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Do You Miss Baseball? Are You a Stan Fan? Still Looking for A Good Book?

Want to learn more about Stan "The Man" Musial while you wait for the baseball season to start?


Book1 July 2020
“Stan Musial: Baseball Hero” was written by James N. Giglio and published by Truman State University Press.

Three books about Donora's favorite son Stan "The Man" Musial are available for purchase from the Donora Historical Society. All books were written with the help of the Donora Historical Society by providing information and/or photos. One was written by a Donora High School graduate. All three books can be purchased at the Smog Museum (call ahead to see if we’re open) or ordered and shipped with additional S&H.

“STAN THE MAN - The Life and Times of Stan Musial” was written by Donora native Wayne Stewart and published in 2010 by Triumph Books. The hardback 240 page book sells for $25.

“STAN MUSIAL - An American Life” was written by former New York Times writer George Vecsey and published in 2011 by Ballantine Books / ESPN Books. The hardback 397 page book sells for $26.

“Stan Musial: Baseball Hero” was written by James N. Giglio and published by Truman State University Press.
The thin hardback book sells for $15, a 40% discount. This book is part of the “Notable Missourians” book series and is ideal for the collector or young adult.

Please consider picking up copies of these books at the Smog Museum (Sat. 11-3) when we open back up or order your copies by emailing us at and shipped with additional S&H. Books can be bundled with other books to save on postage.


Payments can be made by cash, check or PayPal through our website (additional $1 for fees). If paying by check, please make your check out to the "Donora Historical Society." If your order is shipped, details of making your payment will be given on a reply to your email.


If you have additional questions about the historical society, museum, presentations or possibly volunteering, feel free to stop by on Saturdays or by special appointment (with at least a week’s notice), email us at, call us at 724-823-0364 and leave a message, visit us on the web at, or follow us and Like Us on Facebook at “Donora Historical Society and Smog Museum.”




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