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1997 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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Nickname:
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
  • Complete listing of games for the 1997 St. Louis Cardinals. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1997 St. Louis Cardinals Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1SLN@ MONL1-20-151413No112-1 
    2SLN@ MONL1-40-251418No226-4
    3SLN@ MONL4-90-351427No2615-9 
    4SLN@ HOUL2-30-451427No3818-10 
    5SLN@ HOUL2-60-551428No41024-14
    6SLN@ HOUL2-30-651427No51227-15
    7SLNvs MONW2-11-641327No41428-14 
    8SLNvs HOUW4-22-641327No31830-12
    9SLNvs HOUL5-72-741327No42337-14
    10SLNvs HOUW6-23-741125No32939-10
    11SLNvs HOUL2-43-841226No43143-12
    12SLN@ FLOW9-34-841124No34046-6 
    13SLN@ FLOL1-24-941125No44148-7
    14SLN@ FLOL1-24-1041225No4.54250-8 
    15SLN@ SDNW1-06-103922No3.54551-6
    16SLN@ SDNW2-16-103922No3.54551-6 
    17SLN@ SDNL2-86-1131124No4.54759-12 
    18SLN@ LANW6-47-1131023No4.55363-10
    19SLN@ LANL1-27-1231124No5.55465-11
    20SLNvs COLL4-57-1331225No6.55870-12
    21SLNvs COLL2-47-1431225No6.56074-14
    22SLNvs COLW6-28-1431124No5.56676-10 
    23SLNvs SFNW5-29-1431124No4.57178-7
    24SLNvs SFNW9-710-1431022No4.58085-5 
    25SLNvs FLOW6-211-1431021No3.58687-1 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    26SLNvs FLOW3-212-143919No2.589890
    27SLN@ NYNL4-712-1531020No3.59396-3
    28SLN@ NYNL1-512-1631021No3.594101-7 
    29SLN@ NYNW8-213-1631021No3.5102103-1 
    30SLNvs ATLL1-213-1731021No4.5103105-2
    31SLNvs ATLW4-314-1731021No3.5107108-1
    32SLNvs PHIW14-715-1731019No2.51211156 
    33SLNvs PHIW6-216-173917No2.512711710 
    34SLNvs NYNL3-1016-1831018No31301273 
    35SLNvs NYNL0-216-1931018No3.51301291
    36SLNvs NYNL4-616-2031018No3.5134135-1
    37SLN@ PHIL2-316-2131020No3136138-2
    38SLN@ PHIW12-317-2131019No31481417 
    39SLN@ ATLL0-117-2231019No41481426 
    40SLN@ ATLL6-1117-2331021No41541531 
    41SLN@ ATLL1-517-2431021No4155158-3 
    42SLN@ ATLL3-717-2531021No5158165-7 
    43SLNvs PITW3-118-2531021No4161166-5
    44SLNvs PITL2-318-2631122No5163169-6
    45SLN@ SFNL0-218-2731123No5163171-8 
    46SLN@ SFNW9-319-2731122No5172174-2 
    47SLN@ SFNW9-320-2731121No41811774 
    48SLN@ COLL7-920-2831122No41881862
    49SLN@ COLW8-621-2831021No31961924
    50SLNvs LANW4-222-2831021No32001946
    51SLNvs LANW2-123-2831021No2.52021957 
    52SLNvs LANW6-324-2831019No1.520819810
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    53SLNvs LANL1-624-2931020No2.52092045 
    54SLNvs COLL7-1124-3031121No2.52162151 
    55SLNvs COLW15-425-3031121No2.523121912 
    56SLN@ PITW10-026-3031121No224121922 
    57SLN@ PITL3-926-3131120No2.524422816 
    58SLN@ LANW3-127-3131019No2.524722918
    59SLN@ LANL2-527-3231121No3.524923415 
    60SLN@ LANW9-328-3231020No2.525823721 
    61SLN@ SDNW9-129-3231018No226723829 
    62SLN@ SDNL5-629-3331018No227224428 
    63SLN@ SDNW8-330-3331017No128024733
    64SLNvs CLEL3-831-3431017No128825731 
    65SLNvs CLEW5-231-3431017No128825731
    66SLNvs CLEL2-931-3531018No129026624 
    67SLN@ MILL0-131-3631019No229026723 
    68SLN@ MILL3-431-3731020No229327122
    69SLN@ MILL4-831-3831022No229727918 
    70SLNvs CINL2-431-3931022No329928316
    71SLNvs CINW6-232-3931022No330528520 
    72SLNvs CINW5-233-392919No331028723
    73SLNvs CHNL0-333-4031021No331029020 
    74SLNvs CHNW7-234-4031020No231729225 
    75SLNvs CHNW3-135-402919No232029327 
    76SLN@ CINW5-336-402918No232529629
    77SLN@ CINL3-536-4131019No232830127
    78SLN@ CINW12-637-412919No134030733 
    79SLN@ CINW6-538-412918No134631234
    80SLNvs MINW2-139-412815No--34831335
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    81SLNvs MINW2-040-411713Yes--35031337
    82SLNvs MINW2-141-411712Yes--35231438 
    83SLNvs PITL4-641-421814Yes--35632036
    84SLNvs PITL5-741-432916Yes--36132734
    85SLNvs PITL3-441-4431017No136433133
    86SLNvs PITL3-641-4531019No236733730 
    87SLN@ CHNW3-242-4531017No137033931
    88SLN@ CHNL1-742-4631018No237134625 
    89SLN@ CHNW2-143-4631018No137334726
    90SLN@ CHNW11-544-463917No138435232 
    91SLN@ CINL2-444-473917No238635630
    92SLN@ CINW7-445-473916No239336033
    93SLNvs SDNL3-445-483916No239636432
    94SLNvs SDNL1-345-493917No239736730
    95SLNvs SFNW6-546-493917No240337231
    96SLNvs SFNW8-747-493915No241137932
    97SLNvs SFNL2-947-503916No341338825 
    98SLNvs SFNW7-248-503915No2.542039030 
    99SLNvs HOUL2-448-513915No3.542239428
    100SLNvs HOUL2-748-5231017No4.542440123 
    101SLNvs FLOL4-548-5331018No642840622
    102SLNvs FLOW3-149-5331018No643140724
    103SLNvs FLOW6-450-5331017No643741126
    104SLN@ HOUW2-151-5331016No543941227
    105SLN@ HOUL4-551-5431017No644341726
    106SLN@ HOUL4-751-5531017No744742423
    107SLN@ PHIL1-251-5631017No7.544842622 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    108SLN@ PHIL1-451-5731120No7.544943019
    109SLN@ PHIW2-152-5731017No7.545143120
    110SLN@ PHIL1-1052-5831017No8.545244111 
    111SLN@ NYNL2-452-5931018No8.54544459
    112SLN@ NYNL4-552-6031121No8.54584508 
    113SLN@ ATLL3-452-6131122No8.54614547 
    114SLN@ ATLL0-352-6231122No8.54614574
    115SLNvs PHIW6-153-6231122No7.54674589 
    116SLNvs PHIL2-353-6331122No8.54694618
    117SLNvs PHIL0-853-6431122No9.54694690 
    118SLNvs NYNW5-254-6431122No104744713
    119SLNvs NYNL4-554-6531122No104784762
    120SLNvs NYNL2-654-6631122No10.5480482-2 
    121SLNvs ATLW3-255-6631122No9.5483484-1 
    122SLNvs ATLL3-555-6731122No9.5486489-3
    123SLNvs ATLW3-156-6731122No9.5489490-1
    124SLN@ MONW12-557-6731122No8.55014956 
    125SLN@ MONW6-358-6731122No7.55074989
    126SLN@ MONL2-358-6831122No8.55095018
    127SLN@ FLOW7-359-6831122No8.551650412 
    128SLN@ FLOL0-359-6931122No8.55165079 
    129SLN@ FLOL1-759-7031122No9.55175143 
    130SLNvs MONL1-259-7131122No105185162
    131SLNvs MONL5-759-7231122No105235230
    132SLNvs MONW4-360-7231122No105275261
    133SLNvs MONW11-561-7231122No95385317 
    134SLN@ KCAW9-762-7231122No85475389
    135SLN@ KCAL5-1662-7331122No8552554-2 
    136SLN@ KCAW5-463-7331122No7557558-1
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    137SLNvs CHAL4-563-7431122No7561563-2
    138SLNvs CHAW6-164-7431122No65675643 
    139SLNvs CHAW4-265-7431122No65715665
    140SLN@ COLL4-1165-7531122No6.5575577-2 
    141SLN@ COLW10-766-7631122No65915910
    142SLN@ COLL6-766-7631122No65915910 
    143SLN@ COLL4-766-7731122No6595598-3 
    144SLN@ SFNW5-367-7731121No6600601-1
    145SLN@ SFNL6-767-7831121No6606608-2 
    146SLNvs SDNW4-268-7831122No66106100
    147SLNvs SDNL3-868-7931122No7613618-5 
    148SLNvs SDNW10-469-7931122No66236221 
    149SLNvs LANL6-769-8041223No66296290
    150SLNvs LANL6-769-8141223No7635636-1
    151SLN@ CHNW12-970-8131122No76476452 
    152SLN@ CHNL3-470-8241223No76506491 
    153SLN@ PITW6-571-8241222No66566542
    154SLN@ PITL1-1071-8341223No7657664-7 
    155SLN@ PITL2-1471-8441223No8659678-19 
    156SLN@ PITL1-371-8541223No9660681-21
    157SLNvs CINL6-871-8641223No10666689-23
    158SLNvs CINL4-571-8741223No10670694-24
    159SLNvs CINL3-471-8841223No11673698-25
    160SLNvs CHNL2-571-8941223No12675703-28 
    161SLNvs CHNW12-472-8941223No12687707-20 
    162SLNvs CHNW2-173-8941223No11689708-19 


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