The St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame legend died Saturday at the age of 92.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) A public visitation for Stan Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals legend who died at his Ladue home Saturday at the age of 92, will be held Thursday at Cathedral Basillica, MLB.com reported Monday. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at the same location Saturday starting at 11:00 a.m. KMOX reports that Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, the Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, and Bishop Richard Stika will officiate the mass. A procession will then lead to Busch Stadium for a ceremony at the Musial Statue. Share your memories of Stan Musial with Patch
An impromptu tune left a lasting memory of Stan "The Man" Musial.
I never met Stan Musial, but my first baseball glove bore his name. I remember it well because all of his numerous Major League baseball records were recorded on the box the glove came in. I needed a new glove because I was joining my first baseball team as a grade schooler. I was as proud on that ball glove as I was of being asked by a little league manager who happened to be at Ritenour High School practicing with his team. He saw me playing Indian ball with my friends and came over and asked if I would like to join his organized team. Since I lived so close to the school we went to my house and I asked my parents about playing for Don King's ABC League team. Bonus: King owned the Overland Dairy Queen. (For instant news updates follow …
The St. Louis Cardinal icon and baseball hall of fame outfielder passed away Saturday night.