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By Landen Crouch ( Cardinals Correspondent) Follow @LandenCrouch
The most iconic figure in the history of the St. Louis Cardinals franchise will be laid to rest on Saturday. Stan “The Man” Musial died on January 19 in his home in Ladue, MO, just minutes away from a city that loved him dearly. All of Cardinals nation was in mourning over the weekend as the news spread. Current Cardinals Center Fielder Jon Jay tweeted his condolences to the Musial family.
Stan Musial Highlights:
RIP to Stan Musial, my condolences go out to his entire family
— Jon Jay (@jonjayU) January 20, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals owner, Bill DeWitt Jr., also had some very kind words to say about Stan the Man – “Stan Musial was the greatest player in Cardinals history and one of the best players in the history of baseball.”