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1978 St. Louis CardinalsSeason Roster
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John Urrea played for the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCardinals
LocationSt. Louis,Missouri
Record69-93 (5th in National League East)League Rank11thMLB Rank21st
BallparkBusch Stadium II
ManagerJack Krol,Vern Rapp,Ken BoyerGeneral ManagerBing Devine
CoachesJack Krol (Third Base Coach), Mo Mozzali (Hitting Coach), Claude Osteen (Pitching Coach), Dave Ricketts (Bullpen Coach), Sonny Ruberto (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBob Hicks (#15)
Attendance1,278,215 (Rank: 17th)
Minor League AffiliatesSpringfield Redbirds (AAA) 70-66 ... Arkansas Travelers (AA) 77-55 ... St. Petersburg Cardinals (A+) 84-56 ... Gastonia Cardinals (A) 69-71 ... Calgary Cardinals (Rk) 37-32 ... Johnson City Cardinals (Rk) 37-33 ...
Years Available1892-2019

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
20Lou BrockOF5-11 170 L-L 1939-06-18 39El Dorado,Arkansas MLB1961-19791961-1979Union (Mer Rouge,LA)So.U.
1960-   UDFA-CHN
 
49Tom BrunoP6-5 210 R-R 1953-01-26 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1976-19791976-1979Fenwick (Oak Park,IL)
1971-   UDFA-KCA
 
21Bob ColuccioOF5-11 183 R-R 1951-10-02 26Centralia,Washington MLB1973-19781973-1978Centralia (Centralia,WA)
1969-17- 405-SE1
 
36John DennyP6-3 190 R-R 1952-11-08 25Prescott,Arizona MLB1970-19861974-1986Prescott (Prescott,AZ)
1970-29- 679-SLN
 
26Rob DresslerP6-3 180 R-R 1954-02-02 24Portland,Oregon MLB1972-19801975-1980Madison (Portland,OR)
1972- 1-  19-SFN
 
11Jim DwyerOF5-10 175 L-L 1950-01-03 28Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1971-19901973-1990St. Laurence (Burbank,IL)So.Illinois U.
1971- 1-   1-PIT
 
41Pete FalconeP6-2 185 L-L 1953-10-01 24Brooklyn,New York MLB1973-19891975-1984Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)Kingsborough CC
1973- 2-  38-ATL
 
31Bob ForschP6-4 200 R-R 1950-01-13 28Sacramento,California MLB1970-19891974-1989Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Sacramento City Col
1968-26- 594-SLN
 
43,49George FrazierP6-5 205 R-R 1954-10-13 23Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1976-19871978-1987Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)Oklahoma
1976- 9- 196-MIL
 
7Roger Freed1B6-0 190 R-R 1946-06-02 32Los Angeles,California MLB1966-19801970-1979Baldwin Park (Baldwin Park,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1966-38- 712-MIN
 
11Wayne Garrett3B5-11 183 L-R 1947-12-03 30Brooksville,Florida MLB1965-19781969-1978Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)
1965- 6- 104-MLB
 
26Dave HamiltonP6-0 190 L-L 1947-12-13 30Seattle,Washington MLB1966-19811972-1980Edmonds (Edmonds,WA)
1966- 5-  82-KC1
 
27George HendrickOF6-3 195 R-R 1949-10-18 28Los Angeles,California MLB1968-19881971-1988Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)East Los Angeles Col
1968- 1-   1-OAK
 
37Keith Hernandez1B6-0 195 L-L 1953-10-20 24San Francisco,California MLB1972-19901974-1990Capuchino (San Bruno,CA)Col. San Mateo
1971-42- 785-SLN
 
19Dane IorgOF6-0 180 L-R 1950-05-11 28Eureka,California MLB1969-19861977-1986Arcata (Arcata,CA)Brigham Young U.
1971- 1-  22-PHI
 
16Terry KennedyC6-4 230 L-R 1956-06-04 22Euclid,Ohio MLB1975-19911978-1991St. Mary's (Phoenix,AZ)Florida St
1977- 1-   6-SLN
 
21Jim LentineOF6-0 175 R-R 1954-07-16 23Los Angeles,California MLB1975-19811978-1980Sierra (Gardena,CA)La Verne
1975-12- 280-SLN
 
32Mark LittellP6-3 210 L-R 1953-01-17 25Cape Girardeau,Missouri MLB1971-19821973-1982Gideon (Gideon,MO)
1971-12- 276-KCA
 
39Aurelio LopezP6-0 220 R-R 1948-09-21 29Tecamachalco,Mexico MLB1967-19871974-1987  
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
35Silvio MartinezP5-10 170 R-R 1955-08-19 22Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1974-19821977-1981  
1974-   UDFA-PIT
 
25Jerry MoralesOF5-10 175 R-R 1949-02-18 29Yabucoa,Puerto Rico MLB1966-19831969-1983  
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
29Jerry MumphreyOF6-2 185 B-R 1952-09-09 25Tyler,Texas MLB1971-19881974-1988Chapel Hill (Tyler,TX)
1971- 4-  81-SLN
 
34Dan O'BrienP6-4 215 R-R 1954-04-22 24St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1975-19811978-1979Bishop Barry (St. Petersburg,FL)Florida St
1976- 3-  61-SLN
 
24Ken Oberkfell2B6-0 210 L-R 1956-05-04 22Highland,Illinois MLB1975-19921977-1992Collinsville (Collinsville,IL)Southwestern Illinois Col
1975-   UDFA-SLN
 
5Mike Phillips2B6-1 185 L-R 1950-08-19 27Beaumont,Texas MLB1969-19831973-1983MacArthur (Irving,TX)
1969- 1-  18-SFN
 
33Mike RamseySS6-1 170 B-R 1954-03-29 24Roanoke,Virginia MLB1975-19861978-1985Roswell (Roswell,GA)Appalachian St
1975- 3-  64-SLN
 
42Eric RasmussenP6-3 205 R-R 1952-03-22 26Racine,Wisconsin MLB1971-19871975-1983Case (Racine,WI)Louisiana St, Indian Hills CC-Centerville
1973-32- 676-SLN
 
44Ken Reitz3B6-0 185 R-R 1951-06-24 27San Francisco,California MLB1969-19871972-1982Jefferson (Daly City,CA)
1969-31- 732-SLN
 
22Buddy SchultzP6-0 175 R-L 1950-09-19 27Cleveland,Ohio MLB1970-19821975-1979Shaw (East Cleveland,OH)Miami U.
1972- 6- 135-CHN
 
30Tony ScottOF6-0 175 B-R 1951-09-18 26Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1969-19841973-1984Withrow (Cincinnati,OH)
1969-71-1019-MON
 
23Ted SimmonsC6-0 200 B-R 1949-08-09 28Highland Park,Michigan MLB1967-19881968-1988Southfield-Lathrup (Southfield,MI)
1967- 1-  10-SLN
 
21Gary Sutherland2B6-0 185 R-R 1944-09-27 33Glendale,California MLB1965-19781966-1978Glendale (Glendale,CA)USC
1964-   UDFA-PHI
 
2Steve SwisherC6-2 205 R-R 1951-08-09 26Parkersburg,West Virginia MLB1973-19831974-1982South (Parkersburg,WV)Ohio U.
1973- 1-  21-CHA
 
12John TamargoC5-10 180 B-R 1951-11-07 26Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19811976-1980Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)Georgia So.U.
1973- 6- 132-SLN
 
1Garry TempletonSS5-11 185 B-R 1956-03-24 22Lockney,Texas MLB1974-19911976-1991Valley (Santa Ana,CA)
1974- 1-  13-SLN
 
42Roy ThomasP6-6 200 R-R 1953-06-22 25Quantico,Virginia MLB1971-19901977-1987Lompoc (Lompoc,CA)
1971- 1-   6-PHI
 
10Mike Tyson2B5-9 170 R-R 1950-01-13 28Rocky Mount,North Carolina MLB1970-19811972-1981Northern Nash (Rocky Mount,NC)Indian River St
1970- 3-  60-SLN
 
38John UrreaP6-3 205 R-R 1955-02-09 23Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19811977-1981   Rio Hondo CC
1974- 1-  14-SLN
 
46Pete VuckovichP6-4 220 R-R 1952-10-27 25Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19861975-1986Conemaugh Valley (Johnstown,PA)Clarion Pennsylvania
1974- 3-  56-CHA
 
39 Players