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1996 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
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), Mike Morgan (#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 and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Todd StottlemyreSLNNYNW 5-3 @NYN4120000000100000341st career hit
    Miguel MejiaSLNNYNL 9-10 @NYN010000000000000011st career game
    Mike BusbySLNATLL 3-13 @ATL201000000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Ray LankfordSLNPHIW 6-1 vs PHI32200220010000007212 home runs
    Aaron HolbertSLNPHIW 6-5 vs PHI300000000000000011st career game
    Brian JordanSLNMONL 11-12 @MON63420031001000003154 hits
    Alan BenesSLNNYNL 3-9 vs NYN201100000000010081st career hit
    Ron GantSLNNYNL 3-9 vs NYN400000000020000010001000th career game
    Ray LankfordSLNCHNL 6-7 @CHN52200240000000007372 home runs
    Ray LankfordSLNSDNW 4-3 @SDN40000000004000007404 strikeouts
    John MabrySLNSFNW 16-8 vs SFN54300010000000001654 runs scored
    Willie McGeeSLNSFNW 16-8 vs SFN222001500000000017305 RBIs
    Ozzie SmithSLNFLOL 2-5 @FLO100000000000000025002500th career game
    Tom PagnozziSLNCOLL 11-12 @COL52200240000000017502 home runs
    John MabrySLNCOLL 8-9 @COL42411130010010001734 hits
    John MabrySLNHOUW 8-2 @HOU51420030000000001764 hits
    Mark SweeneySLNHOUW 8-2 @HOU5110001000400000744 strikeouts
    Gary GaettiSLNFLOW 4-2 @FLO411000000000000020002000th career game
    Royce ClaytonSLNFLOW 5-0 @FLO51400000000000005494 hits
    Ray LankfordSLNFLOW 5-0 @FLO10100000040020007584 walks
    Ray LankfordSLNCOLL 5-6 vs COL42200003001000007613 stolen bases
    Gary GaettiSLNHOUW 5-4 vs HOU500000000040000020074 strikeouts
    Willie McGeeSLNSDNL 4-6 @SDN524000100000000017504 hits
    Tom PagnozziSLNLANL 1-2 @LAN40000000004000007684 strikeouts
    Gary GaettiSLNLANW 6-3 @LAN524000100000000020164 hits
    Gary GaettiSLNNYNW 13-4 vs NYN433102500100100020182 home runs, 5 RBIs
    John MabrySLNNYNW 13-4 vs NYN53410011000000001954 hits, 1st career stolen base
    Todd StottlemyreSLNMONL 3-8 @MON1010000101000000481st career stolen base
    Alan BenesSLNMONL 3-4 @MON2011002000000000171st career RBI
    Gary GaettiSLNMONL 2-3 @MON41100120100000002026300th career home run
    Brian JordanSLNATLW 9-2 @ATL31200160000000103646 RBIs
    Tom PagnozziSLNATLW 9-2 @ATL50000000004000007774 strikeouts
    Brian JordanSLNATLL 3-4 @ATL32200003010000003653 stolen bases
    Todd StottlemyreSLNPITW 10-3 vs PIT3230001000000000501st career RBI
    John MabrySLNPITW 9-5 @PIT52500020000000002155 hits
    Gary GaettiSLNCHNW 13-3 @CHN533002300000000020402 home runs
    Ron GantSLNCHNW 13-3 @CHN432002200110000010342 home runs
    Brian JordanSLNCHNW 13-3 @CHN44310130000000003794 runs scored
    John MabrySLNCHNW 13-3 @CHN51400120000000002184 hits
    Brian JordanSLNCHNW 10-5 @CHN42300260000000003802 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Brian JordanSLNCHNW 7-6 @CHN50400020000000003814 hits
    Ray LankfordSLNCINW 8-3 @CIN53310250000000007982 home runs, 5 RBIs, 100th career home run
    Mike MorganSLNCINW 8-3 @CIN00000000000003002553 sacrifice hits
    Ron GantSLNCINW 5-4 @CIN423001100100000010381000th career hit
    Miguel MejiaSLNCHNW 9-1 vs CHN1010000000000000351st career hit
    Ray LankfordSLNMONW 6-3 vs MON13000003030000018093 stolen bases
    Willie McGeeSLNSFNL 3-5 vs SFN501000000010000017942000th career hit
    Tom PagnozziSLNSFNW 5-3 vs SFN42200220001000018112 home runs
    Ron GantSLNLANL 2-5 vs LAN41100110001000001064200th career home run
    Luis AliceaSLNFLOW 5-3 vs FLO21000001001200006692 hit by pitches
    Dmitri YoungSLNFLOL 9-10 vs FLO411000000001000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Ray LankfordSLNCOLW 7-4 vs COL51420010000000018354 hits
    Mike DiFeliceSLNCOLW 15-6 vs COL000000000000000011st career game
    Eric LudwickSLNCOLW 15-6 vs COL000000000000000011st career game
    John MabrySLNCOLW 15-6 vs COL63420021000000002634 hits
    Willie McGeeSLNHOUW 8-7 vs HOU504000300100100018104 hits
    Ozzie SmithSLNHOUW 8-7 vs HOU543101300110000025594 runs scored
    Dmitri YoungSLNHOUW 12-3 vs HOU101000100000000031st career RBI
    Tom PagnozziSLNHOUW 6-4 vs HOU42200220000000008322 home runs
    Donovan OsborneSLNSDNW 8-3 vs SDN31100140002000001061st career home run
    Ron GantSLNCHNW 5-4 vs CHN210000000410000010924 walks
    Terry BradshawSLNPITW 8-7 @PIT6241003000000000334 hits
    Mike DiFeliceSLNPITW 8-7 @PIT502100100000000031st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Miguel MejiaSLNPITW 8-7 @PIT5010000100100000431st career stolen base
    Ron GantSLNCINW 5-2 vs CIN511001200040000010984 strikeouts
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Andy BenesSLNNYNL 6-7 @NYN 64332150002374512369%20076-77200th career game
    Cory BaileySLNATLW 5-4 @ATLW 2.12000230001144222250%221-21st career win
    Jeff ParrettSLNATLW 3-2 @ATLW 2000025000834201459%44354-40Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Mike BusbySLNATLL 3-13 @ATLL 4913844400128000--10-11st career game
    Alan BenesSLNMONW 4-1 vs MONWCG9411121100033124853969%52-211 Strikeouts
    T.J. MathewsSLNMONL 11-12 @MONL 1.111110200052318578%332-2Threw 78% strikes
    Tony FossasSLNSDNW 3-1 @SDN 0.20000000002000--40014-12400th career game
    Jeff ParrettSLNSDNL 4-10 @SDN 22000050008000--45454-41Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Todd StottlemyreSLNLANL 2-3 vs LAN 8622041100033121744761%24585-7911 Strikeouts
    Alan BenesSLNLANL 2-4 vs LANL 8544341000032000--114-510 Strikeouts
    Todd StottlemyreSLNFLOW 6-0 @FLOW 9400021310034000--24686-7913 Strikeouts
    T.J. MathewsSLNHOUW 8-2 @HOU 1.200000000052116576%432-2Threw 76% strikes
    Andy BenesSLNCOLW 6-5 vs COLSv 0.10000000001220100%21178-841st career save
    Todd StottlemyreSLNHOUW 2-0 vs HOUWSHO970005500038146875960%24988-80Complete game/Shutout
    Alan BenesSLNSDNW 3-0 @SDNWSHO960003300034116724462%156-5Complete game/Shutout
    T.J. MathewsSLNCINL 5-8 vs CIN 310000300093124777%552-3Threw 77% strikes
    Donovan OsborneSLNCINW 4-0 vs CINWSHO940001400032128884069%9433-26Complete game/Shutout
    Todd StottlemyreSLNNYNW 4-3 @NYNW 7.262212400030108703865%26093-841000th career strikeout
    Andy BenesSLNFLOW 6-2 vs FLOW 8722111000030115734263%22689-8510 Strikeouts
    Andy BenesSLNHOUW 3-2 @HOUW 7522151000132129735657%22890-8610 Strikeouts
    Danny JacksonSLNFLOL 3-6 vs FLO 200000100062519676%328109-121Threw 76% strikes
    Eric LudwickSLNCOLW 15-6 vs COL 1333112000625151060%10-01st career game
    Rick HoneycuttSLNCOLW 15-6 vs COL 200000100062520580%788109-143Threw 80% strikes
    Dennis EckersleySLNHOUW 6-4 vs HOUSv 1.121100100062318578%953192-164Threw 78% strikes
    T.J. MathewsSLNSDNW 8-3 vs SDN 1.120000100062418675%813-6Threw 75% strikes
    Rich BatchelorSLNLANW 2-0 @LANW 0.2000000000174357%151-01st career win
    Eric LudwickSLNCINL 3-6 vs CINL 57553040002386652176%60-1Threw 76% strikes


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