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Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Stanley Frank Musial

"The Man"

 

— St. Louis Cardinals 1941-1963 —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
1. Stanley Frank Musial Marker
Inscription.  Holds many National League records, among them: games played 3,026; at bat 10,972 times; 3,630 hits; most runs scored 1949; most runs batted in 19851; total bases 6,134. Led N.L. in total bases 6 years. Slugging percentage 6 years. Most valuable player 1943-1946-1948. Played in 24 All-Star Games. Lifetime batting average .331.

Stan Musial
Unveiled September 5, 1998

This statue features the Cardinals' greatest player in his follow-through after hitting one in the upper deck. It was unveiled in the 50th anniversary year of Stan's greatest season — 1948 — when he led the league in average, runs, hits, total bases, doubles, triples, RBI and slugging percentage. A three-time most valuable player, he had a lifetime batting average of .331 and 479 career home runs.
 
Erected 1998.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 38° 37.429′ N, 90° 11.634′ W. Marker is in Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is at the intersection of
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
2. Stanley Frank Musial Marker
South 8th Street and Clark Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Clark Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albert Fred Schoendienst (here, next to this marker); Osborne "Ozzie" Smith (here, next to this marker); Louis Clark Brock (here, next to this marker); Enos Bradsher Slaughter (a few steps from this marker); Robert Gibson (a few steps from this marker); James Thomas Bell (a few steps from this marker); Jay Hanna (Dizzy) Dean (a few steps from this marker); George Harold Sisler (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
 
Stanley Frank Musial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
3. Stanley Frank Musial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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Nov. 28, 2020