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TCN blog 2013 top story #1: Stan Musial’s passing

On January 20, the greatest St. Louis Cardinals player of all time died.

Musial family looking for Texas poet

A search is underway for the author of a poem written about Stan Musial and left at his grave.

Stan Musial online auction nets $1.2 million

Stan the Man’s personal memorabilia generated strong bidding via a recently-completed online auction.

Stan Musial Collection auction underway

The online auction of Stan Musial’s memorabilia runs through Saturday, November 9.

Musial memorabilia auction set for October

Hundreds of Stan the Man’s baseball-related treasures are going up for auction.

Very special Musial tribute jerseys coming to Springfield

The Springfield Cardinals will wear, then auction off commemorative Stan Musial jerseys on Sunday, June 16.

Musial honored back home in Pennsylvania

A mass in honor of Stan Musial was held on Saturday in his birthplace of Donora, Pa.

Cardinals, Blues team up for Musial tribute jersey auction

Commemorative “Musial 6” jerseys worn and autographed by St. Louis Blues hockey players are being auctioned for charity.

Now batting, number 19, Stanley Musial

A long search leads to proof when and where the greatest St. Louis Cardinals player of all time once wore number 19, rather than his well-known number 6.

Stan Musial from 2007 on how he’d like to be remembered

In one of his last interviews, Stan “The Man” Musial shared his thoughts on a variety of subjects.

Catch Musial special Thursday evening on MLB Network

Bob Costas and Tom Verducci host a one-hour program to remember Stan “the Man” Musial.

Stan Musial special to re-air twice on FOX Sports Midwest

FOX Sports Midwest is scheduled to re-air the tribute to Stan Musial, “Remembering Stan Musial” twice in the upcoming weeks.

Recalling Stan Musial on Springfield television

My Sunday appearance on Springfield’s KOLR-TV to discuss “The Man”

Remembering Stan Musial on WFAN Radio

I joined host Lori Rubinson on WFAN Radio in New York to discuss the life of the late Stan Musial.

Musial faced MLB’s last left-handed shortstop – sort of

A left-handed thrower designated as shortstop appeared in the field in 1954 as part of a unique attempt to retire Stan Musial at the plate.

On this date in Cardinals history: September 29

On this date in 1963, the greatest St. Louis Cardinal player of all time, Stan Musial, played in his final game.

Musial’s career numbers being chased

Looking at several records set by Hall of Famer Stan Musial being approached by today’s MLB stars.

On this day in Cardinals history: May 13, 1958

St. Louis Cardinals star Stan Musial collected his 3,000th hit 54 years ago today, on May 13, 1958, at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

Musial and Pujols: Deferred money and personal services

Former St. Louis Cardinals greats Stan Musial and Albert Pujols had some off-field financial similarities in their contracts.

The Angels tweak the Cardinals again

A new Albert Pujols-related tempest has ensued over billboards in California.

Stacking Pujols up against other career Cardinals

Putting Albert Pujols’ opportunity to remain a life-long St. Louis Cardinal into games-played context.

Stand for Stan Day remembered

Selected photos from the St. Louis Cardinals’ Stand for Stan Day, last October 2.

2/15 Musial White House ceremony to be streamed live

Stan Musial’s Medal of Freedom presentation can be seen by all over the internet.

The Cardinal Nation Blog top stories of 2010 #8: The real Man

2010 was a big year for the greatest St. Louis Cardinal ever, Stan Musial.

Cardinals top 20 career multi-home run game leaders

Who is trailing Albert Pujols and Stan Musial with the most multiple-home run games in St. Louis Cardinals history?

Long-living former Cardinals

Stan Musial isn’t the oldest or even second-oldest former St. Louis Cardinals player living. The latter is the relatively-unknown Freddie Schmidt.

When Musial didn’t wear number 6

A search through baseball history is underway to identify a most unusual Stan Musial photo.

Pujols moves up on list of Cards last at-bat winning hits

Albert Pujols’ last at-bat game-winning hit on Wednesday was the 28th of his career

“The Heart and Soul of St. Louis Cardinals Baseball”

Hall of Famer Stan Musial made a rare appearance at Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game.

All-Star FanFest Free Ticket Trivia Contest Question #1

The first in a series of questions that will earn one respondent a pair of free tickets to the All-Star FanFest concerns Stan Musial

Links to Cardinals “Best of” Lists

Lists of some of the top current St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers and past major leaguers. (Remember to click on the title to see the entire post.)