Stan the Man

Stan the Man

The Life and Times of Stan Musial

eBook - 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 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.
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, 2014
Edition: Special Commemorative Edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781623688677
9781600789489
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (265 pages)
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)

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