Historic St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer who was nicknamed "Stan the Man." He was a 24-time All-Star, 3-time World Series Champion, 3-time National League MVP and 7-time NL batting champion. In 2011, Barack Obama presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
He idolized Lefty Grove as a youngster.
He retired with a career average of .331 while recording 3,630 hits and 475 home runs.
He had four children with Lillian Labash, whom he married in November 1939.
He and Bob Gibson were teammates on the St. Louis Cardinals from 1959 to 1963.