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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
Roster Continuity 83.81% 3/16
Manager(s): Solly Hemus, Johnny Keane
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 855,305 11/18
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ray Katt
Assistant Coach: Darrell Johnson
Assistant Coach: Johnny Keane
Hitting Coach: Harry Walker
Pitching Coach: Howie Pollet
Third Base Coach: Vern Benson
National League Standings
  • 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 1961 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    47Craig AndersonP6-2205R-R221961Not draftedMLB--
    38Ed BautaP6-3200R-R261960Not draftedMLB--
    14Ken Boyer3B-1B6-2200R-R301955Not draftedMLB--
    32Ernie BroglioP6-2200R-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    17Jerry Buchek2B-3B5-11185R-R191961Not draftedMLB--
    34Chris CannizzaroC6-0190R-R231960Not draftedMLB--
    33Al CicotteP6-3185R-R311957Not draftedMLB--
    40Doug ClemensOF6-0180L-R221961Not draftedMLB--
    18George Crowe1B6-2212L-L381952Not draftedMLB--
    28Joe Cunningham1B6-1190L-L291954Not draftedMLB--
    21Curt FloodOF5-9165R-R231956Not draftedMLB--
    45Bob GibsonP6-1195R-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    19Julio Gotay2B6-0180R-R221960Not draftedMLB--
    10Alex GrammasSS-3B6-0178R-R351954Not draftedMLB--
    39Larry JacksonP6-2190R-R301955Not draftedMLB--
    23Charlie JamesOF6-1195R-R231960Not draftedMLB--
    25Julian Javier3B-2B6-1175R-R241960Not draftedMLB--
    24Don LandrumOF6-0180L-R251957Not draftedMLB--
    35Bob LillisSS-2B5-11160R-R311958Not draftedMLB--
    20Tim McCarverC6-1195L-R191959Not draftedMLB--
    41Lindy McDanielP6-3195R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    38Mickey McDermottP6-2170L-L321948Not draftedMLB--
    36Bob MillerP6-1182R-R221957Not draftedMLB--
    28Walt MorynOF6-2205L-R351954Not draftedMLB--
    6Stan MusialOF-1B6-0175L-L401941Not draftedMLB--
    4Bob NiemanOF5-11195R-R341951Not draftedMLB--
    24Ed OlivaresOF-3B5-11180R-R221960Not draftedMLB--
    29Gene OliverC-1B6-2225R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    37Ray SadeckiP5-11180L-L201960Not draftedMLB--
    1Carl SawatskiC5-10210L-R331948Not draftedMLB--
    4Jimmie SchafferC5-9185R-R251961Not draftedMLB--
    2Red Schoendienst2B6-0170B-R381945Not draftedMLB--
    31Curt SimmonsP6-0187L-L321947Not draftedMLB--
    2Hal SmithC5-11189R-R301956Not draftedMLB--
    20Daryl SpencerSS-2B6-2190R-R311952Not draftedMLB--
    27Don TaussigOF6-0180R-R291958Not draftedMLB--
    43Bobby TiefenauerP6-2185R-R311952Not draftedMLB--
    24,42Carl WarwickOF5-10170R-L241961Not draftedMLB--
    44Ray WashburnP6-1205R-R231961Not draftedMLB--
    12Bill White1B6-0195L-L271956Not draftedMLB--

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