My hero

unknownToday was Stan Musial’s 94th Birthday. In honor of that, I hereby publish another in my series of my favorite Suburban Journals stories, I like Stan, but my real hero is Tom Lawless.

http://www.stltoday.com/suburban-journals/my-street-i-like-stan-but-my-real-hero-is/article_35ffef15-58a4-57d6-82c4-3ce60c70656b.html  TomLawless-1

Published by Jim Merkel

Reedy Press published four of my books, Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2010; Beer, Brats, and Baseball: St. Louis Germans, 2012; The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, The Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch; and the Second Edition of Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2014. They're available in bookstores and online. For an autographed copy, send a check for $21.50 made out to Jim Merkel, to Jim Merkel, 4216 Osceola St., St. Louis, MO 63116.

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