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1968 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-65 .599
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 583-472 + 111
Manager(s): Red Schoendienst
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 2,011,167 2/20
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Tigers)
Top Draft Pick: James Hairston (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Dick Sisler
Assistant Coach: Joe Schultz
Bullpen Coach: Bob Milliken
Pitching Coach: Billy Muffett

#1 Draft Picks

Ted Simmons (#10)
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8874.5439.0
8478.51913.0
8379.51214.0
8181.50016.0
8082.49417.0
7686.46921.0
7686.46921.0
7389.45124.0
7290.44425.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
34Nelson BrilesP2480511
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2
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0050042110912.138.176.163339.025.075.1835.25--1394
20Lou BrockOF2966092184
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46
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14
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6
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5162124612437124.279.325.418743.139.285.3352.70110.0276709
32Steve CarltonP2373612
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2
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30002500601.164.164.274438.110.110.217--36.52079
30Orlando Cepeda1B3060071149
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26
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2
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16
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738643969130413.248.297.378675.130.205.2702.2337.5227647
14Ron DavisOF26791114
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4
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2
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051051700122.177.221.278499.101.177.2193.40--2287
7Johnny EdwardsC302301455
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1
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3
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2911162010146.239.284.326610.087.157.2461.2576.775251
21Curt FloodOF3061871186
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4
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60116335852648.301.334.366700.065.126.3241.76123.6226661
16Phil Gagliano2B-3B261051324
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0130071210112.229.274.305579.076.143.2551.71--32114
45Bob GibsonP3294316
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0061173210711.170.225.223448.053.128.2544.57--21109
47Hal GilsonP264000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
29Wayne GrangerP24501
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0000000200000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
12Joe HagueOF-1B241724
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1002200000.235.316.412728.176.294.2141.0017.0719
43Joe HoernerP316000000000300100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
31Dick HughesP3015000000001700100.000.063.00063.000.067.0007.00--017
39Larry JasterP244326
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1001900600.140.159.209368.070.093.1529.0043.0950
25Julian Javier2B3151954135
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521032461124510.260.290.347637.087.146.2852.54129.8180552
9Roger MarisOF333102579
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4500243813143.255.305.374679.119.197.2731.5862.0116339
27Dal MaxvillSS2945951116
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2402527119228.253.327.298625.046.155.2961.37459.0137515
15Tim McCarverC2643435110
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4843263118246.253.293.350643.097.159.2611.1986.8152466
46Pete MikkelsenP283000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
47Mel NelsonP321222
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0002001400000.167.231.167398.000.083.2504.00--213
10Dave RickettsC322213
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0001000300000.136.136.136272.000.000.158----322
11Dick SchofieldSS-2B331271428
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812133122001.220.293.315608.094.189.2842.38127.040140
18Mike Shannon3B2857662153
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791237114254611.266.307.401708.135.198.3053.0838.4231623
23Ted SimmonsC18301
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0000001100000.333.500.333833.000.333.5001.00--14
12Dick SimpsonOF24561113
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80182102011.232.323.393716.161.286.3032.6318.72265
26Ed SpiezioOF265118
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0002115600011.157.228.157385.000.098.1741.20--857
17Bobby TolanOF222782864
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1795134233208.230.265.335600.104.165.2553.2355.693293
47Mike TorrezP21712
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0001000200000.286.286.286572.000.000.400----27
44Ray WashburnP306055
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0500838001102.083.191.117308.033.167.2274.75--779
37Floyd Wicker25422
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----24
36Ron WillisP2411100000001400001.000.083.00083.000.091.0004.00--012
Batting Totals1921556158313832274873539110453788973256674291.249.294.346640.097.177.2832.3776.219256048
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
34Nelson Briles2419112.80333313400243251907618551414071.259.260.662.035.202.56
44Ray Washburn301482.263130841021519167549471243011.118.000.381.975.192.64
47Mike Torrez21212.8452000019207611262011.689.470.475.682.840.50
47Mel Nelson32212.8918410815249201739160001.098.320.511.532.721.78
46Pete Mikkelsen28001.135000201610520781001.065.630.003.944.501.14
39Larry Jaster249133.513121316015415363601338702061.248.940.762.224.091.84
31Dick Hughes30223.52255008464452525721491001.036.330.982.956.892.33
43Joe Hoerner31821.47470003317483498212423000.946.240.372.207.713.50
29Wayne Granger24422.253400019444401411212272021.188.180.412.455.522.25
47Hal Gilson26024.50130006221271111111191001.7311.050.414.507.771.73
45Bob Gibson322291.123434281300304198493811622684070.855.840.321.837.914.32
32Steve Carlton2313112.99343310510231214877711611626031.198.300.432.376.282.66
36Ron Willis24233.384800015463502524428391011.227.030.563.945.481.39
Pitching Totals97652.49358162632799321479128247240982375971300281.127.800.502.285.912.59
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Nelson Briles24330000000000.958------------------15312
Lou Brock290000000001560------------------.952269914
Steve Carlton23340000000000.935------------------4393
Orlando Cepeda300015400000000----.988--------------13629017
Ron Davis26000000000250------------------.9794431
Johnny Edwards30054000000000--.992----------------350253
Curt Flood300000000001490------------------.983386117
Phil Gagliano260001710000050------.9821.000--------1.00031521
Bob Gibson32340000000000.980------------------21281
Hal Gilson26130000000000--------------------000
Wayne Granger24340000000000.909------------------6142
Joe Hague2400200000030----1.000------------.8001911
Joe Hoerner31470000000000.889------------------261
Dick Hughes302500000000001.000------------------7100
Larry Jaster243100000000001.000------------------5200
Julian Javier310001390000000------.976------------30433916
Roger Maris33000000000840------------------.98316943
Dal Maxvill290000015100000----------.969--------23245822
Tim McCarver260109000000000--.986----------------7085411
Pete Mikkelsen2850000000000.500------------------022
Mel Nelson321800000000001.000------------------390
Dave Ricketts3201000000000--1.000----------------500
Dick Schofield330002304300000------.975--.973--------1091166
Mike Shannon280000156000000--------.952----------11031021
Ted Simmons1802000000000--1.000----------------310
Dick Simpson24000000000220------------------1.0002610
Ed Spiezio26000020000110--------1.000--------1.0002050
Bobby Tolan22009000000670----1.000------------.967199124
Mike Torrez2150000000000.857------------------241
Ray Washburn30310000000000.978------------------24201
Ron Willis244800000000001.000------------------2150


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