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Reactions to the passing of Stan “The Man” Musial

Jan 19, 2013, 10:03 PM EDT

The outpouring of love for Stan Musial, who died tonight at the age of 92, has been incredible:

  1. paperlions - Jan 19, 2013 at 10:14 PM

    It seems that every idol or hero disappoints his or her fans at some point, however minor the transgression, requiring some defense of the hero. The most amazing thing about Stan Musial is that he never disappointed.

    • cowboysoldiertx - Jan 20, 2013 at 7:16 AM

      Amen! A man we could all look up to!

  2. jaygott87 - Jan 19, 2013 at 10:36 PM

    His nickname says it all…. THE MAN!!!

  3. vallewho - Jan 19, 2013 at 11:08 PM

    RIP Mr. Musial.

    But I have to ask, there’s a Card’s Nation?

  4. randygnyc - Jan 19, 2013 at 11:13 PM

    Hit the dry side – bravo. RIP

  5. dirtyharry1971 - Jan 20, 2013 at 1:50 AM

    Never got to see him play, was put in the HOF before i was born. I remember when Pete passed you on the hit leaders, first time i ever knew your name. Sorry you are gone, you were a MLB God in this sport and i will always pay my respects… RIP…Also pete never had half the class you did..God Bless

    • mazblast - Jan 20, 2013 at 1:21 PM

      I live in Cincinnati, in fact drove right by Pete’s high school twice just yesterday. Don’t even think of that POS in a thread that’s a tribute to the game’s greatest gentleman.

    • cintiphil - Jan 20, 2013 at 2:54 PM


      The name Musial and (the other guy) should never be used in the same sentenence. I thought the world of (the other guy) until the lying and gambling came out. I know now who Rose truly was.
      “The Man” was so much classier it isn’t funny. And a better all around ball player.

  6. mrfloydpink - Jan 20, 2013 at 2:16 AM

    What did Murray Chass–you know, the blogger–have to say?

  7. nbjays - Jan 20, 2013 at 9:02 AM

    Right now, somewhere up in heaven, Stan is graciously signing a baseball for St. Peter.

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