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1997 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 73-89 .451
Rank: 4th in National League Central
Run Differential: 689-708 -19
Manager(s): Tony LaRussa
General Manager: Walt Jocketty
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Payroll: $ 44,179,167 9/28
Attendance: 2,634,014 8/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Adam Kennedy (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Carney Lansford
Bullpen Coach: Mark DeJohn
First Base Coach: Dave McKay
Hitting Coach: George Hendrick
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Rene Lachemann

#1 Draft Picks

Andy Benes (#1), Dmitri Young (#4), Mark McGwire (#10), Matt Morris (#12), Delino DeShields (#12), Matt Morris (#12), Donovan Osborne (#13), Sean Lowe (#15), Royce Clayton (#15), Sean Lowe (#15), Alan Benes (#16), Mark Petkovsek (#29), Brian Jordan (#30)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8478.519--
7983.4885.0
7686.4698.0
7389.45111.0
6894.42016.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
38Manny AybarP272103
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0001000900000.143.143.143286.000.000.250----321
27David Bell3B-2B24142930
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2
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1210102802212.211.261.310571.099.176.2542.80142.044155
53Rigo BeltranP27711
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1
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000000100000.143.143.286429.143.143.167----27
41Alan BenesP255219
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2
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0030001600200.173.173.212385.038.038.250----1154
40Andy BenesP2955412
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2
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0050011410800.218.232.255487.036.055.29314.00--1464
56Jeff Berblinger2B265100000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
54Mike BusbyP24402
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0000000200000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----24
11Royce ClaytonSS2757675153
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5
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9
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61301033109342519.266.303.398701.132.224.3113.3064.0229616
7Delino DeShields2B2857292169
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585514557231765.295.354.448802.152.320.3191.3152.0256640
37Mike DiFeliceC282601662
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30111961306111.238.289.331620.092.165.2963.2165.086286
68Micah FranklinRF2534611
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20031000000.324.378.500878.176.265.4093.3317.01737
50John FrascatoreP273000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
8Gary Gaetti3B3850263126
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69733688634620.251.298.404702.153.233.2702.4429.5203548
22Mike Gallego2B-SS364367
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001001600110.163.178.209387.047.070.1846.00--946
5Ron GantLF3250268115
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621465816213012.229.308.388696.159.291.3022.7929.5195561
22Scarborough GreenCF-LF233153
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0001002500000.097.152.097249.000.065.1152.50--333
53Mike Gulan3B269200001001500000.000.100.000100.000.111.0005.00--010
29Danny JacksonP35711
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0000000400000.143.143.143286.000.000.333----17
3Brian JordanRF301451734
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001061102161004.234.284.269553.034.138.2742.10--39155
57Curtis KingP261000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
49Tom LampkinC332292856
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2221283045428.245.324.380704.135.262.2531.0732.787263
16Ray LankfordCF3046594137
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3
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98211195125010059.295.411.585996.290.516.3381.3215.0272565
29Scott Livingstone3B314137
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0031011000021.171.182.195377.024.073.21210.00--844
34Sean LoweP26301
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
47John MabryRF-1B2638840110
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36013977392211.284.347.371718.088.186.3411.9777.6144431
26Eli MarreroC2345411
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74021301011.244.271.422693.178.311.2906.5022.51948
33T.J. MathewsP271000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
51Willie McGeeRF383002990
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4
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3882225902016.300.347.420767.120.213.3642.68100.0126323
25Mark McGwire1B331743844
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4220436158020.253.397.6841081.431.690.2201.427.3119219
67Roberto Mejia2B251401
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002000500110.071.067.143210.071.071.100----216
35Matt MorrisP2273415
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0060153600200.205.256.233489.027.082.4057.20--1780
52Luis OrdazSS212236
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001301200000.273.304.318622.045.227.3002.00--723
31Donovan OsborneP282425
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002100600100.208.208.250458.042.083.278----625
19Tom PagnozziC3450411
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8001700002.220.235.340575.120.140.2387.0050.01751
28Lance PainterP291000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
46Mark PetkovsekP311101
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0000001200101.091.167.091258.000.091.1112.00--113
23Phil PlantierRF281131329
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1803112731025.257.317.460777.204.274.2892.4522.652126
64Brady RaggioP243000001000000101.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
38Steve Scarsone2B311001
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0000102500000.100.250.100350.000.300.2002.50--112
12Danny Sheaffer3B351321033
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001110817104110.250.291.288579.038.106.2842.12--38145
30Todd StottlemyreP3255613
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040081300500.236.333.345678.109.255.3101.62--1968
23Mark SweeneyRF-LF2761513
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0040191411112.213.310.262572.049.180.2711.56--1672
34Fernando ValenzuelaP36511
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0001000000200.200.200.200400.000.000.200----17
24Dmitri Young1B233333886
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3465386323138.258.332.363695.105.222.3021.6666.6121375
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
30Todd Stottlemyre1293.88282800001811558678166516060121.227.710.803.237.962.46-.790
43Dennis Eckersley153.915700047365349242398452021.088.321.531.367.645.62-.741
48Tony Fossas273.817100014051623222726410011.6910.731.214.507.101.58-1.146
8Gary Gaetti000.0010001001000000011,000,001.009,000,000.000.009.000.00--100,00.000
32Rick Honeycutt0013.5020002025330121103.0022.500.004.509.002.00-2.500
29Danny Jackson127.584400001826171638130001.7912.321.423.796.161.62--
57Curtis King422.7930000802938149011132011.6911.790.003.414.031.18-2.923
54Eric Ludwick019.00500030612771670002.5715.431.297.719.001.17--
61Tom McGraw000.0020002012000100001.509.000.004.500.000.00200,00.000
31Donovan Osborne374.9514140000808446441023511011.349.451.122.595.742.22-1.213
64Brady Raggio126.97154005031442424116213011.9412.770.294.656.101.31-1.955
54Mike Busby029.00330000142414142460002.0015.431.292.573.861.50-2.750
53Rigo Beltran123.503540016154472521317501001.197.830.502.838.332.94-.830
33Jose Bautista006.75110003012151092241001.4211.251.501.503.002.00--
46Mark Petkovsek475.06552001929610961541431512061.4610.221.312.914.781.65-1.462
28Lance Painter114.76140004017139918110001.246.880.534.245.821.37-1.000
35Matt Morris1293.1933333000217208887712691495371.288.630.502.866.182.16-1.217
33T.J. Mathews442.154000012046411411418461001.288.020.783.529.002.56--
40Andy Benes1073.102626000017714964619611757051.197.580.463.108.902.87-.761
41Alan Benes992.8923232000161128605213681609241.217.110.723.788.892.35-.665
34Sean Lowe029.536400101727211821080012.1814.291.065.294.240.80-2.500
38Manny Aybar244.241212000068663332829411141.408.741.063.845.431.41-1.184
50John Frascatore522.475900017080742522533584061.348.320.563.716.521.76-1.095
44Rich Batchelor114.50100003016211280780101.7511.810.003.944.501.14--
34Fernando Valenzuela045.4855000022221914214102001.578.610.785.483.910.71--


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