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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
  • 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 1968 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    34Nelson BrilesP5-11200R-R241965UDFAMLB--
    20Lou BrockOF5-11170L-L291961UDFAMLB--
    32Steve CarltonP6-5210L-L231965UDFAMLB--
    30Orlando Cepeda1B6-2210R-R301958UDFAMLB--
    14Ron DavisOF6-0180R-R261962Not draftedMLB--
    7Johnny EdwardsC6-4220L-R301961UDFAMLB--
    21Curt FloodOF5-9165R-R301956Not draftedMLB--
    16Phil Gagliano2B-OF6-1185R-R261963UDFAMLB--
    45Bob GibsonP6-1195R-R321959UDFAMLB--
    47Hal GilsonP6-5195R-L261968Not draftedMLB--
    29Wayne GrangerP6-2165R-R241968UDFAMLB--
    12Joe Hague1B-OF6-0198L-L241968UDFAMLB--
    43Joe HoernerP6-1200R-L311963UDFAMLB--
    31Dick HughesP6-3195R-R301966Not draftedMLB--
    39Larry JasterP6-3205L-L241965Not draftedMLB--
    25Julian Javier3B-2B6-1175R-R311960Not draftedMLB--
    9Roger MarisOF6-0204L-R331957Not draftedMLB--
    27Dal MaxvillSS-2B5-11160R-R291962UDFAMLB--
    15Tim McCarverC6-1195L-R261959UDFAMLB--
    46Pete MikkelsenP6-2220R-R281964UDFAMLB--
    47Mel NelsonP6-0185R-L321960Not draftedMLB--
    10Dave RickettsC6-2195B-R321963Not draftedMLB--
    11Dick SchofieldSS-2B5-9165B-R331953Not draftedMLB--
    18Mike ShannonOF-3B6-3195R-R281962Not draftedMLB--
    23Ted SimmonsC-1B6-0200B-R181968SLN: 1967-1-10MLB--
    12Dick SimpsonOF6-4176R-R241962Not draftedMLB--
    26Ed Spiezio3B5-11180R-R261964UDFAMLB--
    17Bobby TolanOF5-11170L-L221965UDFAMLB--
    47Mike TorrezP6-5210R-R211967UDFAMLB--
    44Ray WashburnP6-1205R-R301961UDFAMLB--
    37Floyd WickerOF6-2175L-R251968Not draftedMLB--
    36Ron WillisP6-2195R-R241966Not draftedMLB--


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