Born: Nov. 21, 1920 in Donora, Pa.
Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1941-44, 1946-63)
Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1969
Primary position: Left field
- Stan "The Man" had a lifetime batting average of .331 and won seven NL batting titles.
- A model of consistency, he played in 24 All-Star Games.
- Was NL MVP three times (1943, 1946, 1948). Was one home run shy of the Triple Crown in 1948 (.376, 39 HR, 131 RBI)
- His 3,630 hits ranks second in NL history.
- Hit 475 homers and had 1,951 RBI.
- Won World Series titles with the Cardinals in 1942, 1944 and 1946.
- Elected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligiblity, getting 93.24 percent of the vote.
- Released a recording of his harmonica playing, and famously has played at several Hall of Fame ceremonies in Cooperstown.
- Owns a restaurant in St. Louis and is involved in many civic endeavors.