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1978 St. Louis Cardinals

1978 > Class Major League > 1978 National League (East)
Overall: 69-93
Scored 600 runs, Allowed 657 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-88

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jack Krol, Ken Boyer and Vern Rapp
Represented: St. Louis, MO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

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* 39 92 317 298 31 66 9 0 0 12 17 5 17 29 .221 .263 .252 .514 75 4 0 1 1 2
2 Tom Bruno 25 18 14 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 0 2 0 0
3 Bob Coluccio 26 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 John Denny 25 33 85 73 10 13 3 1 0 3 0 0 4 21 .178 .218 .247 .465 18 0 0 7 1 0
5 Rob Dressler 24 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
6 Pete Falcone* 24 19 23 21 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .238 .238 .286 .524 6 0 0 2 0 0
7 Bob Forsch 28 34 89 83 2 15 7 0 1 8 0 0 1 26 .181 .190 .301 .492 25 3 0 5 0 0
8 George Frazier 23 14 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 Roger Freed 32 52 101 92 3 22 6 0 2 20 1 0 8 17 .239 .297 .370 .667 34 2 0 0 1 0
10 Keith Hernandez* 24 159 633 542 90 138 32 4 11 64 13 5 82 68 .255 .351 .389 .741 211 12 2 1 6 11
11 Dane Iorg* 28 35 90 85 6 23 4 1 0 4 0 0 4 10 .271 .300 .341 .641 29 2 0 0 1 1
12 Terry Kennedy* 22 10 33 29 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 3 .172 .273 .172 .445 5 2 0 0 0 2
13 Jim Lentine 23 8 12 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 1 0 0 0
14 Mark Littell* 25 72 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Aurelio Lopez 29 25 16 14 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .214 .214 .214 .429 3 0 0 2 0 0
16 Silvio Martinez 22 22 53 47 4 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 21 .170 .170 .213 .383 10 0 0 6 0 0
17 Jerry Morales 29 130 499 457 44 109 19 8 4 46 4 4 33 44 .239 .288 .341 .629 156 13 1 2 6 1
18 Jerry Mumphrey# 25 125 403 367 41 96 13 4 2 37 14 10 30 40 .262 .317 .335 .652 123 10 1 2 3 0
19 Dan O'Brien 24 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
20 Ken Oberkfell* 22 24 54 50 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 .120 .170 .140 .310 7 1 0 1 0 0
21 Mike Phillips* 27 76 186 164 14 44 8 1 1 28 0 0 13 25 .268 .317 .348 .665 57 4 2 0 7 2
22 Mike Ramsey# 24 12 5 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
23 Ken Reitz 27 150 578 540 41 133 26 2 10 75 1 0 23 61 .246 .280 .357 .637 193 13 5 3 7 5
24 Buddy Schultz 27 62 8 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200 .333 .600 .933 3 0 0 2 0 0
25 Tony Scott# 26 96 237 219 28 50 5 2 1 14 5 6 14 41 .228 .278 .283 .562 62 5 2 0 2 1
26 Ted Simmons# 28 152 604 516 71 148 40 5 22 80 1 1 77 39 .287 .377 .512 .889 264 19 3 0 8 17
27 Gary Sutherland 33 10 8 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 2 0 0
28 Steve Swisher 26 45 124 115 11 32 5 1 1 10 1 0 8 14 .278 .331 .365 .696 42 6 1 0 0 0
29 Garry Templeton# 22 155 675 647 82 181 31 13 2 47 34 11 22 87 .280 .303 .377 .680 244 7 1 2 3 3
30 Roy Thomas 25 16 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
31 Mike Tyson 28 125 405 377 26 88 16 0 3 26 2 0 24 41 .233 .277 .300 .577 113 14 0 1 3 7
32 John Urrea 23 27 27 24 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 8 .125 .160 .125 .285 3 1 0 2 0 0
33 Pete Vuckovich 25 45 66 58 4 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 22 .138 .153 .155 .308 9 0 0 7 0 0
33 Players 26.8 162 5965 5415 600 1351 263 44 79 568 97 42 420 713 .249 .303 .358 .661 1939 131 22 55 53 55
* - 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 25 4 3 .571 1.99 18 3 8 0 0 1 49.2 38 12 11 3 17 1 33 0 1 0 201 1.107 6.9 0.5 3.1 6.0 1.94
2 John Denny 25 14 11 .560 2.96 33 33 0 11 2 0 234.0 200 81 77 13 74 4 103 6 4 8 936 1.171 7.7 0.5 2.8 4.0 1.39
3 Rob Dressler 24 0 1 .000 2.08 3 2 0 0 0 0 13.0 12 3 3 0 4 1 4 0 0 0 49 1.231 8.3 0.0 2.8 2.8 1.00
4 Pete Falcone* 24 2 7 .222 5.76 19 14 2 0 0 0 75.0 94 52 48 9 48 2 28 2 0 8 352 1.893 11.3 1.1 5.8 3.4 0.58
5 Bob Forsch 28 11 17 .393 3.70 34 34 0 7 3 0 233.2 205 110 96 15 97 9 114 5 3 8 981 1.292 7.9 0.6 3.7 4.4 1.18
6 George Frazier 23 0 3 .000 4.09 14 0 3 0 0 0 22.0 22 14 10 2 6 2 8 0 0 1 96 1.273 9.0 0.8 2.5 3.3 1.33
7 Mark Littell 25 4 8 .333 2.79 72 2 51 0 0 11 106.1 80 38 33 8 59 16 130 4 1 9 447 1.307 6.8 0.7 5.0 11.0 2.20
8 Aurelio Lopez 29 4 2 .667 4.29 25 4 4 0 0 0 65.0 52 35 31 4 32 2 46 1 0 5 279 1.292 7.2 0.6 4.4 6.4 1.44
9 Silvio Martinez 22 9 8 .529 3.64 22 22 0 5 2 0 138.1 114 65 56 11 71 7 45 2 0 3 586 1.337 7.4 0.7 4.6 2.9 0.63
10 Dan O'Brien 24 0 2 .000 4.50 7 2 1 0 0 0 18.0 22 12 9 1 8 2 12 2 1 0 86 1.667 11.0 0.5 4.0 6.0 1.50
11 Buddy Schultz* 27 2 4 .333 3.80 62 0 32 0 0 6 83.0 68 36 35 6 36 6 70 0 0 2 343 1.253 7.4 0.7 3.9 7.6 1.94
12 Roy Thomas 25 1 1 .500 3.81 16 1 7 0 0 3 28.1 21 14 12 0 16 3 16 0 2 3 120 1.306 6.7 0.0 5.1 5.1 1.00
13 John Urrea 23 4 9 .308 5.38 27 12 3 1 0 0 98.2 108 75 59 4 47 4 61 7 1 5 445 1.571 9.9 0.4 4.3 5.6 1.30
14 Pete Vuckovich 25 12 12 .500 2.54 45 23 15 6 2 1 198.1 187 65 56 9 59 5 149 2 2 7 819 1.240 8.5 0.4 2.7 6.8 2.53
14 Players 25.3 69 93 .426 3.58 162 162 130 32 13 22 1437.2 1300 657 572 94 600 66 859 31 17 61 6057 1.322 8.1 0.6 3.8 5.4 1.43
* - 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 134 670 88 9 6 .988 5.66 8 125 65 34%
Steve Swisher 42 202 13 2 0 .991 5.12 2 32 11 26%
Terry Kennedy 10 46 4 1 1 .980 5.00 1 5 2 29%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Keith Hernandez 158 1436 96 10 124 .994 9.70
Roger Freed 15 110 10 1 13 .992 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Tyson 124 246 306 13 78 .977 4.45
Mike Phillips 55 93 110 6 24 .971 3.69
Ken Oberkfell 17 30 48 1 8 .987 4.59
Gary Sutherland 1 0 3 0 0 1.000 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Reitz 150 111 314 12 18 .973 2.83
Ken Oberkfell 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mike Phillips 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Garry Templeton 155 285 523 40 108 .953 5.21
Mike Phillips 10 14 25 1 7 .975 3.90
Mike Ramsey 4 4 6 1 3 .909 2.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Brock 79 0.00
Jerry Mumphrey 48 0.00
Tony Scott 38 0.00
Ted Simmons 23 0.00
Dane Iorg 8 0.00
Roger Freed 3 0.00
Jim Lentine 2 0.00
Bob Coluccio 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Morales 34 0.00
Tony Scott 31 0.00
Jerry Mumphrey 30 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Morales 94 0.00
Jerry Mumphrey 48 0.00
Dane Iorg 18 0.00
Tony Scott 10 0.00
Roger Freed 3 0.00
Bob Coluccio 1 0.00
Jim Lentine 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Morales 126 254 5 6 0 .977 2.06
Jerry Mumphrey 116 178 10 1 1 .995 1.62
Lou Brock 79 114 2 3 0 .975 1.47
Tony Scott 77 100 6 6 0 .946 1.38
Dane Iorg 25 33 5 0 0 1.000 1.52
Ted Simmons 23 33 0 1 0 .971 1.43
Roger Freed 6 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Jim Lentine 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
Bob Coluccio 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Littell 72 4 10 1 0 .933 0.19
Buddy Schultz 62 4 6 0 1 1.000 0.16
Pete Vuckovich 45 12 34 2 4 .958 1.02
Bob Forsch 34 18 37 0 4 1.000 1.62
John Denny 33 17 73 4 8 .957 2.73
John Urrea 27 3 18 2 0 .913 0.78
Aurelio Lopez 25 0 5 1 0 .833 0.20
Silvio Martinez 22 9 18 3 0 .900 1.23
Pete Falcone 19 0 7 2 0 .778 0.37
Tom Bruno 18 2 4 0 1 1.000 0.33
Roy Thomas 16 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.50
George Frazier 14 0 5 1 0 .833 0.36
Dan O'Brien 7 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.29
Rob Dressler 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Lou Brock 39 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 18, 1939 El Dorado, AR, US 1978-04-07 1978-10-01
Tom Bruno 25 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 26, 1953 Chicago, IL, US 1978-08-05 1978-10-01
Bob Coluccio 26 R R 5' 11.0" 183 Oct 2, 1951 Centralia, WA, US 1978-06-09 1978-07-28
John Denny 25 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 8, 1952 Prescott, AZ, US 1978-04-10 1978-09-30
Rob Dressler 24 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Feb 2, 1954 Portland, OR, US 1978-09-15 1978-10-01
Jim Dwyer 28 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 3, 1950 Evergreen Park, IL, US 1978-04-07 1978-06-14
Pete Falcone 24 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 1, 1953 Brooklyn, NY, US 1978-04-08 1978-09-13
Bob Forsch 28 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 13, 1950 Sacramento, CA, US 1978-04-07 1978-09-22
George Frazier 23 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Oct 13, 1954 Oklahoma City, OK, US 1978-05-25 1978-09-20
Roger Freed 32 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 2, 1946 Los Angeles, CA, US 1978-04-09 1978-10-01
Wayne Garrett 30 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 3, 1947 Brooksville, FL, US 1978-07-25 1978-09-26
Dave Hamilton 30 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 13, 1947 Seattle, WA, US 1978-04-08 1978-05-26
George Hendrick 28 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 18, 1949 Los Angeles, CA, US 1978-05-29 1978-09-25
Keith Hernandez 24 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 20, 1953 San Francisco, CA, US 1978-04-07 1978-09-30
Dane Iorg 28 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 11, 1950 Eureka, CA, US 1978-04-08 1978-09-29
Terry Kennedy 22 L R 6' 3.0" 220 Jun 4, 1956 Euclid, OH, US 1978-09-04 1978-09-29
Jim Lentine 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 16, 1954 Los Angeles, CA, US 1978-09-03 1978-10-01
Mark Littell 25 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 17, 1953 Cape Girardeau, MO, US 1978-04-08 1978-09-30
Aurelio Lopez 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 21, 1948 Tecamachalco, Puebla, MX 1978-07-17 1978-09-24
Silvio Martinez 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 19, 1955 Santiago, Santiago, DO 1978-05-30 1978-09-25
Jerry Morales 29 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Feb 18, 1949 Yabucoa, PR 1978-04-07 1978-09-30
Jerry Mumphrey 25 S R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 9, 1952 Tyler, TX, US 1978-04-13 1978-10-01
Dan O'Brien 24 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Apr 22, 1954 St. Petersburg, FL, US 1978-09-04 1978-10-01
Ken Oberkfell 22 L R 6' 0.0" 175 May 4, 1956 Highland, IL, US 1978-07-21 1978-09-29
Mike Phillips 27 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 19, 1950 Beaumont, TX, US 1978-04-09 1978-10-01
Mike Ramsey 24 S R 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 29, 1954 Roanoke, VA, US 1978-09-04 1978-10-01
Eric Rasmussen 26 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 22, 1952 Racine, WI, US 1978-04-08 1978-05-21
Ken Reitz 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 24, 1951 San Francisco, CA, US 1978-04-07 1978-10-01
Buddy Schultz 27 R L 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 19, 1950 Cleveland, OH, US 1978-04-09 1978-09-29
Tony Scott 26 S R 6' 0.0" 164 Sep 18, 1951 Cincinnati, OH, US 1978-04-07 1978-10-01
Ted Simmons 28 S R 5' 11.0" 193 Aug 9, 1949 Highland Park, MI, US 1978-04-07 1978-10-01
Gary Sutherland 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 27, 1944 Glendale, CA, US 1978-04-15 1978-05-19
Steve Swisher 26 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Aug 9, 1951 Parkersburg, WV, US 1978-04-23 1978-10-01
John Tamargo 26 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 7, 1951 Tampa, FL, US 1978-07-01 1978-07-16
Garry Templeton 22 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 24, 1956 Lockney, TX, US 1978-04-07 1978-09-30
Roy Thomas 25 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jun 22, 1953 Quantico, VA, US 1978-06-28 1978-09-20
Mike Tyson 28 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 13, 1950 Rocky Mount, NC, US 1978-04-07 1978-10-01
John Urrea 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 9, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US 1978-04-09 1978-09-29
Pete Vuckovich 25 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Oct 27, 1952 Johnstown, PA, US 1978-04-07 1978-10-01

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