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1968 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  97-65   .599
Result:   1st in National League
Manager(s):  Red Schoendienst
General Manager:   Bing Devine
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Attendance:  2,011,167
Playoffs: Season in progress

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roger Maris (33)
Youngest Player:  Ted Simmons (18)
Longest Tenure:  Curt Flood (11)
Top Hitter:  Lou Brock (8)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Gibson (1)
Top Draft Pick:  James Hairston (#19)

Roster Continuity:  84.63%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
St. Louis9765.599--
SF Giants8874.5439.0
Chi Cubs8478.51913.0
Cincinnati8379.51214.0
Atlanta8181.50016.0
Pittsburgh8082.49417.0
LA Dodgers7686.46921.0
Philadelphia7686.46921.0
NY Mets7389.45124.0
Houston7290.44425.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
20Lou Brock+of829UDFA: 1961MLB15966092184461465162124612437124.279.328.4187462767124951055.7.335
21Curt Flood+of2630-MLB15061871186174560116335852648.301.339.366705226666456845.0.324
30Orlando Cepeda+1b2530UDFA: 1955MLB1576007114926216738643969130413.248.306.378685227656474714.1.270
18Mike Shannon+of-3b2728-MLB1565766215329215791237114254611.266.309.401710231625446734.4.305
25Julian Javier+3b-2b7731-MLB139519541352544521032461124510.260.291.347638180553406573.8.285
27Dal Maxvill+ss-2b4429UDFA: 1960MLB151459511168512402527119228.253.329.298627137516357463.5.296
15Tim McCarver+c5826UDFA: 1959MLB1284343511015654843263118246.253.295.350645152467339514.0.261
9Roger Maris+of-33-MLB100310257918254500243813143.255.307.374681116340239414.6.273
17Bobby Tolan+of-22UDFA: 1963MLB92278286412151795134233208.230.272.33560793296229242.8.255
7Johnny Edwards+c-30UDFA: 1959MLB8523014559132911162010146.239.287.32661375252187233.4.246
11Dick Schofield+ss-2b-33-MLB691271428711812133122001.220.303.31561840142102123.1.284
16Phil Gagliano+2b-of-26UDFA: 1960MLB531051324420130071210112.229.281.3055853211585103.1.255
45Bob Gibson+p-32UDFA: 1957MLB359431650061173210711.170.233.223456211108820.7.254
34Nelson Briles+p7024UDFA: 1964MLB338051120050042110912.137.186.162349139581-1-0.3.183
14Ron Davis+of-26-MLB3379111442051051700122.177.221.27849922877041.6.219
32Steve Carlton+p-23UDFA: 1963MLB357361201230002500601.164.164.27443820796810.2.217
44Ray Washburn+p5330UDFA: 1960MLB316055010500838001102.083.191.11730877968-4-1.5.227
12Dick Simpson+of-24-MLB2656111300380182102011.232.323.39371622654663.4.303
26Ed Spiezio+3b-26UDFA: 1963MLB2951180002115600011.157.228.1573858574610.3.174
39Larry Jaster+p-24-MLB3143260011001900600.140.159.2093689504300.1.152
10Dave Ricketts+c-32-MLB2022130001000300000.136.136.13627332219-1-0.8.158
12Joe Hague+1b-of-24UDFA: 1966MLB717240011002200000.235.316.4127287191335.2.214
31Dick Hughes+p-30-MLB2515000000001700100.000.062.0006201716-2-3.2.000
47Mel Nelson+p-32-MLB1812220002001400000.167.231.167397213100-0.1.250
36Ron Willis+p-24-MLB4811100000001400001.000.083.0008301212--.000
47Mike Torrez+p-21UDFA: 1964MLB57120001000200000.286.286.28657127502.2.400
43Joe Hoerner+p-31UDFA: 1957MLB476000000000300100.000.000.0000077--.000
29Wayne Granger+p-24UDFA: 1965MLB345010000000200000.200.200.2004001540-0.5.333
47Hal Gilson+p-26-MLB134000000000200100.000.000.0000055--.000
37Floyd Wicker+of-25-MLB54220000000000000.500.500.5001000242113.4.500
23Ted Simmons+c-1b-181967-1-10MLB23010000001100000.333.500.33383314218.0.500
46Pete Mikkelsen+p-28UDFA: 1958MLB53000000000000000.000.000.0000033--.000
Totals: (32 players)162556158313832274873539110453788973256674291.249.298.3466441925608044236003.7.283

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
45Bob Gibson+132UDFA: 1957MLB2291.123434281300304.219849381162268400.855.850.321.837.920.23.2350.83
34Nelson Briles+1824UDFA: 1964MLB19112.81333313400243.225190761855141401.269.270.662.035.210.39.2971.12
32Steve Carlton+2823UDFA: 1963MLB13112.99343310510231.221487771161162601.198.310.432.376.290.38.2911.00
44Ray Washburn+2130UDFA: 1960MLB1482.2631308410215.01916754947124301.118.000.381.975.190.38.2741.27
39Larry Jaster+-24-MLB9133.5031213160154.11536360133870201.248.920.762.224.080.54.2790.68
31Dick Hughes+6730-MLB223.52255008464.045252572149101.036.330.982.956.890.43.2280.58
36Ron Willis+5924-MLB233.394800015463.250252442839101.237.070.573.965.510.72.2411.52
47Mel Nelson+-32-MLB212.91184108152.24920173916001.108.370.511.542.730.56.2641.12
43Joe Hoerner+3631UDFA: 1957MLB821.4847000331748.2349821242300.956.290.372.227.770.29.2410.47
29Wayne Granger+6424UDFA: 1965MLB422.253400019444.040141121227201.188.180.412.455.520.44.2733.16
47Hal Gilson+-26-MLB024.57130006221.227111111119101.7511.220.424.577.890.58.3881.47
47Mike Torrez+-21UDFA: 1964MLB212.7952000019.120761126201.669.310.475.592.792.00.3021.88
46Pete Mikkelsen+-28UDFA: 1958MLB001.1350002016.01052078101.065.630.003.944.500.88--1.50
Totals: (32 players)97652.49162162632799321,4791282472409733759713001.197.800.502.285.910.39.276 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tim McCarverC10970854116.9860.00 
Johnny EdwardsC543502532.9920.00 
Ted SimmonsC231001.0000.00 
Dave RickettsC150001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Orlando Cepeda1B15413629017109.9880.00 
Bobby Tolan1B9839071.0000.00 
Joe Hague1B2151011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Julian Javier2B1393043391668.9760.00 
Dick Schofield2B236550315.9750.00 
Phil Gagliano2B17243216.9820.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike Shannon3B1561103102125.9520.00 
Phil Gagliano3B10519021.0000.00 
Ed Spiezio3B214001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dal MaxvillSS1512324582281.9690.00 
Dick SchofieldSS43446637.9730.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lou BrockOF1562699141.9520.00 
Curt FloodOF1493861174.9830.00 
Roger MarisOF84169431.9830.00 
Bobby TolanOF67116341.9670.00 
Ron DavisOF2544311.9790.00 
Dick SimpsonOF22261001.0000.00 
Ed SpiezioOF11191011.0000.00 
Phil GaglianoOF521001.0000.00 
Joe HagueOF34010.8000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ron WillisP4863215001.0002.42 
Joe HoernerP47482610.8891.49 
Steve CarltonP3423143931.9351.67 
Bob GibsonP34304212812.9801.45 
Wayne GrangerP344461421.9094.09 
Nelson BrilesP33243153121.9581.70 
Larry JasterP31154520011.0001.46 
Ray WashburnP31215242012.9781.84 
Dick HughesP2564710031.0002.39 
Mel NelsonP185239001.0002.07 
Hal GilsonP13210000.0000.00 
Pete MikkelsenP5160220.5001.13 
Mike TorrezP5192410.8572.83 


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