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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
Manager(s): Red Schoendienst
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,196,894 10/24
Playoffs:
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
Full League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1972 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    16Ron Allen1B6-3205B-R281972DET: 1966-20-394MLB--
    17Matty AlouOF5-9160L-L331960UDFAMLB--
    21Brant AlyeaOF6-3215R-R311965UDFAMLB--
    19Dwain AndersonSS5-11165R-R241971UDFAMLB--
    42Ray BareP6-2195R-R231972SLN: 1969-3-49MLB--
    48Jim BibbyP6-5235R-R271972UDFAMLB--
    20Lou BrockOF5-11170L-L331961UDFAMLB--
    12Bernie CarboOF6-0175L-R241969CIN: 1965-1-16MLB--
    47Lance ClemonsP6-2205L-L241971KCA: 1968-7-153MLB--
    16Donn Clendenon1B6-3210R-R361961Not draftedMLB--
    22Reggie ClevelandP6-1195R-R241969UDFAMLB--
    25Tony CloningerP6-0210R-R311961UDFAMLB--
    4Ed CrosbySS-3B6-2180L-R231970SLN: 1969-2-43MLB--
    38Jose CruzOF6-0175L-L241970UDFAMLB--
    36John CumberlandP6-0190R-L251968UDFAMLB--
    28Moe DrabowskyP6-2200R-R361956Not draftedMLB--
    46Don DurhamP6-0170R-R231972SLN: 1970-7-155MLB--
    10Mike Fiore1B6-0185L-L271968UDFAMLB--
    28Rich FolkersP6-2180L-L251970CHA: 1967-3-44MLB--
    45Bob GibsonP6-1195R-R361959UDFAMLB--
    31Joe GrzendaP6-2180R-L351961Not draftedMLB--
    36Santiago GuzmanP6-2180R-R221969Not draftedMLB--
    12Joe Hague1B-OF6-0198L-L281968UDFAMLB--
    37Dennis HigginsP6-4190R-R321966UDFAMLB--
    39Al HraboskyP5-11185R-L221970SLN: 1969-1-19MLB--
    30Charlie HudsonP6-3185L-L221972NYN: 1967-10-183MLB--
    18Skip JutzeC5-11195R-R261972SLN: 1968-4-74MLB--
    25Mick KelleherSS-3B5-9176R-R241972SLN: 1969-3-68MLB--
    11Marty MartinezSS-3B6-1175B-R301962UDFAMLB--
    27Dal MaxvillSS-2B5-11160R-R331962UDFAMLB--
    15Jerry McNertneyC6-1195R-R351964UDFAMLB--
    26Luis MelendezOF6-0165R-R221970UDFAMLB--
    44Lowell PalmerP6-1190R-R241969PHI: 1966-1-6MLB--
    56Tim PlodinecP6-4190R-R251972SLN: 1968-33-738MLB--
    44,47Ken Reitz3B6-0185R-R211972SLN: 1969-31-730MLB--
    21Jorge RoqueOF5-10158R-R221970UDFAMLB--
    34Al SantoriniP6-0190R-R241968ATL: 1966-1-11MLB--
    35Diego SeguiP6-0190R-R341962UDFAMLB--
    44Don ShawP6-0185L-L281967NYN: 1965-35-636MLB--
    23Ted SimmonsC-1B6-0200B-R221968SLN: 1967-1-10MLB--
    41Ted Sizemore2B5-10165R-R271969LAN: 1966-15-299MLB--
    24Scipio SpinksP6-1185R-R241969UDFAMLB--
    32Bill Stein3B-2B5-10170R-R251972SLN: 1969-4-90MLB--
    9Joe TorreC-1B6-1210R-R311960UDFAMLB--
    10Mike Tyson2B5-9170R-R221972SLN: 1970-3-60MLB--
    17Bill VossOF6-2160L-L281965UDFAMLB--
    40Rick WiseP6-2195R-R261964UDFAMLB--


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