Stan Musial Biography

Stanley Frank "Stan" Musial was an American professional baseball player and Navy veteran of World War II. He was a Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman on the St. Louis Cardinals for 22 seasons, from 1941 through 1963. Nicknamed "Stan the Man", Musial is widely considered to be one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. He compiled 3,630 career hits, ranking fourth all-time and first in a career spent with only one team. With 1,815 hits at home and 1,815 on the road, he also is considered to be the most consistent hitter of his era. He hit 475 home runs during his career, was named the National League's Most Valuable Player three times, and won three World Series championship titles. He shares the MLB record for the most All-Star Games played with Hank Aaron and Willie Mays. Musial was a first-ballot inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969. He was also selected to the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame in the inaugural class of 2014.

Musial was born in Donora, Pennsylvania, where he frequently played baseball, whether informally or in organized settings, eventually playing on the baseball team at Donora High School. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Stan Musial
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Baseball player, Sailor
Ethnicity:
Polish American
Date of Birth:
November 21, 1920
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Date of Death:
January 19, 2013
Age at Death:
92
Cause of Death:
Natural causes
Marriages
  • 1940-05-25
    MLB outfielder Stan Musial (19) weds his high school sweetheart Lillian Labash in Daytona Beach
Stan Musial Timeline
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"Stan Musial." Bio. The HistoryHop.com website, 2019. Web. 27 Jun 2019.

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