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1968 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  97-65   .599
Result:   1st in National League
Manager(s):  Red Schoendienst
General Manager:   Bing Devine
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Attendance:  2,011,167
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Tigers)

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roger Maris (33)
Youngest Player:  Ted Simmons (18)
Longest Tenure:  Curt Flood (11)
Top Hitter:  Lou Brock (8)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Gibson (1)
Top Draft Pick:  James Hairston (#19)

Roster Continuity:  84.63%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
St. Louis9765.599--
SF Giants8874.5439.0
Chi Cubs8478.51913.0
Cincinnati8379.51214.0
Atlanta8181.50016.0
Pittsburgh8082.49417.0
LA Dodgers7686.46921.0
Philadelphia7686.46921.0
NY Mets7389.45124.0
Houston7290.44425.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
34Nelson BrilesPMLB5-11200RightRight8/5/194324Dorris,California1964UDFA SLN

20Lou BrockOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft6/18/193929El Dorado,Arkansas1961UDFA CHN
32Steve CarltonPMLB6-5210LeftLeft12/22/194423Miami,Florida1963UDFA SLN
30Orlando Cepeda1BMLB6-2210RightRight9/17/193730Ponce,Puerto Rico1955UDFA NY1
14Ron DavisOFMLB6-0180RightRight10/21/194126Roanoke Rapids,North CarolinaUDFA 
7Johnny EdwardsCMLB6-4220LeftRight6/10/193830Columbus,Ohio1959UDFA CIN
21Curt FloodOFMLB5-9165RightRight1/18/193830Houston,TexasUDFA 
16Phil Gagliano2B-OFMLB6-1185RightRight12/27/194126Memphis,Tennessee1960UDFA SLN
45Bob GibsonPMLB6-1195RightRight11/9/193532Omaha,Nebraska1957UDFA SLN
47Hal GilsonPMLB6-5195RightLeft2/9/194226Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
29Wayne GrangerPMLB6-2165RightRight3/15/194424Springfield,Massachusetts1965UDFA SLN
12Joe Hague1B-OFMLB6-0198LeftLeft4/25/194424Huntington,West Virginia1966UDFA SLN
43Joe HoernerPMLB6-1200RightLeft11/12/193631Dubuque,Iowa1957UDFA CHA
31Dick HughesPMLB6-3195RightRight2/13/193830Stephens,ArkansasUDFA 
39Larry JasterPMLB6-3205LeftLeft1/13/194424Midland,MichiganUDFA 
25Julian Javier3B-2BMLB6-1175RightRight8/9/193631San Francisco de Macoris,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
9Roger MarisOFMLB6-0204LeftRight9/10/193433Hibbing,MinnesotaUDFA 
27Dal MaxvillSS-2BMLB5-11160RightRight2/18/193929Granite City,Illinois1960UDFA SLN
15Tim McCarverCMLB6-1195LeftRight10/16/194126Memphis,Tennessee1959UDFA SLN
46Pete MikkelsenPMLB6-2220RightRight10/25/193928Staten Island,New York1958UDFA NYA
47Mel NelsonPMLB6-0185RightLeft5/30/193632San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
10Dave RickettsCMLB6-2195BothRight7/12/193532Pottstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
11Dick SchofieldSS-2BMLB5-9165BothRight1/7/193533Springfield,IllinoisUDFA 
18Mike ShannonOF-3BMLB6-3195RightRight7/5/193928St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
23Ted SimmonsC-1BMLB6-0200BothRight8/9/194918Highland Park,Michigan1967110SLN
12Dick SimpsonOFMLB6-4176RightRight7/28/194324Washington,DCUDFA 
26Ed Spiezio3BMLB5-11180RightRight10/31/194126Joliet,Illinois1963UDFA SLN
17Bobby TolanOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft11/19/194522Los Angeles,California1963UDFA SLN
47Mike TorrezPMLB6-5210RightRight8/28/194621Topeka,Kansas1964UDFA SLN
44Ray WashburnPMLB6-1205RightRight5/31/193830Pasco,Washington1960UDFA SLN
37Floyd WickerOFMLB6-2175LeftRight9/12/194225Burlington,North CarolinaUDFA 
36Ron WillisPMLB6-2195RightRight7/12/194324Willisville,TennesseeUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Jack BuckBroadcaster 
Harry CarayBroadcaster 
Bing DevineGeneral Manager 
Bob MillikenBullpen Coach 
Billy MuffettPitching Coach 
Red SchoendienstManager 
Joe SchultzAssistant Coach 
Dick SislerAssistant Coach 


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