Jan 19, 2013, 10:03 PM EST
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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Dec 27, 2014, 8:48 PM EST
Derek Jeter may have helped Penn State squeak out a victory over Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday.
Dec 27, 2014, 7:10 PM EST
Heath Bell is looking to hang on with the Nationals in 2015, and he’ll earn at least $1 million.
Dec 27, 2014, 6:05 PM EST
The Brett Anderson signing should become official at some point next week, at long last.
Dec 27, 2014, 5:20 PM EST
Opening Day is 100 days away, but with the unusually mild weather in the New York area, they could really be playing some baseball right now.
Dec 27, 2014, 4:40 PM EST
Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was reportedly detained for questioning by authorities in the Dominican Republic on Saturday in connection with a nightclub shooting that injured six people.
Dec 27, 2014, 3:45 PM EST
David Ross recently took Rob Bradford of WEEI.com behind the scenes of how he landed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Cubs.
Dec 27, 2014, 11:01 AM EST
The Giants finalized their new two-year, $24 million contract with Jake Peavy this week.
Dec 27, 2014, 8:59 AM EST
Macko worked for the Rangers for over 40 years.
Dec 26, 2014, 10:25 PM EST
The Braves’ one-year deal with catcher A.J. Pierzynski is for $2 million.
Dec 26, 2014, 9:20 PM EST
Rafael Furcal has suffered another injury, this time a torn hamstring which will keep him out of the Dominican Winter League playoffs.
Dec 26, 2014, 8:03 PM EST
If Wandy Rodriguez passes his physical, the Phillies are expected to sign him to a minor league deal.
Dec 26, 2014, 7:10 PM EST
Jeff Manship will begin the spring with the Indians after signing a minor league deal.
Dec 26, 2014, 6:05 PM EST
According to Peter Gammons, some GMs think the Giants will eventually trade for Ben Zobrist.
Dec 26, 2014, 3:49 PM EST
After seven years in the United States, Hiroki Kuroda is heading home.
Dec 26, 2014, 11:32 AM EST
Uggla hit .179 in 2013 and .149 this year.
Dec 26, 2014, 11:00 AM EST
And it’s all thanks to a man named George Mukhobe.
Dec 26, 2014, 10:30 AM EST
He threw 64 innings with a 3.96 ERA and 44/16 K/BB ratio for the Giants in 2014.
Dec 26, 2014, 9:35 AM EST
Remember, Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things.
Dec 26, 2014, 7:32 AM EST
Actually, no, he probably wouldn’t have, Curt.
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