud 10124 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org U.S. Senate Effort To Name Bridge After Cards Great Musial Moves Forward 'Stan Musial Bridge/Andy Gammon Hwy' Gets First-Round Approval From Mo. Senate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stan-musial-bridgeandy-gammon-hwy-gets-first-round-approval-mo-senate <P>The <A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate </A>has given first-round approval to legislation that would name the new Mississippi River Bridge under construction in St. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:18:27 +0000 Marshall Griffin 9500 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 'Stan Musial Bridge/Andy Gammon Hwy' Gets First-Round Approval From Mo. Senate