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:
Stan Musial slugged .559 for his career. He struck out 696 times & drew 1,599 walks. Wrap your head around those numbers—
Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) January 20, 2013
Too many times we use the word "icon", but in this case it doesn't even provide justice for what Stan Musial meant to Cards Nation.—
Brian Stull (@StullySTL) January 20, 2013
My goodness...there has never been a more perfect union between an athlete and a town than Stan Musial and St. Louis.—
Bernie Miklasz (@miklasz) January 20, 2013
Stan Musial didn't play a game during 1945 season. He was serving his country during WWII. Then he returned in '46 and won MVP, WS. #Hero—
Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) January 20, 2013
Carl Erskine: I've had pretty good success with Musial by throwing my best pitch and then backing up third.—
Cardinal70 (@C70) January 20, 2013
WiIlie Mays on Stan Musial: "He was a true gentleman who understood the race thing and did all he could.. ..a true gentleman.''—
Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) January 20, 2013
Mike Greenberg (@Espngreeny) January 20, 2013
Favorite Stan The Man Fact: hit .330 (3rd in NL), OBP .416 (2nd)...in 1962, his next to last season, at age 41 #RIPStanMusial—
Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) January 20, 2013
"When a pitcher's throwing a spitball, don't worry and don't complain, just hit the dry side like I do." - Stan Musial—
(@spants) January 20, 2013
We lost a baseball legend today, but his legacy will live on...#StanTheMan—
Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) January 20, 2013
Stan Musial was the Cardinals. He was St. Louis. A genuine, honest, hard-working family man that will be remembered for generations. RIP.—
Tom Ackerman (@Ackerman1120) January 20, 2013
Pleasure to have met you Mr.Musial RIP RT @stanthemaninc: Stan the Man passed peacefully at home at 5:45 pm tonight of natural causes.—
Randy Johnson (@RJ51Photos) January 20, 2013
America is less classier. Stan Musial has died. #THEman—
John Buccigross (@Buccigross) January 20, 2013
Lot of people citing great Musial numbers. My favorite has nothing to do with ball. It’s the nearly 72 years he and Lil were married.—
Matthew Leach (@MatthewHLeach) January 20, 2013
My prayers are with the Musial family tonight. I will cherish my friendship with Stan for a long as I live. Rest in Peace.—
Albert Pujols (@PujolsFive) January 20, 2013
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