Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Council passed a resolution in support of the naming on Monday.
The St. Charles County Council on Monday expressed support for naming the new Mississippi River Bridge in honor of Stan Musial who died last week. The council passed a resolution Monday night in support of a push by Missouri and Illinois senators to name the new Mississippi River Bridge in honor of the baseball great. “Stan Musial brought honor to himself, his family and the entire Cardinal nation by his generosity, humility and dignity, making innumerable visits to children in the hospital and reaching out to children and fans in ways too numerous to mention,” the resolution reads, in part. Council president Terry Hollander said he felt that everyone revisited their childhood while remembering Musial's accomplishments. "I think this would…
Monday, January 21, 2013
The St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame legend died Saturday at the age of 92.
A public visitation for Stan Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals legend who died at his Ladue home Saturday at the age of 92, will be held Thursday at Cathedral Basillica, MLB.com reported Monday. Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at the same location Saturday starting at 11 a.m. KMOX reports that Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, the Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, and Bishop Richard Stika will officiate the mass. A procession will then lead to Busch Stadium for a ceremony at the Musial Statue. Share your memories of Stan Musial with Patch
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Everyone's got a story about the St. Louis Cardinals' legend, right? Musial died Saturday.
Stan "The Man" Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals legend who was widely considered "the greatest Cardinal," died on Saturday. That's the news that broke on Saturday. Today, we're interested in your stories about the pitcher-cum-outfielder who played for the Redbirds from 1941 to 1963. As a relatively newcomer to St. Louis (only here 11 years!) I can't say I have a lot of memories of Musial beyond meeting countless compatriots at the Musial statue at the last two versions of Busch Stadium. How about you? What do you remember about Musial? Your parents' memories? Yours?
Saturday, January 19, 2013
How Cardinal Nation responded to the death of the Redbirds' slugger. Do you have memories like some of the ones shared here?
We're using Storify to collect some of the reaction around the community tonight to the news of Stan Musial's death. If you're viewing this on a mobile device, you can see the collection on our Storify account here.
The St. Louis Cardinal icon and baseball hall of fame outfielder passed away Saturday night.
Stan Musial, a giant in the St. Louis community and the baseball world for more than half a century, died Saturday at his home in Ladue. "Stan the Man passed peacefully at home at 5:45 pm tonight of natural causes. Life will never be the same without baseball's perfect knight," his grandson, Brian Musial Schwarze said via Twitter Saturday evening. Musial was 92 and had been in poor health in recent years. Musial, who entered baseball's Hall of Fame in 1969, played 22 years for the St. Louis Cardinals, amassing 3,630 hits and 24 All-Star Game appearances in a career full of superlatives. Said the Cardinals in posting word of Musial's death: Musial, father of three daughters and a son, was unpretentious, untroubled, friendly and folksy. The…