If he doesn't re-sign with the St. Louis Cardinals, first baseman Albert Pujols could set off a bidding war to end all wars. Pujols reportedly wants to be baseball's first $300-million-man.
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Updated at 1:32 p.m. Feb. 15, 2011 with post-ceremony comments
Hall of Fame baseball player Stan Musial was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom today in Washington.
The St. Louis Cardinals outfielder and first baseman received the medal from President Barack Obama today in a ceremony at the White House.
"This is the top honor that I'm ever going to receive," Musial told the St. Louis Beacon in his hotel room before the ceremony.
The city's Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority has restarted the clock on the construction of Ballpark Village.
Remember Ballpark Village? The multi-million dollar development at the site of the old Busch Stadium that was supposed to rival Kansas City's Power and Light District? (And is in fact a product of the same developer, Cordish Companies.) The development that in 2008 became not-so-affectionately known as Lake DeWitt? That was supposed to be partially completed by the All Star Game and instead got turned into a parking lot and softball field?
Well, kind of like a cat, the project lives again. And this time, Ald. Phyllis Young says she thinks something substantial will get built.
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