Stan Musial is featured on the cover of this week's SI. (Source:

Stan Musial graces the cover of Sports Illustrated

Joe Posnanski of Sports Illustrated examines the quiet greatness of Stan Musial years after his career. It is a must read. Cards fans should certainly keep an eye out for the magazine on newsstands in St. Louis. It is the seventh time he will be featured on SI’s cover, but the first that he will be the lone player.

Once dubbed baseball’s Perfect Knight, the greatest Cardinal of them all played his entire career with quiet brilliance and boundless good will. Today The Man remains a vibrant, vital part of baseball in St. Louis and a model of grace for the game

Alex, here at Redbird Rants, found some of the same themes in his research for this article.

Tags: Albert Pujols Bob Costas Bob Gibson Hall Of Fame Joe Posnanski Rick Hummel Robin Roberts Sports Illustrated St Louis Cardinals Stan Musial Tony La Russa

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