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1983 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 679-710 -31
Roster Continuity 89.07% 2/26
Manager(s): Whitey Herzog
General Manager: Joe McDonald
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 2,317,914 5/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jim Lindeman (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Darold Knowles
Bench Coach: Red Schoendienst
Bullpen Coach: Dave Ricketts
First Base Coach: Hal Lanier
Hitting Coach: Lee Thomas
Pitching Coach: Hub Kittle
Third Base Coach: Chuck Hiller

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Darrell Porter (#4), Andy Van Slyke (#6), Jamie Quirk (#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 1983 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Jim AdduciLF-1B6-5200L-L231983SLN: 1980-7-171MLB--
    13Neil AllenP6-2190R-R251979NYN: 1976-11-253MLB--
    47Joaquin AndujarP6-0180B-R301976Not draftedMLB--
    40Doug BairP6-0180R-R331976PIT: 1971-2-46MLB--
    41Steve BakerP6-0185R-R261978NYN: 1974-18-420MLB--
    26Steve BraunOF-3B5-10180L-R351971MIN: 1966-10-200MLB--
    11Glenn BrummerC6-0200R-R281981Not draftedMLB--
    43Ralph CitarellaP6-0180R-R251983SLN: 1979-1-12MLB--
    34Danny CoxP6-4235R-R231983SLN: 1981-13-319MLB--
    7Jeff Doyle2B5-9160B-R261983SLN: 1977-6-136MLB--
    31Bob ForschP6-4200R-R331974SLN: 1968-26-594MLB--
    22David Green1B6-3170R-R221981Not draftedMLB--
    34Kevin HagenP6-2185R-R231983SLN: 1980-4-94MLB--
    25George HendrickOF6-3195R-R331971OAK: 1968-1-1MLB--
    37Keith Hernandez1B6-0195L-L291974SLN: 1971-42-785MLB--
    28Tom Herr2B6-0185B-R271979Not draftedMLB--
    19Dane Iorg1B-OF6-0180L-R331977PHI: 1971-1-22MLB--
    36Jim KaatP6-4217L-L441959Not draftedMLB--
    44Jeff KeenerP6-0170L-R241982SLN: 1981-7-163MLB--
    32Jeff LahtiP6-0180R-R261982CIN: 1978-5-121MLB--
    21Tito LandrumOF5-11175R-R281980Not draftedMLB--
    39Dave LaPointP6-3215L-L231980MIL: 1977-10-237MLB--
    30Bill Lyons2B6-1175R-R251983Not draftedMLB--
    33John MartinP6-0190B-L271980DET: 1978-27-637MLB--
    51Willie McGeeRF-CF6-1185B-R241982NYA: 1977-1-15MLB--
    10Ken Oberkfell3B-2B6-0210L-R271977Not draftedMLB--
    15Darrell PorterC6-0193L-R311971MIL: 1970-1-4MLB--
    16Jamie QuirkC-3B6-4200L-R281975KCA: 1972-1-18MLB--
    5Mike RamseySS-2B6-1170B-R291978SLN: 1975-3-64MLB--
    34Eric RasmussenP6-3205R-R311975SLN: 1973-32-676MLB--
    12Floyd Rayford3B-C5-10195R-R251980CAL: 1975-4-73MLB--
    29Gene RoofOF6-2180B-R251981SLN: 1976-12-279MLB--
    36Dave RuckerP6-1190L-L251981DET: 1978-16-402MLB--
    23Orlando SanchezC6-1195L-R261981Not draftedMLB--
    14Rafael SantanaSS6-1165R-R251983Not draftedMLB--
    21Jimmy SextonSS5-10175R-R311977Not draftedMLB--
    27Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9170R-R271978PHI: 1974-1-3MLB--
    1Ozzie SmithSS5-11150B-R281978SDN: 1977-4-86MLB--
    48John StuperP6-2200R-R261982PIT: 1978-18-460MLB--
    42Bruce SutterP6-2190R-R301976WS2: 1970-21-501MLB--
    18Andy Van SlykeCF6-2192L-R221983SLN: 1979-1-6MLB--
    38Dave Von OhlenP6-2200L-L241983NYN: 1976-17-397MLB--

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