Stan the Man: The Life and Times of Stan Musial

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Overview

Broad in scope and deep in analysis, this biography of Stan Musial details not only the personality and the accomplishments of the man, but artfully examines his life against the backdrop of the Great Depression, which the already-impoverished Musial family endured. It looks at Stan’s support racial integration in baseball, as well as the tragedy that struck his hometown of Donora, Pennsylvania, and claimed many lives, including his father’s. The slew of never-before-published material and revealing anecdotes ...

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Overview

Broad in scope and deep in analysis, this biography of Stan Musial details not only the personality and the accomplishments of the man, but artfully examines his life against the backdrop of the Great Depression, which the already-impoverished Musial family endured. It looks at Stan’s support racial integration in baseball, as well as the tragedy that struck his hometown of Donora, Pennsylvania, and claimed many lives, including his father’s. The slew of never-before-published material and revealing anecdotes gained through numerous exclusive interviews with former classmates, relatives, friends, teammates, and contemporaries allow this book to shed fresh light on the legendary Musial while making the book a must-read for all baseball fans. This updated, paperback edition includes a new, commemorative section written after Musial’s passing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600789489
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2014
  • Edition description: Special Commemorative Edition
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 935,414
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Wayne Stewart has written more than 500 sports articles for publications such as Baseball Digest, Boys’ Life, and USA Today Baseball Weekly, and is the author of 25 books, including Babe Ruth: A Biography and Baseball Dads. He lives in Lorain, Ohio.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2012

    Find a different book about this wonderful man

    As a Stan Musial fan, I was very disappointed in this book. There's a lot of information, but it's a very dry read. The problem is not the topic but the writing style. I'm sure there must be a better book about Musial.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted January 7, 2013

    Cardinals

    If you're a Cardinals fan you will love this book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2012

    Awsome

    A great book for sports fans everywhere!

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    Posted March 12, 2011

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