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1929 St. Louis Cardinals

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1928 / 1930

78-74, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Billy Southworth (43-45), Gabby Street (1-0) and Bill McKechnie (34-29)
Scored 831 runs, Allowed 806 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-74

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 399,887 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 98


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1928 / 1930 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 Jimmie Wilson 28 120 450 394 59 128 27 8 4 71 4 43 19 .325 .394 .464 .859 109 183 2 10
2 1B Jim Bottomley* 29 146 645 560 108 176 31 12 29 137 3 70 54 .314 .391 .568 .959 132 318 1 17
3 2B Frankie Frisch# 31 138 598 527 93 176 40 12 5 74 24 53 12 .334 .397 .484 .881 114 255 2 17
4 SS Charlie Gelbert 23 146 578 512 60 134 29 8 3 65 8 51 46 .262 .329 .367 .696 70 188 0 15
5 3B Andy High* 31 146 659 603 95 178 32 4 10 63 7 38 18 .295 .340 .411 .751 83 248 3 15
6 OF Ernie Orsatti* 26 113 389 346 64 115 21 7 3 39 7 33 43 .332 .394 .460 .853 108 159 2 8
7 OF Chick Hafey 26 134 574 517 101 175 47 9 29 125 7 45 42 .338 .394 .632 1.026 147 327 2 8
8 OF Taylor Douthit 28 150 709 613 128 206 42 7 9 62 8 79 49 .336 .416 .471 .888 117 289 5 11
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 OF Wally Roettger 26 79 289 269 27 68 11 3 3 42 0 13 27 .253 .287 .349 .637 55 94 0 7
10 OF Wattie Holm 27 64 196 176 21 41 5 6 0 14 1 12 8 .233 .282 .330 .611 49 58 0 8
11 C Earl Smith* 32 57 164 145 9 50 8 0 1 22 0 18 6 .345 .417 .421 .838 106 61 0 1
12 IF Johnny Butler 36 17 59 55 5 9 1 1 0 5 0 4 5 .164 .220 .218 .439 8 12 0 0
13 2B Carey Selph 27 25 59 51 8 12 1 1 0 7 1 6 4 .235 .316 .294 .610 50 15 0 2
14 IF Eddie Delker 23 22 47 40 5 6 0 1 0 3 0 2 12 .150 .227 .200 .427 6 8 2 3
15 OF Billy Southworth* 36 19 34 32 1 6 2 0 0 3 0 2 4 .188 .235 .250 .485 19 8 0 0
16 C Bubber Jonnard 31 18 33 31 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 .097 .097 .097 .194 -52 3 0 2
17 3B Fred Haney 33 10 28 26 4 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 2 .115 .179 .231 .409 -1 6 1 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
18 P Bill Sherdel* 32 33 78 70 5 16 1 1 1 8 0 2 4 .229 .250 .314 .564 37 22 0 6
19 P Clarence Mitchell* 38 26 76 66 9 18 3 1 0 9 1 4 6 .273 .314 .348 .663 62 23 0 6
20 P Jesse Haines 35 28 73 69 5 11 0 0 1 3 1 1 22 .159 .171 .203 .374 -9 14 0 3
21 P Syl Johnson 28 42 64 60 4 7 2 1 1 5 0 1 23 .117 .131 .233 .364 -13 14 0 3
22 P Hal Haid 31 38 56 49 4 4 1 0 0 3 0 3 15 .082 .151 .102 .253 -37 5 1 3
23 P Fred Frankhouse 25 34 55 52 7 15 3 0 1 8 0 1 6 .288 .302 .404 .706 71 21 0 2
24 P Pete Alexander 42 22 48 41 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 5 .049 .133 .049 .182 -53 2 1 3
25 P Bill Hallahan 26 20 30 26 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 2 13 .154 .214 .154 .368 -8 4 0 2
26 P Al Grabowski* 27 6 18 16 3 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 .250 .294 .500 .794 90 8 0 1
27 P Jim Lindsey 30 2 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 -2 1 0 0
28 P Mul Holland 26 8 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 63 1 0 0
29 P Bill Doak 38 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 -11 0 0 1
30 P Hi Bell 31 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
31 P Carmen Hill 33 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
32 P Hal Goldsmith 30 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Team Totals 28.4 154 6031 5364 831 1569 310 84 100 779 72 490 455 .293 .354 .438 .792 93 2347 22 154
Rank in 8 NL teams 5 5 5 1 2 4 6 5 6 5 6 3 5 4 7
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.0 154 5511 4897 789 1486 298 80 96 736 70 470 357 .303 .367 .456 .823 100 2232 20 124
Pitcher Totals 32.3 154 520 467 42 83 12 4 4 43 2 20 98 .178 .215 .246 .461 12 115 2 30
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 G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Bill Sherdel* 32 10 15 .400 5.93 33 22 6 11 1 0 195.2 278 144 129 14 58 69 2 0 2 910 80 4.31 1.717 12.8 0.6 2.7 3.2 1.19
2 SP Jesse Haines 35 13 10 .565 5.71 28 25 1 12 0 0 179.2 230 123 114 21 73 59 2 1 2 822 83 5.28 1.686 11.5 1.1 3.7 3.0 0.81
3 SP Clarence Mitchell* 38 8 11 .421 4.27 25 22 2 16 0 0 173.0 221 89 82 13 60 39 5 1 4 773 112 4.82 1.624 11.5 0.7 3.1 2.0 0.65
4 SP Pete Alexander 42 9 8 .529 3.89 22 19 3 8 0 0 132.0 149 65 57 10 23 33 1 0 2 562 123 4.19 1.303 10.2 0.7 1.6 2.3 1.43
5 SP Bill Hallahan* 26 4 4 .500 4.42 20 12 4 5 0 0 93.2 94 51 46 6 60 52 0 1 6 419 108 4.81 1.644 9.0 0.6 5.8 5.0 0.87
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 RP Syl Johnson 28 13 7 .650 3.60 42 19 16 12 3 3 182.1 186 88 73 11 56 80 7 1 0 780 132 4.11 1.327 9.2 0.5 2.8 3.9 1.43
7 RP Hal Haid 31 9 9 .500 4.07 38 14 14 8 0 4 154.2 171 90 70 8 66 41 5 0 0 688 117 4.68 1.532 10.0 0.5 3.8 2.4 0.62
8 RP Fred Frankhouse 25 7 2 .778 4.12 30 10 12 6 0 1 133.1 149 70 61 9 43 37 4 2 1 575 116 4.54 1.440 10.1 0.6 2.9 2.5 0.86
9 RP Mul Holland 26 0 1 .000 9.42 8 0 5 0 0 0 14.1 13 15 15 3 7 5 1 1 0 65 52 6.86 1.395 8.2 1.9 4.4 3.1 0.71
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 Al Grabowski* 27 3 2 .600 2.52 6 6 0 4 2 0 50.0 44 18 14 0 8 22 0 0 2 204 190 2.76 1.040 7.9 0.0 1.4 4.0 2.75
11 Jim Lindsey 30 1 1 .500 5.51 2 2 0 1 0 0 16.1 20 11 10 1 2 8 1 0 0 72 88 3.53 1.347 11.0 0.6 1.1 4.4 4.00
12 Hi Bell 31 0 2 .000 6.92 7 0 5 0 0 0 13.0 19 15 10 1 4 4 0 0 0 64 70 4.47 1.769 13.2 0.7 2.8 2.8 1.00
13 Bill Doak 38 1 2 .333 12.00 3 2 1 0 0 0 9.0 17 15 12 1 5 3 0 0 0 49 41 5.61 2.444 17.0 1.0 5.0 3.0 0.60
14 Carmen Hill 33 0 0 8.31 3 1 1 0 0 0 8.2 10 10 8 2 8 1 1 0 1 43 59 9.05 2.077 10.4 2.1 8.3 1.0 0.13
15 Hal Goldsmith 30 0 0 6.75 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 15 76 7.16 1.000 6.8 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 32.1 78 74 .513 4.66 154 154 71 83 6 8 1359.2 1604 807 704 101 474 453 29 7 20 6041 102 4.57 1.528 10.6 0.7 3.1 3.0 0.96
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 5 5 1 4 7 5 6 5 5 5 4 3
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP 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
Pete Alexander 42 22 19 8 44 5 38 1 2 .977 1.95 P
Hi Bell 31 7 0 0 4 0 2 2 0 .500 0.29 P
Jim Bottomley 29 145 145 144 1435 1347 75 13 122 .991 9.81 1B
Johnny Butler 36 17 15 15 65 30 33 2 2 .969 3.71 3B-SS
Eddie Delker 23 18 9 6 41 16 20 5 3 .878 1.89 SS-2B-3B
Bill Doak 38 3 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.33 P
Taylor Douthit 28 150 150 148 462 442 8 12 1 .974 3.00 OF
Fred Frankhouse 25 30 10 6 47 5 41 1 5 .979 1.53 P
Frankie Frisch 31 132 130 125 734 305 407 22 67 .970 5.27 2B-3B-SS
Charlie Gelbert 23 146 145 136 883 338 499 46 95 .948 5.73 SS
Hal Goldsmith 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Al Grabowski 27 6 6 4 14 6 8 0 0 1.000 2.33 P
Chick Hafey 26 130 130 129 296 278 8 10 1 .966 2.20 OF
Hal Haid 31 38 14 8 39 3 32 4 5 .897 0.92 P
Jesse Haines 35 28 25 12 24 4 20 0 3 1.000 0.86 P
Bill Hallahan 26 20 12 5 28 2 25 1 0 .964 1.35 P
Fred Haney 33 6 6 6 24 8 15 1 2 .958 3.83 3B
Andy High 31 145 144 143 428 150 265 13 33 .970 2.86 3B-2B
Carmen Hill 33 3 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Mul Holland 26 8 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.25 P
Wattie Holm 27 45 39 38 127 116 4 7 2 .945 2.67 OF-3B
Syl Johnson 28 42 19 12 25 5 19 1 0 .960 0.57 P
Bubber Jonnard 31 18 6 5 46 39 5 2 1 .957 2.44 0 6 3 33% 42% C
Jim Lindsey 30 2 2 1 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.50 P
Clarence Mitchell 38 25 22 16 39 1 37 1 3 .974 1.52 P
Ernie Orsatti 26 88 85 78 279 259 14 6 9 .978 3.14 OF-1B
Wally Roettger 26 69 63 59 142 137 4 1 0 .993 2.04 OF
Carey Selph 27 16 12 9 53 23 29 1 3 .981 3.25 2B
Bill Sherdel 32 33 22 11 38 1 36 1 0 .974 1.12 P
Earl Smith 32 50 45 23 158 131 21 6 1 .962 3.04 4 25 12 32% 42% C
Billy Southworth 36 5 5 4 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 2.40 OF
Jimmie Wilson 28 119 103 94 504 410 80 14 16 .972 4.12 2 46 48 51% 42% C
Team Totals 28.6 154 1386 1245 6001 4073 1754 174 377 .971 3.71 6 77 63 45% 42%
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 4 4
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
Pete Alexander 42 22 48 -11 0 0 0 5 -6 -0.5 0 -6 -0.5 .477 .497 -0.5 0.0 -6 Waivers 1
Hi Bell 31 7 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .491 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Jim Bottomley* 29 146 645 26 0 0 -6 -7 14 1.2 20 34 3.2 .508 .508 3.8 -1.2 40 Free Agency *3
Johnny Butler 36 17 59 -8 0 0 -1 1 -8 -0.8 2 -7 -0.6 .454 .495 -0.5 -0.0 -6 /56
Eddie Delker 23 22 47 -7 0 0 -1 1 -7 -0.6 1 -6 -0.5 .471 .496 -0.4 -0.0 -5 Traded /645
Bill Doak 38 3 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Taylor Douthit 28 150 709 20 -1 0 -3 -3 14 1.2 20 34 3.2 .508 .507 3.6 -0.5 37 *8O
Fred Frankhouse 25 34 55 -3 0 0 0 6 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .509 .502 0.3 0.0 4 1
Frankie Frisch# 31 138 598 14 1 0 -4 4 16 1.4 18 34 3.2 .510 .509 3.6 0.1 38 Traded *45/6
Charlie Gelbert 23 146 578 -26 -1 0 6 10 -10 -1.0 18 7 0.8 .493 .494 0.3 1.4 1 *6
Hal Goldsmith 30 2 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .488 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Purchased /1
Al Grabowski* 27 6 18 -0 0 0 0 2 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .525 .501 0.2 0.0 2 /1
Chick Hafey 26 134 574 35 -0 0 0 -6 29 2.6 18 46 4.3 .519 .516 4.3 -0.5 46 Free Agency *7O
Hal Haid 31 38 56 -12 0 0 0 6 -6 -0.5 0 -6 -0.5 .486 .497 -0.5 0.0 -6 1
Jesse Haines 35 28 73 -13 0 0 0 8 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .483 .497 -0.5 0.0 -5 Purchased 1
Bill Hallahan 26 20 30 -5 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .491 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 1
Fred Haney 33 10 28 -4 0 0 0 0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .461 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 Purchased /5
Andy High* 31 146 659 -16 -1 0 -5 4 -18 -1.6 20 2 0.3 .489 .490 0.9 -0.1 7 Traded *54
Carmen Hill 33 3 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .480 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 Waivers /1
Mul Holland 26 8 5 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .505 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Wattie Holm 27 64 196 -15 0 0 1 -2 -16 -1.5 6 -10 -0.9 .477 .491 -1.0 -0.1 -11 O9/875
Syl Johnson 28 42 64 -13 0 0 0 7 -6 -0.5 0 -6 -0.5 .488 .497 -0.5 0.0 -6 1
Bubber Jonnard 31 18 33 -8 0 0 0 0 -8 -0.7 1 -7 -0.6 .459 .495 -0.6 0.0 -7 Traded 2
Jim Lindsey 30 2 6 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .488 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Purchased /1
Clarence Mitchell* 38 26 76 -4 -0 0 0 9 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .514 .502 0.4 0.0 4 Free Agency 1
Ernie Orsatti* 26 113 389 5 -1 0 0 -4 -0 -0.0 12 12 1.2 .500 .500 1.2 -0.4 12 O93/78
Wally Roettger 26 79 289 -21 0 0 -2 -3 -26 -2.4 9 -17 -1.5 .470 .485 -1.3 -0.5 -15 Traded O97
Carey Selph 27 25 59 -4 -0 0 0 0 -4 -0.3 2 -2 -0.2 .486 .498 -0.2 0.1 -2 Traded 4
Bill Sherdel* 32 33 78 -8 0 0 0 9 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Free Agency 1
Earl Smith* 32 57 164 3 0 0 -1 1 4 0.3 5 8 0.8 .506 .502 0.9 0.0 10 Purchased 2
Billy Southworth* 36 19 34 -4 0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .478 .497 -0.3 -0.0 -3 Traded /O9
Jimmie Wilson 28 120 450 8 -0 0 2 4 13 1.2 14 27 2.5 .510 .507 2.4 0.5 25 Traded *2
Team Total 28.4 1678 6031 -77 -1 0 -14 59 -33 -3.4 168 136 13.2 .498 .501 14.9 -1.1 149
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
Pete Alexander 42 132.0 22 19 65 4.43 5.32 -0.09 0.00 100.9 5.47 15 1.4 1.0 -0.1 2.5 29 .565 .509 Waivers
Hi Bell 31 13.0 7 0 15 10.38 4.90 -0.11 0.00 99.4 4.98 -8 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -6 .406 .496
Bill Doak 38 9.0 3 2 15 15.00 4.92 -0.11 0.00 102.9 5.18 -10 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -9 .268 .496
Fred Frankhouse 25 132.2 30 10 70 4.75 5.23 -0.09 0.00 101.6 5.41 10 0.9 1.0 -0.1 2.0 23 .530 .505
Hal Goldsmith 30 4.0 2 0 3 6.75 5.23 -0.08 0.00 94.8 5.03 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .466 .500 Purchased
Al Grabowski* 27 50.0 6 6 18 3.24 5.26 -0.09 0.00 102.3 5.47 12 1.2 -0.0 1.6 17 .708 .508
Hal Haid 31 154.2 38 14 90 5.24 5.60 -0.09 0.00 102.6 5.84 10 0.9 1.0 -0.1 2.2 26 .525 .506
Jesse Haines 35 179.2 28 25 123 6.16 5.25 -0.09 0.00 100.8 5.38 -16 -1.4 1.0 -0.1 0.0 3 .451 .491 Purchased
Bill Hallahan* 26 93.2 20 12 51 4.90 5.40 -0.08 0.00 101.9 5.58 7 0.7 1.0 -0.0 1.4 17 .533 .504
Carmen Hill 33 8.2 3 1 10 10.38 6.40 -0.09 0.00 99.0 6.43 -4 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .394 .498 Waivers
Mul Holland 26 14.1 8 0 15 9.42 6.07 -0.09 0.00 98.5 6.06 -5 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .442 .497
Syl Johnson 28 182.1 42 19 88 4.34 5.30 -0.09 0.00 100.0 5.39 21 2.0 1.0 -0.1 3.4 40 .547 .512
Jim Lindsey 30 16.1 2 2 11 6.06 5.55 -0.09 0.00 102.0 5.76 -1 -0.1 -0.0 0.1 1 .475 .500 Purchased
Clarence Mitchell* 38 173.0 25 22 89 4.63 5.80 -0.10 0.00 101.2 5.97 26 2.5 1.0 -0.1 3.8 43 .599 .515 Free Agency
Bill Sherdel* 32 196.2 33 22 144 6.59 5.52 -0.10 0.00 100.4 5.64 -21 -1.8 1.0 -0.1 -0.3 -1 .445 .489 Free Agency
Team Total 32.1 1360.0 269 154 807 5.34 5.43 -0.09 0.00 101.1 5.59 36 4.1 1.0 -0.7 15.0 174 .515 .503
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1928 / 1930 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics