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1998 St. Louis Cardinals

1998 > Class Major League > 1998 National League (Central)
Overall: 83-79
Scored 810 runs, Allowed 782 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-78

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Tony La Russa
Represented: St. Louis, MO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Juan Acevedo 28 50 20 17 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .176 .222 .235 .458 4 0 0 2 0 0
2 Manny Aybar 26 20 28 27 4 6 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 9 .222 .222 .333 .556 9 0 0 1 0 0
3 David Bell 25 4 9 9 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222 .222 .333 .556 3 0 0 0 0 0
4 Kent Bottenfield 29 44 39 34 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 9 .088 .088 .088 .176 3 0 0 5 0 0
5 Jeff Brantley 34 48 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6 Mike Busby 25 26 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Royce Clayton 28 90 402 355 59 83 19 1 4 29 19 6 40 51 .234 .313 .327 .640 116 10 2 3 2 1
8 Rich Croushore 27 41 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
9 Delino DeShields* 29 117 484 420 74 122 21 8 7 44 26 10 56 61 .290 .371 .429 .799 180 6 0 4 4 2
10 J.D. Drew* 22 14 41 36 9 15 3 1 5 13 0 0 4 10 .417 .463 .972 1.436 35 4 0 0 1 0
11 John Frascatore 28 69 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 1 0 0 0 0
12 Ron Gant 33 121 438 383 60 92 17 1 26 67 8 0 51 92 .240 .331 .493 .825 189 6 2 0 2 2
13 David Howard# 31 46 117 102 15 25 1 1 2 12 0 0 12 22 .245 .322 .333 .655 34 2 0 2 1 2
14 Brian Hunter 30 62 123 112 11 23 9 1 4 13 1 1 7 23 .205 .258 .411 .669 46 4 1 3 0 0
15 Jose Jimenez 24 4 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0
16 Brian Jordan 31 150 617 564 100 178 34 7 25 91 17 5 40 66 .316 .368 .534 .902 301 18 9 0 4 1
17 Pat Kelly 30 53 170 153 18 33 5 0 4 14 5 1 13 48 .216 .284 .327 .611 50 3 2 1 1 0
18 Curtis King 27 36 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
19 Tom Lampkin* 34 93 248 216 25 50 12 1 6 28 3 2 24 32 .231 .328 .380 .708 82 5 7 1 0 5
20 Ray Lankford* 31 154 626 533 94 156 37 1 31 105 26 5 86 151 .293 .391 .540 .932 288 4 3 0 4 5
21 Mark Little 25 7 15 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 .083 .214 .083 .298 1 0 0 1 0 0
22 Sean Lowe 27 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 John Mabry* 27 142 413 377 41 94 22 0 9 46 0 2 30 76 .249 .305 .379 .684 143 6 1 3 2 6
24 Eli Marrero 24 83 284 254 28 62 18 1 4 20 6 2 28 42 .244 .318 .370 .688 94 5 0 1 1 5
25 Joe McEwing 25 10 23 20 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 .200 .273 .250 .523 5 0 1 1 0 0
26 Willie McGee# 39 120 286 269 27 68 10 1 3 34 7 2 14 49 .253 .287 .331 .618 89 6 0 0 3 5
27 Mark McGwire 34 155 681 509 130 152 21 0 70 147 1 0 162 155 .299 .470 .752 1.222 383 8 6 0 4 28
28 Kent Mercker* 30 32 61 54 3 8 0 1 1 6 0 0 2 25 .148 .179 .241 .419 13 1 0 5 0 0
29 Matt Morris 23 17 41 29 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 16 .069 .206 .103 .309 3 0 0 7 0 0
30 Darren Oliver 27 11 24 23 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .087 .125 .130 .255 3 0 0 0 0 0
31 Luis Ordaz 22 57 169 153 9 31 5 0 0 8 2 0 12 18 .203 .261 .235 .496 36 3 0 4 0 1
32 Donovan Osborne# 29 14 32 25 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .040 .143 .040 .183 1 1 0 4 0 0
33 Tom Pagnozzi 35 51 178 160 7 35 9 0 1 10 0 0 14 37 .219 .280 .294 .574 47 4 0 3 1 0
34 Lance Painter* 30 65 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 1 0 0
35 Mark Petkovsek 32 48 25 22 5 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .318 .348 .364 .711 8 0 0 2 0 0
36 Placido Polanco 22 45 122 114 10 29 3 2 1 11 2 0 5 9 .254 .292 .342 .634 39 1 1 2 0 0
37 Cliff Politte 24 8 16 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .071 .133 .071 .205 1 1 0 1 0 0
38 Brady Raggio 25 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
39 Todd Stottlemyre* 33 23 62 53 3 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 24 .226 .281 .226 .507 12 1 0 5 0 0
40 Fernando Tatis 23 55 229 202 28 58 16 2 8 26 7 3 24 57 .287 .367 .505 .872 102 6 2 0 1 1
41 Bobby Witt 34 17 12 10 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 .200 .273 .300 .573 3 0 0 1 0 0
41 Players 30.0 163 6413 5593 810 1444 292 30 223 781 133 41 676 1179 .258 .341 .441 .781 2465 117 42 68 34 65
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Juan Acevedo 28 8 3 .727 2.56 50 9 29 0 0 15 98.1 83 30 28 7 29 2 56 4 0 3 394 1.139 7.6 0.6 2.7 5.1 1.93
2 Manny Aybar 26 6 6 .500 5.98 20 14 1 0 0 0 81.1 90 58 54 6 42 1 57 2 0 2 369 1.623 10.0 0.7 4.6 6.3 1.36
3 Kent Bottenfield 29 4 6 .400 4.44 44 17 11 0 0 4 133.2 128 72 66 13 57 3 98 4 2 3 578 1.384 8.6 0.9 3.8 6.6 1.72
4 Jeff Brantley 34 0 5 .000 4.44 48 0 33 0 0 14 50.2 40 26 25 12 18 3 48 1 0 1 209 1.145 7.1 2.1 3.2 8.5 2.67
5 Mike Busby 25 5 2 .714 4.50 26 2 7 0 0 0 46.0 45 23 23 3 15 0 33 5 0 3 202 1.304 8.8 0.6 2.9 6.5 2.20
6 Rich Croushore 27 0 3 .000 4.97 41 0 15 0 0 8 54.1 44 31 30 6 29 2 47 4 0 6 243 1.344 7.3 1.0 4.8 7.8 1.62
7 Bryan Eversgerd* 29 0 0 9.00 8 0 2 0 0 0 6.0 9 7 6 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 31 1.833 13.5 1.5 3.0 6.0 2.00
8 John Frascatore 28 3 4 .429 4.14 69 0 15 0 0 0 95.2 95 48 44 11 36 3 49 3 0 2 415 1.369 8.9 1.0 3.4 4.6 1.36
9 Jose Jimenez 24 3 0 1.000 2.95 4 3 0 0 0 0 21.1 22 8 7 0 8 0 12 0 0 0 94 1.406 9.3 0.0 3.4 5.1 1.50
10 Curtis King 27 2 0 1.000 3.53 36 0 11 0 0 2 51.0 50 20 20 5 20 4 28 3 0 0 218 1.373 8.8 0.9 3.5 4.9 1.40
11 Braden Looper 23 0 1 .000 5.40 4 0 3 0 0 0 3.1 5 4 2 1 1 0 4 0 0 1 16 1.800 13.5 2.7 2.7 10.8 4.00
12 Sean Lowe 27 0 3 .000 15.19 4 1 2 0 0 0 5.1 11 9 9 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 31 3.000 18.6 1.7 8.4 3.4 0.40
13 Kent Mercker* 30 11 11 .500 5.07 30 29 1 0 0 0 161.2 199 99 91 11 53 4 72 3 4 6 716 1.559 11.1 0.6 3.0 4.0 1.36
14 Matt Morris 23 7 5 .583 2.53 17 17 0 2 1 0 113.2 101 37 32 8 42 6 79 3 0 3 468 1.258 8.0 0.6 3.3 6.3 1.88
15 Darren Oliver* 27 4 4 .500 4.26 10 10 0 0 0 0 57.0 64 31 27 7 23 1 29 0 3 1 256 1.526 10.1 1.1 3.6 4.6 1.26
16 Donovan Osborne* 29 5 4 .556 4.09 14 14 0 1 1 0 83.2 84 42 38 11 22 2 60 1 0 1 358 1.267 9.0 1.2 2.4 6.5 2.73
17 Lance Painter* 30 4 0 1.000 3.99 65 0 9 0 0 1 47.1 42 24 21 5 28 3 39 4 0 2 207 1.479 8.0 1.0 5.3 7.4 1.39
18 Mark Petkovsek 32 7 4 .636 4.77 48 10 7 0 0 0 105.2 131 63 56 9 36 3 55 8 1 1 476 1.580 11.2 0.8 3.1 4.7 1.53
19 Cliff Politte 24 2 3 .400 6.32 8 8 0 0 0 0 37.0 45 32 26 6 18 0 22 1 1 2 172 1.703 10.9 1.5 4.4 5.4 1.22
20 Brady Raggio 25 1 1 .500 15.43 4 1 2 0 0 0 7.0 22 12 12 1 3 0 3 1 0 0 43 3.571 28.3 1.3 3.9 3.9 1.00
21 Todd Stottlemyre 33 9 9 .500 3.51 23 23 0 3 0 0 161.1 146 74 63 20 51 0 147 4 2 4 674 1.221 8.1 1.1 2.8 8.2 2.88
22 Bobby Witt 34 2 5 .286 4.94 17 5 8 0 0 0 47.1 55 32 26 7 20 1 28 2 1 1 217 1.585 10.5 1.3 3.8 5.3 1.40
22 Players 28.9 83 79 .512 4.31 163 163 157 6 10 44 1469.2 1513 782 703 151 558 38 972 54 14 42 6392 1.409 9.3 0.9 3.4 6.0 1.74
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Eli Marrero 73 426 30 4 3 .991 6.25 1 32 19 37%
Tom Lampkin 62 331 19 5 5 .986 5.65 4 30 13 30%
Tom Pagnozzi 44 259 17 5 5 .982 6.27 1 30 12 29%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark McGwire 151 1326 97 12 128 .992 9.42
John Mabry 16 93 11 0 8 1.000 6.50
Brian Hunter 10 23 1 0 2 1.000 2.40
Tom Lampkin 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.50
Eli Marrero 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Delino DeShields 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Willie McGee 1 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Delino DeShields 111 247 273 9 66 .983 4.68
Pat Kelly 41 79 108 7 18 .964 4.56
David Howard 19 37 49 0 5 1.000 4.53
Placido Polanco 14 34 21 1 10 .982 3.93
Joe McEwing 6 9 10 0 3 1.000 3.17
David Bell 1 0 2 0 1 1.000 2.00
Luis Ordaz 1 2 3 0 1 1.000 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fernando Tatis 55 35 120 12 7 .928 2.82
John Mabry 38 18 46 6 1 .914 1.68
David Howard 14 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.43
David Bell 4 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.75
Luis Ordaz 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Brian Jordan 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Royce Clayton 89 140 286 13 53 .970 4.79
Luis Ordaz 54 68 154 13 34 .945 4.11
Placido Polanco 28 38 81 6 18 .952 4.25
David Howard 16 12 29 2 4 .953 2.56
Fernando Tatis 3 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.33
Pat Kelly 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Gant 104 0.00
Willie McGee 56 0.00
John Mabry 46 0.00
Brian Hunter 16 0.00
J.D. Drew 6 0.00
Tom Lampkin 4 0.00
Pat Kelly 3 0.00
Mark Little 3 0.00
Joe McEwing 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Lankford 145 0.00
Brian Jordan 33 0.00
Willie McGee 6 0.00
J.D. Drew 2 0.00
David Howard 2 0.00
Joe McEwing 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Jordan 123 0.00
Willie McGee 38 0.00
John Mabry 37 0.00
Brian Hunter 11 0.00
J.D. Drew 5 0.00
Mark Little 4 0.00
David Howard 1 0.00
Tom Lampkin 1 0.00
Joe McEwing 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Lankford 145 338 7 5 2 .986 2.38
Brian Jordan 141 284 11 9 6 .970 2.09
Ron Gant 104 162 4 5 0 .971 1.60
Willie McGee 88 100 6 7 1 .938 1.20
John Mabry 80 95 7 3 3 .971 1.28
Brian Hunter 25 43 2 3 1 .938 1.80
J.D. Drew 11 19 1 0 1 1.000 1.82
Mark Little 7 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.57
Tom Lampkin 5 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.20
Pat Kelly 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Joe McEwing 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
David Howard 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Frascatore 69 11 11 2 1 .917 0.32
Lance Painter 65 6 12 0 1 1.000 0.28
Juan Acevedo 50 6 18 1 0 .960 0.48
Jeff Brantley 48 4 0 0 0 1.000 0.08
Mark Petkovsek 48 8 11 1 1 .950 0.40
Kent Bottenfield 44 3 27 0 0 1.000 0.68
Rich Croushore 41 2 13 0 0 1.000 0.37
Curtis King 36 10 9 0 1 1.000 0.53
Kent Mercker 30 3 26 2 0 .935 0.97
Mike Busby 26 3 4 0 1 1.000 0.27
Todd Stottlemyre 23 18 22 1 2 .976 1.74
Manny Aybar 20 8 8 0 0 1.000 0.80
Matt Morris 17 4 17 1 5 .955 1.24
Bobby Witt 17 3 9 0 2 1.000 0.71
Donovan Osborne 14 5 8 3 2 .813 0.93
Darren Oliver 10 0 12 0 1 1.000 1.20
Bryan Eversgerd 8 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.38
Cliff Politte 8 3 4 1 0 .875 0.88
Jose Jimenez 4 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.25
Braden Looper 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sean Lowe 4 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Brady Raggio 4 1 1 0 1 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Juan Acevedo 28 R R 6' 2.0" 245 May 5, 1970 Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MX 1998-04-02 1998-09-27
Manny Aybar 26 R R 6' 1.0" 165 May 4, 1972 Bani, Peravia, DO 1998-04-03 1998-09-26
David Bell 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Sep 14, 1972 Cincinnati, OH, US 1998-04-02 1998-04-05
Kent Bottenfield 29 R R 6' 3.0" 225 Nov 14, 1968 Portland, OR, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-04
Jeff Brantley 34 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 5, 1963 Florence, AL, US 1998-04-09 1998-09-26
Mike Busby 25 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Dec 27, 1972 Lomita, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-26
Royce Clayton 28 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 2, 1970 Burbank, CA, US 1998-03-31 1998-07-30
Rich Croushore 27 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Aug 7, 1970 Lakehurst, NJ, US 1998-05-18 1998-09-25
Delino DeShields 29 L R 6' 1.0" 170 Jan 15, 1969 Seaford, DE, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
J.D. Drew 22 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 20, 1975 Tallahassee, FL, US 1998-09-08 1998-09-27
Bryan Eversgerd 29 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 11, 1969 Centralia, IL, US 1998-08-22 1998-09-26
John Frascatore 28 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Feb 4, 1970 Ozone Park, NY, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Gary Gaetti 39 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 19, 1958 Centralia, IL, US 1998-03-31 1998-08-07
Ron Gant 33 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Mar 2, 1965 Victoria, TX, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Shawn Gilbert 33 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 12, 1965 Camden, NJ, US 1998-06-21 1998-06-30
David Howard 31 S R 6' 0.0" 165 Feb 26, 1967 Sarasota, FL, US 1998-04-02 1998-07-02
Brian Hunter 30 R L 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 4, 1968 Torrance, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-07-31
Jose Jimenez 24 R R 6' 3.0" 170 Jul 7, 1973 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO 1998-09-09 1998-09-25
Brian Jordan 31 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Mar 29, 1967 Baltimore, MD, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Pat Kelly 30 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 14, 1967 Philadelphia, PA, US 1998-07-17 1998-09-27
Curtis King 27 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Oct 25, 1970 Norristown, PA, US 1998-05-14 1998-09-27
Tom Lampkin 34 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 4, 1964 Cincinnati, OH, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Ray Lankford 31 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 5, 1967 Los Angeles, CA, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Mark Little 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 11, 1972 Edwardsville, IL, US 1998-09-12 1998-09-27
Braden Looper 23 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Oct 28, 1974 Weatherford, OK, US 1998-03-31 1998-04-10
Sean Lowe 27 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Mar 29, 1971 Dallas, TX, US 1998-05-25 1998-06-10
John Mabry 27 L R 6' 4.0" 195 Oct 17, 1970 Wilmington, DE, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-27
Eli Marrero 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 17, 1973 La Habana, La Habana, CU 1998-04-13 1998-09-27
Joe McEwing 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 19, 1972 Bristol, PA, US 1998-09-02 1998-09-27
Willie McGee 39 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 2, 1958 San Francisco, CA, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Mark McGwire 34 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Oct 1, 1963 Pomona, CA, US 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
Kent Mercker 30 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 1, 1968 Dublin, OH, US 1998-04-04 1998-09-20
Matt Morris 23 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Aug 9, 1974 Middletown, NY, US 1998-04-11 1998-09-27
Darren Oliver 27 R L 6' 3.0" 250 Oct 6, 1970 Kansas City, MO, US 1998-08-03 1998-09-23
Luis Ordaz 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 12, 1975 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE 1998-05-29 1998-09-27
Donovan Osborne 29 S L 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 21, 1969 Roseville, CA, US 1998-04-16 1998-09-24
Tom Pagnozzi 35 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 30, 1962 Tucson, AZ, US 1998-04-02 1998-08-15
Lance Painter 30 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 21, 1967 Bedford, Bedfordshire, GB 1998-03-31 1998-09-26
Mark Petkovsek 32 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 18, 1965 Beaumont, TX, US 1998-04-03 1998-09-26
Placido Polanco 22 R R 5' 9.0" 190 Oct 10, 1975 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 1998-07-03 1998-09-26
Cliff Politte 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 27, 1974 Kirkwood, MO, US 1998-04-02 1998-05-13
Brady Raggio 25 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 17, 1972 Los Angeles, CA, US 1998-05-15 1998-06-24
Todd Stottlemyre 33 L R 6' 3.0" 195 May 20, 1965 Sunnyside, WA, US 1998-03-31 1998-07-24
Fernando Tatis 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 1, 1975 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO 1998-08-01 1998-09-27
Bobby Witt 34 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 11, 1964 Arlington, VA, US 1998-06-25 1998-09-23

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