Originally Posted by SI1020
What is there to say? Stan Musial lived a long productive life, but it's still tough for this 62 year old baseball fan to say good bye. If you got to see him play you were lucky. What an unorthodox batting stance but he just hit the hell out of the ball, even into his early 40's. He really was The Man. RIP.
In the Times obit for Stan, ex-Sox pitcher Ted Lyons is quoted comparing Stan's corkscrew batting stance to 'a kid peeking around the corner to see if the cops are coming.'