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1959 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-83 .461
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 641-725 -84
Manager(s): Solly Hemus
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 929,953 11/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Harry Walker
Assistant Coach: Ray Katt
Assistant Coach: Johnny Keane
Pitching Coach: Howie Pollet
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8868.564--
8670.5512.0
8371.5394.0
7876.5069.0
7480.48113.0
7480.48113.0
7183.46116.0
6490.41623.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Don Blasingame2B2761590178
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241515674222703.289.361.359720.070.179.3090.63615.0221691
14Ken Boyer3B2856386174
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5
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28
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94126677727017.309.384.508892.199.329.3181.1520.1286633
22Gino CimoliOF2951961145
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7
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72703783227419.279.327.430757.150.235.3172.2464.9223569
12,26Bill WhiteOF-1B2551777156
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721510346121355.302.344.470814.168.244.3211.7943.1243561
28Joe CunninghamOF2745865158
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28
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6
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7
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6026884759239.345.453.478931.133.317.3710.5365.4219556
2Hal SmithC2845235122
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3
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13
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50261528165013.270.295.403698.133.157.2651.8734.8182473
10Alex GrammasSS333684399
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3033382616539.269.337.342679.073.177.2810.68122.7126415
6Stan Musial1B383413787
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440260250110312.255.364.428792.173.343.2390.4224.4146404
21Curt FloodOF212082453
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2621163500026.255.305.418723.163.245.2742.1929.787226
29Gene OliverOF241721442
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283274100024.244.271.401672.157.203.2835.8628.769181
18George Crowe1B361031431
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290051202014.301.330.592922.291.340.2742.4012.961109
25Wally ShannonSS2695527
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0050001210000.284.292.337629.053.053.325----3296
16Ray Jablonski3B32871122
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141081900013.253.313.402715.149.253.2882.3829.03596
39Larry JacksonP288099
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0020022500700.113.134.125259.013.038.16412.50--1089
33Vinegar Bend MizellP2875714
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070132900500.187.218.227445.040.067.3049.67--1783
1Gene GreenOF-C2674814
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30051801001.189.241.311552.122.189.2363.6074.02379
32Ernie BroglioP236136
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00040031800302.098.141.098239.000.049.1406.00--667
24Bobby Gene SmithOF25601113
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7001900002.217.230.317547.100.117.2409.0060.01961
27Dick GraySS2751916
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6306801201.314.386.392778.078.255.3571.3351.02059
19Lee TateSS275057
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4005711202.140.232.260492.120.220.1431.4050.01358
29Chuck EssegianOF273927
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050011300003.179.200.282482.103.128.26913.00--1140
44Gary BlaylockP273444
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40001700100.118.118.294412.176.176.133--17.01035
44J.W. PorterC263357
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2001410000.212.257.394651.182.212.2144.0033.01335
41Lindy McDanielP232921
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00000031600300.034.125.034159.000.103.0775.33--135
58Bob GibsonP232613
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0010001000100.115.115.192307.077.077.188----527
9Ray KattC322407
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002000800102.292.292.375667.083.083.438----925
51Tim McCarverC172434
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000002100000.167.231.208439.042.125.1740.50--526
49Bob MillerP202415
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00010011300100.208.240.208448.000.042.45513.00--526
30Marshall BridgesP282335
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4001600200.217.250.391641.174.217.2506.0023.0926
20Duke CarmelOF222323
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003011600000.130.167.174341.043.043.1766.00--424
47Dick RickettsP251801
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0000000700200.056.056.056112.000.000.091----120
7Solly Hemus3B-2B361724
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001008210000.235.500.353853.118.588.2670.25--626
34Alex KellnerP34902
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0000000400000.222.222.222444.000.000.400----29
25Irv NorenOF34801
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000000200001.125.125.250375.125.125.167----28
37Jim BrosnanP29702
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00000200000.286.286.571857.286.286.400----47
25Chick KingOF28703
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0001000200010.429.375.429804.000.000.500----38
20Joe DurhamOF275200000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
24Bob DulibaP244000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
45Dean StoneP284000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
36Hal JeffcoatP343000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
25Charlie O'Rourke222000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
24Bob BlaylockP241000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
38Tom HughesP241000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
57Howie NunnP231000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
30Bill SmithP251000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
24Jack UrbanP301000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals21455317641143224449118605655348574719496026108.269.329.400729.131.224.2931.5445.121285888
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
39Larry Jackson2814133.304037123202562711039413641457041.319.530.462.255.102.27
33Vinegar Bend Mizell2813104.21313081102011961049421891082171.428.780.943.994.841.21
32Ernie Broglio237124.72352563401811741049520891338001.458.650.994.436.611.49
41Lindy McDaniel2314123.82627104715132144615611418610011.409.820.752.805.862.10
44Gary Blaylock27455.132612301010011761571443613001.6010.531.263.875.491.42
30Marshall Bridges28634.2627410111766738361037763001.377.931.184.389.002.05
58Bob Gibson23353.32139213075773528439484011.539.120.474.625.681.23
49Bob Miller20433.301110301070663126221430111.238.370.252.665.452.05
47Dick Ricketts25165.79129002055684236730251001.7510.931.134.824.020.83
34Alex Kellner34213.16124002037311713910190011.117.542.192.434.621.90
37Jim Brosnan29134.912010010233341818515181011.489.271.364.094.911.20
45Dean Stone28014.20181005130301514416172001.539.001.204.805.101.06
24Bob Duliba24012.741100051221977212142001.357.430.784.705.481.17
57Howie Nunn23227.71160004021231818315201001.819.861.296.438.571.33
36Hal Jeffcoat34019.001100060173318184971002.3316.502.004.503.500.78
38Tom Cheney24016.75112005011179921181022.3312.751.508.256.000.73
24Jack Urban30009.00800030101811111740002.2714.730.825.733.270.57
24Bob Blaylock24014.0031000098541330001.228.001.003.003.001.00
30Bill Smith25001.13600021811310340001.7512.380.003.384.501.33
36Phil Clark260112.867000207811100850002.2910.290.0010.296.430.63
38Tom Hughes240215.7522000049972220002.7520.254.504.504.501.00
42Marv Grissom410022.5030002026552000003.0027.009.000.000.00--
Pitching Totals71834.343851543681182113631427725657137564846462181.469.420.903.725.591.50


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