Musial, Stan

Musial, (Stanley Frank) Stan

(1920–  ) baseball player; born in Donora, Pa. During his 22-year career as a first baseman/outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals (1941–63), he posted a lifetime batting average of .331, hit 475 home runs, and won the league Most Valuable Player award three times (1943, 1946, 1948). Nicknamed "Stan the Man," he was one of baseball's greatest and most consistent players. On retiring he served as general manager, then senior vice-president of the St. Louis Cardinals and he was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1969.
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Seasonal hits POS PLAYER YEAR ADJ-H REAL-H RP ([dagger]) 1T Alou, Felipe 1968 253 210 193T 1T Torre, Joe 1971 253 230 34T 3 Alou, Matty 1969 252 231 30T 4T Rose, Pete 1968 251 210 193T 4T Rose, Pete 1973 251 230 34T 6 Sisler, George 1920 250 257 1 7 Musial, Stan 1946 249 228 40T 8 Hornsby, Rogers 1920 244 218 97T 9T Carew, Rod 1977 242 239 15T 9T Lajoie, Nap 1910 242 227 42T 11T Hornsby, Rogers 1922 241 250 5T 14T Sisler, George 1922 239 246 8 18T Suzuki, Ichiro * 2001 238 242 9 32T Manush, Heinie 1928 234 241 10T 39T Simmons, Al 1925 231 253 4 54T Cobb, Ty 1911 226 248 7 54T O'Doul, Lefty 1929 226 254 2T 66T Terry, Bill 1930 224 254 2T 154T Klein, Chuck 1930 215 250 5T 213T Herman, Babe 1930 211 241 10T d.