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STAN MUSIAL A GREAT AMERICAN OF CZECH DESCENT PASSES AWAY - Stan Musial was one...

January 22, 2013

STAN MUSIAL A GREAT AMERICAN OF CZECH DESCENT PASSES AWAY - Stan Musial was one of baseball's all-time greats. Less well-known is his Czech heritage--his mother was of Czech descent. Stan Musial was featured in the AFoCR newsletter as one of the great Americans of Czech descent. Perhaps you might enjoy reading this mention of her and the influence she had on his life in the attached link. "Stan the Man" was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969, his first year of eligibility.
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Stan Musial: Substance Over Sizzle
www.nytimes.com
The Cardinals great Stan Musial was modest in every way except with a baseball bat in his hands.