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1961 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-74 .519
Rank: 5th in National League
Run Differential: 703-668 + 35
Manager(s): Solly Hemus, Johnny Keane
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 855,305 11/18
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ray Katt
Assistant Coach: Johnny Keane
Assistant Coach: Darrell Johnson
Hitting Coach: Harry Walker
Pitching Coach: Howie Pollet
Third Base Coach: Vern Benson
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
8965.5784.0
8569.5528.0
8371.53910.0
8074.51913.0
7579.48718.0
6490.41629.0
47107.30546.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
47Craig AndersonP22923
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000000100000.333.333.444777.111.111.375----49
38Ed BautaP26402
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.000.667----24
14Ken Boyer3B30589109194
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11
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24
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95636891190511.329.396.533929.204.324.3551.3424.5314662
32Ernie BroglioP256239
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1
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0050031100411.145.182.161343.016.065.1733.67--1070
17Jerry BuchekSS1990612
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2
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0090002820016.133.132.156288.022.022.190----1491
34Chris CannizzaroC23201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
33Al CicotteP312126
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1
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002000600000.286.286.333619.048.048.400----721
40Doug ClemensOF221212
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000003100000.167.333.250583.083.333.1820.33--315
18George Crowe38701
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0000000100000.143.143.143286.000.000.167----17
28Joe CunninghamOF293226092
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2
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7
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40105332113311.286.386.398784.112.280.2990.6046.0128379
21Curt FloodOF2333553108
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5
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2162353332706.322.386.415801.093.209.3530.94167.5139377
45Bob GibsonP2566413
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100032310321.197.225.318543.121.167.2737.6766.02174
19Julio GotaySS2245511
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4
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005003501001.244.292.333625.089.156.2751.67--1548
10Alex GrammasSS351702336
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02101192113614.212.289.282571.071.176.2401.11--48196
39Larry JacksonP3074913
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060021410603.176.197.270467.095.122.2177.00--2082
23Charlie JamesOF233494389
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4422155931049.255.283.355638.100.143.2933.9387.3124368
25Julian Javier2B2444558124
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41114305121525.279.323.337660.058.142.3101.70222.5150482
24Don LandrumOF2566511
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31051400300.167.225.242467.076.167.1962.8066.01674
35Bob LillisSS312302450
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00213371322426.217.238.235473.017.048.2281.86--54243
20Tim McCarverC1967516
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6000500101.239.239.343582.104.104.246--67.02368
41Lindy McDanielP251714
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0000000500300.235.235.235470.000.000.333----420
38Mickey McDermottP321411
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003000400000.071.071.143214.071.071.100----214
36Bob MillerP221425
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00002500200.357.438.500938.143.286.5562.50--718
28Walt MorynOF353204
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002001500001.125.152.188340.063.094.1485.00--633
6Stan MusialOF4037246107
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70005235117067.288.370.489859.202.341.2800.6724.8182430
4Bob NiemanOF341708
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002000200000.471.471.5291000.059.059.533----917
24Ed OlivaresOF223025
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0001100400011.167.161.167328.000.033.185----531
29Gene OliverC2652814
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90061021102.269.345.538883.269.385.2631.6713.02859
37Ray SadeckiP2087622
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0012001700200.253.261.299560.046.057.2757.00--2690
1Carl SawatskiC331742352
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3300251707014.299.385.517902.218.362.2840.6817.490200
4Jimmie SchafferC251531539
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160092911405.255.296.320616.065.124.3093.22153.049166
2Red Schoendienst2B38120936
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121012602101.300.364.400764.100.208.3100.50120.048133
31Curt SimmonsP3266920
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0060082200301.303.378.348726.045.167.4552.75--2377
2Hal SmithC30125631
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01000111214323.248.304.296600.048.136.2701.09--37141
20Daryl SpencerSS311301933
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2110231703008.254.366.377743.123.308.2660.7432.549153
27Don TaussigOF291882754
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2522163400335.287.338.447785.160.245.3352.1394.084210
24,42Carl WarwickOF241522738
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1630183300432.250.324.395719.145.283.2881.8338.060177
44Ray WashburnP23811
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0000000400000.125.125.125250.000.000.250----18
12Bill White1B2759189169
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908116484142513.286.353.472825.186.289.3031.3129.6279662
Batting Totals20605307703143623651103657462849474533617040108.271.330.393723.122.218.2961.5151.520835911
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
47Craig Anderson22433.232500013138381514312213011.288.770.692.774.851.75
43Bobby Tiefenauer31006.7530002049430431003.2520.250.009.006.750.75
31Curt Simmons329103.123029620019520391681464992041.369.320.642.944.551.55
37Ray Sadecki2014103.7131311300022219610092281021148031.347.911.134.124.601.12
36Bob Miller22134.263450013374824135646394001.739.970.735.594.740.85
38Mickey McDermott32103.671900013427291711315152001.639.671.005.005.001.00
41Lindy McDaniel251064.88550003999411757511131658121.5711.201.052.976.222.10
39Larry Jackson3014113.75332812320211203998820561133041.238.660.852.394.822.02
45Bob Gibson2513123.243527102312111869176131191668161.457.930.555.087.081.39
33Al Cicotte31265.282970091758347441634513021.569.961.924.086.121.50
32Ernie Broglio259124.1129267220174166978019751131011.388.540.983.865.811.51
38Ed Bauta26201.42130009519125325120000.895.680.952.375.682.40
44Ray Washburn23111.8032101020104417121110.854.500.453.155.401.71
Pitching Totals80743.743391554991062413691334668569136570823443241.398.770.893.755.411.44
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jimmie SchafferC682442316.9960.00
Carl SawatskiC602181913.9960.00
Hal SmithC452612826.9930.00
Tim McCarverC2086930.9690.00
Gene OliverC15756041.0000.00
Chris CannizzaroC550001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill White1B151137310417125.9890.00
Joe Cunningham1B10691081.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Julian Javier2B1132393322082.9660.00
Red Schoendienst2B324342410.9550.00
Bob Lillis2B244362213.9810.00
Alex Grammas2B183143111.9870.00
Don Landrum2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ken Boyer3B1531173462423.9510.00
Alex Grammas3B303001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alex GrammasSS6581136929.9600.00
Bob LillisSS56731341619.9280.00
Daryl SpencerSS3766109826.9560.00
Jerry BuchekSS3142621020.9120.00
Julio GotaySS101625106.8040.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Curt FloodOF1192411344.9840.00
Stan MusialOF103149910.9940.00
Charlie JamesOF90151361.9620.00
Don TaussigOF87123612.9920.00
Joe CunninghamOF86131251.9640.00
Carl WarwickOF4894231.9700.00
Don LandrumOF25423011.0000.00
Ed OlivaresOF1080001.0000.00
Walt MorynOF78010.8890.00
Bob NiemanOF420001.0000.00
Doug ClemensOF32010.6670.00
Gene OliverOF12010.6670.00
Carl SawatskiOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lindy McDanielP5594522011.0002.58
Bob GibsonP35211143524.9612.09
Bob MillerP347421833.8702.43
Larry JacksonP33211174215.9832.52
Ray SadeckiP3122232471.7941.09
Curt SimmonsP3019563614.9771.94
Ernie BroglioP29174132710.9762.07
Al CicotteP2975712011.0002.28
Craig AndersonP253837001.0002.36
Mickey McDermottP192713001.0001.33
Ed BautaP131903001.0001.41
Bobby TiefenauerP340000.0000.00
Ray WashburnP32005001.0002.24


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