October 8, 2008

George Kissell: A remembrance - From the online desk - Belleville News Democrat

George Kissell: A remembrance - From the online desk - Belleville News Democrat: "You could pick Stan Musial, I suppose. Or Red Schoendienst. Or these days, Albert Pujols. But for my money, nobody personified the St. Louis Cardinals more than George Kissell.

The crusty, lovable Georgie — think Barry Fitzgerald in a baseball cap — died at 88 this week after a car accident in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area."