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1918 St. Louis Cardinals

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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51-78, Finished 8th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jack Hendricks (51-78)
Scored 454 runs, Allowed 527 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-73

Ballparks: Robison Field · Attendance: 110,599 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 97


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1917 / 1919 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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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 Mike Gonzalez 27 117 394 349 33 88 13 4 3 20 14 39 30 .252 .327 .338 .665 106 118 0 4
2 1B Gene Paulette 27 125 508 461 33 126 15 3 0 52 11 27 16 .273 .316 .319 .635 97 147 2 16
3 2B Bob Fisher 31 63 266 246 36 78 11 3 2 20 7 15 11 .317 .356 .411 .767 138 101 0 5
4 SS Rogers Hornsby 22 115 466 416 51 117 19 11 5 60 8 40 43 .281 .349 .416 .764 137 173 3 7
5 3B Doug Baird 26 82 355 316 41 78 12 8 2 25 25 25 42 .247 .304 .354 .659 104 112 1 12
6 OF Cliff Heathcote* 20 88 375 348 37 90 12 3 4 32 12 20 40 .259 .301 .345 .646 100 120 1 6
7 OF Austin McHenry 22 80 312 272 32 71 12 6 1 29 8 21 24 .261 .319 .360 .679 110 98 2 13
8 OF Walton Cruise* 28 70 280 240 34 65 5 4 6 39 2 30 26 .271 .359 .400 .759 135 96 3 7
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 23 76 247 230 18 51 6 7 0 13 8 12 16 .222 .260 .309 .569 76 71 0 6
10 OF Jack Smith* 23 42 180 166 24 35 2 1 0 4 5 7 21 .211 .260 .235 .495 54 39 4 4
11 1B Charlie Grimm* 19 50 156 141 11 31 7 0 0 12 2 6 15 .220 .262 .270 .531 65 38 2 6
12 OF George Anderson* 28 35 154 132 20 39 4 5 0 6 0 15 7 .295 .380 .402 .782 142 53 3 4
13 OF Red Smyth* 27 40 132 113 19 24 1 2 0 4 3 16 11 .212 .315 .257 .572 78 29 1 2
14 C Frank Snyder 24 39 120 112 5 28 7 1 0 10 4 6 13 .250 .288 .330 .618 92 37 0 2
15 MI Bobby Wallace 44 32 108 98 3 15 1 0 0 4 1 6 9 .153 .202 .163 .365 14 16 0 4
16 2B Bert Niehoff 34 22 90 84 5 15 2 0 0 5 2 3 10 .179 .207 .202 .409 27 17 0 3
17 3B Herman Bronkie 33 18 75 68 7 15 3 0 1 7 0 2 4 .221 .243 .309 .552 71 21 0 4
18 C John Brock 21 27 57 52 9 11 2 0 0 4 5 3 10 .212 .255 .250 .505 57 13 0 2
19 OF Johnny Beall* 36 19 54 49 2 11 1 0 0 6 0 3 6 .224 .269 .245 .514 60 12 0 4
20 UT Marty Kavanagh 27 12 50 44 6 8 1 0 1 8 1 3 1 .182 .234 .273 .507 57 12 0 3
21 UT Dutch Distel 22 8 21 17 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 3 .176 .263 .353 .616 90 6 0 2
22 OF Wally Mattick 31 8 18 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 .143 .333 .143 .476 49 2 2 0
23 SS Bob Larmore 21 4 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .286 .286 .286 .571 77 2 0 0
24 OF Dick Wheeler 20 3 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
25 1B Tony Brottem 27 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 -36 0 0 0
26 OF Ted Menze 20 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .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
27 P Bill Doak 27 31 75 66 5 12 3 2 0 1 0 3 21 .182 .217 .288 .505 56 19 0 7
28 P Gene Packard* 30 36 75 69 3 12 2 1 0 6 0 2 9 .174 .197 .232 .429 33 16 0 4
29 P Red Ames# 35 27 73 64 1 10 1 0 0 4 1 7 14 .156 .239 .172 .411 28 11 0 4
30 P Bill Sherdel* 21 35 66 62 7 15 3 1 1 8 0 2 10 .242 .266 .371 .637 97 23 0 2
31 P Lee Meadows* 23 31 60 55 5 7 1 1 0 2 0 2 17 .127 .158 .182 .340 5 10 0 2
32 P Jakie May 22 29 55 45 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 8 17 .067 .208 .133 .341 6 6 0 4
33 P Oscar Tuero 19 12 12 12 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 55 3 0 0
34 P Rankin Johnson 30 6 6 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 55 1 0 2
35 P Oscar Horstmann 27 9 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 -36 0 0 0
36 P Earl Howard 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 25.8 131 4866 4369 454 1066 147 64 27 388 119 329 461 .244 .301 .325 .626 94 1422 24 141
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 5 4 5 3 1 5 5 8 6 7 4 5 3 7
Non-Pitcher Totals 25.7 131 4439 3988 429 1003 137 59 25 363 118 304 368 .252 .308 .334 .643 99 1333 24 116
Pitcher Totals 26.6 131 427 381 25 63 10 5 2 25 1 25 93 .165 .217 .234 .450 40 89 0 25
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 27 9 15 .375 2.43 2.62 31 23 7 16 1 1 211.0 191 76 57 3 60 74 4 1 2 865 112 1.190 8.1 0.1 2.6 3.2 1.23
2 SP Red Ames 35 9 14 .391 2.31 2.46 27 25 2 17 0 1 206.2 192 75 53 1 52 68 5 0 5 844 118 1.181 8.4 0.0 2.3 3.0 1.31
3 SP Gene Packard* 30 12 12 .500 3.50 2.78 30 23 7 10 1 2 182.1 184 84 71 6 33 46 5 0 0 744 78 1.190 9.1 0.3 1.6 2.3 1.39
4 SP Lee Meadows 23 8 14 .364 3.59 2.91 30 23 6 12 0 1 165.1 176 91 66 1 56 49 10 0 1 714 76 1.403 9.6 0.1 3.0 2.7 0.88
5 SP Jakie May* 22 5 6 .455 3.83 3.21 29 15 8 6 0 0 152.2 149 83 65 2 69 61 13 0 1 670 71 1.428 8.8 0.1 4.1 3.6 0.88
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
6 RP Bill Sherdel* 21 6 12 .333 2.71 2.86 35 16 14 9 1 0 182.1 174 78 55 3 49 40 3 1 0 744 100 1.223 8.6 0.1 2.4 2.0 0.82
7 RP Oscar Tuero 19 1 2 .333 1.02 2.52 11 3 8 2 0 0 44.1 32 12 5 0 10 13 3 0 1 174 270 0.947 6.5 0.0 2.0 2.6 1.30
8 RP Rankin Johnson 30 1 1 .500 2.74 2.80 6 1 1 0 0 0 23.0 20 10 7 0 7 4 0 0 0 90 101 1.174 7.8 0.0 2.7 1.6 0.57
9 RP Oscar Horstmann 27 0 2 .000 5.48 3.54 9 2 4 0 0 0 23.0 29 18 14 0 14 6 0 0 1 102 51 1.870 11.3 0.0 5.5 2.3 0.43
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
10 Earl Howard 22 0 0 0.00 5.23 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 7 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
11 Gene Paulette 27 0 0 0.00 2.23 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Totals 26.5 51 78 .395 2.96 2.79 131 131 59 72 3 5 1193.0 1148 527 393 16 352 361 43 2 11 4956 92 1.257 8.7 0.1 2.7 2.7 1.03
Rank in 8 NL teams 8 1 6 8 8 6 2 8 8 7 4 6 4
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 35 27 25 17 66 6 57 3 1 .955 2.33 P
George Anderson 28 35 35 35 68 62 3 3 1 .956 1.86 OF
Doug Baird 26 82 82 80 331 101 219 11 15 .967 3.86 3B-OF-SS
Johnny Beall 36 14 13 13 28 26 2 0 1 1.000 1.56 OF
Bruno Betzel 23 65 60 56 220 100 103 17 10 .923 3.12 3B-OF-2B
John Brock 21 18 12 11 61 38 20 3 1 .951 3.05 2 22 13 37% 44% C-OF
Herman Bronkie 33 18 17 17 62 18 43 1 2 .984 3.39 3B
Tony Brottem 27 1 1 1 14 11 3 0 0 1.000 7.00 1B
Walton Cruise 28 65 65 63 111 103 4 4 0 .964 1.65 OF
Dutch Distel 22 7 5 4 24 6 14 4 1 .833 2.50 2B-SS-OF
Bill Doak 27 31 23 16 97 7 88 2 0 .979 3.06 P
Bob Fisher 31 63 62 61 387 147 232 8 35 .979 6.02 2B
Mike Gonzalez 27 106 98 90 505 370 124 11 15 .978 4.62 8 110 82 43% 44% C-OF-1B
Charlie Grimm 19 43 36 32 418 389 17 12 21 .971 9.02 1B-OF-3B
Cliff Heathcote 20 87 86 80 244 222 6 16 0 .934 2.62 OF
Rogers Hornsby 22 111 110 103 691 211 434 46 58 .933 5.76 SS-OF
Oscar Horstmann 27 9 2 0 13 1 12 0 0 1.000 1.44 P
Earl Howard 22 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 1 1.000 3.00 P
Rankin Johnson 30 6 1 0 15 0 13 2 0 .867 2.17 P
Marty Kavanagh 27 12 12 12 39 25 12 2 0 .949 3.08 OF-2B
Bob Larmore 21 2 1 1 9 3 4 2 1 .778 3.50 SS
Wally Mattick 31 3 3 3 6 5 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 OF
Jakie May 22 29 16 6 41 6 33 2 0 .951 1.34 P
Austin McHenry 22 80 80 78 167 145 14 8 3 .952 1.99 OF
Lee Meadows 23 30 22 12 51 6 41 4 6 .922 1.57 P
Ted Menze 20 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 OF
Bert Niehoff 34 22 21 21 122 54 65 3 10 .975 5.41 2B
Gene Packard 30 30 23 10 54 2 50 2 5 .963 1.68 P-1B
Gene Paulette 27 122 122 105 1326 1171 129 26 80 .980 10.40 P-1B-SS-2B-OF-3B
Bill Sherdel 21 35 16 9 52 6 46 0 0 1.000 1.49 P
Jack Smith 23 42 42 40 102 87 9 6 5 .941 2.29 OF
Red Smyth 27 35 32 30 92 56 31 5 4 .946 2.42 OF-2B
Frank Snyder 24 29 27 22 173 127 40 6 4 .965 5.57 0 32 24 43% 44% C-1B
Oscar Tuero 19 11 3 2 15 4 10 1 0 .933 1.27 P
Bobby Wallace 44 29 25 21 154 61 83 10 12 .935 4.80 2B-SS-3B
Dick Wheeler 20 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 OF
Team Totals 25.7 131 1179 1052 5762 3578 1964 220 292 .962 4.19 10 164 119 42% 44%
Rank in 8 NL teams 8 2 7
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# 35 27 73 -5 -0 0 0 5 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -0 Purchased 1
George Anderson* 28 35 154 7 0 0 0 -2 5 0.6 4 10 1.1 .518 .504 1.1 -0.2 10 O9
Doug Baird 26 82 355 1 3 0 6 3 12 1.5 11 23 2.5 .518 .509 1.8 1.0 17 Traded 5/O96
Johnny Beall* 36 19 54 -2 0 0 0 -1 -3 -0.3 2 -1 -0.2 .482 .498 -0.2 -0.1 -1 O9
Bruno Betzel 23 76 247 -6 0 0 -2 0 -8 -1.0 8 -0 -0.2 .487 .494 0.1 -0.2 2 5O94/8
John Brock 21 27 57 -3 1 0 -1 1 -2 -0.3 2 -0 -0.1 .490 .498 0.0 -0.0 1 2/O9
Herman Bronkie 33 18 75 -2 0 0 2 1 0 0.1 2 3 0.3 .504 .500 0.1 0.3 1 5
Tony Brottem 27 2 5 -1 0 0 1 -0 0 0.1 0 1 0.1 .529 .500 -0.1 0.1 -0 /3
Walton Cruise* 28 70 280 10 -0 0 -3 -3 4 0.4 9 12 1.3 .507 .503 1.7 -0.8 16 O79
Dutch Distel 22 8 21 -0 0 0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.1 .483 .499 0.1 -0.1 1 /46O9
Bill Doak 27 31 75 -4 0 0 0 5 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 1
Bob Fisher 31 63 266 10 -0 0 8 1 18 2.2 8 26 3.0 .535 .514 2.0 1.0 18 4
Mike Gonzalez 27 117 394 3 -0 0 2 5 10 1.2 12 22 2.4 .511 .508 2.2 0.9 20 Traded *2/O937
Charlie Grimm* 19 50 156 -5 -0 0 -4 -1 -11 -1.4 5 -6 -0.9 .473 .492 -0.4 -0.7 -2 3/O95
Cliff Heathcote* 20 88 375 -0 -0 0 0 -2 -3 -0.4 11 8 0.7 .495 .498 0.8 -0.3 8 *O8/7
Rogers Hornsby 22 115 466 17 -1 0 10 7 33 3.9 14 48 5.4 .535 .525 4.2 2.1 37 $4,000 Purchased *6/O98
Oscar Horstmann 27 9 5 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .496 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Earl Howard 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Rule 5 Draft /1
Rankin Johnson 30 6 6 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Marty Kavanagh 27 12 50 -2 -0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.3 2 -1 -0.1 .476 .498 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Purchased /O94
Bob Larmore 21 4 7 -0 0 0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .467 .499 0.0 -0.1 0 /6
Wally Mattick 31 8 18 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .490 .499 -0.0 -0.0 -0 /O9
Jakie May 22 29 55 -5 0 0 0 4 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -1 1
Austin McHenry 22 80 312 3 -0 0 -2 -4 -3 -0.4 10 6 0.6 .495 .498 0.8 -0.8 8 Traded O7/8
Lee Meadows* 23 31 60 -6 0 0 0 4 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .491 .498 -0.3 -0.0 -2 1
Ted Menze 20 1 3 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .406 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /7O
Bert Niehoff 34 22 90 -7 -0 0 1 0 -6 -0.7 3 -3 -0.4 .468 .496 -0.5 0.1 -4 Traded 4
Gene Packard* 30 36 75 -5 0 0 0 5 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -0 Purchased 1/3
Gene Paulette 27 125 508 -1 -1 0 -4 -3 -8 -1.1 16 8 0.6 .492 .494 1.1 -0.9 11 Waivers *36/4O95871
Bill Sherdel* 21 35 66 -0 0 0 0 4 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .513 .503 0.5 -0.0 4 Free Agency 1
Jack Smith* 23 42 180 -8 -0 0 -2 -1 -12 -1.5 5 -6 -0.9 .466 .491 -0.6 -0.4 -4 8O
Red Smyth* 27 40 132 -2 -0 0 0 -1 -3 -0.4 4 1 -0.0 .489 .497 0.0 -0.1 1 Waivers O94/7
Frank Snyder 24 39 120 -1 0 0 0 1 0 -0.0 4 4 0.4 .500 .500 0.4 0.2 4 Waivers 2/3
Oscar Tuero 19 12 12 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Bobby Wallace 44 32 108 -9 -0 0 0 1 -8 -1.0 3 -5 -0.7 .468 .494 -0.7 0.1 -5 Assigned 46/5
Dick Wheeler 20 3 6 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .441 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -1 /7O
Team Total 25.8 1395 4866 -29 1 0 10 28 9 0.3 136 145 14.3 .501 .502 13.6 1.0 135 $4,000
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 35 207.0 27 25 75 3.26 3.65 0.07 0.00 98.0 3.50 6 0.7 1.0 -0.2 2.2 19 .526 .504 Purchased
Bill Doak 27 211.0 31 23 76 3.24 3.51 0.07 0.00 100.0 3.43 5 0.6 1.0 -0.2 2.1 19 .518 .503
Oscar Horstmann 27 23.0 9 2 18 7.04 3.88 0.08 0.00 96.9 3.69 -9 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.8 -7 .395 .494
Earl Howard 22 2.0 1 0 0 0.00 4.07 0.05 0.00 96.0 3.85 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .613 .501 Rule 5 Draft
Rankin Johnson 30 23.0 6 1 10 3.91 3.68 0.07 0.00 96.0 3.46 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .477 .499
Jakie May* 22 152.2 29 15 83 4.89 3.61 0.08 0.00 98.0 3.47 -24 -2.7 1.0 -0.1 -1.6 -14 .407 .483
Lee Meadows 23 164.2 30 23 91 4.97 3.65 0.08 0.00 97.9 3.50 -27 -3.0 1.0 -0.2 -1.8 -16 .400 .481
Gene Packard* 30 182.1 30 23 84 4.15 3.55 0.08 0.00 97.7 3.40 -15 -1.8 1.0 -0.2 -0.4 -3 .441 .489 Purchased
Gene Paulette 27 0.1 1 0 0 0.00 4.27 0.13 0.00 94.0 3.89 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .518 .500 Waivers
Bill Sherdel* 21 182.1 35 16 78 3.85 3.62 0.08 0.00 99.4 3.52 -7 -0.8 1.0 -0.2 0.6 5 .477 .495 Free Agency
Oscar Tuero 19 44.1 11 3 12 2.44 3.79 0.07 0.00 96.7 3.60 6 0.7 1.0 -0.0 1.1 9 .567 .505
Team Total 26.5 1192.2 210 131 527 3.98 3.61 0.08 0.00 98.4 3.48 -66 -7.2 1.0 -1.1 1.7 14 .466 .494
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1917 / 1919 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics