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    Stan Musial and Albert Pujols

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    many people’s lives. Many Athletes such as, Stan Musial and Albert Pujols, impact people’s lives both on and off the field. These athletes don’t only have an influence on the people of St. Louis but they impact people’s lives across the United States. Many argue the fact that Stan Musial is the all-time greatest Cardinal, but also one of the greats to ever play the game. “Only Musial had a man’s name. there was Mickey, Willie even Teddy Ballgame but only Musial became known as “The Man” or “Stan the

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    the most valuable player three times, being in the 3,000 hit club and making it to the Hall of Fame. Stan played 21 years of Major League baseball. He played all 21 years with the St. Louis Cardinals. (Baseball Almanac) In “Historic Missourians,” “Musial wrote in his autobiography, ‘What made me sign with the Cardinals? Because they used salesmanship, the personal touch. Where others wrote, they talked. Where others waited, they acted. That early bird that got the worm must have been a Redbird.’”

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    Cincinnati Reds of the National League. His time with the team was brief. The Reds wanted to play on Sundays, but Rickey refused because his religion was more important to him. A few years later in 1906, Rickey was signed by the St. Louis Browns. Branch Rickey was the St. Louis Browns catcher for only a year before he was replaced behind the plate. (Biography.com) His next opportunity came with the New York Highlanders. Again this opportunity did not last long. In one game he se... ... middle of

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    announcer. But before all of the fame and fortune. The smiles and care of millions of cubs and white sox fans. That have appraised him for fifteen years. Harry Caray before the renowned name from people's voices. Harry was born on March 1, 1914 in St. Louis, MO USA. Went to highschool at Webster Groves High School. His full real name is Harry Christopher Carabina. The son of two parents that were fortunately an Italian father and a Romanian mother. But sadly started to live with his aunt. But still

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    and the smaller teams like the Rays and Mariners have to. Each team has a different culture built around it that has constructed over the life of the team, whether it is expectations like the Yankees have or support the home grown talent of the Cardinals. The never lose hope of the Red Sox and the Mariners come and go based on performance. Either way their all different, even if there are similarities they have many differences between them. The cultures built around each team is made from two sides

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    Baseball's Perfect Warrior, Stan Musial

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    The statue stands down the third base line outside of Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The statue has an inscription that reads, "Here stands baseball's perfect warrior. Here stands baseball's perfect knight." That was what commissioner Ford Frick’s opinion was about Stan Musial but his opinion was far from the rest of the countries opinion. Musial was not your “ideal” star. He didn’t marry Marilyn Monroe or hit in 56 straight games like Joe DiMaggio. Musial didn’t resemble youth like

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    ROGER MARIS

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    Roger Maris Essay Roger Maris was born in Hibbing, Minnesota on September 10, 1934. His father, who worked for the Great Northern Railroad, moved the family to North Dakota in 1942where Roger grew up. The Maris brothers played sports and attended Shanley High School in Fargo, North Dakota. It was in the 10th grade when Roger met Patricia, his future wife, at a high school basketball game. Roger played baseball in the American Legion program during the summers, since the North Dakota high schools

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    american pastime

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    matched in intensity by the Red Sox and Yankees continues to create a friendly division between family, friends, co-workers, boyfriends, girlfriends and spouses. The games played between the Cubs and Cardinals are sometimes intense but friendly creates an atmosphere for any fan of Cubs or the Cardinals to enjoy. Growing up in central Illinois there seemed to be a 50/50 split between fans. Fans rabid about their baseball teams and the players, debating which team is better who would win the season

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    Jackie Robinson shook Major League Baseball forever by showing the league officials that African Americans could qualify to play in the MLB. He was a strong individual that was able to stand up to intense observation and confrontation. Not to mention he was a tremendous athlete. Did Branch Rickey (Jackie Robinson’s agent) make a good decision in choosing Jackie Robinson? Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson were two very different people. Jackie Roosevelt Robinson was born on January 31, 1919, in a

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    He expressed his enjoyment of watching the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team on television and he said he really liked going to the Springfield Cardinals games, which happens to be about a 20 minute drive from his home. I asked him what his favorite part of going to the Springfield Cardinals games was and said that he loves “chasing home runs when we (his family) sit in the grassy area.” I asked him if he had ever gotten

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