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Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Stanley Frank Musial

 
 
Stanley Frank Musial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
1. Stanley Frank Musial Marker
Inscription.

Born in Donora, PA in 1920 to
Lukasz and Mary Musial
Attended Donora High School
Married to Lillian Labash
Father to Dick, Gerry, Janet, and Jean

Played for 22 years with the St. Louis Cardinals
Won 3 World Series Rings
Won 3 Major League Baseball MVP Awards
Won 7 National League Batting Titles
and Finished Second 4 times
Participated in 24 All-Star Games
Hit 5 Home Runs in a Double-Header in 1954
The Sporting News Player of the Year –
1946 & 1951
Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year – 1946
The Sporting News Sportsman of the Decade from 1946-1956
Finished career with 3,630 Hits, 475 Home Runs,
and 1,951 Runs Batted In
Held 17 Major League, 29 National League, and 9 World Series records upon retirement
.331 Lifetime Batting Average
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame – 1963
Led the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series Championship as the General Manager in 1967
Named Director of National Council on Physical Fitness by President Lyndon B. Johnson
Pro Baseball Hall of Fame – 1969

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
April 1999


Presented by
St. Louis Cardinals

 
Erected 1999 by Missouri Sports
Stanley Frank Musial Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
2. Stanley Frank Musial Marker and Bust
Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 37° 7.218′ N, 93° 13.011′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Stan Musial Drive south of U.S. 60, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 East Stan Musial Drive, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jack Buck (here, next to this marker); John Q. Hammons (here, next to this marker); William Payne Stewart (here, next to this marker); John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil (here, next to this marker); Jackie Marie Stiles (a few steps from this marker); Bobby Bell (a few steps from this marker); Norman E. Stewart (a few steps from this marker); Lamar Hunt (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stan Musial at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. (Submitted on March 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Stan Musial Baseball Statistics. (Submitted on March 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Bust of Stanley Frank Musial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
3. Bust of Stanley Frank Musial
Stanley Frank Musial Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
4. Stanley Frank Musial Marker and Bust
First monument on left side of walk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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