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1980 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 738-710 + 28
Roster Continuity 75.01% 18/26
Manager(s): Whitey Herzog, Ken Boyer, Red Schoendienst, Jack Krol
General Manager: John Claiborne (1980-08-25), Whitey Herzog
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,385,147 15/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Don Collins (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Red Schoendienst
Assistant Coach: Dal Maxvill
Bullpen Coach: Dave Ricketts
Pitching Coach: Claude Osteen
Third Base Coach: Jack Krol

#1 Draft Picks

Terry Kennedy (#6), Roy Thomas (#6), Ted Simmons (#10), Garry Templeton (#13), Leon Durham (#15), Bernie Carbo (#16), Don Hood (#17), Mike Phillips (#18), Steve Swisher (#21)
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 1980 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    00Bobby BondsOF6-1190R-R341968Not draftedMLB--
    49Pedro BorbonP6-2185R-R331969Not draftedMLB--
    11Bernie CarboOF6-0175L-R321969CIN: 1965-1-16MLB--
    7Joe DeSa1B5-11170L-L201980SLN: 1977-3-58MLB--
    10Leon Durham1B-OF6-2210L-L221980SLN: 1976-1-15MLB--
    31Bob ForschP6-4200R-R301974SLN: 1968-26-594MLB--
    39George FrazierP6-5205R-R251978MIL: 1976-9-196MLB--
    41John FulghamP6-2205R-R241979NYA: 1976-1-15MLB--
    25George HendrickOF6-3195R-R301971OAK: 1968-1-1MLB--
    37Keith Hernandez1B6-0195L-L261974SLN: 1971-42-785MLB--
    28Tom Herr2B6-0185B-R241979Not draftedMLB--
    26Don HoodP6-2180L-L301973BAL: 1969-1-17MLB--
    19Dane Iorg1B-OF6-0180L-R301977PHI: 1971-1-22MLB--
    36Jim KaatP6-4217L-L411959Not draftedMLB--
    16Terry KennedyC6-4230L-R241978SLN: 1977-1-6MLB--
    34Darold KnowlesP6-0190L-L381965Not draftedMLB--
    21Tito LandrumOF5-11175R-R251980Not draftedMLB--
    21Jim LentineOF6-0175R-R251978SLN: 1975-12-280MLB--
    32Mark LittellP6-3210L-R271973KCA: 1971-12-276MLB--
    43Jeff LittleP6-6220R-L251980SFN: 1973-3-54MLB--
    50John LittlefieldP6-2200R-R261980SLN: 1976-30-655MLB--
    33John MartinP6-0190B-L241980DET: 1978-27-637MLB--
    35Silvio MartinezP5-10170R-R241977Not draftedMLB--
    33Donnie MooreP6-0185L-R261975CHN: 1973-1-3MLB--
    24Ken Oberkfell3B-2B6-0210L-R241977Not draftedMLB--
    47Al OlmstedP6-2195R-L231980SLN: 1975-13-304MLB--
    34Jim OttenP6-2195R-R281974CHA: 1973-2-45MLB--
    5Mike PhillipsSS-2B6-1185L-R291973SFN: 1969-1-18MLB--
    4Mike RamseySS-2B6-1170B-R261978SLN: 1975-3-64MLB--
    44Ken Reitz3B6-0185R-R291972SLN: 1969-31-732MLB--
    46Andy RinconP6-3195R-R211980SLN: 1977-5-110MLB--
    30Tony ScottOF6-0175B-R281973MON: 1969-71-1019MLB--
    48Kim SeamanP6-4205L-L231979NYN: 1976-4-80MLB--
    23Ted SimmonsC-1B6-0200B-R301968SLN: 1967-1-10MLB--
    3,11Keith SmithOF5-9178R-R271977SLN: 1972-7-124MLB--
    9Steve SwisherC6-2205R-R281974CHA: 1973-1-21MLB--
    42Bob SykesP6-2200B-L251977DET: 1974-19-440MLB--
    1Garry TempletonSS5-11185B-R241976SLN: 1974-1-13MLB--
    43Roy ThomasP6-6200R-R271977PHI: 1971-1-6MLB--
    38John UrreaP6-3205R-R251977SLN: 1974-1-14MLB--
    40,48Pete VuckovichP6-4220R-R271975CHA: 1974-3-56MLB--
    12Tye Waller3B-OF6-0180R-R231980SLN: 1977-4-82MLB--

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