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Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder starting his first full year in the major leagues, practices. (April 23, 1942)

Stan Musial

Stan Musial, the graceful, gentlemanly Hall of Fame outfielder-first baseman widely considered the best player in St. Louis Cardinals history, died Saturday. He was 92.

St. Louis Cardinals' Stan Musial, with his bats
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St. Louis Cardinals' Stan Musial, with his bats on his shoulder, smiles as he put on his Cardinals uniform for the first time this season in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Feb. 25, 1952)

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Stan Musial poses in
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St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Stan Musial poses in St. Louis. (June 1, 1943)

Stan Musial of the St Louis Cardinal poses
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Stan Musial of the St Louis Cardinal poses for this photo before a Major League Baseball game curca 1960.

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Stan Musial watches during the ceremonies and unveiling
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Stan Musial watches during the ceremonies and unveiling of a statue in honor of the former St. Louis Cardinals shortstop and fellow Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith. (Aug. 11, 2002)

Outfielder Stan Musial demonstrates the form that won
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Outfielder Stan Musial demonstrates the form that won him the National League batting championship in 1943 as he displays graceful swinging form at bat in game with the Phillies at Shibe Park in Philadelphia.(May 22, 1946)

Stan Musial (left), former star outfielder for the
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Stan Musial (left), former star outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals, is welcomed to the Bainbridge Naval Training Center by Ensign Gerry O'Brien, Providence, R.I. after his induction into the Navy. (Jan. 23, 1945)

Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder starting his
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Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder starting his first full year in the major leagues, practices. (April 23, 1942)

Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinal slugger, is shown
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Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinal slugger, is shown sitting at an electronic computer that predicted his 1961 batting average would be .303. (Dec.24, 1960)

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Stan Musial, Cardinal first baseman, completes his swing
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Stan Musial, Cardinal first baseman, completes his swing and watches the ball as it sails against the pavilion screen in right field at Busch Stadium for a two base hit, which broke the National League's all-time extra base hit record formerly held by Mel Ott. (Aug. 17, 1956)

Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals bats
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Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals bats in an exhibition game with the Cincinnati Reds. (March 13, 1951)

Stan Musial of St. Louis Cardinals testifies in
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Stan Musial of St. Louis Cardinals testifies in Washington before Senate subcommittee studying bill to exempt sports from anti-trust laws. (July 9, 1958)

Cardinal slugger Stan Musial, left, holds a silver
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Cardinal slugger Stan Musial, left, holds a silver bat as four of his guests hold up the number 3,000 at party given in honor of Musial. (May 12, 1958)

St. Louis Cardinals' Stan Musial, with bat in
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St. Louis Cardinals' Stan Musial, with bat in hand, poses for a photo during spring training baseball in Florida (March 1958)

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