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1979 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  86-76   .531
Result:   3rd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ken Boyer
General Manager:   John Claiborne
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Attendance:  1,627,256
Playoffs:  -

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Lou Brock (40)
Youngest Player:  Kim Seaman (22)
Longest Tenure:  Lou Brock (15)
Top Hitter:  Keith Hernandez (3)
Top Pitcher:  Pete Vuckovich (15)
Top Draft Pick:  Andy Van Slyke (#6)

Roster Continuity:  84.53%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9864.605--
Montreal9565.5942.0
St. Louis8676.53112.0
Philadelphia8478.51914.0
Chi Cubs8082.49418.0
NY Mets6399.38935.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
20Lou BrockOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft6/18/193940El Dorado,Arkansas1961UDFA CHC

49Tom BrunoPMLB6-5210RightRight1/26/195326Chicago,Illinois1978UDFA STL
11Bernie CarboOFMLB6-0175LeftRight8/5/194731Detroit,Michigan1965116CIN
36John DennyPMLB6-3190RightRight11/8/195226Prescott,Arizona197029671STL
21Mike DimmelOFMLB6-0180RightRight10/16/195424Albert Lea,Minnesota19736138LAD
31Bob ForschPMLB6-4200RightRight1/13/195029Sacramento,California196826594STL
39George FrazierPMLB6-5205RightRight10/13/195424Oklahoma City,Oklahoma19769196MIL
7Roger FreedOFMLB6-0190RightRight6/2/194633Los Angeles,California196638712MIN
41John FulghamPMLB6-2205RightRight6/9/195623St. Louis,Missouri1976115NYY
3Tom GrieveOFMLB6-2190RightRight3/4/194831Pittsfield,Massachusetts196616Wa2
25George HendrickOFMLB6-3195RightRight10/18/194929Los Angeles,California196811OAK
37Keith Hernandez1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/20/195325San Francisco,California197142776STL
28Tom Herr2BMLB6-0185BothRight4/4/195623Lancaster,Pennsylvania1974UDFA STL
19Dane Iorg1B-OFMLB6-0180LeftRight5/11/195029Eureka,California1971122PHI
16Terry KennedyCMLB6-4230LeftRight6/4/195623Euclid,Ohio197716STL
34Darold KnowlesPMLB6-0190LeftLeft12/9/194137Brunswick,Missouri1961UDFA BAL
21Jim LentineOFMLB6-0175RightRight7/16/195424Los Angeles,California197512280STL
32Mark LittellPMLB6-3210LeftRight1/17/195326Cape Girardeau,Missouri197112267KC
35Silvio MartinezPMLB5-10170RightRight8/19/195523Santiago,Dominican Republic1974UDFA PIT
47Will McEnaneyPMLB6-0180LeftLeft2/14/195227Springfield,Ohio19708183CIN
29Jerry MumphreyOFMLB6-2185BothRight9/9/195226Tyler,Texas1971478STL
26Dan O'BrienPMLB6-4215RightRight4/22/195425St. Petersburg,Florida1976361STL
24Ken Oberkfell3B-2BMLB6-0210LeftRight5/4/195623Highland,Illinois1975UDFA STL
5Mike PhillipsSS-2BMLB6-1185LeftRight8/19/195028Beaumont,Texas1969118SF
44Ken Reitz3BMLB6-0185RightRight6/24/195128San Francisco,California196931730STL
22Buddy SchultzPMLB6-0175RightLeft9/19/195028Cleveland,Ohio19726135CHC
30Tony ScottOFMLB6-0175BothRight9/18/195127Cincinnati,Ohio1969711017MTL
48Kim SeamanPMLB6-4205LeftLeft5/6/195722Pascagoula,Mississippi1976480NYM
23Ted SimmonsC-1BMLB6-0200BothRight8/9/194929Highland Park,Michigan1967110STL
3Keith SmithOFMLB5-9178RightRight5/3/195326Palmetto,Florida19727124STL
9Steve SwisherCMLB6-2205RightRight8/9/195127Parkersburg,West Virginia1973121CHW
42Bob SykesPMLB6-2200BothLeft12/11/195424Neptune,New Jersey197419438DET
1Garry TempletonSSMLB5-11185BothRight3/24/195623Lockney,Texas1974113STL
43Roy ThomasPMLB6-6200RightRight6/22/195326Quantico,Virginia197116PHI
4Mike Tyson2BMLB5-9170RightRight1/13/195029Rocky Mount,North Carolina1970360STL
38John UrreaPMLB6-3205RightRight2/9/195524Los Angeles,California1974114STL
46Pete VuckovichPMLB6-4220RightRight10/27/195226Johnstown,Pennsylvania1974356CHW
Team PersonnelPosition 
Ken BoyerManager 
Jack BuckBroadcaster 
John ClaiborneGeneral Manager 
Jack KrolThird Base Coach 
Dal MaxvillAssistant Coach 
Claude OsteenPitching Coach 
Jay RandolphBroadcaster 
Dave RickettsBullpen Coach 
Red SchoendienstAssistant Coach 
Mike ShannonBroadcaster 
Bob StarrBroadcaster 


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