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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
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 Lou Brock* 40 120 436 405 56 123 15 4 5 38 21 12 23 43 .304 .342 .398 .739 161 7 3 0 5 1
2 Tom Bruno 26 27 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 1 0 0
3 Bernie Carbo* 31 52 76 64 6 18 1 0 3 12 1 0 10 22 .281 .368 .438 .806 28 0 0 0 2 0
4 John Denny 26 31 80 70 5 9 2 1 0 3 1 2 1 21 .129 .139 .186 .325 13 0 0 8 1 0
5 Mike Dimmel 24 6 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 Bob Forsch 29 33 84 73 7 8 2 2 0 5 0 0 5 17 .110 .163 .192 .354 14 1 0 4 2 0
7 George Frazier 24 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Roger Freed 33 34 36 31 2 8 2 0 2 8 0 0 5 7 .258 .361 .516 .877 16 1 0 0 0 0
9 John Fulgham 23 22 59 42 3 6 2 0 0 4 0 0 6 21 .143 .250 .190 .440 8 0 0 11 0 0
10 Tom Grieve 31 9 19 15 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 .200 .368 .267 .635 4 0 0 0 0 1
11 George Hendrick 29 140 548 493 67 148 27 1 16 75 2 3 49 62 .300 .359 .456 .816 225 17 0 0 6 5
12 Keith Hernandez* 25 161 698 610 116 210 48 11 11 105 11 6 80 78 .344 .417 .513 .930 313 9 1 0 7 5
13 Tom Herr# 23 14 12 10 4 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 .200 .333 .200 .533 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 Dane Iorg* 29 79 195 179 12 52 11 1 1 21 1 2 12 28 .291 .337 .380 .717 68 5 1 2 1 1
15 Terry Kennedy* 23 33 116 109 11 31 7 0 2 17 0 0 6 20 .284 .319 .404 .723 44 2 0 0 1 2
16 Darold Knowles* 37 48 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
17 Jim Lentine 24 11 26 23 2 9 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 6 .391 .462 .435 .896 10 0 0 0 0 0
18 Mark Littell* 26 63 16 14 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 11 .000 .067 .000 .067 0 0 0 1 0 0
19 Silvio Martinez 23 33 74 62 5 8 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 26 .129 .141 .145 .286 9 0 0 10 1 0
20 Will McEnaney* 27 45 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Jerry Mumphrey# 26 124 375 339 53 100 10 3 3 32 8 11 26 39 .295 .341 .369 .710 125 6 0 6 4 2
22 Dan O'Brien 25 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Ken Oberkfell* 23 135 435 369 53 111 19 5 1 35 4 1 57 35 .301 .396 .388 .784 143 9 4 1 4 9
24 Mike Phillips* 28 44 109 97 10 22 3 1 1 6 0 0 10 9 .227 .306 .309 .615 30 5 1 1 0 0
25 Ken Reitz 28 159 643 605 42 162 41 2 8 73 1 0 25 85 .268 .299 .382 .681 231 13 4 4 5 7
26 Buddy Schultz 28 31 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Tony Scott# 27 153 634 587 69 152 22 10 6 68 37 17 34 92 .259 .301 .361 .662 212 13 5 0 8 4
28 Ted Simmons# 29 123 521 448 68 127 22 0 26 87 0 1 61 34 .283 .369 .507 .875 227 10 4 0 8 22
29 Keith Smith 26 6 13 13 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .231 .231 .231 .462 3 0 0 0 0 0
30 Steve Swisher 27 38 80 73 4 11 1 1 1 3 0 0 6 17 .151 .213 .233 .445 17 2 0 0 1 0
31 Bob Sykes# 24 13 26 21 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 .095 .208 .095 .304 2 0 2 2 0 0
32 Garry Templeton# 23 154 696 672 105 211 32 19 9 62 26 10 18 91 .314 .331 .458 .790 308 8 1 2 3 4
33 Roy Thomas 26 26 18 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 .059 .059 .118 .176 2 0 0 1 0 0
34 Mike Tyson 29 75 207 190 18 42 8 2 5 20 2 1 13 28 .221 .272 .363 .635 69 5 1 1 2 6
35 John Urrea 24 3 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
36 Pete Vuckovich 26 34 90 79 7 12 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 14 .152 .159 .152 .310 12 2 0 8 2 0
36 Players 27.4 163 6347 5734 731 1594 279 63 100 685 116 69 460 838 .278 .331 .401 .732 2299 116 27 63 63 69
* - 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 Tom Bruno 26 2 3 .400 4.23 27 1 8 0 0 0 38.1 37 18 18 1 22 5 27 2 0 2 174 1.539 8.7 0.2 5.2 6.3 1.23
2 John Denny 26 8 11 .421 4.85 31 31 0 5 2 0 206.0 206 116 111 24 100 7 99 3 1 6 900 1.485 9.0 1.0 4.4 4.3 0.99
3 Bob Forsch 29 11 11 .500 3.83 33 32 0 7 1 0 218.2 215 102 93 16 52 1 92 3 0 6 894 1.221 8.8 0.7 2.1 3.8 1.77
4 George Frazier 24 2 4 .333 4.45 25 0 14 0 0 0 32.1 35 19 16 3 12 2 14 1 0 0 143 1.454 9.7 0.8 3.3 3.9 1.17
5 John Fulgham 23 10 6 .625 2.53 20 19 0 10 2 0 146.0 123 47 41 10 26 3 75 3 1 2 576 1.021 7.6 0.6 1.6 4.6 2.88
6 Darold Knowles* 37 2 5 .286 4.07 48 0 18 0 0 6 48.2 54 27 22 5 17 7 22 0 1 2 214 1.459 10.0 0.9 3.1 4.1 1.29
7 Mark Littell 26 9 4 .692 2.19 63 0 40 0 0 13 82.1 60 22 20 2 39 5 67 0 0 7 342 1.202 6.6 0.2 4.3 7.3 1.72
8 Silvio Martinez 23 15 8 .652 3.27 32 29 2 7 2 0 206.2 204 92 75 14 67 2 102 0 2 3 867 1.311 8.9 0.6 2.9 4.4 1.52
9 Will McEnaney* 27 0 3 .000 2.95 45 0 21 0 0 2 64.0 60 26 21 3 16 8 15 2 1 0 267 1.188 8.4 0.4 2.2 2.1 0.94
10 Dan O'Brien 25 1 1 .500 8.18 6 0 4 0 0 0 11.0 21 10 10 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 55 2.182 17.2 0.0 2.5 4.1 1.67
11 Buddy Schultz* 28 4 3 .571 4.46 31 0 12 0 0 3 42.1 40 21 21 7 14 5 38 0 0 2 178 1.276 8.5 1.5 3.0 8.1 2.71
12 Kim Seaman* 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 8 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 13.5 1.50
13 Bob Sykes* 24 4 3 .571 6.18 13 11 1 0 0 0 67.0 86 49 46 11 34 2 35 1 1 4 310 1.791 11.6 1.5 4.6 4.7 1.03
14 Roy Thomas 26 3 4 .429 2.92 26 6 4 0 0 1 77.0 66 29 25 9 24 3 44 0 0 3 308 1.169 7.7 1.1 2.8 5.1 1.83
15 John Urrea 24 0 0 3.97 3 2 0 0 0 0 11.1 13 7 5 0 9 0 5 0 0 1 51 1.941 10.3 0.0 7.1 4.0 0.56
16 Pete Vuckovich 26 15 10 .600 3.59 34 32 0 9 0 0 233.0 229 108 93 22 64 4 145 3 3 7 968 1.258 8.8 0.8 2.5 5.6 2.27
16 Players 26.8 86 76 .531 3.72 163 163 125 38 10 25 1486.2 1449 693 615 127 501 54 788 18 10 45 6255 1.312 8.8 0.8 3.0 4.8 1.57
* - 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

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ted Simmons 122 606 69 10 10 .985 5.53 14 98 40 29%
Steve Swisher 33 105 6 3 2 .974 3.36 0 12 5 29%
Terry Kennedy 32 135 7 1 1 .993 4.44 2 24 7 23%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Keith Hernandez 160 1489 146 8 145 .995 10.22
Dane Iorg 10 70 5 0 2 1.000 7.50
Roger Freed 1 7 1 1 0 .889 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Oberkfell 117 213 323 8 65 .985 4.58
Mike Tyson 71 125 184 8 42 .975 4.35
Mike Phillips 16 21 30 1 5 .981 3.19
Tom Herr 6 12 11 0 3 1.000 3.83

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Reitz 158 124 290 12 26 .972 2.62
Ken Oberkfell 17 10 19 1 2 .967 1.71
Mike Phillips 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Garry Templeton 150 292 525 34 102 .960 5.45
Mike Phillips 25 33 76 3 11 .973 4.36
Ken Oberkfell 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Brock 98 0.00
Jerry Mumphrey 83 0.00
Dane Iorg 22 0.00
Mike Dimmel 5 0.00
Tom Grieve 5 0.00
Keith Smith 5 0.00
Bernie Carbo 4 0.00
Jim Lentine 3 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Scott 140 0.00
Jerry Mumphrey 19 0.00
George Hendrick 14 0.00
Jim Lentine 2 0.00
Mike Dimmel 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Hendrick 124 0.00
Dane Iorg 20 0.00
Jerry Mumphrey 20 0.00
Tony Scott 14 0.00
Bernie Carbo 13 0.00
Jim Lentine 3 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Scott 151 427 14 7 5 .984 2.92
George Hendrick 138 254 20 2 7 .993 1.99
Jerry Mumphrey 114 180 3 3 0 .984 1.61
Lou Brock 98 152 7 7 2 .958 1.62
Dane Iorg 39 51 2 2 0 .964 1.36
Bernie Carbo 17 10 0 0 0 1.000 0.59
Jim Lentine 8 12 1 0 1 1.000 1.63
Mike Dimmel 5 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.60
Tom Grieve 5 7 0 1 0 .875 1.40
Keith Smith 5 14 1 0 0 1.000 3.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Littell 63 6 7 1 1 .929 0.21
Darold Knowles 48 2 7 4 0 .692 0.19
Will McEnaney 45 2 19 0 2 1.000 0.47
Pete Vuckovich 34 14 28 5 2 .894 1.24
Bob Forsch 33 25 31 1 3 .982 1.70
Silvio Martinez 32 17 15 4 3 .889 1.00
John Denny 31 16 36 2 4 .963 1.68
Buddy Schultz 31 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.19
Tom Bruno 27 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.26
Roy Thomas 26 10 13 0 1 1.000 0.88
George Frazier 25 4 4 1 0 .889 0.32
John Fulgham 20 7 12 2 1 .905 0.95
Bob Sykes 13 0 7 0 0 1.000 0.54
Dan O'Brien 6 0 0 0 0 0.00
John Urrea 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Kim Seaman 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Lou Brock 40 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 18, 1939 El Dorado, AR, US 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
Tom Bruno 26 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 26, 1953 Chicago, IL, US 1979-04-10 1979-09-28
Bernie Carbo 31 L R 5' 11.0" 173 Aug 5, 1947 Detroit, MI, US 1979-04-13 1979-09-30
John Denny 26 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 8, 1952 Prescott, AZ, US 1979-04-06 1979-09-22
Mike Dimmel 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 16, 1954 Albert Lea, MN, US 1979-04-06 1979-04-18
Bob Forsch 29 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 13, 1950 Sacramento, CA, US 1979-04-08 1979-09-30
George Frazier 24 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Oct 13, 1954 Oklahoma City, OK, US 1979-06-26 1979-09-29
Roger Freed 33 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 2, 1946 Los Angeles, CA, US 1979-04-13 1979-09-28
John Fulgham 23 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 9, 1956 St. Louis, MO, US 1979-06-19 1979-09-29
Tom Grieve 31 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 4, 1948 Pittsfield, MA, US 1979-04-07 1979-05-01
George Hendrick 29 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 18, 1949 Los Angeles, CA, US 1979-04-06 1979-09-27
Keith Hernandez 25 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 20, 1953 San Francisco, CA, US 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
Tom Herr 23 S R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 4, 1956 Lancaster, PA, US 1979-08-13 1979-09-22
Dane Iorg 29 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 11, 1950 Eureka, CA, US 1979-04-07 1979-09-30
Terry Kennedy 23 L R 6' 3.0" 220 Jun 4, 1956 Euclid, OH, US 1979-06-26 1979-09-30
Darold Knowles 37 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 9, 1941 Brunswick, MO, US 1979-04-10 1979-09-28
Jim Lentine 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 16, 1954 Los Angeles, CA, US 1979-09-05 1979-09-30
Mark Littell 26 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 17, 1953 Cape Girardeau, MO, US 1979-04-14 1979-09-30
Silvio Martinez 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 19, 1955 Santiago, Santiago, DO 1979-04-17 1979-09-30
Will McEnaney 27 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 14, 1952 Springfield, OH, US 1979-05-09 1979-09-27
Jerry Mumphrey 26 S R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 9, 1952 Tyler, TX, US 1979-04-20 1979-09-30
Dan O'Brien 25 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Apr 22, 1954 St. Petersburg, FL, US 1979-08-11 1979-09-28
Ken Oberkfell 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 May 4, 1956 Highland, IL, US 1979-04-08 1979-09-30
Mike Phillips 28 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 19, 1950 Beaumont, TX, US 1979-04-13 1979-09-30
Ken Reitz 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 24, 1951 San Francisco, CA, US 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
Buddy Schultz 28 R L 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 19, 1950 Cleveland, OH, US 1979-04-12 1979-09-28
Tony Scott 27 S R 6' 0.0" 164 Sep 18, 1951 Cincinnati, OH, US 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
Kim Seaman 22 L L 6' 4.0" 205 May 6, 1957 Pascagoula, MS, US 1979-09-28 1979-09-28
Ted Simmons 29 S R 5' 11.0" 193 Aug 9, 1949 Highland Park, MI, US 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
Keith Smith 26 R R 5' 9.0" 178 May 3, 1953 Palmetto, FL, US 1979-09-12 1979-09-30
Steve Swisher 27 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Aug 9, 1951 Parkersburg, WV, US 1979-04-15 1979-09-28
Bob Sykes 24 S L 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 11, 1954 Neptune, NJ, US 1979-04-10 1979-09-29
Garry Templeton 23 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 24, 1956 Lockney, TX, US 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
Roy Thomas 26 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jun 22, 1953 Quantico, VA, US 1979-07-01 1979-09-30
Mike Tyson 29 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 13, 1950 Rocky Mount, NC, US 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
John Urrea 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 9, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US 1979-09-18 1979-09-28
Pete Vuckovich 26 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Oct 27, 1952 Johnstown, PA, US 1979-04-07 1979-09-30

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