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1972 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 75-81 .481
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 568-600 -32
Roster Continuity 60.21% 21/24
Manager(s): Red Schoendienst
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,196,894 10/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dan Larson (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Benson
First Base Coach: George Kissell
Hitting Coach: Ken Boyer
Pitching Coach: Barney Schultz
Third Base Coach: Lee Thomas

#1 Draft Picks

Ted Simmons (#10), Al Santorini (#11), Bernie Carbo (#16)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9659.619--
8570.54811.0
8373.53213.5
7581.48121.5
7086.44926.5
5997.37837.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Lou BrockOF33   62181193
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4263184793112336.311.359.393752.082.230.3601.98207.0244675
23Ted SimmonsC22   59470180
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96132957281318.303.336.465801.162.207.3131.9737.1276629
9Joe Torre3B31   54471157
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813054648130719.289.357.419776.131.235.3071.1949.5228613
41Ted Sizemore2B27   43953116
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38833736414511.264.324.335659.071.166.2810.97219.5147489
17Matty Alou1B-OF33   40446127
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311142423121112.314.353.389742.074.151.3270.96134.7157431
38Jose CruzOF24   3323378
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2393365413234.235.309.319628.084.211.2721.50166.0106374
26Luis MelendezOF22   3323279
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2854253410118.238.292.334626.096.175.2521.3666.4111360
12Bernie CarboOF24   3024278
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3401575659137.258.381.377758.119.305.2930.9843.1114368
4Ed CrosbySS-2B23   2762760
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019111827213110.217.269.257526.040.105.2401.50--71300
27Dal MaxvillSS33   2762261
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23013147045112.221.299.261560.040.149.2621.52276.072313
16Donn Clendenon1B36   1361326
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912173704017.191.279.309588.118.235.2292.1834.042154
19Dwain AndersonSS24   1351236
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80182311004.267.313.333646.067.119.3152.88135.045144
45Bob GibsonP36   1031220
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120112500200.194.202.398600.204.204.20525.0020.641106
40Rick WiseP26   93816
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90013000601.172.181.226407.054.065.24230.0093.021100
44,47Ken Reitz3B21   78528
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0010012400014.359.370.410780.051.064.3732.00--3281
12Joe Hague1B28   76818
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1101171802122.237.368.447815.211.421.2631.0625.33496
22Reggie ClevelandP24   71317
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000700113101103.239.260.239499.000.014.29313.00--1784
18Skip JutzeC26   71117
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0050111600012.239.247.268515.028.028.30416.00--1973
21Jorge RoqueOF22   6737
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51161900113.104.176.209385.104.194.1253.1767.01475
25Mick KelleherSS24   63510
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010061500201.159.232.222454.063.159.2082.50--1471
15Jerry McNertneyC35   48310
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090061601211.208.291.313604.104.229.3032.67--1557
24Scipio SpinksP24   4247
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00010102100200.167.167.167334.000-.024.333----744
34Al SantoriniP24   4023
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00010031300301.075.140.075215.000.075.1114.33--346
10Mike Tyson2B22   3717
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000011900000.189.211.216427.027.027.2509.00--838
32Bill Stein3B-OF25   35211
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3100700300.314.314.543857.229.257.346--17.51938
21Brant AlyeaOF31   1903
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001000600000.158.158.211369.053.053.231----419
17Bill VossOF28   1514
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003002200011.267.333.400733.133.267.2861.00--618
46Don DurhamP23   1437
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4000400000.500.500.9291429.429.429.625--7.01314
16Ron Allen1B28   1121
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1003500001.091.286.364650.273.545.0001.6711.0414
10Mike Fiore1B27   1001
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0001002300101.100.250.100350.000.200.1431.50--113
48Jim BibbyP27   801
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0000002300200.125.300.125425.000.250.2001.50--112
11Marty MartinezSS-2B30   703
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0002000100000.429.429.429858.000.000.500----37
35Diego SeguiP34   711
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000000300001.143.143.286429.143.143.250----27
36John CumberlandP25   5000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
44Lowell PalmerP24   5100000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
25Tony CloningerP31   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
47Lance ClemonsP24   1100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
28Moe DrabowskyP36   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
28Rich FolkersP25   1000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
31Joe GrzendaP35   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
37Dennis HigginsP32   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
39Al HraboskyP22   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
44Don ShawP28   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals19415326568138321442705181044843779327615836141.260.314.355669.095.188.2921.8176.118915857
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
45Bob Gibson36   19112.46343423400278.02268376148820810231.137.320.452.856.732.36
40Rick Wise26   16163.11353520200269.0250989316711424011.198.360.542.384.752.00
22Reggie Cleveland24   14153.94333311300230.222912010121601533251.258.920.822.345.962.55
34Al Santorini24   8114.1030193320133.21366361646725011.369.130.403.094.841.57
24Scipio Spinks24   552.6716166000118.0963935559937021.317.320.384.507.091.58
35Diego Segui34   313.053300021955.2472319232545101.417.550.325.148.681.69
46Don Durham23   274.31108100047.2422823122352001.337.880.194.136.561.59
48Jim Bibby27   133.3866000040.1291815419282011.206.530.904.286.301.47
31Joe Grzenda35   105.663000016035.0462422117153031.8011.830.264.373.860.88
44Lowell Palmer24   033.86162003034.2301615226253011.607.710.516.696.430.96
28Moe Drabowsky36   112.573000015227.229138414222011.549.321.294.507.071.57
25Tony Cloninger31   025.19170004026.0291715219110011.8510.040.696.583.810.58
37Dennis Higgins32   123.91151007122.2191410022202001.787.430.008.617.830.91
36John Cumberland25   116.55141003021.22317166771001.369.412.452.862.861.00
42Ray Bare23   010.53140005116.218210650001.419.530.003.182.650.83
28Rich Folkers25   103.4690004013.112550571001.318.310.003.464.851.40
30Charlie Hudson22   105.25120006012.110870740011.427.500.005.253.000.57
39Al Hrabosky22   100.005000207.02000391000.712.570.003.8611.573.00
47Lance Clemons24   0110.803100205.18761521012.6014.401.809.003.600.40
44Don Shaw28   019.008000103.05331300002.6715.003.009.000.000.00
36Santiago Guzman22   009.001000101.01111000001.009.009.000.000.00--
56Tim Plodinec25   00-1000000.1311000100------
Batting Totals75813.43372156641292131400129060053387531912535211.308.290.563.415.861.72
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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