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1977 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-79 .512
Rank: 3rd in National League East
Run Differential: 737-688 + 49
Roster Continuity 59.71% 20/24
Manager(s): Vern Rapp
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,659,287 8/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Terry Kennedy (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Sonny Ruberto
Hitting Coach: Mo Mozzali
Pitching Coach: Claude Osteen
Third Base Coach: Jack Krol

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Anderson (#6), Ted Simmons (#10), Taylor Duncan (#10), Garry Templeton (#13), John D'Acquisto (#17), Dave Rader (#18), Mike Phillips (#18)
National League East 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 1977 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    27Mike AndersonOF6-2200R-R261971PHI: 1969-1-6MLB--
    15Benny AyalaOF6-1185R-R261974Not draftedMLB--
    21Rick BosettiOF5-11185R-R231976PHI: 1973-7-114MLB--
    20Lou BrockOF5-11170L-L381961Not draftedMLB--
    26Doug CapillaP5-8175L-L251976SFN: 1970-25-600MLB--
    33Clay CarrollP6-1200R-R361964Not draftedMLB--
    25Hector CruzOF-3B5-11170R-R241973Not draftedMLB--
    34John D'AcquistoP6-2205R-R251973SFN: 1970-1-17MLB--
    16Jerry Davanon2B-SS5-11175R-R311969SLN: 1966-1-17MLB--
    36John DennyP6-3190R-R241974SLN: 1970-29-679MLB--
    49Larry DierkerP6-4215R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    16Taylor Duncan3B6-0170R-R241977ATL: 1971-1-10MLB--
    11Jim DwyerOF5-10175L-L271973PIT: 1971-1-1MLB--
    26Rawly EastwickP6-3180R-R261974CIN: 1969-3-62MLB--
    41Pete FalconeP6-2185L-L231975ATL: 1973-2-38MLB--
    31Bob ForschP6-4200R-R271974SLN: 1968-26-594MLB--
    7Roger FreedOF6-0190R-R311970MIN: 1966-38-712MLB--
    37Keith Hernandez1B6-0195L-L231974SLN: 1971-42-785MLB--
    39Al HraboskyP5-11185R-L271970SLN: 1969-1-19MLB--
    19Dane Iorg1B-OF6-0180L-R271977PHI: 1971-1-22MLB--
    11Don KessingerSS6-1175B-R341964Not draftedMLB--
    21Bake McBrideOF6-2190L-R281973SLN: 1970-37-811MLB--
    34Butch MetzgerP6-1185R-R251974SFN: 1970-2-41MLB--
    29Jerry MumphreyOF6-2185B-R241974SLN: 1971-4-81MLB--
    24Ken Oberkfell3B-2B6-0210L-R211977Not draftedMLB--
    5Mike PhillipsSS-2B6-1185L-R261973SFN: 1969-1-18MLB--
    43Mike PotterOF6-1195R-R261976SLN: 1971-6-115MLB--
    14Dave RaderC5-11165L-R281971SFN: 1967-1-18MLB--
    42Eric RasmussenP6-3205R-R251975SLN: 1973-32-676MLB--
    44Ken Reitz3B6-0185R-R261972SLN: 1969-31-732MLB--
    22Buddy SchultzP6-0175R-L261975CHN: 1972-6-135MLB--
    30Tony ScottOF6-0175B-R251973MON: 1969-71-1019MLB--
    23Ted SimmonsC-1B6-0200B-R271968SLN: 1967-1-10MLB--
    35John SuttonP5-11185R-R241977TEX: 1974-3-48MLB--
    12John TamargoC5-10180B-R251976SLN: 1973-6-132MLB--
    1Garry TempletonSS5-11185B-R211976SLN: 1974-1-13MLB--
    10Mike Tyson2B5-9170R-R271972SLN: 1970-3-60MLB--
    40Tom UnderwoodP5-11170R-L231974PHI: 1972-2-27MLB--
    38John UrreaP6-3205R-R221977SLN: 1974-1-14MLB--
    19Joel YoungbloodOF-3B6-0180R-R251976CIN: 1970-2-40MLB--

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