Stan Musial: 'One of the pillars of the game'

Jan 21, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: World Magazine

In September 2007, I was invited to make a speech to a civic group in St. Louis. I told the person who invited me I would come on one condition: that I could meet Stan Musial.

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John Auten

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It was 1945, I was ten and was recovering from a broken arm. My father, Ralph, rector of St. John's Epscopal Church, promised a baseball signed by Stan Musial if I successfully completed therapy to rehab my arm. I did. No baseball. In 1953 I took a job in St. Louis as a social worker in the inner city. Saw Stan play several games at old, old Busch Stadium, but never sought him out to ask fo a signed baseball. Years later, now living in Wisconsin,I learned that my sister-in-law was to attend the dedication of a library at Northern Colorado University where her husband was a professor. The library was dedicated to aes Mitchner the famous author. So what's thi got to do with Stan the Man? Well it turns out that Stan was Mitchner's best friend and had been invited to give the major address at the library dedication. He was also seated at my sister-in-laws table! I quickly wrote to her telling her this story and asking her if she would ask for a signed basball on my behalf. She did. That Christmas I got my signed ball! Oh yeah, there's one additional item that completes this story. I've encased the ball in a plastic container and titled it; "Rose's Brother". You see, Rose was my favorite baby sitter, and happened to be Stan's sister!
John Auten, Beaver Dam Wisconsin
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I was born and raised in Donora ! I remember my grandparents talking about "Stan The Man""!! I'm proud to be from Donora and having such a great baseball player from my hometown!!! RIP STAN THE MAN!!!!
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The Delegate wrote:
I think Donora should be re-named. let's ask Chummie to issue a proclamation calling it Stanoraville. Stanoraville, home of Chumpyuns.
You're noting buy a resentful little twit. You have posted nothing but negative remarks on every forum you infest. You think bringing others' down will make you look up? You are a fool!

I'm sure... being the uneducated, filthy scumbag that you are..you will no doubt comment on this with the same insane remarks you continue to stink up this website with.
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The Delegate wrote:
<quoted text>You have a serious personality disorder queer one. I recommend you have yourself tested for brain disease because of your AIDS virus.
Another attack from the troll gallery, so predictible. Everyone can see you are incapable of posting an intelligent comment! LMAO!
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The Delegate wrote:
<quoted text>Tell your psychiatrist that you need to be locked up before you hurt some child or old person because of your multiple personality disorder. If your doc won't comply then you need to take a long walk down the middle of the Mon river. End your pain and make the world a safer place.
Have you no shame? Just because it took you 20 steps to try and make it through the 8 step program,(still with no success) doesn't mean you should give up. I will pray for you wittle troll!
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The Delegate wrote:
<quoted text>You worship Satan and use use at least three different names. Go away azzwipe.
Let me see... I "use use" at least three different names. First you said I was a priest, next a teacher..both of which are noble people btw.. Now you say I worship satan. I will continue to pray for your sorry kool-aid drinkin, uneducated, paranoid troll soul.
that is funny

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<quoted text>You worship Satan and use use at least three different names. Go away azzwipe.
I think he is insane as well. Self centered insecure goofball is best way to sum him up. Run for mayor or council or dog catcher in your own town and see what happens. What's your real name anyway freak so we can vote for you

“A Dog's Life is Good”

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Sheesh, fight nice kids.

And RIP Stan the Man.
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<quoted text>Who pointed out to you 'use use'? You are too dumb to have caught that on your own. If you consider pedophiles noble then go with it. Why not tell us all about how you worship Satan. We await more of your stupidity. use use..........LMFAO!
Oh, so now I can add pedophile to the insane list created in your sick wittle mind. "We await more of the stupidity?" Please for the sake of everyone...Get YOUR multiple personalities under control.
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DaDog1 wrote:
Sheesh, fight nice kids.
And RIP Stan the Man.
An off topic comment coupled with a remark that doesn't take much thought reguarding the topic still counts as trollisum dog! LMAO!
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<quoted text>Who pointed out to you 'use use'? You are too dumb to have caught that on your own. If you consider pedophiles noble then go with it. Why not tell us all about how you worship Satan. We await more of your stupidity. use use..........LMFAO!
I don't worship you.
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<quoted text>LMAO. You are coming apart at the seams and have suffered a complete breakdown. I thought you could last a little longer but you have proven to be a spineless sack of shyt.
You would like that, wouldn't you? Far from the truth, my friend. Everyone can clearly see you are the mentally unstable one..trolls' usually are!

You are not intelligent enough to debate any of the topics at hand so you resort to the only thing you know..delusional thoughts.
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that is funny wrote:
<quoted text> I think he is insane as well. Self centered insecure goofball is best way to sum him up. Run for mayor or council or dog catcher in your own town and see what happens. What's your real name anyway freak so we can vote for you
Yea..he/she thinks everyone is laughing with him/her when in reality they are laughing at him/her. Ofcourse this person is so far removed from realty they haven't a clue. Sad in a zany sort of way, isn't it.?

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Cat, I think "that is funny" was making a reply to "the delegate" in that post and he may have been referring to you.
that is funny

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DaDog1 wrote:
Cat, I think "that is funny" was making a reply to "the delegate" in that post and he may have been referring to you.
No I was not. Referring to the delegoof!
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DaDog1 wrote:
Cat, I think "that is funny" was making a reply to "the delegate" in that post and he may have been referring to you.
Jesus Dog..you can't even follow along when the comments (most of which are your own) are off-topic and thats' your specialty! LMAO!

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that is funny wrote:
<quoted text> No I was not. Referring to the delegoof!
The wording made it seem different to me. Sorry.

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CaCat wrote:
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Jesus Dog..you can't even follow along when the comments (most of which are your own) are off-topic and thats' your specialty! LMAO!
Well that wasn't nice for a religous type like you to say.

And I would suggest that you add up our comments for a month or two and notice who has more. You will win if you give it an honest count.
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DaDog1 wrote:
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The wording made it seem different to me. Sorry.
You are sorry.
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DaDog1 wrote:
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Well that wasn't nice for a religous type like you to say.
And I would suggest that you add up our comments for a month or two and notice who has more. You will win if you give it an honest count.
Silly Dog..trix are for kids!

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