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1979 St. Louis Cardinals

1979 > Class Major League > 1979 National League (East)
Overall: 86-76
Scored 731 runs, Allowed 693 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-77

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Ken Boyer
Represented: St. Louis, MO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Lou Brock*401204364055612315453821122343.304.342.398.73916173051
2Tom Bruno2627650100000002.200.200.200.400100100
3Bernie Carbo*3152766461810312101022.281.368.438.8062800020
4John Denny2631807059210312121.129.139.186.3251300810
5Mike Dimmel246331100000100.333.333.333.667100000
6Bob Forsch2933847378220500517.110.163.192.3541410420
7George Frazier2425110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
8Roger Freed333436312820280057.258.361.516.8771610000
9John Fulgham2322594236200400621.143.250.190.4408001100
10Tom Grieve31919151310000041.200.368.267.635400001
11George Hendrick29140548493671482711675234962.300.359.456.816225170065
12Keith Hernandez*251616986101162104811111051168078.344.417.513.93031391075
13Tom Herr#231412104200011022.200.333.200.533200000
14Dane Iorg*29791951791252111121121228.291.337.380.7176851211
15Terry Kennedy*233311610911317021700620.284.319.404.7234420012
16Darold Knowles*3748220000000000.000.000.000.000010000
17Jim Lentine241126232910010136.391.462.435.8961000000
18Mark Littell*2663161410000100111.000.067.000.067000100
19Silvio Martinez2333746258100400126.129.141.145.2869001010
20Will McEnaney*2745330000000002.000.000.000.000000000
21Jerry Mumphrey#26124375339531001033328112639.295.341.369.71012560642
22Dan O'Brien256220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
23Ken Oberkfell*2313543536953111195135415735.301.396.388.78414394149
24Mike Phillips*2844109971022311600109.227.306.309.6153051100
25Ken Reitz2815964360542162412873102585.268.299.382.681231134457
26Buddy Schultz2831440000000001.000.000.000.000000000
27Tony Scott#2715363458769152221066837173492.259.301.361.662212135084
28Ted Simmons#29123521448681272202687016134.283.369.507.8752271040822
29Keith Smith26613131300000101.231.231.231.462300000
30Steve Swisher27388073411111300617.151.213.233.4451720010
31Bob Sykes#2413262122000000111.095.208.095.304202200
32Garry Templeton#23154696672105211321996226101891.314.331.458.79030881234
33Roy Thomas2626181701100000011.059.059.118.176200100
34Mike Tyson2975207190184282520211328.221.272.363.6356951126
35John Urrea243440100010001.250.250.250.500100000
36Pete Vuckovich26349079712000300114.152.159.152.3101220820
36 Players27.41636347573473115942796310068511669460838.278.331.401.732229911627636369
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Tom Bruno2623.4004.23271800038.13718181225272021741.5398.70.25.26.31.23
2John Denny26811.4214.8531310520206.0206116111241007993169001.4859.01.04.44.30.99
3Bob Forsch291111.5003.8333320710218.22151029316521923068941.2218.80.72.13.81.77
4George Frazier2424.3334.452501400032.13519163122141001431.4549.70.83.33.91.17
5John Fulgham23106.6252.53201901020146.0123474110263753125761.0217.60.61.64.62.88
6Darold Knowles*3725.2864.074801800648.25427225177220122141.45910.00.93.14.11.29
7Mark Littell2694.6922.1963040001382.16022202395670073421.2026.60.24.37.31.72
8Silvio Martinez23158.6523.2732292720206.22049275146721020238671.3118.90.62.94.41.52
9Will McEnaney*2703.0002.954502100264.06026213168152102671.1888.40.42.22.10.94
10Dan O'Brien2511.5008.1860400011.02110100305000552.18217.20.02.54.11.67
11Buddy Schultz*2843.5714.463101200342.14021217145380021781.2768.51.53.08.12.71
12Kim Seaman*22000.001010002.0000020300081.0000.00.09.013.51.50
13Bob Sykes*2443.5716.181311100067.086494611342351143101.79111.61.54.64.71.03
14Roy Thomas2634.4292.92266400177.06629259243440033081.1697.71.12.85.11.83
15John Urrea24003.9732000011.113750905001511.94110.30.07.14.00.56
16Pete Vuckovich261510.6003.5934320900233.022910893226441453379681.2588.80.82.55.62.27
16 Players26.88676.5313.721631631253810251486.214496936151275015478818104562551.3128.80.83.04.81.57
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Ted Simmons122606691010.9855.5314984029%
Steve Swisher33105632.9743.36012529%
Terry Kennedy32135711.9934.44224723%

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Keith Hernandez16014891468145.99510.22
Dane Iorg10705021.0007.50
Roger Freed17110.8898.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ken Oberkfell117213323865.9854.58
Mike Tyson71125184842.9754.35
Mike Phillips16213015.9813.19
Tom Herr61211031.0003.83

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ken Reitz1581242901226.9722.62
Ken Oberkfell17101912.9671.71
Mike Phillips101001.0001.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Garry Templeton15029252534102.9605.45
Mike Phillips253376311.9734.36
Ken Oberkfell201001.0000.50

LF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Lou Brock980.00
Jerry Mumphrey830.00
Dane Iorg220.00
Mike Dimmel50.00
Tom Grieve50.00
Keith Smith50.00
Bernie Carbo40.00
Jim Lentine30.00

CF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Tony Scott1400.00
Jerry Mumphrey190.00
George Hendrick140.00
Jim Lentine20.00
Mike Dimmel10.00

RF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
George Hendrick1240.00
Dane Iorg200.00
Jerry Mumphrey200.00
Tony Scott140.00
Bernie Carbo130.00
Jim Lentine30.00

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Tony Scott1514271475.9842.92
George Hendrick1382542027.9931.99
Jerry Mumphrey114180330.9841.61
Lou Brock98152772.9581.62
Dane Iorg3951220.9641.36
Bernie Carbo17100001.0000.59
Jim Lentine8121011.0001.63
Mike Dimmel530001.0000.60
Tom Grieve57010.8751.40
Keith Smith5141001.0003.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Mark Littell636711.9290.21
Darold Knowles482740.6920.19
Will McEnaney45219021.0000.47
Pete Vuckovich34142852.8941.24
Bob Forsch33253113.9821.70
Silvio Martinez32171543.8891.00
John Denny31163624.9631.68
Buddy Schultz3115001.0000.19
Tom Bruno2725001.0000.26
Roy Thomas261013011.0000.88
George Frazier254410.8890.32
John Fulgham2071221.9050.95
Bob Sykes1307001.0000.54
Dan O'Brien600000.00
John Urrea321001.0001.00
Kim Seaman100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Lou Brock40LL5' 11.0"170Jun 18, 1939El Dorado, AR, US1979-04-061979-09-30
Tom Bruno26RR6' 5.0"210Jan 26, 1953Chicago, IL, US1979-04-101979-09-28
Bernie Carbo31LR5' 11.0"173Aug 5, 1947Detroit, MI, US1979-04-131979-09-30
John Denny26RR6' 3.0"185Nov 8, 1952Prescott, AZ, US1979-04-061979-09-22
Mike Dimmel24RR6' 0.0"180Oct 16, 1954Albert Lea, MN, US1979-04-061979-04-18
Bob Forsch29RR6' 4.0"200Jan 13, 1950Sacramento, CA, US1979-04-081979-09-30
George Frazier24RR6' 5.0"205Oct 13, 1954Oklahoma City, OK, US1979-06-261979-09-29
Roger Freed33RR6' 0.0"190Jun 2, 1946Los Angeles, CA, US1979-04-131979-09-28
John Fulgham23RR6' 2.0"205Jun 9, 1956St. Louis, MO, US1979-06-191979-09-29
Tom Grieve31RR6' 2.0"190Mar 4, 1948Pittsfield, MA, US1979-04-071979-05-01
George Hendrick29RR6' 3.0"195Oct 18, 1949Los Angeles, CA, US1979-04-061979-09-27
Keith Hernandez25LL6' 0.0"180Oct 20, 1953San Francisco, CA, US1979-04-061979-09-30
Tom Herr23SR6' 0.0"175Apr 4, 1956Lancaster, PA, US1979-08-131979-09-22
Dane Iorg29LR6' 0.0"180May 11, 1950Eureka, CA, US1979-04-071979-09-30
Terry Kennedy23LR6' 3.0"220Jun 4, 1956Euclid, OH, US1979-06-261979-09-30
Darold Knowles37LL6' 0.0"180Dec 9, 1941Brunswick, MO, US1979-04-101979-09-28
Jim Lentine24RR6' 0.0"175Jul 16, 1954Los Angeles, CA, US1979-09-051979-09-30
Mark Littell26LR6' 3.0"210Jan 17, 1953Cape Girardeau, MO, US1979-04-141979-09-30
Silvio Martinez23RR5' 10.0"170Aug 19, 1955Santiago, Santiago, DO1979-04-171979-09-30
Will McEnaney27LL6' 0.0"180Feb 14, 1952Springfield, OH, US1979-05-091979-09-27
Jerry Mumphrey26SR6' 2.0"185Sep 9, 1952Tyler, TX, US1979-04-201979-09-30
Dan O'Brien25RR6' 4.0"215Apr 22, 1954St. Petersburg, FL, US1979-08-111979-09-28
Ken Oberkfell23LR6' 0.0"175May 4, 1956Highland, IL, US1979-04-081979-09-30
Mike Phillips28LR6' 0.0"170Aug 19, 1950Beaumont, TX, US1979-04-131979-09-30
Ken Reitz28RR6' 0.0"180Jun 24, 1951San Francisco, CA, US1979-04-061979-09-30
Buddy Schultz28RL6' 0.0"170Sep 19, 1950Cleveland, OH, US1979-04-121979-09-28
Tony Scott27SR6' 0.0"164Sep 18, 1951Cincinnati, OH, US1979-04-061979-09-30
Kim Seaman22LL6' 4.0"205May 6, 1957Pascagoula, MS, US1979-09-281979-09-28
Ted Simmons29SR5' 11.0"193Aug 9, 1949Highland Park, MI, US1979-04-061979-09-30
Keith Smith26RR5' 9.0"178May 3, 1953Palmetto, FL, US1979-09-121979-09-30
Steve Swisher27RR6' 2.0"205Aug 9, 1951Parkersburg, WV, US1979-04-151979-09-28
Bob Sykes24SL6' 1.0"195Dec 11, 1954Neptune, NJ, US1979-04-101979-09-29
Garry Templeton23SR5' 11.0"175Mar 24, 1956Lockney, TX, US1979-04-061979-09-30
Roy Thomas26RR6' 5.0"215Jun 22, 1953Quantico, VA, US1979-07-011979-09-30
Mike Tyson29RR5' 9.0"170Jan 13, 1950Rocky Mount, NC, US1979-04-061979-09-30
John Urrea24RR6' 3.0"200Feb 9, 1955Los Angeles, CA, US1979-09-181979-09-28
Pete Vuckovich26RR6' 4.0"215Oct 27, 1952Johnstown, PA, US1979-04-071979-09-30

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