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1 posted on 01/19/2013 5:10:40 PM PST by Borges
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To: Borges

Stan the Man. RIP


2 posted on 01/19/2013 5:12:13 PM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: Borges

Earl Weaver, 82, Stan Musial, 92, ... RIP.


3 posted on 01/19/2013 5:13:44 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s/15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-Defense is The First Human Right.)
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I was a Yankees fan back when I was a kid, but I greatly admired Stan Musial.

May he rest in peace.


4 posted on 01/19/2013 5:15:07 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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Had this record as a kid:

He and Mickey Mantle were my childhood introductions to the love of the game.

5 posted on 01/19/2013 5:19:58 PM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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A truly pleasant guy. My father in law and I each met him at separate times, and he was super sweet.


6 posted on 01/19/2013 5:20:21 PM PST by lurk
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Really sad news. Stan was The Man, both on the field and off. I foundly remember him from baseball's glory days in the 50s and 60s.

RIP.

I also heard today that Earl Weaver, another baseball legend from that era had passed away.

7 posted on 01/19/2013 5:20:29 PM PST by Ditto
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All Star Game...Fenway..1961.My Dad took me.The Red Sox had a rookie pitching sensation named Don Schwall (? spelling) who's pitching to Musial.The count is 3-2 and Musial proceeds to foul off a half dozen pitches.My Dad leans over and says to me "Musial's just toying with this kid".Next pitch...swing and a miss! Fenway goes crazy.

Musial is part of one of the happiest of my many happy memories of my Dad.

8 posted on 01/19/2013 5:21:12 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Red State Secession Is The Only Answer)
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Total CLASS is leaving us in droves! RIP Stan the Man!


9 posted on 01/19/2013 5:21:37 PM PST by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush! (Oathkeeper))
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he was a first-ballot Hall of Fame selection in 1969, being named on 93 percent of the ballots

I hope that the 7% of writers who didn't vote for him are very proud.

10 posted on 01/19/2013 5:22:35 PM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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My idol when I played in Little League. He always had time for the kids. One nice guy.....sigh. We are poorer for your passing, Stan.


12 posted on 01/19/2013 5:34:17 PM PST by stboz
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Stan, a great throng awaits you....my daddy among them. He will be glad to shake your hand and welcome you.


13 posted on 01/19/2013 5:34:39 PM PST by jch10 (Hey GOP! Only Conservatives get my vote.)
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To: Borges

One of the true greats. Just a wonderful man.


14 posted on 01/19/2013 5:35:30 PM PST by Luke21
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Stan the Man and Jack Buck were two great people I grew up with.


17 posted on 01/19/2013 5:42:22 PM PST by Walmartian (I'm their leader. Which way did they go?)
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One of the greats from back in the days before the sport was overrun with primadonnas.

Rest in peace, Mr. Musial.


20 posted on 01/19/2013 5:45:35 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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I grew up in baseball heaven in North Jersey during the 40's and 50's...the Yankees,Dodgers and Giants were a very short bus ride away over in the City.

'48 was a great year 'cause it was an election year and all summer long I went to free ballgames courtesy of the Dems one week and the Pubbies the next.I got to see Stan the Man many times in those years.

In 1969 I was at a ball game at the Padres Jack Murphy Stadium while serving aboard USS Constellation,when I got into an elevator as I was leaving the game and I looked at the guy standing next to me and my jaw dropped when I recognized Stan the Man!!

Stan looked at me gaping like a star struck kid and said ,"What!". I croaked out "Hi Stan." He said "Hi." We got off the elevator.

That's it...but it was a big deal to me...c'mon it was Stan the Man!!

21 posted on 01/19/2013 5:48:09 PM PST by oldsalt (There's no such thing as a free lunch.)
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22 posted on 01/19/2013 5:48:09 PM PST by FreeReign
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This was a great man. It is so sad how sports has devolved with felons and thugs. RIP, Stan the Man.


24 posted on 01/19/2013 5:56:32 PM PST by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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Warren Spahn pitching to Stan Musial.

Classic.

RIP, Stan the Man.


30 posted on 01/19/2013 6:25:19 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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One of the first baseball cards I ever got as a baseball crazy 10 year old. Along with Nellie Fox, Sherm Lollar, Ted Kluzewski, Eddie Matthews, etc. Those guys were magic to me.


32 posted on 01/19/2013 6:33:10 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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RIP.


34 posted on 01/19/2013 6:54:40 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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