1988 St. Louis Cardinals
76 - 86
1987 / 1989 (Organization)
5th place in the NL East (25 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
41 - 40 (.506)
35 - 46 (.432)
-2.6 wins
-2.4 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 578 / 650 ( -72 )
Allowed/Expected: 633 / 647 ( +14 )
Pyth Record: 74 - 88 (+2)
Baseball-Reference Links
Links
Team Page Schedule/Results Retrosheet
Batting Stats Transactions Baseball-Almanac
Pitching Stats Minor Lg Affiliates BR Bullpen
Def Lineups Batting Orders Wikipedia
Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 2,892,799 Avg Att: 35,714 (1.41)
Att Rank: 3 / 12 Lg Avg: 25,283
       
Park Factor: 1.02    
HR Factor: 0.91 R/L HR: 0.89 / 0.95
Notes:


Formation
Filters
Home Grown
Positions
#
via
1 Bob Forsch
SP
38.5
0.6
6.3
2.4
15
Y
1
27
1988
Free Agency
2 Tom Herr
2B
32.2
-0.0
1.9
0.5
10
Y
8
22
1974
Free Agency (Amateur)
3 Willie McGee
CF
29.7
2.8
17.4
4.9
7
N
10
21
1981
Trade NYA AL
4 Ozzie Smith
SS
33.5
6.6
22.4
7.3
7
N
12
10
1981
Trade SDN NL
5 Danny Cox
SP
28.8
0.5
3.1
0.5
6
Y
6
8
1981
Draft (Amateur) - Round 13
6 Terry Pendleton
3B
28.0
2.3
7.9
-0.7
5
Y
6
7
1982
Draft (Amateur) - Round 7
7 Ken Dayley
RP
29.4
1.1
5.5
2.4
5
N
1
19
1987
Free Agency
8 Curt Ford
LF
27.7
-0.5
0.7
-1.8
4
Y
6
8
1981
Draft (Amateur) - Round 4
9 Vince Coleman
LF
26.8
0.8
13.8
1.1
4
Y
6
7
1982
Draft (Amateur) - Round 10
10 Todd Worrell
RP
28.8
1.5
13.9
8.9
4
Y
6
7
1982
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 21)
11 John Tudor
SP
34.4
3.8
12.4
7.9
4
N
12
12
1984
Trade PIT NL
12 Tom Lawless
3B
31.5
0.1
0.5
-1.1
4
N
3
25
1985
Trade MON NL
13 Jim Lindeman
RF
26.5
-0.1
0.4
-0.4
3
Y
6
6
1983
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 24)
14 Greg Mathews
SP
26.1
0.4
2.3
0.3
3
Y
6
4
1984
Draft (Amateur) - Round 10
15 Jose Oquendo
2B
25.0
2.3
13.3
1.9
3
N
4
2
1985
Trade NYN NL
16 John Morris
LF
27.4
-0.2
0.8
0.1
3
N
5
17
1985
Trade KCA AL
17 Steve Lake
C
31.3
0.5
2.0
0.7
3
N
7
24
1986
Free Agency
18 Mike Laga
1B
28.0
-1.1
0.5
-1.4
3
N
9
2
1986
Trade DET AL
19 Rod Booker
3B
29.8
0.2
1.4
0.7
2
N
4
5
1983
Purchased MIN AL
20 Tom Pagnozzi
1B
25.9
-0.4
4.0
-0.3
2
Y
6
6
1983
Draft (Amateur) - Round 8
21 Joe Magrane
SP
24.0
4.2
12.8
7.7
2
Y
6
3
1985
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 18)
22 Steve Peters
RP
25.6
-1.6
0.0
-2.5
2
Y
6
3
1985
Draft (Amateur) - Round 5
23 Tony Pena
C
31.1
2.4
16.7
3.6
2
N
4
1
1987
Trade PIT NL
24 Randy O'Neal
SP
27.8
-0.4
1.1
-0.5
2
N
7
25
1987
Trade ATL NL
25 Scott Terry
SW
28.6
2.7
10.7
5.4
2
N
9
3
1987
Trade CIN NL
26 John Costello
RP
27.5
1.0
5.6
2.8
1
Y
6
6
1983
Draft (Amateur) - Round 24
27 Mike Fitzgerald
1B
24.3
-0.5
0.1
-0.7
1
Y
6
4
1984
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 20)
28 Scott Arnold
RP
25.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
1
Y
6
4
1984
Draft (Amateur) - Round 5
29 Tim Jones
SS
25.6
0.1
1.1
-0.1
1
Y
6
3
1985
Draft (Amateur) - Round 2
30 Luis Alicea
2B
22.9
-1.3
2.6
-4.9
1
Y
6
2
1986
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 23)
31 Duane Walker
LF
31.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.4
1
N
8
3
1986
Free Agency
32 Ken Hill
SP
22.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
1
N
8
10
1986
Trade DET AL
33 Cris Carpenter
SP
23.2
-0.3
0.8
-0.6
1
Y
6
2
1987
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 14)
34 Gibson Alba
RP
28.5
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
1
N
12
8
1987
Draft (Minor League) ML4 AL
35 Bob Horner
1B
30.9
0.2
4.8
0.5
1
N
1
4
1988
Free Agency
36 Jose DeLeon
SP
27.5
2.5
12.4
5.5
1
N
2
9
1988
Trade CHA AL
37 Larry McWilliams
SP
34.4
0.9
5.9
0.9
1
N
2
12
1988
Free Agency
38 Tom Brunansky
RF
27.9
1.5
17.3
5.8
1
N
4
22
1988
Trade MIN AL
39 Dan Quisenberry
RP
35.4
-0.6
0.0
-2.0
1
N
7
14
1988
Free Agency
40 Pedro Guerrero
1B
32.0
0.6
5.4
2.2
1
N
8
16
1988
Trade LAN NL
41 Denny Walling
LF
34.2
-0.6
0.2
-0.9
1
N
8
31
1988
Trade HOU NL
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Player Pos Hometown
Gibson Alba RP Santiago (D.R.)
Luis Alicea 2B Rio Piedras (PR)
Scott Arnold RP Lexington, KY (USA)
Rod Booker 3B Pasadena, CA (US)
Tom Brunansky RF West Covina, CA (US)
Cris Carpenter SP Gainesville, GA (US)
Vince Coleman LF Jacksonville, FL (US)
John Costello RP Bronx, NY (USA)
Danny Cox SP Northampton (England)
Ken Dayley RP The Dalles, OR (US)
Jose DeLeon SP Perth Amboy, NJ (US)
Mike Fitzgerald 1B Savannah, GA (USA)
Curt Ford LF Jackson, MS (USA)
Bob Forsch SP Sacramento, CA (US)
Pedro Guerrero 1B San Pedro de Macoris (D.R.)
Tom Herr 2B Landisville, PA (US)
Ken Hill SP Lynn, MA (US)
Bob Horner 1B Glendale, AZ (US)
Tim Jones SS Sumter, SC (US)
Mike Laga 1B Ridgewood, NJ (USA)
Steve Lake C Lennox, CA (US)
Tom Lawless 3B Erie, PA (USA)
Jim Lindeman RF Des Plains, IL (US)
Joe Magrane SP Morehead, KY (US)
Greg Mathews SP Anaheim, CA (US)
Willie McGee CF Richmond, CA (US)
Larry McWilliams SP Hurst, TX (US)
John Morris LF North Bellmore, NY (USA)
Randy O'Neal SP Ashland, KY (USA)
Jose Oquendo 2B Rio Piedras (P.R.)
Tom Pagnozzi 1B Medford, MA (US)
Tony Pena C Monte Cristi (D.R.)
Terry Pendleton 3B Oxnard, CA (US)
Steve Peters RP Oklahoma City, OK (USA)
Dan Quisenberry RP Costa Mesa, CA (US)
Ozzie Smith SS Los Angeles, CA (US)
Scott Terry SW Hobbs, NM (USA)
John Tudor SP Peabody, MA (US)
Duane Walker LF Pasadena, TX (US)
Denny Walling LF Farmingdale, NJ (US)
Todd Worrell RP Sierra Madre, CA (US)

Any questions, comments, suggestions?? Please contact the webmaster at BaseballGauge@gmail.com

The statistics used were obtained free of charge from The Baseball Databank.

Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com.

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
Interested parties may contact Retrosheet at "www.retrosheet.org".

Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James