Stan Musial

An American Life
Product Number: EB00159929
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780345526441
Publisher: ESPN
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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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Author(s): George Vecsey
Original Publish Date: May 10, 2011

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Author(s): George Vecsey
Narrator(s): Scott Brick
Product Number Z100023932
Released: May 10, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780307934437

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