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1917 St. Louis Cardinals

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1916 / 1918

82-70, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Miller Huggins (82-70)
Scored 531 runs, Allowed 567 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-81

Ballparks: Robison Field · Attendance: 288,491 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 100


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1916 / 1918 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Frank Snyder 23 115 346 313 18 74 9 2 1 33 4 27 43 .236 .301 .288 .589 83 90 2 4
2 1B Gene Paulette 26 95 360 332 32 88 21 7 0 34 9 16 16 .265 .303 .370 .673 109 123 2 10
3 2B Dots Miller 30 148 598 544 61 135 15 9 2 45 14 33 52 .248 .295 .320 .615 91 174 3 18
4 SS Rogers Hornsby 21 145 588 523 86 171 24 17 8 66 17 45 34 .327 .385 .484 .868 169 253 4 17
5 3B Doug Baird 25 104 406 364 38 92 19 12 0 24 18 23 52 .253 .301 .371 .672 108 135 2 18
6 OF Jack Smith* 22 137 515 462 64 137 16 11 3 34 25 38 65 .297 .351 .398 .750 132 184 1 14
7 OF Tom Long 27 144 582 530 49 123 12 14 3 41 21 37 44 .232 .285 .325 .609 89 172 2 12
8 OF Walton Cruise* 27 153 590 529 70 156 20 10 5 59 16 38 73 .295 .343 .399 .742 130 211 1 21
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 UT Bruno Betzel 22 106 358 328 24 71 4 3 1 17 9 20 47 .216 .266 .256 .522 62 84 2 8
10 UT Mike Gonzalez 26 106 323 290 28 76 8 1 1 28 12 22 24 .262 .316 .307 .623 94 89 1 9
11 3B Fred Smith 25 56 186 165 11 30 0 2 1 17 4 17 22 .182 .262 .224 .487 52 37 1 3
12 OF Bob Bescher# 33 42 134 110 10 17 1 1 1 8 3 20 13 .155 .290 .209 .499 56 23 1 3
13 OF Red Smyth* 26 38 78 72 5 15 0 2 0 4 3 4 9 .208 .269 .264 .533 66 19 2 0
14 C Paddy Livingston 37 7 20 20 0 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 24 4 0 0
15 IF Tony DeFate 22 14 18 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 5 .143 .333 .143 .476 50 2 0 0
16 C John Brock 20 7 15 15 4 6 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 .400 .400 .467 .867 169 7 0 0
17 IF Bobby Wallace 43 8 12 10 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 -38 1 0 2
18 UT Stuffy Stewart 23 13 9 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
19 SS Ike McAuley# 25 3 9 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 78 2 0 2
20 C Jack Roche 26 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
21 P Bill Doak 26 44 100 95 5 12 1 0 0 3 0 3 34 .126 .153 .137 .290 -10 13 0 2
22 P Lee Meadows* 22 43 97 89 5 9 1 0 0 4 0 1 32 .101 .111 .112 .223 -31 10 0 7
23 P Red Ames# 34 43 73 64 3 12 1 2 0 7 0 6 23 .188 .257 .266 .523 62 17 0 3
24 P Gene Packard* 29 36 56 52 4 15 2 0 0 1 0 2 11 .288 .315 .327 .642 99 17 0 0
25 P Milt Watson 27 41 51 51 5 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 15 .098 .098 .118 .216 -33 6 0 0
26 P Oscar Horstmann 26 35 50 46 1 9 2 0 0 2 0 2 13 .196 .229 .239 .468 45 11 0 2
27 P Marv Goodwin 26 14 29 23 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .174 .208 .174 .382 19 4 0 5
28 P Bob Steele# 23 12 13 13 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .385 .462 .846 162 6 0 0
29 P George Pierce* 29 5 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
30 P Jakie May 21 15 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
31 P Lou North 26 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
32 P Bruce Hitt 20 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
33 P Tim Murchison 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 25.5 154 5629 5083 531 1271 159 93 26 436 159 359 652 .250 .303 .333 .636 97 1694 24 160
Rank in 8 NL teams 8 6 5 7 2 3 2 6 8 3 5 4 4 4 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 25.4 154 5148 4638 504 1200 150 91 26 418 159 344 508 .259 .313 .347 .660 105 1610 24 141
Pitcher Totals 26.8 154 481 445 27 71 9 2 0 18 0 15 144 .160 .187 .189 .376 17 84 0 19
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Bill Doak 26 16 20 .444 3.10 2.75 44 37 7 16 3 2 281.1 257 123 97 6 85 111 9 0 2 1152 86 1.216 8.2 0.2 2.7 3.6 1.31
2 SP Lee Meadows 22 15 9 .625 3.08 2.82 43 37 6 18 4 2 265.2 253 99 91 5 90 100 4 0 4 1085 87 1.291 8.6 0.2 3.0 3.4 1.11
3 SP Marv Goodwin 26 6 4 .600 2.21 2.19 14 12 1 6 3 0 85.1 70 33 21 1 19 38 0 0 1 339 122 1.043 7.4 0.1 2.0 4.0 2.00
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
4 RP Red Ames 34 15 10 .600 2.71 2.65 43 19 17 10 2 3 209.0 189 75 63 2 57 62 3 0 5 847 99 1.177 8.1 0.1 2.5 2.7 1.09
5 RP Milt Watson 27 10 13 .435 3.51 3.06 41 20 9 5 3 0 161.1 149 74 63 3 51 45 9 0 1 667 76 1.240 8.3 0.2 2.8 2.5 0.88
6 RP Gene Packard* 29 9 6 .600 2.47 2.58 34 11 12 6 0 2 153.1 138 48 42 4 25 44 3 0 1 608 109 1.063 8.1 0.2 1.5 2.6 1.76
7 RP Oscar Horstmann 26 9 4 .692 3.44 3.26 35 11 12 4 1 1 138.2 111 67 53 5 54 50 4 1 2 566 78 1.190 7.2 0.3 3.5 3.2 0.93
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
8 Bob Steele* 23 1 3 .250 3.21 2.83 12 6 3 1 0 0 42.0 33 17 15 1 19 23 0 0 2 173 84 1.238 7.1 0.2 4.1 4.9 1.21
9 Jakie May* 21 0 0 3.38 2.47 15 1 10 0 0 0 29.1 29 13 11 0 11 18 3 1 2 116 81 1.364 8.9 0.0 3.4 5.5 1.64
10 Lou North 26 0 0 3.97 3.76 5 0 5 0 0 0 11.1 14 5 5 1 4 4 0 0 4 46 71 1.588 11.1 0.8 3.2 3.2 1.00
11 George Pierce* 29 1 1 .500 3.48 2.65 5 0 3 0 0 0 10.1 7 7 4 0 3 4 1 0 0 45 81 0.968 6.1 0.0 2.6 3.5 1.33
12 Bruce Hitt 20 0 0 9.00 5.76 2 0 2 0 0 0 4.0 7 6 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 20 34 2.000 15.8 2.3 2.3 2.3 1.00
13 Tim Murchison* 20 0 0 0.00 4.26 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 5 2.000 0.0 0.0 18.0 18.0 1.00
Team Totals 26.7 82 70 .539 3.03 2.80 154 154 88 66 16 10 1392.2 1257 567 469 29 421 502 36 2 24 5669 89 1.205 8.1 0.2 2.7 3.2 1.19
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 6 8 8 5 2 7 2 5 7 5 7 7
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Red Ames 34 43 19 10 89 4 83 2 4 .978 2.02 P
Doug Baird 25 104 102 97 392 110 259 23 24 .941 3.51 3B-OF
Bob Bescher 33 32 28 26 62 61 0 1 0 .984 1.91 OF
Bruno Betzel 22 100 82 70 435 193 225 17 42 .961 4.10 2B-OF-3B
John Brock 20 4 2 2 18 13 4 1 0 .944 4.25 1 3 2 40% 44% C
Walton Cruise 27 152 152 137 311 285 15 11 6 .965 1.97 OF
Tony DeFate 22 6 0 0 6 1 5 0 1 1.000 1.00 3B-2B
Bill Doak 26 44 37 16 116 10 103 3 2 .974 2.57 P
Mike Gonzalez 26 87 73 71 566 444 110 12 19 .979 6.37 8 44 50 53% 44% C-1B-OF
Marv Goodwin 26 14 12 6 36 3 33 0 1 1.000 2.57 P
Bruce Hitt 20 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Rogers Hornsby 21 144 143 139 847 268 527 52 82 .939 5.52 SS
Oscar Horstmann 26 35 11 4 45 3 40 2 2 .956 1.23 P
Paddy Livingston 37 6 4 3 32 26 6 0 0 1.000 5.33 0 5 3 38% 44% C
Tom Long 27 137 135 127 198 173 9 16 2 .919 1.33 OF
Jakie May 21 15 1 0 17 3 14 0 1 1.000 1.13 P
Ike McAuley 25 3 2 0 6 2 3 1 0 .833 1.67 SS
Lee Meadows 22 43 37 18 74 4 66 4 0 .946 1.63 P
Dots Miller 30 146 143 132 1145 755 362 28 100 .976 7.50 2B-1B-SS
Tim Murchison 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Lou North 26 5 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Gene Packard 29 34 11 6 47 5 42 0 2 1.000 1.38 P
Gene Paulette 26 93 92 91 1183 1130 45 8 82 .993 12.63 1B
George Pierce 29 5 0 0 6 1 4 1 1 .833 1.00 P
Jack Roche 26 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 0 1 0 0% 44% C
Fred Smith 25 55 51 44 185 63 113 9 6 .951 3.26 3B-2B-SS
Jack Smith 22 128 118 101 255 233 12 10 6 .961 1.91 OF
Red Smyth 26 23 11 10 27 23 1 3 0 .889 1.04 OF
Frank Snyder 23 95 92 76 487 341 134 12 10 .975 5.00 6 73 69 49% 44% C-2B
Bob Steele 23 12 6 1 11 1 9 1 0 .909 0.83 P
Stuffy Stewart 23 9 1 0 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 0.44 OF-2B
Bobby Wallace 43 4 1 0 12 5 6 1 0 .917 1.57 3B-SS
Milt Watson 27 41 20 5 60 3 55 2 2 .967 1.41 P
Team Totals 25.6 154 1386 1192 6680 4166 2293 221 395 .967 3.96 15 126 124 50% 44%
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 1 2
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Red Ames# 34 43 73 -3 0 0 0 5 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .502 0.2 0.0 2 Purchased 1
Doug Baird 25 104 406 2 1 0 8 3 15 1.8 13 27 3.1 .517 .511 2.1 1.4 19 Traded *5/8O
Bob Bescher# 33 42 134 -4 -0 0 0 -2 -6 -0.8 4 -2 -0.3 .482 .495 -0.3 -0.2 -2 Traded O7/8
Bruno Betzel 22 106 358 -13 -0 0 6 -1 -8 -1.0 11 3 0.1 .490 .494 -0.6 0.7 -3 4O78/59
John Brock 20 7 15 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.2 0 2 0.2 .525 .501 0.2 0.0 2 /2
Walton Cruise* 27 153 590 17 -1 0 -1 -6 9 1.1 18 27 2.9 .507 .507 3.1 -0.8 28 *O879
Tony DeFate 22 14 18 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 1 0 0.0 .496 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Rule 5 Draft /54
Bill Doak 26 44 100 -12 0 0 0 7 -5 -0.6 0 -5 -0.6 .486 .496 -0.6 0.0 -5 1
Mike Gonzalez 26 106 323 -1 -0 0 0 3 2 0.2 10 12 1.2 .502 .502 1.3 0.4 12 Traded 23/O9
Marv Goodwin 26 14 29 -2 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .497 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Traded 1
Bruce Hitt 20 2 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .490 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Rogers Hornsby 21 145 588 40 -1 0 18 10 67 8.1 18 85 9.9 .556 .550 7.7 3.5 67 $3,000 Purchased *6
Oscar Horstmann 26 35 50 -3 0 0 0 3 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 0 1
Paddy Livingston 37 7 20 -2 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.1 .483 .499 -0.1 0.0 -0 Purchased /2
Tom Long 27 144 582 -6 0 0 -5 -7 -18 -2.2 18 0 -0.4 .485 .486 0.2 -1.5 5 *O97/8
Jakie May 21 15 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .495 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
Ike McAuley# 25 3 9 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .497 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Waivers /6
Lee Meadows* 22 43 97 -14 0 0 0 7 -7 -0.9 0 -7 -0.9 .480 .495 -0.9 0.0 -7 1
Dots Miller 30 148 598 -5 -1 0 12 -0 6 0.7 18 24 2.6 .505 .505 1.1 1.4 12 Traded 436
Tim Murchison 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Lou North 26 5 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .488 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 /1
Gene Packard* 29 36 56 -0 0 0 0 4 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .512 .503 0.4 0.0 4 Purchased 1
Gene Paulette 26 95 360 3 -0 0 2 -3 2 0.2 11 13 1.4 .502 .501 1.1 -0.2 11 Waivers 3
George Pierce* 29 5 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .484 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Jack Roche 26 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .477 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Unknown /2
Fred Smith 25 56 186 -8 -0 0 2 2 -5 -0.6 6 1 0.0 .490 .496 -0.2 0.5 -1 5/46
Jack Smith* 22 137 515 16 0 0 0 -5 11 1.3 16 27 3.0 .510 .508 3.0 -0.6 27 *O897
Red Smyth* 26 38 78 -3 0 0 -2 -1 -6 -0.7 2 -3 -0.5 .482 .496 -0.2 -0.4 -1 Waivers O7/98
Frank Snyder 23 115 346 -5 -0 0 1 5 1 0.1 11 12 1.2 .501 .501 1.1 0.8 11 Waivers 2/4
Bob Steele# 23 12 13 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .518 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
Stuffy Stewart 23 13 9 -2 0 0 -1 -0 -3 -0.4 0 -3 -0.4 .470 .498 -0.2 -0.2 -2 /O8479
Bobby Wallace 43 8 12 -2 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .477 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Assigned /56
Milt Watson 27 41 51 -7 0 0 0 4 -4 -0.5 0 -4 -0.5 .489 .497 -0.5 0.0 -4 1
Team Total 25.5 1738 5629 -17 1 0 40 33 56 6.3 159 215 22.6 .504 .505 17.8 5.0 175 $3,000
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Red Ames 34 208.1 43 19 75 3.24 3.48 0.27 0.00 99.6 3.20 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.1 1.4 13 .496 .499 Purchased
Bill Doak 26 279.2 44 37 123 3.96 3.52 0.26 0.00 99.2 3.24 -23 -2.7 1.0 -0.2 -0.6 -4 .438 .483
Marv Goodwin 26 85.1 14 12 33 3.48 3.63 0.25 0.00 99.3 3.36 -1 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.5 4 .487 .499 Traded
Bruce Hitt 20 4.0 2 0 6 13.50 3.63 0.32 0.00 98.0 3.24 -5 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .280 .497
Oscar Horstmann 26 137.2 35 11 67 4.38 3.45 0.25 0.00 100.8 3.22 -18 -2.1 1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -9 .439 .487
Jakie May* 21 29.1 15 1 13 3.99 3.69 0.23 0.00 99.8 3.46 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .485 .499
Lee Meadows 22 265.2 43 37 99 3.35 3.57 0.26 0.00 100.1 3.32 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.1 1.8 16 .495 .499
Tim Murchison* 20 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 4.03 0.07 0.00 98.0 3.88 0 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.1 0 .555 .500
Lou North 26 11.1 5 0 5 3.97 3.67 0.25 0.00 95.2 3.25 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .477 .499
Gene Packard* 29 153.1 34 11 48 2.82 3.53 0.27 0.00 98.1 3.20 6 0.8 1.0 -0.1 2.0 17 .523 .505 Purchased
George Pierce* 29 11.1 5 0 7 5.56 3.55 0.26 0.00 102.1 3.36 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .435 .498
Bob Steele* 23 41.1 12 6 17 3.70 3.49 0.24 0.00 99.8 3.24 -2 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .477 .498
Milt Watson 27 160.2 41 20 74 4.15 3.56 0.27 0.00 98.6 3.25 -17 -2.0 1.0 -0.1 -0.7 -5 .452 .488
Team Total 26.7 1389.0 294 154 567 3.67 3.54 0.26 0.00 99.4 3.26 -69 -8.0 1.0 -0.8 2.8 27 .473 .494
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1916 / 1918 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics