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1981 St. Louis Cardinals

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1980 / 1982

First Half: 30-20, Finished 2nd
Second Half: 29-23, Finished 2nd
Overall: 59-43, Finished 1st in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Whitey Herzog (59-43)
GM: Whitey Herzog, Scouting Dir: Fred McAlister
Scored 464 runs, Allowed 417 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-46

Ballparks: Busch Stadium II · Attendance: 1,010,247 (6th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 100

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1980 / 1982 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

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
Joaquin Andujar 28 B R 6' 0" 170 Dec 21, 1952 6 12 8 12 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Doug Bair 31 R R 6' 0" 170 Aug 22, 1949 6 11 0 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Steve Braun 33 L R 5' 10" 180 May 8, 1948 11 44 6 44 13 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 6 12 34 1 0.3
Glenn Brummer 26 R R 6' 0" 200 Nov 23, 1954 1st 21 7 21 19 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.1
Luis DeLeon 22 R R 6' 1" 153 Aug 19, 1958 1st 10 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Joe Edelen 25 R R 6' 0" 165 Sep 16, 1955 1st 13 0 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Neil Fiala 24 L R 6' 1" 185 Aug 24, 1956 1st 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.1
Bob Forsch 31 R R 6' 4" 200 Jan 13, 1950 8 20 20 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $583,333
Julio Gonzalez 28 R R 5' 11" 162 Dec 25, 1952 5 20 0 20 11 0 0 0 4 2 5 0 0 0 0 10 0 0.3
David Green 20 R R 6' 3" 170 Dec 4, 1960 1st 21 9 21 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 18 2 4 0.2
George Hendrick 31 R R 6' 3" 195 Oct 18, 1949 11 101 101 101 101 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 60 111 0 0 2.7
Keith Hernandez 27 L L 6' 0" 180 Oct 20, 1953 8 103 99 103 99 0 0 98 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 4 0 4.2 $760,000
Tom Herr 25 B R 6' 0" 175 Apr 4, 1956 3 103 103 103 103 0 0 0 103 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 $45,000
Dane Iorg 31 L R 6' 0" 180 May 11, 1950 5 75 56 75 63 0 0 8 0 2 0 46 0 14 60 16 0 0.2
Jim Kaat 42 L L 6' 4" 205 Nov 7, 1938 23 41 1 41 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $172,253
Tito Landrum 26 R R 5' 11" 175 Oct 25, 1954 2 81 21 81 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 6 25 73 14 12 0.3
Dave LaPoint 21 L L 6' 3" 205 Jul 29, 1959 2 3 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Sixto Lezcano 27 R R 5' 10" 165 Nov 28, 1953 8 72 61 72 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 33 66 8 1 0.5
Mark Littell 28 L R 6' 3" 210 Jan 17, 1953 8 28 1 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
John Martin 25 B L 6' 0" 190 Apr 11, 1956 2 18 15 18 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Silvio Martinez 25 R R 5' 10" 170 Aug 19, 1955 5 18 16 18 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Ken Oberkfell 25 L R 6' 0" 175 May 4, 1956 5 102 101 102 102 0 0 0 0 102 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.2 $210,000
Jim Otten 29 R R 6' 2" 195 Jul 1, 1951 5 24 0 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Darrell Porter 29 L R 6' 0" 193 Jan 17, 1952 11 61 51 61 52 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 1.5
Mike Ramsey 27 B R 6' 1" 170 Mar 29, 1954 3 47 29 47 42 0 0 0 1 5 35 1 0 0 1 7 1 0.7
Andy Rincon 22 R R 6' 3" 195 Mar 5, 1959 2 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
Gene Roof 23 B R 6' 2" 180 Jan 13, 1958 1st 23 15 23 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 20 2 1 0.7
Orlando Sanchez 24 L R 6' 1" 195 Sep 7, 1956 1st 27 9 27 18 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 -0.3
Tony Scott 29 B R 6' 0" 164 Sep 18, 1951 8 45 41 45 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 44 0 2 0.6 $225,000
Bob Shirley 27 R L 5' 11" 180 Jun 25, 1954 5 28 11 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Lary Sorensen 25 R R 6' 2" 200 Oct 4, 1955 5 23 23 23 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Bruce Sutter HOF 28 R R 6' 2" 190 Jan 8, 1953 6 48 0 48 48 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $975,000 All-Star
Bob Sykes 26 B L 6' 1" 195 Dec 11, 1954 5 22 1 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Garry Templeton 25 B R 5' 11" 175 Mar 24, 1956 6 80 76 80 76 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.4 $793,333
Gene Tenace 34 R R 6' 0" 190 Oct 10, 1946 13 58 39 58 44 0 38 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 1.5 $310,000
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.

1980 / 1982 Roster (40-man)