Stan Musial

Cardinals Baseball Player

Biographical

Stan Musial was born on November 21, 1920, in Donora, Pennsylvania. His dreams growing up as a kid was to become a Major League Baseball player and his dreams came true. Stan was so good at baseball that he got drafted his senior year in high school! He did not go to college because of how early he got drafted. He got drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. He was married for a long 72 years to Lillian Susan Labash. Sadly, Stan died at his house on February 19, 2013, at the age of 92.


Contributions

Stan Musial got drafted to the Cardinals before college! Plus he ranks as one of the best players of all time. Stan earned a lot of awards in his amazing career but one of them was winning the "Silver Bat, his 6th batting title". Stan played for the Cardinals for 24 years and did not play any where else than St. Louis. In honor of him playing for the Cardinals so long when he retired they made a statue of him in the beautiful ballpark of Busch Stadium.

Traits

Stan Musial was one of the most talented baseball players of all time. First of all being in the majors is one thing you have to be talented for. He also played in 24 all star games and he played for 24 years! He is also an athlete. He ranks as one of the best players of all time. In 1956, he was named Player of the Decade,and last was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.