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1980 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 738-710 + 28
Roster Continuity 75.01% 18/26
Manager(s): Whitey Herzog, Ken Boyer, Red Schoendienst, Jack Krol
General Manager: John Claiborne (1980-08-25), Whitey Herzog
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,385,147 15/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Don Collins (#15) 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), Terry Kennedy (#6), Ted Simmons (#10), Garry Templeton (#13), Leon Durham (#15), Bernie Carbo (#16), Don Hood (#17), Mike Phillips (#18), Steve Swisher (#21)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9171.562--
9072.5561.0
8379.5128.0
7488.45717.0
6795.41424.0
6498.39527.0
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1980 St. Louis Cardinals season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Jim AdduciJohnson CityAppRkLF-1B6-5200L-L20SLN: 1980-7-171MLB
      St. PetersburgFSLA+LF-1B                
    Jorge AranzamendiArkansasTexAAIF6-1160R-R26Not draftedAAA
    Scott ArigoniGastoniaSALAP6-5195R-L21SLN: 1978-33-723AA
    Jack AyerSt. PetersburgFSLA+SS6-3200R-R21SLN: 1979-10-240AAA
    Phil BaskervilleGastoniaSALAOF6-0170L-R23SLN: 1979-25-623A+
      St. PetersburgFSLA+OF                
    Francisco BatistaJohnson CityAppRkOF5-11165R-R19Not draftedAA
    Dave BialasArkansasTexAAOF6-1189R-R26SLN: 1972-4-93AAA
      SpringfieldAmerAAAOF                
    George BjorkmanArkansasTexAAC6-2190R-R23SLN: 1978-4-93MLB
    Bobby BondsSt. LouisNLMLBOF6-1190R-R34Not draftedMLB
    Pedro BorbonSt. LouisNLMLBP6-2185R-R33Not draftedMLB
    Mike BretzJohnson CityAppRkP6-5220R-R22PIT: 1978-38-754RK
    Robert BrooksJohnson CityAppRkP6-3198R-R22SLN: 1979-6-136A
      GastoniaSALAP                
    Glenn BrummerSpringfieldAmerAAAC6-0200R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Kerry BurchettSt. PetersburgFSLA+P6-6195R-R24SLN: 1978-41-765AA
    Mike CaliseGastoniaSALA3B6-1200R-R23SLN: 1976-24-561AAA
      ArkansasTexAA3B                
    Jose CaraballoGastoniaSALAC6-1165R-R21Not draftedA+
    Bernie CarboSt. LouisNLMLBOF6-0175L-R32CIN: 1965-1-16MLB
    Jose CazaresGastoniaSALASS-3B5-11155R-R21CLE: 1979-6-134A+
    Tom ChamberlainArkansasTexAAP6-6215R-R25SLN: 1977-11-266AAA
      SpringfieldAmerAAAP                
    Ralph CitarellaGastoniaSALAP6-0180R-R22SLN: 1979-1-12MLB
    Terry ClarkGastoniaSALAP6-2190R-R19SLN: 1979-23-575MLB
    Don CollinsJohnson CityAppRkP6-2190R-R18SLN: 1980-1-15A+
      St. PetersburgFSLA+P                
    Rafael ColonGastoniaSALAP5-11165R-R-Not draftedA+
    Mark DavidGastoniaSALAP-OF5-10175R-R24SLN: 1977-19-472A+
    Chris DavisSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-4170R-R25Not draftedAAA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Jody DavisSt. PetersburgFSLA+C6-3210R-R23NYN: 1976-3-62MLB
      SpringfieldAmerAAAC                
    Russ DavisGastoniaSALAP6-3185R-R20SLN: 1980-6-145A+
    Dennis DelanySt. PetersburgFSLA+C5-11185R-R24SLN: 1978-12-301AA
    Luis DeLeonArkansasTexAAP6-1153R-R21Not draftedMLB
    John DelMonteJohnson CityAppRkOF6-2185L-L21SLN: 1979-4-84AA
      GastoniaSALAOF                
      St. PetersburgFSLA+OF                
      ArkansasTexAAOF                
    Joe DeSaSpringfieldAmerAAA1B5-11170L-L20SLN: 1977-3-58MLB
      St. LouisNLMLB1B                
    James DietersSt. PetersburgFSLA+3B6-10L-R24SLN: 1978-32-713A+
    Mike DimmelArkansasTexAAOF6-0180R-R25LAN: 1973-6-138MLB
      SpringfieldAmerAAAOF                
    Eugene DotsonArkansasTexAAOF5-11180R-R26Not draftedAAA
      SpringfieldAmerAAAOF                
    Jeff DoyleSt. PetersburgFSLA+2B5-9160B-R23SLN: 1977-6-136MLB
    Tom DozierJohnson CityAppRkP6-2190R-R18SLN: 1979-11-266MLB
    Leon DurhamSpringfieldAmerAAA1B-OF6-2210L-L22SLN: 1976-1-15MLB
      St. LouisNLMLB1B-OF                
    Joe EdelenArkansasTexAAP6-0165R-R24SLN: 1973-1-12MLB
    Hector EduardoSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-6186R-R26Not draftedAAA
    Tom EppleJohnson CityAppRkP6-0180B-L18SLN: 1980-31-738AAA
    Ronnie FarkasSpringfieldAmerAAAIF6-0180R-R26Not draftedAAA
    Kevin FehrJohnson CityAppRkP6-0190R-R21SLN: 1980-32-752RK
    Neil FialaSpringfieldAmerAAAIF6-1185L-R23SLN: 1977-32-720MLB
    Bill FinkJohnson CityAppRkOF5-11174L-R18SLN: 1979-7-162A
    Tim FishJohnson CityAppRkP6-4190L-L19SLN: 1979-15-370RK
    Bob ForschSt. LouisNLMLBP6-4200R-R30SLN: 1968-26-594MLB
    George FrazierSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-5205R-R25MIL: 1976-9-196MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    John FulghamArkansasTexAAP6-2205R-R24NYA: 1976-1-15MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    Dennis GadowskiGastoniaSALAP6-2180R-R21SLN: 1978-7-171A+
    Mike GambeskiJohnson CityAppRk3B6-2195L-R17SLN: 1980-14-353A
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Jose GarciaJohnson CityAppRkSS-2B5-11160R-R20Not draftedRK
    Nelson GarciaSt. PetersburgFSLA+OF6-1143B-R29Not draftedAAA
      ArkansasTexAAOF                
    James GonzalesJohnson CityAppRkC6-0185R-R20SLN: 1980-7-166A-
    Jesus GonzalezJohnson CityAppRkP6-8175R-R21Not draftedRK
    Orlando GonzalezGastoniaSALA1B-OF6-2180L-L28CLE: 1974-18-410MLB
    Ruben GotaySt. PetersburgFSLA+P5-11165R-R20Not draftedAA
    Jim GottSt. PetersburgFSLA+P6-4220R-R20SLN: 1977-4-84MLB
    Al GreeneSpringfield/EvansvilleAmerAAAOF5-11190L-R25Not draftedMLB
    Leroy GrossiniGastoniaSALASS5-11155R-R23SLN: 1977-8-188A+
    Julian GutierrezArkansasTexAA2B5-9150R-R21Not draftedAA
    Kevin HagenGastoniaSALAP6-2185R-R20SLN: 1980-4-94MLB
    Michael HarrisJohnson CityAppRkSS5-11145R-R19Not draftedAAA
      St. PetersburgFSLA+SS                
    George HendrickSt. LouisNLMLBOF6-3195R-R30OAK: 1968-1-1MLB
    Keith HernandezSt. LouisNLMLB1B6-0195L-L26SLN: 1971-42-785MLB
    Tom HerrSpringfieldAmerAAA2B6-0185B-R24Not draftedMLB
      St. LouisNLMLB2B                
    Bob HicksGastoniaSALA1B6-3190R-R19SLN: 1978-1-15AA
    Don HoodSt. LouisNLMLBP6-2180L-L30BAL: 1969-1-17MLB
    Ricky HortonGastoniaSALAP6-2195L-L20SLN: 1980-4-93MLB
      St. PetersburgFSLA+P                
    Brett HouserSt. PetersburgFSLA+P6-2180R-R24SLN: 1975-4-75AA
    Donald HughesJohnson CityAppRkP6-3210R-R21SLN: 1980-5-119RK
    Frank HunsakerArkansasTexAAC6-3225R-R25SLN: 1976-29-644AAA
    Dane IorgSt. LouisNLMLB1B-OF6-0180L-R30PHI: 1971-1-22MLB
    David JohnsonArkansasTexAAP6-1195R-L23SLN: 1975-1-16AA
    Jerry JohnsonSt. PetersburgFSLA+P6-3185R-R24SLN: 1975-1-11AAA
    David JonesGastoniaSALAP6-2180R-R23Not draftedA+
      St. PetersburgFSLA+P                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    David JornArkansasTexAAP6-1185R-R25Not draftedAAA
    Jim KaatSt. LouisNLMLBP6-4217L-L41Not draftedMLB
    David KableGastoniaSALA1B6-4210L-L20SLN: 1978-2-41AAA
    Terry KennedySt. LouisNLMLBC6-4230L-R24SLN: 1977-1-6MLB
    Hub KittleSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-1195R-R63Not draftedAAA
    Darold KnowlesSt. LouisNLMLBP6-0190L-L38Not draftedMLB
    Ryan KurosakiArkansasTexAAP5-10160R-R27Not draftedMLB
      SpringfieldAmerAAAP                
    Tito LandrumSpringfieldAmerAAAOF5-11175R-R25Not draftedMLB
      St. LouisNLMLBOF                
    Jim LentineSpringfieldAmerAAAOF6-0175R-R25SLN: 1975-12-280MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBOF                
    Danny LigginsGastoniaSALAOF5-11165R-R22Not draftedA+
      St. PetersburgFSLA+OF                
    Mark LittellSt. LouisNLMLBP6-3210L-R27KCA: 1971-12-276MLB
    Jeff LittleArkansasTexAAP6-6220R-L25SFN: 1973-3-54MLB
      SpringfieldAmerAAAP                
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    John LittlefieldSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-2200R-R26SLN: 1976-30-655MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    John MartinJohnson CityAppRkP6-0190B-L24DET: 1978-27-637MLB
      GastoniaSALAP                
      ArkansasTexAAP                
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    Silvio MartinezSt. PetersburgFSLA+P5-10170R-R24Not draftedMLB
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    Wilfredo MartinezJohnson CityAppRkC5-11165R-R18Not draftedA-
    Carlos MatosJohnson CityAppRkOF6-1160R-R20Not draftedA
      GastoniaSALAOF                
    Stan McCauleySt. PetersburgFSLA+3B6-0190R-R22SLN: 1979-26-647AA
      ArkansasTexAA3B                
    James McIntyreSt. PetersburgFSLA+OF-1B6-1180R-L23Not draftedAA
      ArkansasTexAAOF-1B                
    Brent MilliganJohnson CityAppRkP6-1162R-L18SLN: 1980-5-119A
    Rhadames MillsGastoniaSALAOF-SS5-9150R-R22Not draftedAAA
      St. PetersburgFSLA+OF-SS                
    Kenneth MohlerJohnson CityAppRkP6-0185L-L21SLN: 1980-28-690RK
    Alan MooreJohnson CityAppRkC5-10182L-L22Not draftedRK
    Donnie MooreGastoniaSALA1B6-5195B-R20SLN: 1977-7-162AAA
      St. PetersburgFSLA+1B                
      SpringfieldAmerAAA1B                
    Donnie MooreSt. LouisNLMLBP6-0185L-R26CHN: 1973-1-3MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Dennis MortonSt. PetersburgFSLA+P5-11180L-L20SLN: 1977-28-671A+
    Tim MuellerGastoniaSALAP6-0180R-R21SLN: 1978-6-145A
    John MurphyArkansasTexAAP6-3185L-L22DET: 1975-2-27AAA
    Jay NorthJohnson CityAppRkP6-3220R-R18SLN: 1980-8-197AA
    Ken OberkfellSt. LouisNLMLB3B-2B6-0210L-R24Not draftedMLB
    Luis OjedaJohnson CityAppRk3B5-11175R-R19Not draftedAAA
      GastoniaSALA3B                
    Al OlmstedArkansasTexAAP6-2195R-L23SLN: 1975-13-304MLB
      SpringfieldAmerAAAP                
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    Jim OttenSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-2195R-R28CHA: 1973-2-45MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    Kelly ParisArkansasTexAA3B-2B6-0180R-R22SLN: 1975-2-40MLB
    Dave PenniallArkansasTexAAOF5-10175R-R25Not draftedAAA
      SpringfieldAmerAAAOF                
    Mike PhillipsSt. LouisNLMLBSS-2B6-1185L-R29SFN: 1969-1-18MLB
    Walt PierceSt. PetersburgFSLA+3B6-2190R-R22SLN: 1976-2-39AA
    Rafael PimentelGastoniaSALAP6-0170R-R21Not draftedAAA
      St. PetersburgFSLA+P                
    Michael PittmanJohnson CityAppRkP6-1190L-L20Not draftedA
      GastoniaSALAP                
    Patrick ProulxSt. PetersburgFSLA+IF5-9155R-R23Not draftedA+
    Mario RamosJohnson CityAppRkP5-10160R-R18Not draftedRK
    Mike RamseySpringfieldAmerAAASS-2B6-1170B-R26SLN: 1975-3-64MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBSS-2B                
    Perry RedmondJohnson CityAppRkOF5-10185R-R19SLN: 1980-24-608RK
    Ken ReitzSt. LouisNLMLB3B6-0185R-R29SLN: 1969-31-732MLB
    Mike RhodesGastoniaSALAP5-11165L-L22SLN: 1980-22-559AAA
    Mark RigginsSt. PetersburgFSLA+P5-11178R-L23Not draftedAAA
    Jim RigglemanArkansasTexAA3B5-11175R-R27LAN: 1974-4-93AAA
    Andy RinconArkansasTexAAP6-3195R-R21SLN: 1977-5-110MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    Ray RivasSt. PetersburgFSLA+IF5-7150L-R22SLN: 1978-22-550A+
    Jose RodriguezJohnson CityAppRkOF6-2158R-R18Not draftedAA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Luis RomanGastoniaSALAOF-P6-0160L-L20Not draftedAA
    Gene RoofSpringfieldAmerAAAOF6-2180B-R22SLN: 1976-12-279MLB
    Robert RussellSt. PetersburgFSLA+P6-4195R-R21SLN: 1978-24-588A+
    Mark SalasGastoniaSALAC6-0205L-R19SLN: 1979-18-448MLB
    Jose SanchezJohnson CityAppRkOF-2B5-10159R-R19Not draftedAA
    Barry SaylerGastoniaSALAOF6-2185R-R22SLN: 1980-26-653AA
      St. PetersburgFSLA+OF                
    Buddy SchultzSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-0175R-L29CHN: 1972-6-135MLB
    Tony ScottSt. LouisNLMLBOF6-0175B-R28MON: 1969-71-1019MLB
    Kim SeamanSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-4205L-L23NYN: 1976-4-80MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    Ildemaro SilvaGastoniaSALAC5-11155R-R21Not draftedA+
      St. PetersburgFSLA+C                
    Ted SimmonsSt. LouisNLMLBC-1B6-0200B-R30SLN: 1967-1-10MLB
    Keith SmithSpringfieldAmerAAAOF5-9178R-R27SLN: 1972-7-124MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBOF                
    Mitch SouthernJohnson CityAppRkOF6-0190L-L21SLN: 1980-3-68A
    Ken SpearsJohnson CityAppRkOF5-10165L-L21SLN: 1980-1-16A+
    Keith SpreckelsGastoniaSALASS5-10175B-R23SLN: 1979-2-31A+
      St. PetersburgFSLA+SS                
    James StevensJohnson CityAppRkOF-3B6-4180R-R18SLN: 1980-23-584RK
    Len StrelitzSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-2185R-R24SLN: 1974-24-531AAA
    Dan StryffelerJohnson CityAppRkOF6-1185L-R18SLN: 1980-3-67AAA
    John StuperSt. PetersburgFSLA+P6-2200R-R23PIT: 1978-18-460MLB
      ArkansasTexAAP                
    Steve SwisherSt. LouisNLMLBC6-2205R-R28CHA: 1973-1-21MLB
    Bob SykesSt. LouisNLMLBP6-2200B-L25DET: 1974-19-440MLB
    Luis TaverasJohnson CityAppRkC5-10185R-R4Not draftedAAA
    Jeff TaylorJohnson CityAppRkOF6-2187L-L19SLN: 1979-12-292RK
    Garry TempletonSt. LouisNLMLBSS5-11185B-R24SLN: 1974-1-13MLB
    Randy ThomasSpringfieldAmerAAASS5-11160R-R25SLN: 1976-4-87AAA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Roy ThomasSt. LouisNLMLBP6-6200R-R27PHI: 1971-1-6MLB
    William ThomasSt. PetersburgFSLA+P6-2190R-R22SLN: 1977-40-773AAA
      ArkansasTexAAP                
    Keith ThrowerJohnson CityAppRkSS5-9170B-R20SLN: 1980-30-723AAA
    Jack TinklerGastoniaSALAIF5-8155R-R22Not draftedAA
      St. PetersburgFSLA+IF                
      ArkansasTexAAIF                
    Freddie TisdaleArkansasTexAASS6-0165L-L24LAN: 1974-3-69AAA
    Steven TurcoSt. PetersburgFSLA+SS5-11160L-R22CLE: 1976-5-98AA
    John UrreaSpringfieldAmerAAAP6-3205R-R25SLN: 1974-1-14MLB
      St. LouisNLMLBP                
    Andy Van SlykeGastoniaSALACF6-2192L-R19SLN: 1979-1-6MLB
    Axel VegaGastonia/MaconSALAP6-3175R-R21Not draftedA+
      St. PetersburgFSLA+P                
    Pete VuckovichSt. LouisNLMLBP6-4220R-R27CHA: 1974-3-56MLB
    Tye WallerSpringfieldAmerAAA3B-OF6-0180R-R23SLN: 1977-4-82MLB
      St. LouisNLMLB3B-OF                
    Jeff WarburtonJohnson CityAppRkP6-4190L-L20SLN: 1979-13-318A
    Earl WeaverGastoniaSALAP6-3200R-R24SLN: 1979-8-188A+
      St. PetersburgFSLA+P                
    Rick WeemsJohnson CityAppRkC6-0195R-R21SLN: 1980-15-379A
    Ray WilliamsSt. PetersburgFSLA+P6-1200R-R23SLN: 1976-21-495AA
      ArkansasTexAAP                
    Raymond WilliamsJohnson CityAppRkOF5-9170R-R19SLN: 1980-36-796A-
    Daniel WinslowSt. PetersburgFSLA+C6-2175R-R22SLN: 1976-9-207AAA
      SpringfieldAmerAAAC                
    Paul WirkusJohnson CityAppRkOF6-2190R-R22CAL: 1979-25-632A
    Michael WoltersGastoniaSALA2B-3B6-0170R-R24Not draftedAAA
    Felipe ZayasArkansasTexAAOF5-10174R-R33Not draftedAA
    Gary ZuninoGastoniaSALAC5-11180R-R23Not draftedAA
      St. PetersburgFSLA+C                
      ArkansasTexAAC                


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