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1957 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 87-67 .565
Rank: 2nd in National League
Run Differential: 737-666 + 71
Manager(s): Fred Hutchinson
General Manager: Frank Lane (1957-11-12), Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 1,183,575 4/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bill Posedel
Assistant Coach: Walker Cooper
First Base Coach: Terry Moore
Hitting Coach: Stan Hack
Pitching Coach: Al Hollingsworth
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9559.617--
8767.5658.0
8470.54511.0
8074.51915.0
7777.50018.0
6985.44826.0
6292.40333.0
6292.40333.0
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Alvin DarkSLNCINW 13-4 @CIN54310000010000009234 runs scored
    Stan MusialSLNCINW 13-4 @CIN41420020010000008224 hits
    Bobby Gene SmithSLNCINW 13-4 @CIN512001200000000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Eddie KaskoSLNCHNL 2-10 vs CHN100000000000000011st career game
    Tom CheneySLNCHNL 3-5 vs CHN100000000000000011st career game
    Wally MoonSLNCHNW 6-3 vs CHN41400000100000003994 hits
    Lloyd MerrittSLNCINL 6-10 vs CIN000000000000000011st career game
    Stan MusialSLNCINL 6-10 vs CIN50400010000000008264 hits
    Eddie KaskoSLNPITW 9-2 @PIT511000000010000041st career hit
    Don BlasingameSLNBROW 3-2 @BRO81400010001000001664 hits
    Eddie KaskoSLNBROL 2-4 @BRO402010100000000051st career RBI
    Lindy McDanielSLNBROL 2-4 @BRO4110011000100000441st career home run
    Bobby Gene SmithSLNNY1L 5-8 @NY13110001100000000171st career stolen base
    Hal SmithSLNNY1W 13-4 @NY15130016000000000856 RBIs
    Don BlasingameSLNMLNL 4-10 vs MLN41100120000000001761st career home run
    Stan MusialSLNCINL 6-7 @CIN42200250000000008542 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Eddie KaskoSLNCHNW 6-2 vs CHN3100000101001000151st career stolen base
    Don BlasingameSLNCINW 7-2 vs CIN42401030000001001904 hits
    Eddie KaskoSLNMLNW 4-3 @MLN4041002000000000194 hits
    Alvin DarkSLNPHIW 5-2 @PHI50410010000000009694 hits
    Von McDanielSLNPHIL 1-8 @PHI100000000010000011st career game
    Bob MillerSLNPHIL 3-11 vs PHI000000000000000011st career game
    Del EnnisSLNMLNW 9-5 vs MLN211000300200001110001000th career game
    Alvin DarkSLNCHNW 5-4 @CHN52410010000000009904 hits
    Alvin DarkSLNBROL 5-7 @BRO500000000000000010001000th career game
    Eddie KaskoSLNPITW 9-4 @PIT5040002000000000674 hits
    Ken BoyerSLNPITW 11-2 @PIT62410120000000003514 hits
    Joe CunninghamSLNPITW 11-2 @PIT40100030000000201372 sacrifice flies
    Eddie KaskoSLNPITW 11-2 @PIT5240101001100000694 hits
    Lindy McDanielSLNPITW 11-2 @PIT6141002000000000604 hits
    Walker CooperSLNBROL 0-1 vs BRO1000000000100000500500th career game
    Alvin DarkSLNBROW 3-0 vs BRO422020000010000010080 Triples
    Alvin DarkSLNNY1W 5-1 vs NY1404000200000000010164 hits
    Stan MusialSLNNY1W 8-0 vs NY142400240000000009212 home runs, 4 hits
    Joe CunninghamSLNPHIW 5-4 vs PHI41200121010000001441st career stolen base
    Billy MuffettSLNPHIW 3-1 vs PHI100000000010000011st career game
    Wally MoonSLNMLNL 4-5 @MLN4030000000000000500500th career game
    Eddie KaskoSLNNY1W 4-3 @NY14110012000100000981st career home run
    Ken BoyerSLNCINL 1-3 @CIN40000000004000003924 strikeouts
    Gene GreenSLNPHIW 4-3 vs PHI100000000010000011st career game
    Del EnnisSLNPHIW 14-6 vs PHI432002300110000010632 home runs
    Wally MoonSLNPITW 11-3 vs PIT53400240000000005262 home runs, 4 hits
    Don LassetterSLNCINL 8-9 @CIN100000000000000011st career game
    Frank BarnesSLNCINW 7-5 @CIN000000000000000011st career game
    Don BlasingameSLNCINW 7-5 @CIN41410010000100003024 hits
    Gene GreenSLNCHNL 2-3 vs CHN401000000000000141st career hit
    Don LassetterSLNCHNL 2-3 vs CHN411010000010000121st career hit
    Gene GreenSLNCHNL 4-6 vs CHN401000100010001051st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Sam JonesSLNCHNW 6-3 vs CHNWCG9632131100036000--7625-3111 Strikeouts
    Tom CheneySLNCHNL 3-5 vs CHN 420002600014000--10-01st career game
    Lloyd MerrittSLNCINL 6-10 vs CIN 21000010007000--10-01st career game
    Bob SmithSLNPITW 9-2 @PITSv 2.110000300110000--50-01st career save
    Herm WehmeierSLNBROW 3-2 @BRO 129220412100492151348162%22151-6912 Strikeouts
    Lloyd MerrittSLNPHIW 8-4 @PHIW 530001100119000--31-01st career win
    Lindy McDanielSLNPHIW 5-0 vs PHIWSHO940003000033000--479-7Complete game/Shutout
    Lloyd MerrittSLNNY1W 5-3 @NY1Sv 10000100003000--131-11st career save
    Von McDanielSLNPHIL 1-8 @PHI 410000400013000--10-01st career game
    Von McDanielSLNBROW 7-6 @BROW 41000050011451341767%21-01st career win
    Sam JonesSLNPITW 5-2 vs PITWCG9722021000036000--8428-3310 Strikeouts
    Von McDanielSLNBROW 2-0 vs BROWSHO920003410033125745159%32-0Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Vinegar Bend MizellSLNBROL 3-10 vs BRO 1.2111014000733181555%8631-33Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Bob MillerSLNPHIL 3-11 vs PHI 13330300009000--10-01st career game
    Sam JonesSLNBROW 7-3 @BROW 910321112000371571055267%9032-3412 Strikeouts
    Larry JacksonSLNBROW 3-0 vs BROWSHO930002800031114813371%10619-19Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Von McDanielSLNPITW 4-0 vs PITWSHO910000400028000--95-2Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Vinegar Bend MizellSLNPITW 4-0 vs PITWSHO920000600029000--9434-35Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Sam JonesSLNNY1W 8-0 vs NY1WSHO960001400034000--9233-35Complete game/Shutout
    Billy MuffettSLNPHIW 3-1 vs PHISv 410001100013000--10-01st career save, 1st career game
    Billy MuffettSLNMLNW 8-6 @MLNW 22000110009000--81-11st career win
    Vinegar Bend MizellSLNCHNW 2-1 @CHNWCG9811021110035000--10236-3811 Strikeouts
    Frank BarnesSLNCINW 7-5 @CIN 11000100005000--10-01st career game


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