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1961 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
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 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
    Bob NiemanSLNMLNW 2-1 @MLN101000100000000010001000th career game
    Joe CunninghamSLNLANW 9-5 @LAN53410110000000006014 hits
    Daryl SpencerSLNLANW 9-5 @LAN41200151010000008165 RBIs
    Don TaussigSLNLANW 9-5 @LAN5120011100100000421st career stolen base
    Ken BoyerSLNLANL 4-5 @LAN42200220012000008552 home runs
    Julian JavierSLNLANW 11-2 @LAN63410030001000001274 hits
    Daryl SpencerSLNLANW 11-2 @LAN42300230011000008182 home runs
    Joe CunninghamSLNMLNL 1-8 vs MLN00000000040000006084 walks
    Jimmie SchafferSLNCHNL 0-1 @CHN301000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Stan MusialSLNCHNW 6-3 @CHN513101500000000013375 RBIs
    Curt FloodSLNSFNW 12-4 vs SFN44320000010000004104 runs scored
    Bill WhiteSLNSFNW 12-4 vs SFN53410150000000004485 RBIs, 4 hits
    Ken BoyerSLNPITW 12-2 vs PIT54300260001000008822 home runs, 4 runs scored, 6 RBIs
    Julian JavierSLNPITW 7-5 vs PIT51500010000000001485 hits
    Ken BoyerSLNPITW 8-4 vs PIT4121004001001000884500th career RBI
    Carl WarwickSLNMLNW 3-1 @MLN4000000101300000231st career stolen base
    Carl WarwickSLNMLNL 3-9 @MLN4121011000100000241st career home run
    Stan MusialSLNCHNW 8-6 vs CHN424002400000000013522 home runs, 4 hits
    Jimmie SchafferSLNCINL 2-4 vs CIN402100100010000051st career RBI
    Tim McCarverSLNCINL 3-9 vs CIN3000001000000000181st career RBI
    Ken BoyerSLNPHIL 2-3 @PHI40201000001000009001000th career hit
    Julio GotaySLNPITL 3-5 @PIT412100100000000041st career RBI
    Charlie JamesSLNCINL 3-4 @CIN4130000101000000731st career stolen base
    Craig AndersonSLNSFNW 10-5 vs SFN211100000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Stan MusialSLNSFNW 10-5 vs SFN422002700100100013642 home runs, 7 RBIs
    Jerry BuchekSLNCHNW 11-4 @CHN310000100001000011st career game, 1st career RBI
    Jimmie SchafferSLNCHNW 11-4 @CHN3110014000100000121st career home run
    Jerry BuchekSLNCHNL 9-10 @CHN311000100010000131st career hit
    Al CicotteSLNCHNL 9-10 @CHN3131002000000000851st career RBI
    Bob GibsonSLNLANW 9-1 @LAN5121012000300000791st career home run
    Bill WhiteSLNLANW 9-1 @LAN53410340010010004913 home runs, 4 hits
    Ken BoyerSLNSFNW 6-3 @SFN51400120000000009264 hits
    Tim McCarverSLNMLNL 3-6 vs MLN5110011000100000351st career home run
    Bill WhiteSLNMLNL 1-9 vs MLN4000000001000000500500th career game
    Julian JavierSLNCHNW 10-6 vs CHN51401020001000001624 hits
    Bill WhiteSLNCHNW 10-6 vs CHN52400010000000005014 hits
    Julian JavierSLNCHNW 8-5 vs CHN53400022000000001634 hits
    Bill WhiteSLNCHNW 8-5 vs CHN51410021001000005024 hits
    Bill WhiteSLNCHNW 7-5 vs CHN42312010000000005041 Triples
    Ed OlivaresSLNMLNW 6-2 @MLN401000000000000041st career hit
    Bill WhiteSLNMLNW 5-3 @MLN42200240001000005152 home runs
    Ed OlivaresSLNMLNL 2-3 @MLN400000100000001061st career RBI
    Bill WhiteSLNPHIW 7-0 vs PHI52200230000000005202 home runs
    Ken BoyerSLNCINW 6-5 vs CIN53400230000000009542 home runs, 4 hits
    Ed BautaSLNPITW 4-0 @PIT1010000000000000151st career hit
    Ken BoyerSLNCINW 7-4 @CIN10100020020000209652 sacrifice flies
    Alex GrammasSLNLANW 10-1 vs LAN31220050020000007675 RBIs
    Bob GibsonSLNSFNW 8-5 vs SFN2011004000100020892 sacrifice flies
    Curt FloodSLNPITL 4-5 vs PIT51510010000000004915 hits
    Curt FloodSLNPITW 9-4 vs PIT51400001000000004934 hits
    Ed OlivaresSLNCINL 3-4 @CIN1010000100000000181st career stolen base
    Curt FloodSLNMLNW 4-1 vs MLN4000000000100000500500th career game
    Ken BoyerSLNCHNW 6-5 vs CHN61511130000000009885 hits
    Curt FloodSLNPITW 3-0 @PIT51400000000000005044 hits
    Ray WashburnSLNPHIL 1-6 vs PHI100000000010000011st career game
    Doug ClemensSLNLANL 5-8 vs LAN101000000000000041st career hit
    Ray WashburnSLNMLNL 1-2 @MLN201000000010000021st career hit
    Ken BoyerSLNPHIW 12-2 @PHI412101500110100010005 RBIs, 1000th career game
    Curt FloodSLNPHIW 12-2 @PHI43411000010000005144 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Ernie BroglioSLNCINW 4-0 vs CINWSHO5.230001400020000--8729-19Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Bob MillerSLNLANW 11-2 @LANSv 2.200000100071912763%339-61st career save
    Bob GibsonSLNCHNW 3-0 @CHNW 9400041100034000--488-1111 Strikeouts
    Ray SadeckiSLNCHNW 3-3 vs CHN CG10330191000042000--3513-1210 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
    Craig AndersonSLNSFNW 10-5 vs SFNW 3.230000100113000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Ray SadeckiSLNSFNW 3-1 vs SFNWCG921111300032000--3915-132-hitter
    Curt SimmonsSLNPHIW 10-7 vs PHIW 7.276004200034000--269100-91100th career win
    Craig AndersonSLNSFNW 3-2 @SFNSv 10000000003000--71-11st career save
    Bob GibsonSLNMLNW 12-4 vs MLNSv 11000100005000--5912-171st career save
    Curt SimmonsSLNPHIW 7-0 vs PHIWSHO980003500138000--274103-91Complete game/Shutout
    Larry JacksonSLNSFNW 2-0 @SFNWSHO930000200029000--27776-70Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Ed BautaSLNLANW 8-7 vs LANW 2111100000724141058%161-01st career win
    Larry JacksonSLNSFNW 6-0 vs SFNWSHO930001500031000--27977-70Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Curt SimmonsSLNPHIW 3-0 vs PHIWSHO950001200033000--283106-94Complete game/Shutout
    Ray WashburnSLNPHIL 1-6 vs PHI 4.100003300116000--10-01st career game
    Ray WashburnSLNPHIW 12-2 @PHIW 952203700034000--31-11st career win


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