Stan Musial: An American Life

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Veteran sports journalist George Vecsey finally gives this twenty-time All-Star and St. Louis Cardinals icon the biographical treatment he deserves. Stan Musial is the definitive portrait of one of the game's best-loved but most unappreciated legends--told through the remembrances of those who played beside, worked with, and covered "Stan the Man" over the course of his nearly seventy years in the national spotlight. Away from the diamond, Musial proved a savvy businessman and a model of humility and graciousness toward his many fans in St. Louis and around the world. From Keith Hernandez's boyhood memories of Musial leaving tickets for him when the Cardinals were in San Francisco to the little-known story of Musial's friendship with novelist James Michener, Vecsey weaves an intimate oral history around one of the great gentlemen of baseball's Greatest Generation.

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subject_facet Baseball players -- United States -- Biography
Musial, Stan, -- 1920-2013
St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team) -- History
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Stan Musial An American Life
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Biography & Autobiography
History
Musial, Stan
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Sports & Recreations