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Whitey Herzog

Dorrel Norman Elvert Herzog

Positions: Outfielder, Pinch Hitter and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 182 lb.

Born: November 9, 1931 in New Athens, IL
High School: New Athens HS (New Athens, IL)
Debut: April 17, 1956 (Age 24.160, 8,925th in MLB history)
Last Game: September 28, 1963 (Age 31.323)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Manager in 2010.
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Managerial Stats

Rk Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% G Finish Wpost Lpost W-L%post
1 1973 41 Texas Rangers AL 1st of 3 47 91 .341 138 6 0 0
2 1974 42 California Angels AL 2nd of 3 2 2 .500 4 6 0 0
3 1975 43 Kansas City Royals AL 2nd of 2 41 25 .621 66 2 0 0
4 1976 44 Kansas City Royals AL 90 72 .556 162 1 2 3 .400
5 1977 45 Kansas City Royals AL 102 60 .630 162 1 2 3 .400
6 1978 46 Kansas City Royals AL 92 70 .568 162 1 1 3 .250
7 1979 47 Kansas City Royals AL 85 77 .525 162 2 0 0
8 1980 48 St. Louis Cardinals NL 3rd of 4 38 35 .521 73 4 0 0
9 1981 49 St. Louis Cardinals NL 30 20 .600 51 2 0 0 First half of season
10 1981 49 St. Louis Cardinals NL 29 23 .558 52 2 0 0 Second half of season
11 1982 50 St. Louis Cardinals NL 92 70 .568 162 1 7 3 .700 WS Champs
12 1983 51 St. Louis Cardinals NL 79 83 .488 162 4 0 0
13 1984 52 St. Louis Cardinals NL 84 78 .519 162 3 0 0
14 1985 53 St. Louis Cardinals NL 101 61 .623 162 1 7 6 .538 NL Pennant
15 1986 54 St. Louis Cardinals NL 79 82 .491 161 3 0 0
16 1987 55 St. Louis Cardinals NL 95 67 .586 162 1 7 7 .500 NL Pennant
17 1988 56 St. Louis Cardinals NL 76 86 .469 162 5 0 0
18 1989 57 St. Louis Cardinals NL 86 76 .531 164 3 0 0
19 1990 58 St. Louis Cardinals NL 1st of 3 33 47 .413 80 6 0 0
Texas Rangers 1 year 47 91 .341 138 6.0 0 0
California Angels 1 year 2 2 .500 4 6.0 0 0
Kansas City Royals 5 years 410 304 .574 714 1.4 5 9 .357
St. Louis Cardinals 11 years 822 728 .530 1553 2.9 21 16 .568 3 Pennants and 1 World Series Title
18 years 1281 1125 .532 2409 2.8 26 25 .510 3 Pennants and 1 World Series Title

All-Star Games Managed


National League: 1983,1986,1988

Awards


1985 NL Manager of the Year

Manager of the Year Votes


1985 NL Manager of the Year - 1st
1987 NL Manager of the Year - 3rd
1989 NL Manager of the Year - 3rd