Stan Musial was selected the Sporting News Major League Player of the Year in 1946 and 1951. Sports Illustrated named him its Sportsman of the Year in 1957 and the Sporting News honored him as Sportsman of the Decade for the years between 1946 and 1956.
Stan was inducted into the baseball Hall Of Fame in 1969.
Stan was General Manager for the Cardinals for one year.
Stan appeared in 24 All-Star Games.
Stan is an accomplished harmonica player.
Stan served in World War 2 with the United States Navy from January 1945-March 1946
Stan led the National League in slugging percentage 6 times.
Stan made his MLB debut September 17, 1941.
Stan led the National League in Runs scored 5 times.
Stan won 3 MVPs.
Stan has three World Series rings.
Stan was inducted into the St. Louis Walk Of Fame in 1989.
Stan was one of the 55 Cardinals that appeared on a McDonald`s Cardinal`s 100th Anniversary baseball card in 1992.
Stan`s nickname is "The Man".
Stan`s position was 1st base and sometimes outfield.
Stan stands 6ft tall.
Stan was #6. Which later was retired by the Cardinals.
Stan bats left and throws left.
A statue of Stan stands in front of Busch stadium (the Cardinals' stadium) in St. Louis.
Stan Musial: I consciously memorized the speed at which every pitcher in the league threw his fastball, curve, and slider; then, I'd pick up the speed of the ball in the first thirty feet of its flight and knew how it would move once it had crossed the plate.
Stan Musial: If you had a .331 lifetime batting average, you'd be happy all the time, too.