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1972 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 75-81 .481
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 568-600 -32
Manager(s): Red Schoendienst
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,196,894 10/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Dan Larson (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Benson
First Base Coach: George Kissell
Hitting Coach: Ken Boyer
Pitching Coach: Barney Schultz
Third Base Coach: Lee Thomas

#1 Draft Picks

Ted Simmons (#10), Al Santorini (#11), Bernie Carbo (#16)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9659.619--
8570.54811.0
8373.53213.5
7581.48121.5
7086.44926.5
5997.37837.5
Full League Standings
  • 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
    Scipio SpinksSLNMONW 6-1 @MON4120001000000000121st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Joe HagueSLNHOUW 7-2 @HOU20000020011000203242 sacrifice flies
    Joe TorreSLNHOUW 7-2 @HOU524110300000000014854 hits
    Matty AlouSLNHOUW 4-2 @HOU514100000000000013244 hits
    Luis MelendezSLNCINL 6-7 vs CIN41300110000000001211st career home run
    Joe TorreSLNCINL 0-2 @CIN402000000000000015001500th career game
    Charlie HudsonSLNCHNL 2-3 vs CHN000000000000000011st career game
    Tim PlodinecSLNLANL 3-8 @LAN000000000000000011st career game
    Lou BrockSLNSDNW 14-3 vs SDN433020310000000015833 Triples
    Luis MelendezSLNNYNW 11-0 @NYN31200150000000001575 RBIs
    Ed CrosbySLNCINW 4-2 @CIN4110000100100001951st career stolen base
    Lou BrockSLNATLL 4-5 vs ATL625100020100100016015 hits
    Don DurhamSLNCINL 1-4 vs CIN200000000020000011st career game
    Matty AlouSLNATLL 7-8 @ATL524200010000000013924 hits
    Ray BareSLNCHNL 0-4 @CHN000000000000000011st career game
    Bob GibsonSLNPITW 10-5 vs PIT3000000000300000500500th career game
    Ted SimmonsSLNPITW 10-5 vs PIT42400010000000003144 hits
    Don DurhamSLNPHIL 3-8 vs PHI313001300000000041st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Ron AllenSLNPITL 5-10 @PIT100000000010000011st career game
    Ron AllenSLNSDNL 2-3 @SDN111001100000000041st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Dwain AndersonSLNLANL 0-1 @LAN4041000000000000534 hits
    Lou BrockSLNSDNW 9-3 vs SDN424000210000000016434 hits
    Skip JutzeSLNLANL 1-2 vs LAN300000000030000011st career game
    Mick KelleherSLNLANL 1-2 vs LAN100000000100000011st career game
    Skip JutzeSLNLANL 1-5 vs LAN302100100000000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Jim BibbySLNMONW 8-7 vs MON101000000100010011st career game, 1st career hit
    Mick KelleherSLNMONW 8-7 vs MON411000000000000031st career hit
    Ken ReitzSLNMONW 5-3 vs MON322000100000001011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Mike TysonSLNMONW 5-3 vs MON200000000010000011st career game
    Bill SteinSLNPHIL 2-3 @PHI511001100010000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Mike TysonSLNPHIL 2-3 @PHI402000000000000021st career hit
    Bill SteinSLNPHIL 1-2 @PHI402000110010000021st career stolen base
    Ken ReitzSLNNYNL 2-8 @NYN414100100000000044 hits
    Dwain AndersonSLNNYNW 9-4 @NYN1110012000000000721st career home run
    Jorge RoqueSLNMONW 5-4 @MON1110011000000000271st career home run
    Mick KelleherSLNMONW 6-2 @MON311000100000010091st career RBI
    Ted SizemoreSLNPHIW 2-1 vs PHI4021000100000101500500th career game
    Ted SimmonsSLNCHNW 2-1 @CHN71410000000000003714 hits
    Bill SteinSLNCHNW 2-1 @CHN3010100000000300113 sacrifice hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Scipio SpinksSLNMONW 6-1 @MONW 951105700038000--111-21st career win
    Charlie HudsonSLNCHNL 2-3 vs CHN 20000100007000--10-01st career game
    Bob GibsonSLNPITW 4-2 vs PITWCG9722101000034000--423207-13510 Strikeouts
    Bob GibsonSLNCHNW 1-0 @CHNWSHO930002500030000--424208-135Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Tim PlodinecSLNLANL 3-8 @LAN 0.13110001004000--10-01st career game
    Bob GibsonSLNSDNW 3-2 @SDNWCG9522031000034000--426210-13510 Strikeouts
    Joe GrzendaSLNSDNL 3-4 @SDN 01000000001000--20013-13200th career game
    Scipio SpinksSLNNYNW 7-1 @NYNW 9611061300038000--234-513 Strikeouts
    Scipio SpinksSLNCINL 1-6 @CINL 235504500013000--255-6Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Bob GibsonSLNATLW 7-0 vs ATLWSHO960002600035000--431215-135Complete game/Shutout
    Reggie ClevelandSLNATLW 2-0 vs ATLWSHO920001400029000--6923-20Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Don DurhamSLNCINL 1-4 vs CINL 773312600029000--10-11st career game
    Bob GibsonSLNHOUW 3-2 @HOUW 9922011300036000--432216-13513 Strikeouts
    Moe DrabowskySLNHOUL 3-11 @HOU 1.235210410010000--56787-103Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Ray BareSLNCHNL 0-4 @CHN 21000110008000--10-01st career game
    Al SantoriniSLNPHIW 6-0 vs PHIWSHO960000500033000--11115-34Complete game/Shutout
    Don DurhamSLNSFNW 3-1 @SFNW 6.141102300025000--61-51st career win
    Don DurhamSLNSFNW 4-2 vs SFNWCG931103810035000--82-63-hitter
    Bob GibsonSLNSFNL 2-3 vs SFNLCG9633021400035000--441221-13814 Strikeouts
    Rick WiseSLNLANW 5-1 vs LANWCG9411031000034000--24888-9010 Strikeouts
    Jim BibbySLNMONW 8-7 vs MONW 6.174405500026000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Charlie HudsonSLNMONW 5-4 @MONW 20000020006000--91-01st career win
    Ray BareSLNMONW 5-4 @MONSv 10000000003000--110-11st career save
    Al SantoriniSLNPITW 4-0 vs PITWSHO980001300035000--11816-37Complete game/Shutout
    Al SantoriniSLNNYNW 4-0 vs NYNWSHO9600041200036000--12017-3712 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    Rich FolkersSLNCHNW 2-1 @CHNW 2.110001200010000--241-21st career win
    Bob GibsonSLNPITW 4-3 @PITW 91333031100041000--448225-14111 Strikeouts


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