Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett says he'll sign a bill that would rename a bridge in the southwest part of the state for Stan Musial.
The bridge carries State Route 1077 over the Monongahela River between Monessen and Musial's hometown of Donora, all about 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.
The measure's sponsor says the bridge will "serve as a permanent reminder that, despite humble beginnings, hard work can lead to great accomplishments."
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.
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