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Stan, you are still The Man

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Stan, you are still The Man

In baseball today, a lifetime .250 hitter who can sock a few home runs can hang around for years earning millions per. Batting .300 has become rare and sluggers strike out up to 200 times a season.


One great hitter never struck out more than 46 times in a season and that occurred as a 41 year old Methuselah. He went yard 475 times and wasn't even considered a slugger. Oh yes. He hit safely one outta three ... for 22 years.

That was Stan Musial, lifetime Cardinal great who died Jan. 19 at 92. Stan ... you still The Man.

Walt Zlotow

Glen Ellyn

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