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1968 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-65 .599
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 583-472 + 111
Roster Continuity 84.63% 4/20
Manager(s): Red Schoendienst
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 2,011,167 2/20
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Tigers)
Top Draft Pick: James Hairston (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Joe Schultz
Assistant Coach: Dick Sisler
Bullpen Coach: Bob Milliken
Pitching Coach: Billy Muffett

#1 Draft Picks

Ted Simmons (#10)
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8874.5439.0
8478.51913.0
8379.51214.0
8181.50016.0
8082.49417.0
7686.46921.0
7686.46921.0
7389.45124.0
7290.44425.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Lou BrockOF29   66092184
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46
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14
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6
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5162124612437124.279.328.418746.139.285.3352.70110.0276712
21Curt FloodOF30   61871186
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4
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5
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60116335852648.301.339.366705.065.126.3241.76123.6226666
30Orlando Cepeda1B30   60071149
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2
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738643969130413.248.306.378684.130.205.2702.2337.5227656
18Mike Shannon3B28   57662153
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15
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791237114254611.266.309.401710.135.198.3053.0838.4231625
25Julian Javier2B31   51954135
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4
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521032461124510.260.291.347638.087.146.2852.54129.8180553
27Dal MaxvillSS29   45951116
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2402527119228.253.329.298627.046.155.2961.37459.0137516
15Tim McCarverC26   43435110
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6
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4843263118246.253.295.350645.097.159.2611.1986.8152467
9Roger MarisOF33   3102579
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4500243813143.255.307.374681.119.197.2731.5862.0116340
17Bobby TolanOF22   2782864
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1795134233208.230.272.335607.104.165.2553.2355.693296
7Johnny EdwardsC30   2301455
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2911162010146.239.287.326613.087.157.2461.2576.775252
11Dick SchofieldSS-2B33   1271428
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812133122001.220.303.315618.094.189.2842.38127.040142
16Phil Gagliano2B-3B26   1051324
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4
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2
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0130071210112.229.281.305586.076.143.2551.71--32115
45Bob GibsonP32   94316
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0061173210711.170.233.223456.053.128.2544.57--21110
34Nelson BrilesP24   80511
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0050042110912.138.186.163349.025.075.1835.25--1395
14Ron DavisOF26   791114
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051051700122.177.221.278499.101.177.2193.40--2287
32Steve CarltonP23   73612
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30002500601.164.164.274438.110.110.217--36.52079
44Ray WashburnP30   6055
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0500838001102.083.191.117308.033.167.2274.75--779
12Dick SimpsonOF24   561113
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80182102011.232.323.393716.161.286.3032.6318.72265
26Ed SpiezioOF26   5118
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0002115600011.157.228.157385.000.098.1741.20--857
39Larry JasterP24   4326
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1001900600.140.159.209368.070.093.1529.0043.0950
10Dave RickettsC32   2213
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0001000300000.136.136.136272.000.000.158----322
12Joe HagueOF-1B24   1724
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1002200000.235.316.412728.176.294.2141.0017.0719
31Dick HughesP30   15000000001700100.000.063.00063.000.067.0007.00--017
47Mel NelsonP32   1222
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0002001400000.167.231.167398.000.083.2504.00--213
36Ron WillisP24   11100000001400001.000.083.00083.000.091.0004.00--012
47Mike TorrezP21   712
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0001000200000.286.286.286572.000.000.400----27
43Joe HoernerP31   6000000000300100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
29Wayne GrangerP24   501
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0000000200000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
47Hal GilsonP26   4000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
37Floyd Wicker25   422
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----24
46Pete MikkelsenP28   3000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
23Ted SimmonsC18   301
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0000001100000.333.500.333833.000.333.5001.00--14
Batting Totals1921556158313832274873539110453788973256674291.249.294.346640.097.177.2832.3776.219256048
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
45Bob Gibson32   2291.123434281300304.2198493811622684070.855.840.321.837.914.32
34Nelson Briles24   19112.80333313400243.2251907618551414071.259.260.662.035.202.56
32Steve Carlton23   13112.99343310510231.2214877711611626031.198.300.432.376.282.66
44Ray Washburn30   1482.2631308410215.019167549471243011.118.000.381.975.192.64
39Larry Jaster24   9133.5131213160154.115363601338702061.248.940.762.224.091.84
31Dick Hughes30   223.52255008464.0452525721491001.036.330.982.956.892.33
36Ron Willis24   233.384800015463.2502524428391011.227.030.563.945.481.39
47Mel Nelson32   212.89184108152.249201739160001.098.320.511.532.721.78
43Joe Hoerner31   821.4747000331748.23498212423000.946.240.372.207.713.50
29Wayne Granger24   422.253400019444.0401411212272021.188.180.412.455.522.25
47Hal Gilson26   024.50130006221.2271111111191001.7311.050.414.507.771.73
47Mike Torrez21   212.8452000019.1207611262011.689.470.475.682.840.50
46Pete Mikkelsen28   001.1350002016.010520781001.065.630.003.944.501.14
Batting Totals97652.49358162632799321479128247240982375971300281.127.800.502.285.912.59
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tim McCarverC10970854116.9860.00
Johnny EdwardsC543502532.9920.00
Ted SimmonsC231001.0000.00
Dave RickettsC150001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Orlando Cepeda1B15413629017109.9880.00
Bobby Tolan1B9839071.0000.00
Joe Hague1B2151011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Julian Javier2B1393043391668.9760.00
Dick Schofield2B236550315.9750.00
Phil Gagliano2B17243216.9820.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike Shannon3B1561103102125.9520.00
Phil Gagliano3B10519021.0000.00
Ed Spiezio3B214001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dal MaxvillSS1512324582281.9690.00
Dick SchofieldSS43446637.9730.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lou BrockOF1562699141.9520.00
Curt FloodOF1493861174.9830.00
Roger MarisOF84169431.9830.00
Bobby TolanOF67116341.9670.00
Ron DavisOF2544311.9790.00
Dick SimpsonOF22261001.0000.00
Ed SpiezioOF11191011.0000.00
Phil GaglianoOF521001.0000.00
Joe HagueOF34010.8000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron WillisP4863215001.0002.42
Joe HoernerP47482610.8891.49
Steve CarltonP3423143931.9351.67
Bob GibsonP34304212812.9801.45
Wayne GrangerP344461421.9094.09
Nelson BrilesP33243153121.9581.70
Larry JasterP31154520011.0001.46
Ray WashburnP31215242012.9781.84
Dick HughesP2564710031.0002.39
Mel NelsonP185239001.0002.07
Hal GilsonP13210000.0000.00
Pete MikkelsenP5160220.5001.13
Mike TorrezP5192410.8572.83


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