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1978 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   5th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ken Boyer, Vern Rapp, Jack Krol
General Manager:   Bing Devine
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Attendance:  1,278,215
Playoffs:  -

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Lou Brock (39)
Youngest Player:  Terry Kennedy (22)
Longest Tenure:  Lou Brock (14)
Top Hitter:  Ted Simmons (8)
Top Pitcher:  Pete Vuckovich (21)
Top Draft Pick:  Bob Hicks (#15)

Roster Continuity:  64.36%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9072.556--
Pittsburgh8873.5471.5
Chi Cubs7983.48811.0
Montreal7686.46914.0
St. Louis6993.42621.0
NY Mets6696.40724.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
20Lou BrockOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft6/18/193939El Dorado,Arkansas1961UDFA CHC

49Tom BrunoPMLB6-5210RightRight1/26/195325Chicago,Illinois1978UDFA STL
21Bob ColuccioOFMLB5-11183RightRight10/2/195126Centralia,Washington196917403Sep
36John DennyPMLB6-3190RightRight11/8/195225Prescott,Arizona197029671STL
26Rob DresslerPMLB6-3180RightRight2/2/195424Portland,Oregon1972119SF
11Jim DwyerOFMLB5-10175LeftLeft1/3/195028Evergreen Park,Illinois197111PIT
41Pete FalconePMLB6-2185LeftLeft10/1/195324Brooklyn,New York1973238ATL
31Bob ForschPMLB6-4200RightRight1/13/195028Sacramento,California196826594STL
43,49George FrazierPMLB6-5205RightRight10/13/195423Oklahoma City,Oklahoma19769196MIL
7Roger FreedOFMLB6-0190RightRight6/2/194632Los Angeles,California196638712MIN
11Wayne Garrett3B-2BMLB5-11183LeftRight12/3/194730Brooksville,Florida19656104Mbr
26Dave HamiltonPMLB6-0190LeftLeft12/13/194730Seattle,Washington1966582Kca
27George HendrickOFMLB6-3195RightRight10/18/194928Los Angeles,California196811OAK
37Keith Hernandez1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/20/195324San Francisco,California197142776STL
19Dane Iorg1B-OFMLB6-0180LeftRight5/11/195028Eureka,California1971122PHI
16Terry KennedyCMLB6-4230LeftRight6/4/195622Euclid,Ohio197716STL
21Jim LentineOFMLB6-0175RightRight7/16/195423Los Angeles,California197512280STL
32Mark LittellPMLB6-3210LeftRight1/17/195325Cape Girardeau,Missouri197112267KC
39Aurelio LopezPMLB6-0220RightRight9/21/194829Tecamachalco,Mexico1978UDFA STL
35Silvio MartinezPMLB5-10170RightRight8/19/195522Santiago,Dominican Republic1974UDFA PIT
25Jerry MoralesOFMLB5-10175RightRight2/18/194929Yabucoa,Puerto Rico1982UDFA CHC
29Jerry MumphreyOFMLB6-2185BothRight9/9/195225Tyler,Texas1971478STL
34Dan O'BrienPMLB6-4215RightRight4/22/195424St. Petersburg,Florida1976361STL
24Ken Oberkfell3B-2BMLB6-0210LeftRight5/4/195622Highland,Illinois1975UDFA STL
5Mike PhillipsSS-2BMLB6-1185LeftRight8/19/195027Beaumont,Texas1969118SF
33Mike RamseySS-2BMLB6-1170BothRight3/29/195424Roanoke,Virginia1975364STL
42Eric RasmussenPMLB6-3205RightRight3/22/195226Racine,Wisconsin197332676STL
44Ken Reitz3BMLB6-0185RightRight6/24/195127San Francisco,California196931730STL
22Buddy SchultzPMLB6-0175RightLeft9/19/195027Cleveland,Ohio19726135CHC
30Tony ScottOFMLB6-0175BothRight9/18/195126Cincinnati,Ohio1969711017MTL
23Ted SimmonsC-1BMLB6-0200BothRight8/9/194928Highland Park,Michigan1967110STL
21Gary Sutherland2B-SSMLB6-0185RightRight9/27/194433Glendale,California1965UDFA PHI
2Steve SwisherCMLB6-2205RightRight8/9/195126Parkersburg,West Virginia1973121CHW
12John TamargoCMLB5-10180BothRight11/7/195126Tampa,Florida19736132STL
1Garry TempletonSSMLB5-11185BothRight3/24/195622Lockney,Texas1974113STL
42Roy ThomasPMLB6-6200RightRight6/22/195325Quantico,Virginia197116PHI
10Mike Tyson2BMLB5-9170RightRight1/13/195028Rocky Mount,North Carolina1970360STL
38John UrreaPMLB6-3205RightRight2/9/195523Los Angeles,California1974114STL
46Pete VuckovichPMLB6-4220RightRight10/27/195225Johnstown,Pennsylvania1974356CHW
Team PersonnelPosition 
Ken BoyerManager 
Jack BuckBroadcaster 
Bing DevineGeneral Manager 
Jack KrolThird Base Coach 
Mo MozzaliHitting Coach 
Claude OsteenPitching Coach 
Jay RandolphBroadcaster 
Vern RappManager 
Dave RickettsBullpen Coach 
Sonny RubertoFirst Base Coach 
Mike ShannonBroadcaster 
Bob StarrBroadcaster 


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