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1988 St. Louis Cardinals


76 - 86

(5th place in the NL East, 25 GB)

1987 / 1989 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 578 / 645 (-67)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 633 / 643 (+10)

Pythagorean Record: 74 - 88 (+2)

Home Record: 41 - 40 (.506) -2.6 wins
Away Record: 35 - 46 (.432) -2.4 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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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: 0.92 R/L HR: 0.92 / 0.94

Notes:




Retroactive Top Prospects

(As of March 1, 1988)


Bats:


Throws:



Glossary
# Pos Acquired Via Date
1
CF 20
38.1
37.9
0.3
0.0
-0.1
0.8
1.6
4.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
2
SP 25
24.1
-1.3
0.0
25.2
0.2
1.4
0.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 4, 1984
3
SP 22
23.8
0.6
0.1
22.9
0.2
-0.1
0.1
-0.5
2.1
4.9
Trade
Aug 10, 1986
4
LF 21
21.5
19.2
7.3
0.0
-4.9
0.7
0.1
4.5
Free Agency (Amateur)
Aug 22, 1984
5
3B 22
19.2
26.7
-6.8
-0.1
-0.6
-0.2
2.0
2.2
1.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
6
2B 22
12.0
9.8
0.3
0.0
1.9
-1.3
-0.3
1.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
7
C 25
7.7
-2.3
5.7
0.0
4.3
-0.4
-1.0
2.0
3.0
1.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 1983
8
2B 20
6.4
5.3
0.5
0.0
0.5
-0.1
1.2
2.3
Free Agency (Amateur)
Aug 9, 1984
9
CF 22
4.2
6.2
-2.2
0.0
0.2
1.9
1.5
-0.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jan 3, 1985
10
RP 22
2.5
0.1
0.0
2.3
0.2
-0.3
0.2
-0.0
0.1
1.3
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
11
RP 23
2.3
0.0
0.0
2.1
0.2
0.0
-0.3
2.2
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
12
RP 21
2.0
-0.1
0.0
2.1
0.1
0.5
-0.2
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
13
SS 25
0.2
-0.8
0.2
-0.1
0.9
0.1
0.2
-0.0
-0.2
-0.7
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
14
RP 24
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
15
RP 24
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
16
SP 22
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
17
- 25
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 4, 1984
18
SS 24
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
19
LF 21
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
20
1B 23
-0.5
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 4, 1984
21
C 25
-0.5
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.1
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
22
1B 22
-0.5
0.3
-0.0
-0.2
-0.6
0.1
-0.4
0.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
23
3B 23
-0.5
-0.7
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.5
-0.6
0.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 4, 1984
24
- 22
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
-0.2
-0.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1987
25
RP 25
-1.2
-0.1
0.0
-1.2
0.0
-1.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
26
- 24
-1.5
-0.0
0.0
-1.4
0.0
-1.3
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 4, 1984
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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James