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1978 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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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), 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 Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Garry TempletonSS2264782181
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31
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13
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2
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473411228713237.280.303.377680.097.167.3193.95323.5244675
37Keith Hernandez1B2454290138
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32
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4
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11
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6413582682111612.255.351.389740.135.301.2710.8349.3211633
44Ken Reitz3B2754041133
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26
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2
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10
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75102361553713.246.280.357637.111.156.2582.6554.0193578
23Ted SimmonsC2851671148
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40
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5
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22
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801177393170819.287.377.512889.225.374.2720.5123.5264604
25Jerry MoralesOF2945744109
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19
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8
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4
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46443344112613.239.288.341629.103.175.2531.33114.3156499
27George HendrickOF2838255110
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27
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1
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17
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6710284421149.288.337.497834.209.285.2861.5722.5190417
10Mike Tyson2B283772688
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16
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03
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26202441071314.233.277.300577.066.135.2531.71125.7113405
29Jerry MumphreyOF253674196
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13
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4
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2
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3714103040102310.262.317.335652.074.166.2871.33183.5123403
20Lou BrockOF392983166
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9
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0012175172902114.221.263.252515.030.128.2441.71--75317
30Tony ScottOF262192850
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5
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2
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1
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1456144121025.228.278.283561.055.114.2742.93219.062237
5Mike Phillips2B271641444
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8
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1
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2800132522074.268.317.348665.079.159.2971.92164.057186
2Steve SwisherC261151132
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5
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1
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101081410006.278.331.365696.087.165.3101.75115.042124
7Roger Freed1B3292322
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201081700012.239.297.370667.130.228.2702.1346.034101
19Dane IorgOF2885623
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040041001012.271.300.341641.071.118.3032.50--2990
31Bob ForschP2883215
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80012600503.181.190.301491.120.133.25026.0083.02589
36John DennyP25731013
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3
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030042100710.178.218.247465.068.123.2455.25--1885
11Jim DwyerOF2865814
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3
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01
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4109311001.215.320.308628.092.246.2130.3365.02075
11Wayne Garrett3B30631121
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1010111601003.333.432.444876.111.302.4351.4563.02874
46Pete VuckovichP255848
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1
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0030012200700.138.153.155308.017.034.22222.00--966
24Ken Oberkfell2B225076
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000003100101.120.170.140310.020.080.1220.33--754
35Silvio MartinezP224748
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0030002100600.170.170.213383.043.043.308----1053
16Terry KennedyC222905
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0002004302002.172.273.172445.000.138.1920.75--533
38John UrreaP232403
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0002001800201.125.160.125285.000.042.1888.00--327
41Pete FalconeP242135
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000000200200.238.238.286524.048.048.263----623
42Eric RasmussenP261812
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0001000800200.111.111.111222.000.000.200----220
39Aurelio LopezP291403
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0000000600200.214.214.214428.000.000.375----316
49Tom BrunoP251201
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0000000300200.083.083.083166.000.000.111----114
21Jim LentineOF231112
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0001100010000.182.250.182432.000.091.182----212
32Mark LittellP257000000001100000.000.125.000125.000.143.0001.00--08
21Gary Sutherland2B33611
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0000000000200.167.167.167334.000.000.167----18
12John TamargoC266000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
33Mike RamseySS24541
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0000000100000.200.200.200400.000.000.250----15
22Buddy SchultzP27511
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00001200200.200.333.600933.400.600.3332.00--38
42Roy ThomasP25401
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0001000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
21Bob ColuccioOF263000000001200000.000.250.000250.000.333.0002.00--04
26Rob DresslerP243000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
43,49George FrazierP23301
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
34Dan O'BrienP243000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
26Dave HamiltonP301000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals2056541560013512634479568974242071322555553131.249.301.358659.109.196.2721.7068.519395943
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36John Denny2514112.96333311200234200817713741038461.177.690.502.853.961.39
31Bob Forsch2811173.69343473002332051109615971148351.297.880.583.734.381.18
46Pete Vuckovich2512122.5545236215119818765569591497221.248.500.412.686.772.53
35Silvio Martinez22983.652222520013811465561171453021.347.430.724.632.930.63
32Mark Littell25482.807220051111068038338591309141.316.790.685.0111.042.20
38John Urrea23495.3627121030981087559447615171.579.820.364.275.551.30
22Buddy Schultz27243.806200032683683635636702001.257.370.653.907.591.94
41Pete Falcone24275.761914002075945248948288021.8911.281.085.763.360.58
39Aurelio Lopez29424.29254004065523531432465011.297.200.554.436.371.44
42Eric Rasmussen26254.201010210060613228420322201.359.150.603.004.801.60
49Tom Bruno25431.98183008149381211317330101.106.840.543.065.941.94
42Roy Thomas25113.86161007328211412016163201.326.750.005.145.141.00
43,49George Frazier23034.091400030222214102681001.279.000.822.453.271.33
34Dan O'Brien24024.50720010182212918120121.6711.000.504.006.001.50
26Dave Hamilton30006.431300040141613105680001.5710.293.213.865.141.33
26Rob Dressler24012.083200001312330440001.238.310.002.772.771.00
Pitching Totals69933.5942016232101302214381300657574946008596117311.328.140.593.765.381.43


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