Stanley Frank Musial’s (1920-2013) career is one of the most consistent by the number as any other in the history of baseball highlighted by the fact the he posted the same number of hits both home and away (1815), had 252 home runs at home and 223 away and scored 999 runs at home and 950 away. Stan the Man as his adoring fans refer to him, played 22 seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals and lead the National League in batting seven times, hits six times and runs five times. He was a 24-time All-Star, won three national League Most Valuable Player awards (1943, 1946, 1948) and was a member of three World Series champions (1942, 1944, 1946). Musial retired with a .331 batting average, 3,630 hits, 1,959 runs scored and 1,951 RBI. For so long the face of the Cardinal franchise, Musial went on to become the franchise vice president from 1963-1966. Stanley Frank Musial was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1968.