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1996 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 1st in National League Central
Run Differential: 759-706 + 53
Manager(s): Tony LaRussa
General Manager: Walt Jocketty
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Payroll: $ 38,741,666 9/28
Attendance: 2,654,718 8/28
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Braves)
Top Draft Pick: Braden Looper (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Ron Hassey
Bullpen Coach: Mark DeJohn
First Base Coach: Dave McKay
Hitting Coach: George Hendrick
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Tommie Reynolds

#1 Draft Picks

Andy Benes (#1), Mike Morgan (#4), Dmitri Young (#4), Donovan Osborne (#13), Royce Clayton (#15), Alan Benes (#16), Aaron Holbert (#18), Brian Barber (#22), Mark Petkovsek (#29), Brian Jordan (#30)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8280.5066.0
8181.5007.0
7686.46912.0
7389.45115.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
18Luis Alicea2B303805498
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3
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5
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42113527859464.258.342.382724.124.282.3071.5076.0145442
39Cory BaileyP251200000002000100.000.667.000667.0002.000.0000.00--04
44Rich BatchelorP291000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
27David Bell3B231451231
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6
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01
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911102212013.214.263.276539.062.131.2442.20145.040156
41Alan BenesP246149
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3
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0050022500701.148.175.197372.049.082.25012.50--1270
40Andy BenesP2873511
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4
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0060013700920.151.158.205363.055.068.28937.00--1585
38Pat BordersC3369322
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3
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0040111400101.319.329.362691.043.043.40014.00--2571
55Terry BradshawLF-CF272147
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1
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003013200100.333.417.381798.048.143.3680.67--825
57Mike BusbyP23201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
11Royce ClaytonSS2649164136
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20
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4
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6
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3533153389142413.277.320.371691.094.198.3252.7081.8182530
49Mike DiFeliceC27702
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002000100000.286.286.429715.143.143.333----37
43Dennis EckersleyP411000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
48Tony FossasP381000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
8Gary Gaetti3B3752271143
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4
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23
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80223597864510.274.317.473790.199.266.2952.7722.7247566
22Mike Gallego2B351431230
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00400123111300.210.271.224495.014.098.2682.58--32158
5Ron GantLF3141974103
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14
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2
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30
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82134739835149.246.355.504859.258.453.2471.3414.0211497
68Aaron Holbert2B233000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
32Rick HoneycuttP421000001002100000.000.667.000667.0002.000-0.50--03
29Danny JacksonP34913
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004000100100.333.333.556889.222.222.375----510
3Brian JordanRF2951382159
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104225298474296.310.341.483824.173.263.3372.9030.2248553
16Ray LankfordCF29545100150
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86357791333101712.275.363.486849.211.407.3241.6826.0265632
54Eric LudwickP242000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
47John Mabry1B2554363161
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2
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743237843113521.297.338.431769.134.204.3282.2741.8234588
33T.J. MathewsP264000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
51Willie McGeeRF-LF373095295
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4152186022118.307.345.417762.110.178.3673.3361.8129329
35Miguel MejiaCF-RF2123102
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00006301000000.087.087.087174.000.130.154----223
36Mike MorganP363312
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00000001400900.061.061.061122.000.000.105----242
31Donovan OsborneP2759613
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1001324001000.220.258.339597.119.153.3538.0059.02072
19Tom PagnozziC3340748110
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013
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5541247822349.270.308.423731.152.219.3033.2531.3172438
49Jeff ParrettP342100000001100000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
46Mark PetkovsekP301613
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0000000310000.188.188.188376.000.000.231----316
12Danny SheafferC341981045
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2033925304013.227.261.333594.106.152.2512.7899.066211
1Ozzie SmithSS412273664
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187525920705.282.353.370723.088.207.2870.36113.584259
30Todd StottlemyreP3166815
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00021172700900.227.301.227528.000.106.3853.86--1582
23Mark SweeneyLF261703245
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2230332912504.265.384.371755.106.318.3040.8856.763208
34Tom UrbaniP28601
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0000000100000.167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
24Dmitri Young1B222937
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0002014510001.241.333.241574.000.103.2921.25--733
Batting Totals2258550275914682813114271114958495108944588848121.267.325.407732.140.246.3072.2038.722376133
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Todd Stottlemyre3114113.87343352002231911009630931948141.277.711.213.757.832.09
49Jeff Parrett34224.293300016042402020220427011.438.570.434.299.002.10
31Donovan Osborne271393.5330302100198191877822571346111.258.640.992.586.062.35
54Eric Ludwick24019.006100201011111043120011.409.903.602.7010.804.00
29Danny Jackson34114.50134003036331818316270011.368.250.754.006.751.69
32Rick Honeycutt42212.87610001344742151537301201.048.040.571.345.744.29
48Tony Fossas38042.686500011247431914721363001.368.231.344.026.891.71
43Dennis Eckersley41063.306300053306065262286490041.189.751.200.907.358.17
57Mike Busby230118.00110000491384440013.2520.259.009.009.001.00
44Rich Batchelor29201.2011000701592201110000.675.400.000.606.6011.00
52Brian Barber230015.0011000034550610013.3312.000.0018.003.000.17
39Cory Bailey25523.005100012057572119130383011.539.000.164.746.001.27
41Alan Benes2413104.903432311019119212010427871315171.469.051.274.106.171.51
40Andy Benes2818103.83363431112302151079828771606061.278.411.103.016.262.08
33T.J. Mathews26263.006700023683623228832801021.126.640.863.438.572.50
36Mike Morgan36485.241818000010311863601440552001.5310.311.223.504.811.38
46Mark Petkovsek301123.54486007088833735935452151.338.390.913.544.551.29
34Tom Urbani28107.50320000111510103410001.5811.252.253.000.750.25
Pitching Totals88743.9857516213514943145213807066421735391050446351.328.551.073.346.511.95
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom PagnozziC1167164886.9900.00
Danny SheafferC472572753.9830.00
Pat BordersC17116921.9840.00
Mike DiFeliceC4151001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John Mabry1B1461170768107.9940.00
Mark Sweeney1B1567227.9720.00
Gary Gaetti1B1485716.9890.00
Dmitri Young1B1039115.9760.00
Willie McGee1B6234001.0000.00
Danny Sheaffer1B6110011.0000.00
Pat Borders1B11010.5000.00
Brian Jordan1B110001.0000.00
Tom Pagnozzi1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Luis Alicea2B1252412882470.9570.00
Mike Gallego2B4384118331.9850.00
David Bell2B20235419.9870.00
Aaron Holbert2B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gary Gaetti3B13363224916.9700.00
David Bell3B45225941.9530.00
Danny Sheaffer3B1761710.9580.00
Mike Gallego3B734001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Royce ClaytonSS1131713471568.9720.00
Ozzie SmithSS5290162836.9690.00
David BellSS10000.0000.00
Mike GallegoSS134011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron GantLF116216452.9780.00
Mark SweeneyLF3651110.9810.00
Willie McGeeLF3537120.9500.00
Miguel MejiaLF53010.7500.00
Terry BradshawLF430001.0000.00
Danny SheafferLF330001.0000.00
John MabryLF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ray LankfordCF144356910.9970.00
Brian JordanCF13290001.0000.00
Willie McGeeCF1123212.9620.00
Miguel MejiaCF1190001.0000.00
Terry BradshawCF310001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brian JordanRF128280920.9930.00
Willie McGeeRF4258320.9680.00
John MabryRF13120001.0000.00
Mark SweeneyRF780001.0000.00
Miguel MejiaRF620001.0000.00
Terry BradshawRF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
T.J. MathewsP67830620.7500.65
Tony FossasP654728001.0001.91
Dennis EckersleyP63603610.9001.35
Rick HoneycuttP614721210.9332.68
Cory BaileyP515765001.0001.74
Mark PetkovsekP488871423.9132.14
Andy BenesP3623082421.9411.25
Alan BenesP3419181933.9001.27
Todd StottlemyreP3422383722.9571.82
Jeff ParrettP334218011.0001.92
Donovan OsborneP3019862310.9671.32
Mike MorganP1810341210.9411.40
Danny JacksonP133617001.0001.99
Rich BatchelorP111501001.0000.60
Eric LudwickP6101110.6671.80
Tom UrbaniP3110000.0000.00
Brian BarberP130000.0000.00
Mike BusbyP140110.5002.25


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