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Stan the Man : the Life and Times of Stan Musial.

Author: Wayne Stewart
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, 2014.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stewart, Wayne.
Stan the Man : The Life and Times of Stan Musial.
Chicago : Triumph Books, ©2014
Named Person: Stan Musial; Stan Musial
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Stewart
ISBN: 9781623688677 1623688671
OCLC Number: 875096348
Description: 1 online resource (265 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Prologue; Chapter 1: Stan "the Boy" Musial; Chapter 2: The Making of a Man; Chapter 3: The Minors and the Million-Dollar Accident; Chapter 4: A Supernova Appears-"Nobody, but Nobody, Can Be That Good"; Chapter 5: A Cornucopia of Batting Crowns; Chapter 6: More Glory, More Golden Years; Chapter 7: All Good Things Must; Chapter 8: Beyond the Field; Chapter 9: Kudos; Chapter 10: The Legacy of the Man-Cooperstown and Beyond; Epilogue; Appendix: Records, Stats, and Feats; Sources; About the Author; Photos.
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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 in.

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