The baseball player Stan Musial died at the age of 92 . Below is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Historic St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer who was nicknamed “Stan the Man.” He was a 24-time All-Star, 3-time World Series Champion, 3-time National League MVP and 7-time NL batting champion. In 2011, Barack Obama presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
He had four children with Lillian Labash, whom he married in November 1939.
“I have no hesitation to say that St. Louis is a great place in which to live and work.” (Stan Musial)
“Used to be bats had thick handles and a big barrel. Then they found it’s not the size of the bat that gets home runs – it’s the speed with which you can swing it.” (Stan Musial)
“When we played the Dodgers in St. Louis, they had to come through our dugout, and our bat rack was right there where they had to walk. My bats kept disappearing, and I couldn’t figure it out. Turns out, Pee Wee Reese was stealing my bats. I found that out later, after we got out of baseball. He and Rube Walker stole my bats.” (Stan Musial)
“I could always hit. I learned to hit with a broomstick and a ball of tape and I could always get that bat on the ball.” (Stan Musial)
“There was never a day when I was as good as Joe DiMaggio at his best. Joe was the best, the very best I ever saw.” (Stan Musial)