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1955 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 68-86 .442
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 654-757 -103
Roster Continuity 62.83% 15/16
Manager(s): Harry Walker, Eddie Stanky
General Manager: Dick Meyer (1955-10-07), Frank Lane
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 849,130 12/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Dixie Walker
Assistant Coach: Johnny Riddle
Assistant Coach: Lou Kahn
First Base Coach: Bill Posedel
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9855.641--
8569.55213.5
8074.51918.5
7777.50021.5
7579.48723.5
7281.47126.0
6886.44230.5
6094.39038.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Wally MoonOF-1B25   59386175
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7611114765341111.295.349.459808.164.243.3061.3831.2272645
6Stan Musial1B34   56297179
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5
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33
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1085480398192412.319.408.566974.247.391.2960.4917.0318656
2Red Schoendienst2B32   55368148
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5177542845049.268.335.376711.108.206.2640.5250.3208615
9Bill VirdonOF24   53458150
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68243664136910.281.322.433755.152.215.2881.7831.4231586
14Ken Boyer3B24   53078140
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2
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18
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622217376715156.264.311.425736.160.240.2711.8129.4225574
8Rip RepulskiOF27   51264138
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28
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2
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73574966433817.270.333.467800.197.289.2671.3522.3239576
4Alex GrammasSS29   3663288
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2541333639519.240.308.328636.087.186.2591.09122.0120408
15Bill SarniC27   3253283
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34112733107213.255.313.342655.086.169.2751.22108.3111362
7Solly Hemus3B32   2063650
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2111272220412.243.335.383718.141.272.2500.8141.279240
18Nelson BurbrinkC33   1701147
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01511141311115.276.333.335668.059.141.2970.93--57187
11Harry ElliottOF31   117930
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120211913028.256.321.316637.060.137.2660.82117.037131
10Pete WhisenantOF25   1151022
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92052900112.191.223.304527.113.174.2355.8057.535122
21Bob StephensonSS26   1111927
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0062151800114.243.274.270544.027.081.2873.60--30118
42Harvey HaddixP29   731012
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70041500103.164.208.288496.123.178.1933.7573.02178
24Joe FrazierOF32   701214
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90061210113.200.269.386655.186.271.1822.0017.52779
18Del RiceC32   59612
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7007600112.203.284.305589.102.220.2080.8659.01868
39Larry JacksonP24   5713
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00000021710101.053.100.053153.000.035.0758.50--361
38Luis ArroyoP28   56213
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60001300412.232.228.286514.054.054.279--56.01661
23Tom PoholskyP25   4468
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003001600501.182.200.250450.068.091.2116.00--1150
44Willard SchmidtP27   4215
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0040001500201.119.119.143262.024.024.185----644
31Brooks LawrenceP30   2112
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0002001000200.095.136.095231.000.048.0950.00--224
35Paul LaPalmeP31   1914
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002001100000.211.250.263513.053.105.2221.00--520
41Floyd WooldridgeP26   1814
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001000400100.222.222.278500.056.056.286----519
3Don Blasingame2B-SS23   1646
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000116001100.375.545.438983.063.438.3750.00--723
45Gordon JonesP25   1421
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0001001300310.071.125.071196.000.071.0833.00--119
5Harry WalkerOF38   1425
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001001000000.357.400.500900.143.214.3570.00--715
37Ben FlowersP28   1001
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0000000400001.100.100.100200.000.000.167----110
16Dick RandC24   1013
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3011100000.300.364.600964.300.300.2501.0010.0611
10Tom Alston1B29   801
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0000000000000.125.125.125250.000.000.125----18
31Al GettelP37   613
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002000100000.500.500.6671167.167.167.600----46
17Mel WrightP27   6000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
41Lindy McDanielP19   501
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0000000300000.200.200.200400.000.000.500----15
34Bobby TiefenauerP25   5000000001100100.000.167.000167.000.200.0001.00--07
28John MackinsonP31   4000000001000000.000.200.000200.000.250.0000.00--05
19Dick SchofieldSS20   4300000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
43Barney SchultzP28   4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
25Frank SmithP27   4000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
40Herb MofordP26   2000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
1Tony JacobsP29   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals20215266654137522836143608645945859731535644122.261.318.400718.138.226.2701.3036.821045824
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
42Harvey Haddix29   12164.4637309231208.021611110327621502101.349.351.172.686.492.42
39Larry Jackson24   9144.32372541102177.118993852572882001.479.611.273.664.471.22
38Luis Arroyo28   1184.1935249160159.016280742263686001.429.171.253.573.851.08
23Tom Poholsky25   9113.8130248250151.014371642635664001.188.521.552.093.931.89
44Willard Schmidt27   762.7720158130129.2894040757863001.126.160.483.955.951.51
31Brooks Lawrence30   386.564610217196.010273701158522101.679.561.035.444.880.90
35Paul LaPalme31   432.745600018391.27636281034391101.207.430.983.333.821.15
41Floyd Wooldridge26   244.81188203057.2643631927141001.579.931.404.192.170.52
45Gordon Jones25   145.84159001057.06638371028460001.6510.421.584.427.261.64
25Frank Smith27   313.232800014139.0271814323172001.286.230.695.313.920.74
17Mel Wright27   226.252900015136.144262549180001.4711.001.002.254.502.00
34Bobby Tiefenauer25   144.36180006032.2311916610161001.248.451.642.734.361.60
43Barney Schultz28   127.80190009429.2282726515190001.438.401.504.505.701.27
37Ben Flowers28   103.6744000027.1271211112190001.449.000.334.006.331.58
40Herb Moford26   117.88141004224.029232151583001.8310.881.885.633.000.53
28John Mackinson31   017.7181002020.224181831081001.6210.291.294.293.430.80
41Lindy McDaniel19   004.7442002019.02210104770001.5310.421.893.323.321.00
31Al Gettel37   109.0080004017.026181761073002.1213.763.185.293.710.70
1Tony Jacobs29   0018.001000002.06441110003.5027.004.504.504.501.00
17Vic Raschi36   0118.001100001.25440110003.0022.500.004.504.501.00
Batting Totals68864.56428154428112151377137675769818554973031301.408.991.213.594.771.33
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill SarniC994823978.9870.00
Nelson BurbrinkC552612464.9790.00
Del RiceC1874631.9640.00
Dick RandC391001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Stan Musial1B11092592893.9920.00
Wally Moon1B5144534740.9860.00
Tom Alston1B7141011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Red Schoendienst2B1422963811096.9850.00
Solly Hemus2B101820031.0000.00
Bob Stephenson2B71112011.0000.00
Don Blasingame2B381311.9550.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ken Boyer3B1391242531924.9520.00
Solly Hemus3B43387057.9560.00
Bob Stephenson3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alex GrammasSS1262353401976.9680.00
Bob StephensonSS485468820.9380.00
Ken BoyerSS183142210.9730.00
Dick SchofieldSS311001.0000.00
Don BlasingameSS22611.8890.00
Solly HemusSS201001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill VirdonOF1423397121.9660.00
Rip RepulskiOF141260571.9740.00
Wally MoonOF100188551.9750.00
Stan MusialOF5175210.9870.00
Pete WhisenantOF4076431.9640.00
Harry ElliottOF2844110.9780.00
Joe FrazierOF14160001.0000.00
Tom PoholskyOF10000.0000.00
Harry WalkerOF121011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul LaPalmeP569171911.9632.57
Brooks LawrenceP4696111612.9642.53
Harvey HaddixP37208143842.9292.25
Larry JacksonP37177163072.8682.34
Luis ArroyoP3515952020.9261.42
Tom PoholskyP301511420001.0002.03
Mel WrightP293656001.0002.74
Frank SmithP28391710.8891.85
Willard SchmidtP20129122025.9412.23
Barney SchultzP192967001.0004.01
Bobby TiefenauerP183237001.0002.80
Floyd WooldridgeP185725001.0001.10
Gordon JonesP155714011.0000.79
Herb MofordP142419001.0003.75
Al GettelP8171120.5001.06
John MackinsonP82004001.0001.78
Ben FlowersP4271310.8001.33
Lindy McDanielP41933001.0002.84
Tony JacobsP1202001.0009.00
Vic RaschiP110000.0000.00


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