Albert Fred Schoendienst
Positions: Second Baseman and Leftfielder
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: February 2, 1923 in Germantown, IL
by the Signed St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1942.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 17, 1945 (Age 22)
vs. CHC 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Braves/Giants 1945-1963 Final Game: July 7, 1963 (Age 40)
vs. SFG 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1989.
View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Red Schoendienst Page View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
About biographical information
News -- March 2014
3/6 Redbird Rants: Interview With Brian Walton of the Cardinals HOF Committee: As many of Cardinal Nation know, the Cardinals Hall of Fame Committee has selected a slate of nominees for the first inaugural ... News -- February 2014
2/12 Southside Showdown: Trade Possibilities for Beckham
2/2 Fungoes.net: Red Schoendienst, a man ahead of his time: Red Schoendienst has represented traditional Cardinal baseball so long that many people aren’t aware that, as a player, ...
2/2 OutsidePitchMLB: February 2nd 2014: Superbowl, Groundhog Day and Red Schoendienst: The NY/NJ area has been preparing for February 2, 2014 for over two years, as Superbowl XLVIII is to be played today at MetLife ...
2/2 Cards Conclave: The Ol’ Redhead: In some ways, it’s quite appropriate that Red Schoendienst wore number 2. After all, much of his playing career was overshadowed ... News -- January 2014
1/18 i70baseball.com: Cardinals Officially Unveil Team Hall of Fame: To kick off Cardinals Winter Warm Up weekend, the official announcement of the forthcoming Cardinals Hall of Fame was made, including ...
1/2 Fungoes.net: Twelve Days of Christmas 2013: Day 9: On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Nine playoff games a-winning Eight wins beyond projecting Seven wins above ...
1/2 Fungoes.net: Twelve Days of Christmas 2013: Day 8: On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Eight wins beyond projecting Seven wins above replacing Six stars a-shining ... News -- December 2013
12/31 Fungoes.net: Twelve Days of Christmas 2013: Day 7: On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Seven wins above replacing Six stars a-shining Five Waino years; Four ...
12/30 Cards Conclave: Past The Midpoint: All right, this is getting ridiculous. Save a Christmas parody and a devotional, I’ve not written in this space in almost ...
12/26 The Cardinal Nation Blog: 2014 Cardinals Winter Warm-Up autograph prices: Some autograph prices at the St. Louis Cardinals fan event, Winter Warm-Up, are slightly up for 2014, though there will more freebies. ...
12/7 WasWatching: From Ages 22 To 30, Chuck Knoblauch Was Just As Good As Robinson Cano: Via B-R.com Play Index, spanning multiple seasons or entire careers, from 1901 to 2013, players younger than 30, who played 75%+ ... News -- November 2013
11/29 mlbreports.com: Cards State Of The Union – Fall 2013: John Mozeliak + STL Brass Are Baseball’s Best ‘Rounders’: By Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Analyst/Website Owner): Follow MLB Reports On Twitter What is not to like about this team? The club ...
11/14 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: What Does the Off-Season Mean for Players?: The baseball season has been officially over for about two weeks now, and already the grumblings have begun: “When does ... News -- October 2013
10/27 Cards Conclave: Bob Gibson To Throw Game Four’s Ceremonial First Pitch: LEGENDARY CARDINALS PITCHER AND HALL OF FAMER BOB GIBSON TO THROW GAME FOUR’S CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH MLB and the Cardinals ...
10/17 Cards Conclave: By Po**** Demand: More Cardinal Jersey Analysis: Thanks to comments here and elsewhere, some more jerseys got their turn in the spotlight. We’ve got two new posts up on ...
10/13 Redbird Rants: PostCards: Tony La Russa and Red Schoendienst talk before NLCS Game 2: Former St. Louis Cardinals managers Tony La Russa and Red Schoendienst addressed the media prior to Game 2 of the NLCS. Q. Actually, ...
10/12 Dodgerscribe.com: Sights and sounds from Game 2: The Cardinals held a joint press conference before the game today with Tony LaRussa and Red Schoendienst, the two winningest managers ... News -- August 2013
8/16 Cards Conclave: Carpenter and Wong: In case you haven’t noticed, Matt Carpenter is having a season. With his fifth-inning double today, he became just the fourth ...
8/10 Tomahawk Take: Former Braves Shortstop Johnny Logan Dies: Former Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johnny Logan passed away yesterday at Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was 86. Logan ...
8/6 Cards Conclave: Homestand Highlights (Monday, August 5 – Thursday, August 15, 2013): Star Wars Night and a visit from St. Louis native, Nelly, highlight the eighth homestand of 2013 ST. LOUIS – August 5, 2013 ... News -- July 2013
7/25 Cards Conclave: UCB July Project: Cardinal HOF Class of 2013: Last month, the United Cardinal Bloggers laid out some ideas for what we’d like to see included when the Cardinal Hall of ...
7/21 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Red, Brock Peterson, Mike Ryba and George Watkins: On Saturday night, Brock Peterson became the oldest St. Louis Cardinal to collect an RBI in his first MLB at-bat since at least ...
7/13 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: July 13, 1954: At Cleveland’s Muni**** Stadium, Senators hurler Dean Stone does not retire a batter, but gets the win in the American League’s ...
7/7 Cards Conclave: Book Review: Drama and Pride in the Gateway City: I’ve mentioned before that I’m lucky enough to be on the University of Nebraska Press’s mailing list to review ... News -- June 2013
6/28 Cards Conclave: UCB Project: Cardinals HOF and Museum: The UCB project for this month is to talk about the things you’d like to see in the soon to be Cardinals HOF and museum. This ...
6/26 Cards Conclave: WAR Graph Wednesday: Cardinal Second Basemen of the 2000′s: This week’s WAR Graph is very flattering to a current Cardinal, not so much to former. Matt Carpenter, of course, is a second ... News -- May 2013
News -- March 2013
3/2 i70baseball.com: UCB Roundtable: Who’s Worthy of Cardinal Immortality?: The United Cardinal Bloggers Roundtable tackled the topic of which current-to-recently former Cardinals could/should deserve the ... News -- February 2013
2/13 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Now batting, number 19, Stanley Musial: A long search leads to proof when and where the greatest St. Louis Cardinals player of all time once wore number 19, rather than ... News -- January 2013
1/26 SocraticGadfly: With death of #StanTheMan, who's now Mr. Cards, #StlCards fans?:
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Stanley Frank Musial was officially laid to rest today, of course, after fans had their ...
1/22 El Maquino: THE ALL-TIME CARDS TEAM: It’s still the offseason, in case you couldn’t tell. STARTING LINEUP LF Lou Brock (L) (1964–1979) 2B Rogers ...
1/20 Call to the Pen: Stan Musial: A True Great: The most revered player in St. Louis Cardinals history, Stan Musial‘s life was defined by his graciousness. Musial, who ...
1/19 SocraticGadfly: #Stlcards fans say good-bye to #StanTheMan:
Stan the Man
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St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial had been in ill health for some ...
1/13 Tomahawk Take: Braves All-Decade Teams: The 1950s: In our look back on the best Braves players, we now head to the 1950′s. After three mediocre years in Boston, the franchise ... News -- December 2012
12/20 For Baseball Junkies: Cardinals All-Time Team v.2012: Last year's inaugural version of the Cardinals All-Time team can be seen here. In addition to our normal annual review ...
12/18 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Comparing Cardinals Winter Warm-Up autograph prices: Autograph prices at the St. Louis Cardinals fan event, Winter Warm-Up, are flat for 2013, though there will be many fewer freebies. ...
12/3 WasWatching: The Greatest Fielding 2B Of All-Time Is…: First, start with this list - Rk Player Rfield From To Age G 1 Joe Gordon 150 1938 1950 23-35 1566 2 Bill Mazeroski 146 1956 1972 ... News -- November 2012
11/27 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Musial faced MLB’s last left-handed shortstop – sort of: A left-handed thrower designated as shortstop appeared in the field in 1954 as part of a unique attempt to retire Stan Musial ...
11/7 Call to the Pen: Hall Of Fame Nominee Sam Breadon: When the Pre-Integration Era Committee meets in early December at the Winter Meetings to consider Hall of Fame nominees, it will ... News -- July 2012
7/13 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: July 13, 1954: Compiled by Jason Kaminski At Cleveland’s Muni**** Stadium, Senators hurler Dean Stone does not retire a batter, but gets ...
7/11 The Baseball Page: Nolan Ryan Strikes out 4,000th on July 11th:
On July 11, 1985, Nolan Ryan of the Houston Astros becomes the first ... News -- May 2012
5/17 High Heat Stats: Third Basemen and Career Confluences: Later this season, Scott Rolen, Adrian Beltre and Chipper Jones could all pass the 2000 mark for career games at third base. Actually, ... News -- April 2012
4/16 C70 At The Bat: Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad:
At this rate, the highlight reel for the 2012 Cardinals is going to be set to Meat Loaf.For the third consecutive series, ... News -- March 2012
3/30 Pitchers Hit Eighth: Achieving One Thousand: In case I haven’t mentioned it enough times in this forum, the Baseball Reference Play Index is a wonderful – and ...
3/24 C70 At The Bat: All-Time Cardinal Team Tournament: Smith Semifinals: We've worked our way down to the Sweet 16 of the All-Time Cardinal Team Tournament. There aren't any easy choices anymore. ...
3/16 C70 At The Bat: All-Time Cardinal Team Tournament: Smith Opening Round:
Hopefully you read yesterday's post detailing the All-Time Cardinal Team Tournament dreamed up by Nick from Pitchers Hit ...
3/16 Pitchers Hit Eighth: All-Time Cardinals Tourney – Round One – Musial Region: Let’s make with the voting and the advancing of teams! Below is the first round of the Musial Region in the All-Time Cardinals ...
3/12 C70 At The Bat: UCB Spring Roundtable: The Finale:
As is my tradition, I ask the last question of any United Cardinal Bloggers roundtable. The reason for that is twofold: ... News -- February 2012
2/29 Pitchers Hit Eighth: UCB Roundtable: Who is the keeper of “The Cardinal Way”?: Didn’t we just finish one of these epic United Cardinal Bloggers roundtable projects? That pesky World Series has just ...
2/2 MLBTradeRumors: NL Central Notes: Garza, McGehee, Greinke, Cordero: Cardinals legend Red Schoendienst was born on this day in 1923. Schoendienst spent 15 seasons in St. Louis as a player and 14 ... News -- January 2012
1/12 High Heat Stats: WAAS Experiment #1: Adjusted WAAS: In a long exchange on the original WAAS post, reader Robert proposed adjusting the WAAS method to account for partial seasons.Basic ...
1/10 High Heat Stats: WAAS: Wins Above All-Star Level: (Errors in the HOF list in an earlier version of this post have been corrected.)In two recent columns (insider), ... News -- December 2011
12/29 High Heat Stats: Random game: Sept. 3, 1950: Pittsburgh 12, St. Louis 11 (10 innings) I've never met a box score I didn't like. I happened upon this one by searching ...
12/11 El Maquino: MAKING PEACE WITH EL MAQUINO: > “You can never explain to people in full measure what happened here,” Deidre Pujols said yesterday. Maybe ...
12/8 The Writer's Journey: Retired Numbers: #2: Uniform #2 has been retired by four MLB teams. All of those honored are in the Hall of Fame. There is little doubt that the New ... News -- October 2011
10/31 Pitchers Hit Eighth: Ciao, Tony LaRussa: After 16 years, 1408 regular season victories, and 2 World Series titles with the Cardinals, Tony LaRussa has decided to take ... News -- September 2011
9/26 i70baseball.com: The 10 Most Disappointing Cardinals Losses – The Top Five: On Thursday afternoon, a ninth inning meltdown by the Cardinals bullpen may have cost them a playoff spot. Where does this this ...
9/12 PaulLebowitz.com: Showalter For Manager/GM?: It has been whispered that the Orioles should do something decidedly old-school and name manager Buck Showalter GM as well. There ... News -- July 2011
7/12 B-R Blog: All-Star Games Where Batter Had PA>=0 & WPA>=.18 In Win: The title of this one says it all. Here's the list of those to make the cut - Rk Player Date Tm Lg Opp Rslt PA AB R H 2B 3B HR ... News -- April 2011
4/2 B-R Blog: Worst Opening Day performance ever? Not quite.: Regarding Albert Pujols' brutal season-opening performance vs. San Diego on Thursday, Greg Simons of The Hardball Times semi-facetiously ...
4/1 Pitchers Hit Eighth: 2011 Opening Day Photos: Yep, it felt good just to walk up to the stadium knowing that real baseball would be played inside it after the long, cruel winter. ... News -- March 2011
3/30 Pitchers Hit Eighth: My Opening Day Pitch: There’s nothing quite like opening day at Busch Stadium. This year, the Cardinals have selected former Cardinal great ... News -- January 2011
1/25 B-R Blog: Highest career WAR with more fielding runs than batting runs: (Thanks to reader Andy P. for emailing in this idea.) Think of the best defensive players of all time. Now, among them, who was ... News -- November 2010
11/29 B-R Blog: Most hits, homers, strikeouts, etc, first 10 seasons: Ichiro, Pujols, and Dunn: Here's more stuff from reader Joseph T. about numerous records set in the 2010 season for totals in the first 10 years of a playing ... News -- August 2010
8/11 B-R Blog: Card of the Week: 1955 Bowman #178 Tom Brewer:
The 1955 Bowman set remains for many the iconic modern baseball card set. Released at a time when Bowman had dominated the card ... News -- June 2010
6/22 B-R Blog: Counting When It Didn’t Count: Some All-Star fun via Baseball-Reference.com's Play Index Batting Game Finder - batters with 6+ PA in a single All-Star Game:
Pos. ... News -- May 2010
5/19 B-R Blog: WAR Data: Best Position Players Not In the Hall of Fame: Here's a post concept that's sure to be a lightning rod for discussion: who are the best position players not to be inducted into ...