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1972 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  75-81   .481
Result:   4th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Red Schoendienst
General Manager:   Bing Devine
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Attendance:  1,196,894
Playoffs: Season in progress

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Donn Clendenon (36)
Youngest Player:  Ken Reitz (21)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Gibson (14)
Top Hitter:  Lou Brock (9)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Gibson (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Dan Larson (#21)

Roster Continuity:  60.21%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9659.619--
Chi Cubs8570.54811.0
NY Mets8373.53213.5
St. Louis7581.48121.5
Montreal7086.44926.5
Philadelphia5997.37837.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
20Lou Brockof933UDFA: 1961MLB1536218119326834263184793112336.311.359.3930244675458975.7.360
23Ted Simmonsc-1b12221967-1-10MLB152594701803661696132957281318.303.336.4650276629439996.1.313
9Joe Torrec-1b3431UDFA: 1959MLB1495447115726611813054648130719.289.357.4190228613413885.8.307
41Ted Sizemore2b65271966-15-299MLB12043953116174238833736414511.264.324.3350147489346544.2.281
17Matty Alouof-33UDFA: 1957MLB108404461271723311142423121112.314.353.3890157431295605.5.327
26Luis Melendezof-22UDFA: 1967MLB118332327911352854253410118.238.292.3340111360267343.5.252
38Jose Cruzof-24UDFA: 1967MLB117332337814422393365413234.235.309.3190106374266363.7.272
12Bernie Carboof42241965-1-16MLB99302427813173401575659137.258.381.3770114368236485.5.293
27Dal Maxvillss-2b-33UDFA: 1960MLB105276226161123013147045112.221.299.261072313234182.1.262
4Ed Crosbyss-3b-231969-2-43MLB101276276091019111827213110.217.269.257071300231172.0.240
16Donn Clendenon1b-36-MLB611361326404912173704017.191.279.30904215412081.8.229
19Dwain Andersonss-24UDFA: 1965MLB57135123641180182311004.267.312.333045144104133.4.315
45Bob Gibsonp-36UDFA: 1957MLB341031220605120112500200.194.202.3980411068682.6.205
40Rick Wisep-26UDFA: 1963MLB359381620190013000601.172.181.226021100840-0.0.242
44,47Ken Reitz3b-211969-31-730MLB217852840010012400014.359.370.4100328156125.6.373
12Joe Hague1b-of-28UDFA: 1966MLB27768185131101171802122.237.368.4470349664145.8.263
22Reggie Clevelandp6324UDFA: 1966MLB3371317000700113101103.239.260.239017846831.1.293
18Skip Jutzec-261968-4-74MLB217111720050111600012.239.247.268019735831.2.304
21Jorge Roqueof-22UDFA: 1967MLB32673721151161900113.104.176.2090147566-1-0.3.125
25Mick Kelleherss-3b-241969-3-68MLB236351021010061500201.159.232.222014715621.0.208
15Jerry McNertneyc-35UDFA: 1958MLB394831031090061601211.208.291.312015574242.6.303
24Scipio Spinksp-24UDFA: 1966MLB21424700010102100200.167.167.167074438-2-1.6.333
34Al Santorinip-241966-1-11MLB30402300010031300301.075.140.075034641-3-1.8.111
10Mike Tyson2b-221970-3-60MLB1337171000011900000.189.211.21608383100.3.250
32Bill Stein3b-2b-251969-4-90MLB14352110123100700300.314.314.543100019382766.4.346
21Brant Alyeaof-31UDFA: 1962MLB1319031001000600000.158.158.2110419160-0.2.231
17Bill Vossof-28UDFA: 1964MLB1115142003002200011.267.333.40006181324.8.286
46Don Durhamp-231970-7-155MLB1414370024000400000.500.500.929100013147520.7.625
16Ron Allen1b-281966-20-394MLB711210011003500001.091.286.36404141111.7.000
10Mike Fiore1b-27UDFA: 1978MLB1710010001002300101.100.250.1000113110-0.9.143
48Jim Bibbyp-27UDFA: 1965MLB68010000002300200.125.300.1250112900.7.200
11Marty Martinezss-3b-30UDFA: 1978MLB97030002000100000.429.429.429037418.3.500
35Diego Seguip-34UDFA: 1959MLB337111000000300001.143.143.2860277--.250
44Lowell Palmerp-241966-1-6MLB175100000000300000.000.000.0000055--.000
36John Cumberlandp-25UDFA: 1967MLB145000000000200100.000.000.0000066--.000
25Tony Cloningerp-31UDFA: 1958MLB173000000000200000.000.000.0000033--.000
47Lance Clemonsp-241968-7-153MLB31100000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
28Moe Drabowskyp-36-MLB301000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
28Rich Folkersp-251967-3-44MLB91000000000000001.000.000.0000012--.000
31Joe Grzendap-35-MLB301000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
44Don Shawp-281965-35-636MLB81000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
39Al Hraboskyp-221969-1-19MLB51000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
37Dennis Higginsp-32UDFA: 1958MLB151000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (43 players)1565326568138321442705181044843779327615836141.260.317.3556721891588442266214.292

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
45Bob Gibson536UDFA: 1957MLB19112.46343423400278.0226837614882081021.137.320.452.856.730.42.2690.90
40Rick Wise1126UDFA: 1963MLB16163.11353520200269.025098931671142401.198.360.542.384.750.50.2791.37
22Reggie Cleveland1724UDFA: 1966MLB14153.94333311300230.22291201012160153321.258.930.822.345.970.39.2910.94
34Al Santorini74241966-1-11MLB8114.1130193320133.2136636164672501.369.160.403.104.850.64.2961.36
24Scipio Spinks-24UDFA: 1966MLB552.6716166000118.096393555993701.317.320.384.507.090.63.2711.32
35Diego Segui6134UDFA: 1959MLB313.073300021955.247231923254511.427.600.325.178.730.59.3020.93
46Don Durham-231970-7-155MLB274.34108100047.242282312235201.347.930.194.156.610.63.2950.67
48Jim Bibby-27UDFA: 1965MLB133.3566000040.129181541928201.196.470.894.246.250.68.2290.98
31Joe Grzenda-35-MLB105.663000016035.046242211715301.8011.830.264.373.861.13.3631.90
44Lowell Palmer-241966-1-6MLB033.89162003034.230161522625301.627.790.526.756.491.04.2920.67
28Moe Drabowsky-36-MLB112.603000015227.22913841422201.559.431.304.557.160.64.2910.94
25Tony Cloninger-31UDFA: 1958MLB025.19170004026.029171521911001.8510.040.696.583.811.73.3141.46
37Dennis Higgins-32UDFA: 1958MLB123.97151007122.219141002220201.817.540.008.747.941.10.2922.13
36John Cumberland-25UDFA: 1967MLB116.65141003021.2231716677101.389.552.492.912.911.00.2581.12
42Ray Bare-231969-3-49MLB010.54140005116.21821065001.449.720.003.242.701.20.3051.33
28Rich Folkers-251967-3-44MLB103.3890004013.11255057101.288.100.003.384.730.71.2790.94
30Charlie Hudson-221967-10-183MLB105.11120006012.11087074001.387.300.005.112.921.75.2560.68
39Al Hrabosky-221969-1-19MLB100.005000207.0200039100.712.570.003.8611.570.33.1430.86
47Lance Clemons-241968-7-153MLB0110.133100205.1876152102.4413.501.698.443.382.50.3683.00
44Don Shaw-281965-35-636MLB019.008000103.0533130002.6715.003.009.000.00----1.67
36Santiago Guzman-22-MLB009.001000101.0111100001.009.009.000.000.00--.000--
56Tim Plodinec-251968-33-738MLB0027.001000000.1311000109.0081.000.000.000.00--.7500.00
Totals: (43 players)75813.43156156641292131,4001290600533705319125351.308.290.563.415.860.58.288 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ted SimmonsC13511938427886.9916.94 
Skip JutzeC17148931541.9646.57 
Jerry McNertneyC105850410.9828.38 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Matty Alou1B6653853540753.9889.62 
Donn Clendenon1B3627925926434.9869.19 
Joe Torre1B2724223416417.9849.29 
Joe Hague1B22174188100161.00010.23 
Ted Simmons1B151321251559.9669.55 
Mike Fiore1B6870021.0007.88 
Ron Allen1B52529111.96810.71 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ted Sizemore2B1119402223421468.9765.40 
Ed Crosby2B382896892621.9644.98 
Dal Maxvill2B1289283024.9675.87 
Mike Tyson2B1173203113.9816.29 
Marty Martinez2B2521011.0005.40 
Dwain Anderson2B1321011.0009.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe Torre3B11710101021821117.9632.53 
Ken Reitz3B20174172623.9562.22 
Ed Crosby3B1485111911.9683.18 
Dwain Anderson3B138691613.9622.62 
Bill Stein3B44014001.0001.13 
Bernie Carbo3B1301001.0003.00 
Marty Martinez3B1110001.0009.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dal MaxvillSS94695145243856.9805.02 
Dwain AndersonSS432355980714.9525.32 
Ed CrosbySS432585186320.9794.78 
Mick KelleherSS231886061214.9845.79 
Marty MartinezSS3501001.0001.80 
Mike TysonSS2186521.8465.50 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lou BrockOF14913032536131.9521.79 
Luis MelendezOF105765206590.9592.48 
Jose CruzOF102805220955.9792.56 
Bernie CarboOF927741621563.9672.06 
Matty AlouOF39298524001.0001.69 
Jorge RoqueOF2416950010.9802.66 
Bill SteinOF42640001.0001.38 
Brant AlyeaOF31651011.0003.38 
Joe HagueOF32421001.0001.13 
Bill VossOF21640001.0002.25 
Mike FioreOF110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rick WiseP35269154817.9842.11 
Bob GibsonP34278124613.9831.88 
Reggie ClevelandP33230172540.9131.64 
Diego SeguiP33555911.9332.28 
Moe DrabowskyP30272130.5000.99 
Joe GrzendaP303526001.0002.06 
Al SantoriniP30133101211.9571.49 
Tony CloningerP172617011.0002.77 
Lowell PalmerP163434001.0001.84 
Scipio SpinksP1611822111.9581.75 
Dennis HigginsP152221001.0001.22 
Ray BareP14160210.6671.11 
John CumberlandP14210000.0000.00 
Charlie HudsonP121213001.0002.98 
Don DurhamP104714001.0000.95 
Rich FolkersP91302001.0001.37 
Don ShawP830000.0000.00 
Jim BibbyP64026001.0001.80 
Al HraboskyP570000.0000.00 
Lance ClemonsP3501001.0001.76 
Santiago GuzmanP110000.0000.00 
Tim PlodinecP100000.0000.00 


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