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1978 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 69-93 .426
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 600-657 -57
Manager(s): Ken Boyer, Vern Rapp, Jack Krol
General Manager: Bing Devine (1978-09-30), John Claiborne
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,278,215 17/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Bob Hicks (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Dave Ricketts
First Base Coach: Sonny Ruberto
Hitting Coach: Mo Mozzali
Pitching Coach: Claude Osteen
Third Base Coach: Jack Krol

#1 Draft Picks

Roy Thomas (#6), Terry Kennedy (#6), Roy Thomas (#6), Ted Simmons (#10), Garry Templeton (#13), Mike Phillips (#18), Rob Dressler (#19), Steve Swisher (#21)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8873.5471.5
7983.48811.0
7686.46914.0
6993.42621.0
6696.40724.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Keith HernandezSLNPITW 11-2 vs PIT52410021000000003724 hits
    Ted SimmonsSLNPITW 11-2 vs PIT301000200010002011482 sacrifice flies
    Lou BrockSLNPITL 7-8 @PIT31200001000001002411900th career stolen base
    Keith HernandezSLNMONW 12-2 @MON63410020000000003864 hits
    George FrazierSLNMONL 2-11 vs MON000000000000000011st career game
    Silvio MartinezSLNNYNW 8-2 @NYN4111000000100000111st career hit
    Pete VuckovichSLNMONW 8-4 vs MON31100000002000001001st career hit
    Silvio MartinezSLNPITW 7-5 @PIT2011001000000100171st career RBI
    Pete VuckovichSLNMONW 5-4 @MON30100010002000001021st career RBI
    George FrazierSLNCHNL 5-7 vs CHN201000000010000081st career hit
    Mike PhillipsSLNPITL 1-6 vs PIT0000000001000000500500th career game
    Roy ThomasSLNSDNL 3-5 vs SDN1010001000000000121st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Bob ForschSLNSFNL 2-3 @SFN40000000004000001424 strikeouts
    Garry TempletonSLNSDNL 3-8 @SDN42401011000000003074 hits
    Tom BrunoSLNNYNW 5-3 vs NYN1010000000000000251st career hit
    Ted SimmonsSLNNYNW 4-1 @NYN201000000400200012544 walks
    Mike PhillipsSLNNYNW 6-1 @NYN51400010000000005104 hits
    Aurelio LopezSLNHOUW 11-5 vs HOU2010000000100100151st career hit
    Garry TempletonSLNATLW 6-4 vs ATL42301003010000003273 stolen bases
    George HendrickSLNCINW 14-9 @CIN51410010010000009044 hits
    Jerry MumphreySLNCINW 14-9 @CIN61400010001000003644 hits
    Ted SimmonsSLNCINW 14-9 @CIN624101300000000012624 hits
    George HendrickSLNATLW 11-10 @ATL53410270000100009072 home runs, 7 RBIs, 4 hits
    Garry TempletonSLNATLW 11-10 @ATL62400000000000003304 hits
    Keith HernandezSLNCINL 2-5 vs CIN4021000000000000500500th career game
    Jim LentineSLNCINW 10-2 vs CIN100000000000000011st career game
    Mike RamseySLNPHIW 3-2 vs PHI010000000000000011st career game
    Terry KennedySLNPHIL 2-10 vs PHI100000000000000011st career game
    Dan O'BrienSLNPHIL 2-10 vs PHI000000000000000011st career game
    Terry KennedySLNCHNW 6-2 @CHN302000100100000031st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Jerry MoralesSLNCHNL 3-5 vs CHN100000000000000010001000th career game
    Jim LentineSLNCHNL 4-5 vs CHN302000100000000061st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Silvio MartinezSLNNYNW 3-0 @NYN4000000000400000294 strikeouts
    Roger FreedSLNMONW 6-1 vs MON20000001010000003091st career stolen base
    Mike RamseySLNMONL 1-5 vs MON2010000000000000121st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Bob ForschSLNPHIW 5-0 vs PHIWSHO900002300029000--12453-31Complete game/Shutout, 0-hitter
    John UrreaSLNMONW 7-2 @MONW 9720001000036000--478-810 Strikeouts
    Eric RasmussenSLNLANW 1-0 vs LANWSHO940002200032000--9624-36Complete game/Shutout
    Bob ForschSLNSFNW 9-0 vs SFNWSHO950002310034000--12754-33Complete game/Shutout
    John DennySLNSDNW 1-0 vs SDNWSHO920002600031000--8932-25Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    John DennySLNMONW 2-0 vs MONWSHO920001300128000--9333-26Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    George FrazierSLNMONL 2-11 vs MON 22000020008000--10-01st career game
    Silvio MartinezSLNNYNW 8-2 @NYNW 912216220134000--111-11st career win
    Mark LittellSLNHOUL 2-5 @HOU 21000051007000--14519-19Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Mark LittellSLNMONW 8-4 vs MONSv 2.121111500010000--15319-19Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Roy ThomasSLNPITW 7-5 @PITW 21000121008000--51-01st career win
    Roy ThomasSLNMONW 2-1 @MONSv 11000000004000--61-01st career save
    Silvio MartinezSLNPITW 4-0 vs PITWSHO910007100034000--193-4Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Pete VuckovichSLNLANW 4-1 vs LANWCG931111801030000--12121-183-hitter
    Mark LittellSLNSDNW 3-2 vs SDNSv 22000060008000--16619-20Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Pete VuckovichSLNLANW 2-0 @LANWSHO930007600037000--12322-19Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Mark LittellSLNNYNL 3-8 vs NYN 1.244402400011000--17119-20Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Aurelio LopezSLNPHIW 6-3 vs PHIW 743202500028000--141-11st career win
    Pete VuckovichSLNPHIW 2-0 vs PHIWSHO940003420032000--12623-21Complete game/Shutout
    Tom BrunoSLNNYNW 4-1 @NYNSv 10000030003000--273-11st career save
    Dan O'BrienSLNPHIL 2-10 vs PHI 15330110009000--10-01st career game
    Pete VuckovichSLNCHNL 4-5 vs CHN 6833107100263426876%13426-24Threw 76% strikes


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