November 21, 1920: Baseball Hall of Famer "Stan the Man” Musial was born on this day. The legendary Cardinals player had a career batting average of .331, and a statue now commemorates him outside of Busch Stadium.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.