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1942 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 106-48 .688
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 755-480 + 275
Manager(s): Billy Southworth
General Manager:
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 553,552 7/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Buzzy Wares
Assistant Coach: Mike Gonzalez
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10648.688--
10450.6752.0
8567.55920.0
7676.50029.0
6681.44936.5
6886.44238.0
5989.39944.0
42109.27862.5
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1942 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    21Johnny BeazleyP6-1190R-R241941Not draftedMLB--
    27Bill BeckmannP6-0175R-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    2Buddy Blattner2B6-0180R-R221942Not draftedMLB--
    3Jimmy BrownSS-2B5-8165B-R321937Not draftedMLB--
    13Mort CooperP6-2210R-R291938Not draftedMLB--
    15Walker CooperC6-3210R-R271940Not draftedMLB--
    11Estel CrabtreeOF6-0168L-R381929Not draftedMLB--
    7Creepy Crespi2B-3B5-8175R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    2Jeff CrossSS5-11160R-R231942Not draftedMLB--
    22Murry DicksonP5-10157R-R251939Not draftedMLB--
    17Erv DusakOF6-2185R-R211941Not draftedMLB--
    19Harry GumbertP6-2185R-R321935Not draftedMLB--
    12Johnny HoppOF-1B5-10175L-L251939Not draftedMLB--
    29Howie KristP6-1175L-R261937Not draftedMLB--
    1Whitey Kurowski3B5-11193R-R241941Not draftedMLB--
    23Max LanierP5-10187R-L261938Not draftedMLB--
    34Bill LohrmanP6-1185R-R291934Not draftedMLB--
    14Gus MancusoC5-10185R-R361928Not draftedMLB--
    4Marty MarionSS6-2170R-R241940Not draftedMLB--
    8Terry MooreOF5-11195R-R301935Not draftedMLB--
    35Whitey MooreP6-1195R-R301936Not draftedMLB--
    6Stan MusialOF-1B6-0175L-L211941Not draftedMLB--
    32Sam NarronC5-10180R-R281935Not draftedMLB--
    16Ken O'DeaC6-0180L-R291935Not draftedMLB--
    11,27Howie PolletP6-1175L-L211941Not draftedMLB--
    5Ray Sanders1B6-2185L-R251942Not draftedMLB--
    24Clyde ShounP6-1188L-L301935Not draftedMLB--
    9Enos SlaughterOF5-9192L-R261938Not draftedMLB--
    20Coaker TriplettOF5-11185R-R301938Not draftedMLB--
    10Harry WalkerOF6-2190L-R251940Not draftedMLB--
    18Lon WarnekeP6-2185R-R331930Not draftedMLB--
    28Ernie WhiteP5-11175R-L251940Not draftedMLB--


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