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Home >> Teams >> MLB Franchises >> National League >> St. Louis Cardinals >> 1968 Team Capsule

1968 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-65 .599
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 583-472 + 111
Manager(s): Red Schoendienst
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 2,011,167 2/20
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Tigers)
Top Draft Pick: James Hairston (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Dick Sisler
Assistant Coach: Joe Schultz
Bullpen Coach: Bob Milliken
Pitching Coach: Billy Muffett

#1 Draft Picks

Ted Simmons (#10)
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8874.5439.0
8478.51913.0
8379.51214.0
8181.50016.0
8082.49417.0
7686.46921.0
7686.46921.0
7389.45124.0
7290.44425.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Lou BrockOF2966092184
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46
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14
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6
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5162124612437124.279.328.418746.139.285.3352.70110.0276712
21Curt FloodOF3061871186
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17
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4
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5
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60116335852648.301.339.366705.065.126.3241.76123.6226666
30Orlando Cepeda1B3060071149
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26
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2
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16
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738643969130413.248.306.378684.130.205.2702.2337.5227656
18Mike Shannon3B2857662153
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2
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15
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791237114254611.266.309.401710.135.198.3053.0838.4231625
25Julian Javier2B3151954135
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25
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4
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4
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521032461124510.260.291.347638.087.146.2852.54129.8180553
27Dal MaxvillSS2945951116
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5
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1
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2402527119228.253.329.298627.046.155.2961.37459.0137516
15Tim McCarverC2643435110
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6
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5
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4843263118246.253.295.350645.097.159.2611.1986.8152467
9Roger MarisOF333102579
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2
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5
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4500243813143.255.307.374681.119.197.2731.5862.0116340
17Bobby TolanOF222782864
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1795134233208.230.272.335607.104.165.2553.2355.693296
7Johnny EdwardsC302301455
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2911162010146.239.287.326613.087.157.2461.2576.775252
11Dick SchofieldSS-2B331271428
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7
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812133122001.220.303.315618.094.189.2842.38127.040142
16Phil Gagliano2B-3B261051324
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0130071210112.229.281.305586.076.143.2551.71--32115
45Bob GibsonP3294316
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5
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0061173210711.170.233.223456.053.128.2544.57--21110
34Nelson BrilesP2480511
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2
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0050042110912.138.186.163349.025.075.1835.25--1395
14Ron DavisOF26791114
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2
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051051700122.177.221.278499.101.177.2193.40--2287
32Steve CarltonP2373612
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01
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2
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30002500601.164.164.274438.110.110.217--36.52079
44Ray WashburnP306055
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01
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0500838001102.083.191.117308.033.167.2274.75--779
12Dick SimpsonOF24561113
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003
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80182102011.232.323.393716.161.286.3032.6318.72265
26Ed SpiezioOF265118
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0002115600011.157.228.157385.000.098.1741.20--857
39Larry JasterP244326
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1001900600.140.159.209368.070.093.1529.0043.0950
10Dave RickettsC322213
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0001000300000.136.136.136272.000.000.158----322
12Joe HagueOF-1B241724
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1002200000.235.316.412728.176.294.2141.0017.0719
31Dick HughesP3015000000001700100.000.063.00063.000.067.0007.00--017
47Mel NelsonP321222
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0002001400000.167.231.167398.000.083.2504.00--213
36Ron WillisP2411100000001400001.000.083.00083.000.091.0004.00--012
47Mike TorrezP21712
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0001000200000.286.286.286572.000.000.400----27
43Joe HoernerP316000000000300100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
29Wayne GrangerP24501
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0000000200000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
47Hal GilsonP264000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
37Floyd Wicker25422
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----24
46Pete MikkelsenP283000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
23Ted SimmonsC18301
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0000001100000.333.500.333833.000.333.5001.00--14
Batting Totals1921556158313832274873539110453788973256674291.249.294.346640.097.177.2832.3776.219256048
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
45Bob Gibson322291.123434281300304198493811622684070.855.840.321.837.914.32
34Nelson Briles2419112.80333313400243251907618551414071.259.260.662.035.202.56
32Steve Carlton2313112.99343310510231214877711611626031.198.300.432.376.282.66
44Ray Washburn301482.263130841021519167549471243011.118.000.381.975.192.64
39Larry Jaster249133.513121316015415363601338702061.248.940.762.224.091.84
31Dick Hughes30223.52255008464452525721491001.036.330.982.956.892.33
36Ron Willis24233.384800015463502524428391011.227.030.563.945.481.39
47Mel Nelson32212.8918410815249201739160001.098.320.511.532.721.78
43Joe Hoerner31821.47470003317483498212423000.946.240.372.207.713.50
29Wayne Granger24422.253400019444401411212272021.188.180.412.455.522.25
47Hal Gilson26024.50130006221271111111191001.7311.050.414.507.771.73
47Mike Torrez21212.8452000019207611262011.689.470.475.682.840.50
46Pete Mikkelsen28001.135000201610520781001.065.630.003.944.501.14
Pitching Totals97652.49358162632799321479128247240982375971300281.127.800.502.285.912.59
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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