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The late Stan Musial appears on four regional SI covers this week. The Cardinals legend died at the age of 92. (Bettman/Corbis; Mark Kauffman/SI; Rich Clarkson/SI)


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Stan Musial, pictured here in 1972 with Joe Torre, passed away on Saturday at the age of 92. The Cardinals legend is known for being as gracious off the field as he was on it. (AP)

REITER: Musial a role model for generations of fans

Stan Musial, pictured here in 1972 with Joe Torre, passed away on Saturday at the age of 92. The Cardinals legend is known for being as gracious off the field as he was on it. (AP)
REITER: Musial a role model for generations of fans

Rams RB Steven Jackson loses his helmet as he is gang-tackled by cornerback Chris Culliver (No. 29) and linebacker Patrick Willis during Sunday’s matchup between the NFC West rivals. The teams ended up in a 24-24 tie, the first tie in the NFL in four years. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

KING MMQB: Thoughts and observations from Week 10
BURKE: Reviewing the best and worst from Week 10

Rams RB Steven Jackson loses his helmet as he is gang-tackled by cornerback Chris Culliver (No. 29) and linebacker Patrick Willis during Sunday’s matchup between the NFC West rivals. The teams ended up in a 24-24 tie, the first tie in the NFL in four years. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
KING MMQB: Thoughts and observations from Week 10BURKE: Reviewing the best and worst from Week 10

The St. Louis Cardinals 1936 team portrait. The squad, known as “The Famous Gas House Gang” went 87-67 and finished in second place in the National League. (Corbis)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals 1936 team portrait. The squad, known as “The Famous Gas House Gang” went 87-67 and finished in second place in the National League. (Corbis)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the St. Louis Cardinals

Clay Matthews celebrates his sack of Sam Bradford during the third quarter of Sunday’s Packers-Rams game. Green Bay improved its record to 4-3 with a 30-20 victory. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

KING MMQB: Thoughts and observations from Sunday’s games
BURKE: The good, the bad and the ugly from Week 7

Clay Matthews celebrates his sack of Sam Bradford during the third quarter of Sunday’s Packers-Rams game. Green Bay improved its record to 4-3 with a 30-20 victory. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
KING MMQB: Thoughts and observations from Sunday’s gamesBURKE: The good, the bad and the ugly from Week 7

Pablo Sandoval and the Giants lost the NLCS opening game to the Cardinals on Sunday. According to SI’s Ben Reiter, San Francisco needs to get its starting pitching back on track if they plan to beat St. Louis. The teams face off again on Monday in Game 2 of the series. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

REITER: San Francisco needs giant pitching performance to beat Cards
CORCORAN: Previewing Game 2 of the NLCS | Cardinals have advantage

Pablo Sandoval and the Giants lost the NLCS opening game to the Cardinals on Sunday. According to SI’s Ben Reiter, San Francisco needs to get its starting pitching back on track if they plan to beat St. Louis. The teams face off again on Monday in Game 2 of the series. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
REITER: San Francisco needs giant pitching performance to beat CardsCORCORAN: Previewing Game 2 of the NLCS | Cardinals have advantage

Cardinals third baseman Joe Torre poses before a 1971 game. Torre would later be  named the National League’s Most Valuable Player that season, batting .363 with 230 hits and 137 RBIs. (Bettmann/CORBIS)

GALLERY: Joe Torre Through The Years 

Cardinals third baseman Joe Torre poses before a 1971 game. Torre would later be  named the National League’s Most Valuable Player that season, batting .363 with 230 hits and 137 RBIs. (Bettmann/CORBIS)GALLERY: Joe Torre Through The Years 

Adam Morrison points his finger to the sky after leading Gonzaga to a 60-57 victory over St. Louis during a Dec. 2005 game. Morrison’s alma mater could be a bubble team come tournament time, says SI’s Seth Davis, but a strong strength of schedule should land them in the field of 68. (David E. Klutho/SI)

DAVIS: Savvy scheduling may push some teams into NCAA Tournament
CRYSTAL BALL: Predicting this year’s Final Four, Player of the Year, more
SI VAULT: Morrison emerging as best player in the nation (12.19.05)

Adam Morrison points his finger to the sky after leading Gonzaga to a 60-57 victory over St. Louis during a Dec. 2005 game. Morrison’s alma mater could be a bubble team come tournament time, says SI’s Seth Davis, but a strong strength of schedule should land them in the field of 68. (David E. Klutho/SI)
DAVIS: Savvy scheduling may push some teams into NCAA TournamentCRYSTAL BALL: Predicting this year’s Final Four, Player of the Year, moreSI VAULT: Morrison emerging as best player in the nation (12.19.05)

A scene from the stands in Busch Stadium at Thursday’s Cardinals-Rangers World Series game. It’s good to be in St. Louis today. (REUTERS/Jim Young)

A scene from the stands in Busch Stadium at Thursday’s Cardinals-Rangers World Series game. It’s good to be in St. Louis today. (REUTERS/Jim Young)