Stan Musial

Sports
11:41 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Stan Musial Online Auction Nets $1.2 Million

Stan Musial.
UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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 to Musial's legendary harmonicas.

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Politics
4:38 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Governor Quinn Visits Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

Ill. Governor Pat Quinn visits the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in East St. Louis July 15, 2013. The bridge is scheduled to open March 2014.
(Kristi Luther/St. Louis Public Radio)

On Monday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn paid a visit to the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in East St. Louis.

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.

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Mississippi River Bridge
4:42 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Obama Signs Law Naming 'Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge'

Stan Musial.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt) (Image has been cropped)

President Barack Obama has signed legislation designating the new Interstate 70 bridge connecting St. Louis and southwestern Illinois over the Mississippi River as the "Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge."

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.

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Mississippi River Bridge
9:56 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Nixon Signs Bill Naming St. Louis Bridge Span For Musial

Stan Musial.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt) (Image has been cropped)

Missouri is naming its side of a new Mississippi River span the "Stan Musial Memorial Bridge" for the late St. Louis Cardinals great.

But the state might not have the exclusive naming rights. Federal legislation approved by Congress and awaiting action by President Barack Obama names it the "Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge." That name represents a compromise between Missouri lawmakers who wanted to honor Musial and Illinois lawmakers who wanted to honor military veterans.

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Sports / Culture
3:10 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

You Too Can Live Like 'Stan The Man' Musial - His House Is Up For Sale

Stan Musial.
(file photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

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.

The Ladue home of Stan Musial is up for sale, Realtor.com says. Musial died in January and his wife, Lil, died in May 2012

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New Miss. River Bridge
9:15 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Stan Musial Bridge Bill On Its Way To Mo. Gov. Nixon

Cardinals
9:30 am
Mon April 8, 2013

It's Cardinals Opening Day In St. Louis!

Credit Adam Allington, STL Public Radio

Baseball-mad St. Louis is welcoming the Cardinals for the first home game of the year.

After starting the season with six road games, the Cardinals host the Cincinnati Reds this afternoon.

The usually festive occasion in St. Louis is a little melancholy this season. Monday's game is the first Cardinals home game since the death of Stan Musial.

The Hall of Famer died in January at age 92. His absence was notable before the game as the team's other members of the Hall of Fame circled the Busch Stadium warning track in Mustangs.

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Honoring Stan Musial
10:09 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Cards To Honor Musial With Uniform Patch This Season

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

The St. Louis Cardinals will wear a patch on their left sleeve this season to honor the memory of Stan Musial.

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.

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Stan Musial
1:25 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

U.S. Senate Effort To Name Bridge After Cards Great Musial Moves Forward

Stan Musial.
UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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.

U.S. Senators passed the legislation unanimously on Tuesday and mirrors several state-level initiatives

The Senate measure will now move on to the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration.

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New Miss. River Bridge
5:18 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

'Stan Musial Bridge/Andy Gammon Hwy' Gets First-Round Approval From Mo. Senate

The new Miss. River Bridge being built at St. Louis.
MoDOT

The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to legislation that would name the new Mississippi River Bridge under construction in St. Louis after Cardinals’ legend Stan Musial.

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