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1999 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 75-86 .466
Rank: 4th in National League Central
Run Differential: 809-838 -29
Roster Continuity 50.60% 29/30
Manager(s): Tony La Russa
General Manager: Walt Jocketty
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Payroll: $ 46,248,195 15/30
Attendance: 3,235,833 5/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Chance Caple (#30) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jose Oquendo
Bullpen Coach: Mark DeJohn
First Base Coach: Dave McKay
Hitting Coach: Mike Easler
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Rene Lachemann

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Kent Mercker (#5), J.D. Drew (#5), Mark McGwire (#10), Thomas Howard (#11), Donovan Osborne (#13), Alan Benes (#16), Eduardo Perez (#17), Adam Kennedy (#20), Marcus Jensen (#33)
National League Central 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 1999 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    53Juan AcevedoP6-2220R-R291995COL: 1992-14-403MLB--
    66Rick AnkielRF-CF6-1210L-L191999SLN: 1997-2-72MLB-Retired
    38Manny AybarP6-1177R-R291997Not draftedMLB--
    41Alan BenesP6-5235R-R271995SLN: 1993-1-16MLB--
    52Ricky BottalicoP6-1217L-R291994Not draftedMLB--
    37Kent BottenfieldP6-3240R-R301992MON: 1986-4-96MLB--
    22Darren BraggRF-CF5-9180L-R291994SEA: 1991-22-578MLB--
    54Mike BusbyP6-4210R-R261996SLN: 1991-14-363MLB--
    30Alberto CastilloC6-0185R-R291995Not draftedMLB--
    44Rich CroushoreP6-4210R-R281998Not draftedMLB--
    24Eric DavisCF-LF6-3185R-R371984CIN: 1980-8-201MLB--
    7J.D. DrewRF6-1195L-R231998SLN: 1998-1-5MLB--
    21Shawon DunstonSS6-1180R-R361985CHN: 1982-1-1MLB--
    48,62Rick HeisermanP6-7225R-R261999CLE: 1994-3-73MLB--
    29David HowardSS-2B6-0175B-R321991KCA: 1986-32-774MLB--
    5Thomas HowardLF-CF6-2205B-R341990SDN: 1986-1-11MLB--
    59Marcus JensenC6-4204B-R261996SFN: 1990-1-33MLB--
    49Jose JimenezP6-3190R-R251998Not draftedMLB--
    8Adam Kennedy3B6-2180L-R231999SLN: 1997-1-20MLB-Free Agent
    57Curtis KingP6-5205R-R281997SLN: 1994-5-138MLB--
    16Ray LankfordLF5-11200L-L321990SLN: 1987-3-72MLB--
    63Larry LuebbersP6-6190R-R291993CIN: 1990-8-216MLB--
    26Eli MarreroLF-RF6-1180R-R251997SLN: 1993-3-88MLB--
    47Joe McEwingLF-2B5-11170R-R261998SLN: 1992-28-783MLB--
    51Willie McGeeRF-CF6-1185B-R401982NYA: 1977-1-15MLB--
    25Mark McGwire1B6-5250R-R351986OAK: 1984-1-10MLB--
    43Kent MerckerP6-2195L-L311989ATL: 1986-1-5MLB--
    32Mike MohlerP6-2208R-L301993OAK: 1989-42-1101MLB--
    33Darren OliverP6-2210R-L281993TEX: 1988-3-63MLB-Free Agent
    13Luis Ordaz2B-SS5-11170R-R231997UDFAMLB--
    31Donovan OsborneP6-2195L-L301992SLN: 1990-1-13MLB--
    28Lance PainterP6-1200L-L311993SDN: 1990-25-681MLB--
    21Craig Paquette3B-LF6-0190R-R301993OAK: 1989-8-218MLB--
    48Eduardo Perez1B-3B6-4215R-R291993CAL: 1991-1-17MLB--
    27Placido Polanco3B5-10168R-R231998SLN: 1994-19-530MLB-Free Agent
    36Scott RadinskyP6-3215L-L311990CHA: 1986-3-75MLB--
    3Edgar RenteriaSS6-1180R-R231996Not draftedMLB-Retired
    58Heathcliff SlocumbP6-3220R-R331991Not draftedMLB--
    50Clint SodowskyP6-4200L-R261995DET: 1991-9-244MLB--
    55Garrett StephensonP6-5208R-R271996BAL: 1992-18-492MLB--
    23Fernando Tatis3B5-10175R-R241997Not draftedMLB--
    43Mark ThompsonP6-2213R-R281994COL: 1992-2-65MLB--

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