#6 Retired by Cardinals
Stanley Frank Musial wore No. 6, the first number retired by the Cardinals franchise. Upon his retirement on Sept. 29, 1963, Musial held 17 major league records, 29 National League marks and nine All-Star Game records. His career highlights include:
- Ranked first in National League history in hits (3,630) and second in homers (475) when he retired.
- Batted .331 in his career, won seven National League batting titles and led the league in hits six times.
- Never ejected in 3,026 regular-season games.
- Member of the the Cardinals' World Series championship clubs in 1942, 1944 and 1946, and a pennant-winner in 1943.
- Cardinals general manager for one season, when they beat Boston in the 1967 World Series.
- Business and civic leader, chairman of the Crippled Children's Society of St. Louis for 20 years, member of numerous boards of directors, including Boy Scouts, USO, Senior Olympics, St. Louis Muscular Dystrophy Association, St. Louis Diabetic Association and Southwest Bank.