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1988 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 578-633 -55
Roster Continuity 74.69% 12/26
Manager(s): Whitey Herzog
General Manager: Dal Maxvill
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Payroll: $ 14,000,000 6/26
Attendance: 2,892,799 4/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: John Ericks (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Red Schoendienst
Bullpen Coach: Dave Ricketts
First Base Coach: Rich Hacker
Hitting Coach: Johnny Lewis
Pitching Coach: Mike Roarke
Third Base Coach: Nick Leyva

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Horner (#1), Ken Dayley (#3), John Morris (#10), Tom Brunansky (#14), Cris Carpenter (#14), Joe Magrane (#18), Todd Worrell (#21), Luis Alicea (#23), Jim Lindeman (#24)
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 1988 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    61,47Gibson AlbaP6-2160L-L281988Not draftedMLB--
    18Luis Alicea2B5-9176B-R221988SLN: 1986-1-23MLB--
    41Scott ArnoldP6-2210R-R251988SLN: 1984-5-113MLB--
    10Rod BookerSS-2B6-0175L-R291987MIN: 1980-4-90MLB--
    23Tom BrunanskyOF6-4216R-R271981CAL: 1978-1-14MLB--
    44Cris CarpenterP6-1185R-R231988SLN: 1987-1-14MLB--
    29Vince ColemanLF-CF6-0170B-R271985SLN: 1982-10-257MLB--
    50John CostelloP6-1190R-R271988SLN: 1983-24-612MLB--
    34Danny CoxP6-4235R-R281983SLN: 1981-13-319MLB--
    46Ken DayleyP6-0175L-L291982ATL: 1980-1-3MLB--
    48Jose DeLeonP6-4215R-R271983PIT: 1982-29-724MLB--
    47Mike Fitzgerald1B6-1196R-R241988CLE: 1984-10-235MLB--
    27Curt FordRF-LF5-10150L-R271985SLN: 1981-4-85MLB--
    31Bob ForschP6-4200R-R381974SLN: 1968-26-594MLB--
    28Pedro GuerreroOF-3B6-0195R-R321978UDFAMLB--
    28Tom Herr2B6-0185B-R321979Not draftedMLB--
    56,43Ken HillP6-2215R-R221988Not draftedMLB--
    5Bob Horner3B-1B6-1190R-R301978ATL: 1978-1-1MLB--
    22Tim JonesIF5-10172L-R251988SLN: 1985-2-46MLB--
    35Mike Laga1B6-2210L-L281982DET: 1980-1-17MLB--
    25Steve LakeC6-1190R-R311983BAL: 1975-3-71MLB--
    12Tom Lawless2B-3B5-11170R-R311982CIN: 1978-17-433MLB--
    15Jim LindemanLF-RF6-1200R-R261986SLN: 1983-1-24MLB--
    41Joe MagraneP6-6230R-L231987SLN: 1985-1-18MLB--
    53Greg MathewsP6-2180B-L261986SLN: 1984-10-243MLB--
    51Willie McGeeRF-CF6-1185B-R291982NYA: 1977-1-15MLB--
    49Larry McWilliamsP6-5180L-L341978ATL: 1974-1-6MLB--
    33John MorrisRF-CF6-1185L-L271986KCA: 1982-1-10MLB--
    39Randy O'NealP6-2195R-R271984DET: 1981-1-15MLB--
    11Jose OquendoSS5-10156B-R241983Not draftedMLB--
    19Tom PagnozziC6-1190R-R251987SLN: 1983-8-208MLB--
    26Tony PenaC6-0185R-R311980Not draftedMLB--
    9Terry Pendleton3B5-9195B-R271984SLN: 1982-7-179MLB--
    36Steve PetersP5-10170L-L251987SLN: 1985-5-124MLB--
    28,40Dan QuisenberryP6-2185R-R351979UDFAMLB--
    1Ozzie SmithSS5-11150B-R331978SDN: 1977-4-86MLB--
    37Scott TerryP5-11195R-R281986CIN: 1980-12-305MLB--
    30John TudorP6-0185L-L341979BOS: 1976-3-57MLB--
    21Duane WalkerOF6-0185L-L311982CIN: 1976-1-22MLB--
    21Denny Walling3B-OF6-1185L-R341975OAK: 1975-1-1MLB--
    38Todd WorrellP6-5222R-R281985SLN: 1982-1-21MLB--

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