Born December 21, 1920 in Donora, a southwestern Pennsylvania mill town
As a young boy, he learned to hit with a broomstick and a ball of tape
MLB experts agree that Ted Williams and our mystery player were the best hitters of their era as well as two of the best in baseball history
First National League player to win the Most Valuable Player award three times.
Last season was 1963 (retired)
Enjoyed playing harmonica in his spare hours
One of the most feared hitters in baseball, due to his ferocious line drives
Elected to the Hall of Fame in a landslide vote in his first year of eligibility
Finished his twenty-two year career as a Cardinal with 1,951 RBIs, fourth on the all-time list and 6,134 total bases, second-highest in history
First sport was gymnastics, not baseball
If you guessed legendary outfielder and first baseman “Stan the Man”, Stan Musial, you are correct!
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