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1949 St. Louis Cardinals

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1948 / 1950

96-58, Finished 2nd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Eddie Dyer (96-58)
Scored 766 runs, Allowed 616 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-62

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 1,430,676 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 111, Pitching - 108


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1948 / 1950 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Bill Baker 38 R R 6' 0" 200 Feb 22, 1911 7 20 3 20 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 -0.3
Steve Bilko 20 R R 6' 1" 230 Nov 13, 1928 1st 6 4 6 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.2
Cloyd Boyer 21 R R 6' 1" 188 Sep 1, 1927 1st 4 1 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.2
Al Brazle 35 L L 6' 2" 185 Oct 19, 1913 5 39 25 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.5
Harry Brecheen 34 L L 5' 10" 160 Oct 14, 1914 8 32 31 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.6
Russ Derry 32 L R 6' 1" 180 Oct 7, 1916 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.1
Chuck Diering 26 R R 5' 10" 165 Feb 5, 1923 3 132 78 132 125 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 125 0 125 2 10 1.0
Erv Dusak 28 R R 6' 2" 185 Jul 29, 1920 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Joe Garagiola 23 L R 6' 0" 190 Feb 12, 1926 4 81 66 81 80 0 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.6
Tommy Glaviano 25 R R 5' 9" 175 Oct 26, 1923 1st 87 71 87 80 0 0 0 7 73 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 1.8
Jim Hearn 28 R R 6' 3" 205 Apr 11, 1921 3 17 4 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Solly Hemus 26 L R 5' 9" 165 Apr 17, 1923 1st 20 7 20 16 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.4
Bill Howerton 27 L R 5' 11" 185 Dec 12, 1921 1st 9 2 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 6 3 0 0.0 $5,000
Ken Johnson 26 L L 6' 1" 185 Jan 14, 1923 3 21 2 21 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 -0.6
Nippy Jones 24 R R 6' 1" 185 Jun 29, 1925 4 110 97 110 98 0 0 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0.2
Eddie Kazak 28 R R 6' 0" 175 Jul 18, 1920 2 92 84 92 85 0 0 0 5 80 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 2.0 All-Star
Lou Klein 30 R R 5' 11" 167 Oct 22, 1918 4 58 24 58 36 0 0 0 9 8 21 0 0 0 0 23 3 0.7 $9,000
Kurt Krieger 22 R R 6' 3" 212 Sep 16, 1926 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Whitey Kurowski 31 R R 5' 11" 193 Apr 19, 1918 9 10 2 10 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 -0.2
Max Lanier 33 R L 5' 11" 180 Aug 18, 1915 10 15 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 $23,000
Marty Marion 31 R R 6' 2" 170 Dec 1, 1917 10 134 134 134 134 0 0 0 0 0 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 All-Star
Fred Martin 34 R R 6' 1" 185 Jun 27, 1915 2 21 5 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9
Red Munger 30 R R 6' 2" 200 Oct 4, 1918 6 35 28 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.6 All-Star
Stan Musial HOF 28 L L 6' 0" 175 Nov 21, 1920 8 157 157 157 157 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 76 123 156 0 0 9.2 $50,000 All-Star
Rocky Nelson 24 L L 5' 10" 175 Nov 18, 1924 1st 82 55 82 70 0 0 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 3 -0.9
Ron Northey 29 L R 5' 10" 195 Apr 26, 1920 7 90 70 90 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73 73 18 0 0.3
Howie Pollet 28 L L 6' 1" 175 Jun 26, 1921 7 39 28 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.7 All-Star
Bill Reeder 27 R R 6' 5" 205 Feb 20, 1922 1st 21 1 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Del Rice 26 R R 6' 2" 190 Oct 27, 1922 5 92 88 92 92 0 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.5
Hal Rice 25 L R 6' 1" 195 Feb 11, 1924 2 40 4 40 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 30 0 -0.4
Ed Sauer 30 R R 6' 1" 188 Jan 3, 1919 4 24 10 24 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 7 11 12 1 -0.2
Red Schoendienst HOF 26 B R 6' 0" 170 Feb 2, 1923 5 151 150 151 150 0 0 0 138 6 14 0 2 0 2 1 0 3.4 $16,000 All-Star
Enos Slaughter HOF 33 L R 5' 9" 180 Apr 27, 1916 9 151 150 151 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 0 150 1 0 6.2 $20,000 All-Star
Gerry Staley 28 R R 6' 0" 195 Aug 21, 1920 3 45 17 45 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.3
Del Wilber 30 R R 6' 3" 200 Feb 24, 1919 4 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Ted Wilks 33 R R 5' 9" 178 Nov 13, 1915 6 59 0 59 59 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9
Ray Yochim 26 R R 6' 1" 170 Jul 19, 1922 2 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1948 / 1950 Roster (40-man)