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1979 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-76 .531
Rank: 3rd in National League East
Run Differential: 731-693 + 38
Manager(s): Ken Boyer
General Manager: John Claiborne
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,627,256 14/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Andy Van Slyke (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Red Schoendienst
Assistant Coach: Dal Maxvill
Bullpen Coach: Dave Ricketts
Pitching Coach: Claude Osteen
Third Base Coach: Jack Krol

#1 Draft Picks

Roy Thomas (#6), Tom Grieve (#6), Terry Kennedy (#6), Roy Thomas (#6), Ted Simmons (#10), Garry Templeton (#13), Bernie Carbo (#16), Mike Phillips (#18), Steve Swisher (#21)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9565.5942.0
8676.53112.0
8478.51914.0
8082.49418.0
6399.38935.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Lou BrockOF4040556123
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4
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5
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382112234331057.304.337.398735.094.173.3261.8781.0161433
49Tom BrunoP26501
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0000000200100.200.200.200400.000.000.333----16
11Bernie CarboOF3164618
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1
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03
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1210102200020.281.368.437805.156.328.3662.2021.32876
36John DennyP267059
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2
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1
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031212100810.129.139.186325.057.057.18021.00--1380
21Mike DimmelOF24311
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0000010000000.333.333.333666.000-.333.333----13
31Bob ForschP297378
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2
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2
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050051700421.110.162.192354.082.151.1383.40--1484
39George FrazierP241000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
7Roger Freed1B333128
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2
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02
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8005700001.258.361.516877.258.419.2731.4015.51636
41John FulghamP234236
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2
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00400621001100.143.250.190440.048.190.2863.50--859
3Tom GrieveOF311513
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1
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000004101000.200.368.267635.067.333.2140.25--419
25George HendrickOF2949367148
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27
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1
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16
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75234962050617.300.359.456815.156.254.3141.2730.8225548
37Keith Hernandez1B25610116210
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48
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11
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11
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105116807815079.344.416.513929.169.308.3770.9755.5313697
28Tom Herr2B231042
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0001102200000.200.333.200533.000.300.2501.00--212
19Dane IorgOF291791252
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11
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1
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2112122811215.291.333.380713.089.151.3382.33179.068194
16Terry KennedyC231091131
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7
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02
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170062002012.284.319.404723.119.174.3303.3354.544116
34Darold KnowlesP372000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
21Jim LentineOF242329
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001013600000.391.462.435897.043.130.5292.00--1026
32Mark LittellP26141000010011100100.000.067.00067.000.071.00011.00--016
35Silvio MartinezP236258
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00400126001010.129.141.145286.016.032.21626.00--974
47Will McEnaneyP273000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
29Jerry MumphreyOF2633953100
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3
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32811263902646.295.341.369710.074.142.3221.50113.0125375
26Dan O'BrienP252000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
24Ken Oberkfell2B2336953111
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19
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5
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3541573549149.301.391.388779.087.249.3260.61369.0143431
5Mike PhillipsSS-2B28971022
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3
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60010910105.227.299.309608.082.186.2410.9097.030108
44Ken Reitz3B2860542162
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41
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73102585474513.268.294.382676.114.157.2983.4075.6231639
22Buddy SchultzP284000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
30Tony ScottOF2758769152
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10
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6
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6837173492540813.259.296.361657.102.194.2942.7197.8212629
23Ted SimmonsC2944868127
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22
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026
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870161344220810.283.364.507871.223.357.2550.5617.2227517
3Keith SmithOF261313
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0000010100000.231.231.231462.000-.077.250----313
9Steve SwisherC2773411
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30061700012.151.212.233445.082.164.1792.8373.01780
42Bob SykesP242122
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00000011120200.095.136.095231.000.048.20011.00--224
1Garry TempletonSS23672105211
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622610189114238.314.330.458788.144.195.3515.0674.7308695
43Roy ThomasP261701
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0000001100100.059.059.118177.059.059.167----218
4Mike Tyson2B291901842
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2021132816125.221.268.363631.142.216.2332.1538.069206
38John UrreaP24401
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0001000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
46Pete VuckovichP2679712
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00030011400822.152.159.152311.000.013.17914.00--1290
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
49Tom Bruno234.26271008038371818122272021.558.760.245.216.391.23-1.286
38John Urrea004.093200001113750951002.0010.640.007.364.090.56-2.600
43Roy Thomas342.92266004177662925924443001.177.711.052.815.141.83-1.075
42Bob Sykes436.1813110010678649461134354111.7911.551.484.574.701.03-1.630
48Kim Seaman000.0010001020000230001.000.000.009.0013.501.50.000
22Buddy Schultz434.503100012342402121714382001.298.571.503.008.142.71-.733
26Dan O'Brien118.18600040112110100350002.1817.180.002.454.091.67-4.200
47Will McEnaney032.954500021264602621316150121.198.440.422.252.110.94-3.167
35Silvio Martinez1583.2632297220206204927514671023201.318.870.612.914.431.52-1.638
32Mark Littell942.2063000401382602220239677001.216.590.224.287.351.72-.841
34Darold Knowles254.044800018648542722517222101.459.920.923.124.041.29-1.815
41John Fulgham1062.5320191020014612347411026752131.027.580.621.604.622.88-1.329
39George Frazier244.502500014032351916312140011.479.840.843.383.941.17-1.882
31Bob Forsch11113.8233327100218215102931652926031.228.840.662.143.781.77-1.843
36John Denny8114.853131520020620611611124100996131.499.001.054.374.330.99-1.480
46Pete Vuckovich15103.59343290002332291089322641457331.268.850.852.475.602.27-1.240


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