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1943 St. Louis Cardinals

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1942 / 1944

105-49, Finished 1st in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Billy Southworth (105-49)
Scored 679 runs, Allowed 475 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 101-53

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 517,135 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 101

Postseason:  Lost World Series (4-1) to New York Yankees


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1942 / 1944 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 Walker Cooper 28 122 475 449 52 143 30 4 9 81 1 19 19 .318 .349 .463 .812 128 208 13 2 6
2 1B Ray Sanders* 26 144 572 478 69 134 21 5 11 73 1 77 33 .280 .381 .414 .796 124 198 10 1 15
3 2B Lou Klein 24 154 696 627 91 180 28 14 7 62 9 50 70 .287 .342 .410 .752 111 257 4 2 15
4 SS Marty Marion 25 129 463 418 38 117 15 3 1 52 1 32 37 .280 .334 .337 .671 89 141 4 2 11
5 3B Whitey Kurowski 25 139 565 522 69 150 24 8 13 70 3 31 54 .287 .330 .439 .768 116 229 11 2 10
6 OF Stan Musial* 22 157 700 617 108 220 48 20 13 81 9 72 18 .357 .425 .562 .988 177 347 17 2 10
7 OF Harry Walker* 26 148 640 564 76 166 28 6 2 53 5 40 24 .294 .341 .376 .717 102 212 5 0 36
8 OF Danny Litwhiler 26 80 284 258 40 72 14 3 7 31 1 19 31 .279 .333 .438 .771 117 113 3 2 4
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 Johnny Hopp* 26 91 273 241 33 54 10 2 2 25 8 24 22 .224 .297 .307 .604 70 74 2 1 6
10 UT Debs Garms* 36 90 268 249 26 64 10 2 0 22 1 13 8 .257 .299 .313 .612 73 78 4 2 4
11 C Ken O'Dea* 30 71 227 203 15 57 11 2 3 25 0 19 25 .281 .345 .399 .744 110 81 2 1 4
12 IF Jimmy Brown# 33 34 120 110 6 20 4 2 0 8 0 6 1 .182 .224 .255 .479 35 28 0 0 4
13 OF Frank Demaree 33 39 97 86 5 25 2 0 0 9 1 8 4 .291 .351 .314 .665 88 27 6 0 3
14 2B George Fallon 28 36 87 78 6 18 1 0 0 5 0 2 9 .231 .259 .244 .503 42 19 3 1 6
15 OF Coaker Triplett 31 9 26 25 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 1 6 .080 .115 .200 .315 -12 5 1 0 0
16 OF Buster Adams 28 8 18 11 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 4 .091 .333 .182 .515 47 2 0 0 3
17 C Sam Narron 29 10 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .091 .167 .091 .258 -26 1 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
18 P Mort Cooper 30 37 108 100 7 17 3 0 1 11 0 2 14 .170 .186 .230 .416 17 23 2 0 5
19 P Max Lanier 27 32 85 73 8 12 0 0 0 5 0 1 5 .164 .176 .164 .340 -4 12 1 0 11
20 P Howie Krist* 27 34 65 60 7 10 1 0 0 2 0 1 13 .167 .180 .183 .364 3 11 1 0 4
21 P Harry Gumbert 33 21 52 45 1 7 0 0 0 1 0 1 11 .156 .174 .156 .329 -7 7 1 0 6
22 P Harry Brecheen* 28 29 48 42 4 8 2 0 0 3 0 2 8 .190 .244 .238 .483 36 10 0 1 4
23 P Howie Pollet* 22 16 45 43 3 7 1 0 0 1 0 1 9 .163 .182 .186 .368 4 8 0 0 1
24 P Murry Dickson 26 31 37 34 1 9 2 0 0 6 0 0 1 .265 .265 .324 .588 65 11 0 0 3
25 P Al Brazle* 29 13 32 32 4 9 1 1 0 4 0 0 2 .281 .281 .375 .656 84 12 0 0 0
26 P Ernie White 26 21 31 28 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .214 .241 .214 .456 29 6 1 0 2
27 P Red Munger 24 32 29 28 3 6 2 0 0 3 0 1 5 .214 .241 .286 .527 48 8 1 0 0
28 P Bud Byerly 22 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 26.3 157 6058 5435 679 1515 259 72 70 638 40 428 437 .279 .334 .392 .725 104 2128 92 19 173
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 2 1 2 2 2 6 8 2 1 4 1 1 1 5
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.2 157 5523 4947 636 1424 247 71 69 602 40 418 367 .288 .346 .408 .754 112 2020 85 18 137
Pitcher Totals 27.7 157 535 488 43 91 12 1 1 36 0 10 70 .186 .204 .221 .426 20 108 7 1 36
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 Mort Cooper 30 21 8 .724 2.30 2.54 37 32 5 24 6 3 274.0 228 81 70 5 79 141 5 2 4 1109 147 1.120 7.5 0.2 2.6 4.6 1.78
2 SP Max Lanier* 27 15 7 .682 1.90 2.52 32 25 5 14 2 3 213.1 195 62 45 3 75 123 2 0 0 882 178 1.266 8.2 0.1 3.2 5.2 1.64
3 SP Harry Gumbert 33 10 5 .667 2.84 2.92 21 19 0 7 2 0 133.0 115 46 42 4 32 40 0 0 1 525 119 1.105 7.8 0.3 2.2 2.7 1.25
4 SP Howie Pollet* 22 8 4 .667 1.75 2.46 16 14 2 12 5 0 118.1 83 26 23 2 32 61 2 1 2 456 193 0.972 6.3 0.2 2.4 4.6 1.91
5 SP Ernie White* 26 5 5 .500 3.78 3.66 14 10 2 5 1 0 78.2 78 38 33 4 33 28 1 0 3 343 90 1.411 8.9 0.5 3.8 3.2 0.85
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 Howie Krist 27 11 5 .688 2.90 3.32 34 17 10 9 2 3 164.1 141 57 53 5 62 57 4 1 3 683 116 1.235 7.7 0.3 3.4 3.1 0.92
7 RP Harry Brecheen* 28 9 6 .600 2.26 2.72 29 13 11 8 1 4 135.1 98 41 34 4 39 68 3 0 2 527 150 1.012 6.5 0.3 2.6 4.5 1.74
8 RP Murry Dickson 26 8 2 .800 3.58 3.40 31 7 12 2 0 0 115.2 119 51 46 4 49 44 1 0 1 496 95 1.452 9.3 0.3 3.8 3.4 0.90
9 RP Red Munger 24 9 5 .643 3.95 3.07 32 9 14 5 0 2 93.1 101 47 41 2 42 45 0 0 2 412 86 1.532 9.7 0.2 4.1 4.3 1.07
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 Al Brazle* 29 8 2 .800 1.53 2.81 13 9 2 8 1 0 88.0 74 18 15 0 29 26 0 0 2 352 221 1.170 7.6 0.0 3.0 2.7 0.90
11 Bud Byerly 22 1 0 1.000 3.46 2.64 2 2 0 0 0 0 13.0 14 6 5 0 5 6 0 0 0 56 101 1.462 9.7 0.0 3.5 4.2 1.20
Team Totals 27.6 105 49 .682 2.57 2.86 157 157 63 94 20 15 1427.0 1246 473 407 33 477 639 18 4 20 5841 132 1.207 7.9 0.2 3.0 4.0 1.34
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 8 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 1
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
Buster Adams 28 6 5 3 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.83 OF
Al Brazle 29 13 9 8 23 3 20 0 1 1.000 1.77 0 2 100% 0 P
Harry Brecheen 28 29 13 8 36 8 28 0 3 1.000 1.24 1 1 50% 0 P
Jimmy Brown 33 33 26 24 143 65 76 2 14 .986 4.15 2B-3B-SS
Bud Byerly 22 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Mort Cooper 30 37 32 24 56 7 46 3 3 .946 1.43 2 3 60% 0 P
Walker Cooper 28 112 104 101 567 504 49 14 5 .975 4.94 9 4 22 20 48% 44% 2 C
Frank Demaree 33 23 19 13 36 35 1 0 0 1.000 1.57 OF
Murry Dickson 26 31 7 2 29 6 21 2 3 .931 0.87 1 1 50% 0 P
George Fallon 28 36 24 15 156 65 86 5 18 .968 4.19 2B
Debs Garms 36 68 51 47 146 112 25 9 5 .938 1.93 OF-3B-SS
Harry Gumbert 33 21 19 7 46 10 35 1 0 .978 2.14 1 0 0% 0 P
Johnny Hopp 26 79 61 56 315 286 17 12 16 .962 3.84 OF-1B
Lou Klein 24 153 151 128 827 356 444 27 118 .967 4.52 2B-SS
Howie Krist 27 34 17 9 17 1 13 3 1 .824 0.41 1 0 0% 0 P
Whitey Kurowski 25 137 135 125 445 167 257 21 29 .953 3.05 3B-SS
Max Lanier 27 32 25 14 52 8 43 1 2 .981 1.59 3 0 0% 1 P
Danny Litwhiler 26 70 65 60 146 139 7 0 1 1.000 2.09 OF
Marty Marion 25 128 121 109 676 232 424 20 93 .970 5.13 SS
Red Munger 24 32 9 5 28 3 24 1 3 .964 0.84 0 0 2 P
Stan Musial 22 155 155 147 398 376 15 7 4 .982 2.52 OF
Sam Narron 29 3 1 1 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 0 C
Ken O'Dea 30 55 52 42 272 237 32 3 6 .989 4.80 4 3 8 13 62% 44% 0 C
Howie Pollet 22 16 14 12 18 1 17 0 0 1.000 1.13 0 3 100% 1 P
Ray Sanders 26 141 139 130 1380 1302 71 7 142 .995 9.74 1B
Coaker Triplett 31 6 6 3 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 2.17 OF
Harry Walker 26 144 141 134 349 322 14 13 4 .963 2.32 OF-2B
Ernie White 26 14 10 5 15 3 12 0 1 1.000 1.07 0 0 0 P
Team Totals 26.5 157 1413 1232 6211 4280 1780 151 472 .976 3.69 13 7 30 33 52% 34% 6
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 2 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
Buster Adams 28 8 18 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .488 .499 -0.0 0.0 -0 Traded /8O
Al Brazle* 29 13 32 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .517 .501 0.2 0.0 2 Traded 1
Harry Brecheen* 28 29 48 -4 0 0 0 4 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 0 Purchased 1
Jimmy Brown# 33 34 120 -9 0 0 2 1 -6 -0.7 4 -2 -0.3 .481 .496 -0.5 0.4 -4 4/56
Bud Byerly 22 2 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .473 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 Amateur Free Agent /1
Mort Cooper 30 37 108 -11 0 0 0 9 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 1
Walker Cooper 28 122 475 14 0 0 -3 4 15 1.7 15 30 3.2 .514 .511 3.6 0.1 33 Amateur Free Agent *2
Frank Demaree 33 39 97 -1 -0 0 -1 -1 -3 -0.4 3 -0 -0.1 .491 .498 0.1 -0.2 1 Free Agency O79
Murry Dickson 26 31 37 -2 0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 0.0 2 Amateur Free Agent 1
George Fallon 28 36 87 -6 0 0 4 1 -1 -0.1 3 2 0.2 .497 .499 -0.3 0.6 -2 4
Debs Garms* 36 90 268 -8 0 0 -2 -2 -12 -1.5 9 -4 -0.6 .484 .491 -0.3 -0.5 -2 Purchased O957/6
Harry Gumbert 33 21 52 -7 0 0 0 4 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .487 .498 -0.3 0.0 -2 Traded 1
Johnny Hopp* 26 91 273 -9 0 0 0 -3 -12 -1.4 9 -3 -0.5 .485 .491 -0.5 -0.4 -3 Amateur Free Agent O73/8
Lou Klein 24 154 696 7 -0 0 17 9 32 3.7 21 53 5.8 .524 .523 3.9 2.9 36 Amateur Free Agent *46
Howie Krist* 27 34 65 -8 0 0 0 5 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .492 .498 -0.3 0.0 -2 1
Whitey Kurowski 25 139 565 8 -0 0 -1 0 8 0.8 18 26 2.7 .506 .505 2.8 -0.1 26 *5/6
Max Lanier 27 32 85 -10 0 0 0 7 -3 -0.4 0 -3 -0.4 .488 .498 -0.4 0.0 -3 Amateur Free Agent 1
Danny Litwhiler 26 80 284 5 0 0 4 -3 5 0.6 9 14 1.5 .508 .504 1.1 0.1 10 Traded 7O
Marty Marion 25 129 463 -6 0 0 22 8 24 2.8 15 39 4.3 .522 .518 1.8 3.4 17 Amateur Free Agent *6
Red Munger 24 32 29 -2 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Amateur Free Agent 1
Stan Musial* 22 157 700 59 -1 0 13 -7 65 7.2 22 86 9.4 .546 .545 7.9 0.7 73 $6,250 Amateur Free Agent *O978
Sam Narron 29 10 12 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .481 .499 -0.2 0.0 -1 /2
Ken O'Dea* 30 71 227 2 0 0 1 2 5 0.6 7 12 1.3 .508 .504 1.2 0.3 11 Traded 2
Howie Pollet* 22 16 45 -5 0 0 0 4 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .489 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Amateur Free Agent 1
Ray Sanders* 26 144 572 17 0 0 -1 -7 10 1.0 18 28 2.9 .507 .507 3.1 -0.9 29 *3
Coaker Triplett 31 9 26 -4 0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.4 .450 .497 -0.4 -0.0 -3 /O97
Harry Walker* 26 148 640 1 -0 0 -2 -1 -2 -0.3 20 18 1.8 .498 .499 2.1 -0.4 20 Unknown *O8/49
Ernie White 26 21 31 -3 0 0 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Team Total 26.3 1729 6058 17 0 0 53 44 115 12.6 174 289 30.3 .507 .508 24.5 6.0 236 $6,250
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
Al Brazle* 29 87.0 13 9 18 1.86 3.93 0.35 0.00 101.4 3.63 17 2.2 1.0 -0.1 2.9 24 .667 .513 Traded
Harry Brecheen* 28 135.1 29 13 41 2.73 4.05 0.31 0.00 101.6 3.80 16 1.9 1.0 -0.1 3.0 26 .566 .512 Purchased
Bud Byerly 22 13.0 2 2 6 4.15 3.74 0.35 0.00 102.0 3.45 -1 -0.1 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .443 .499 Amateur Free Agent
Mort Cooper 30 274.0 37 32 81 2.66 3.95 0.33 0.00 101.2 3.66 30 3.7 1.0 -0.2 5.9 51 .600 .523
Murry Dickson 26 115.2 31 7 51 3.97 3.91 0.35 0.00 101.5 3.62 -5 -0.5 1.0 -0.1 0.4 4 .483 .497 Amateur Free Agent
Harry Gumbert 33 132.0 21 19 46 3.14 3.76 0.35 0.00 100.5 3.43 4 0.5 1.0 -0.1 1.5 14 .523 .503 Traded
Howie Krist 27 164.1 34 17 57 3.12 3.82 0.35 0.00 100.7 3.50 7 0.8 1.0 -0.1 2.1 19 .523 .505
Max Lanier* 27 213.1 32 25 62 2.62 3.99 0.32 0.00 101.2 3.70 25 3.1 1.0 -0.1 4.8 42 .598 .519 Amateur Free Agent
Red Munger 24 93.1 32 9 47 4.53 3.84 0.35 0.00 102.0 3.56 -10 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.4 -3 .464 .493 Amateur Free Agent
Howie Pollet* 22 118.1 16 14 26 1.98 3.94 0.31 0.00 101.2 3.67 22 2.8 1.0 -0.1 3.8 31 .677 .518 Amateur Free Agent
Ernie White* 26 78.2 14 10 38 4.35 3.88 0.36 0.00 99.8 3.51 -7 -0.8 1.0 -0.1 -0.2 -1 .442 .495
Team Total 27.6 1425.0 261 157 473 2.99 3.91 0.33 0.00 101.1 3.62 98 12.4 1.0 -0.9 23.8 208 .548 .508
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1942 / 1944 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics