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1952 St. Louis Cardinals  (1951)  (1953)
82-72, 2nd in National League
Scored 729 runs, Allowed 653 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-69
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .710
Park Factor: Batting - 96 / Pitching - 95 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 78-76   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 88-66
Manager(s): Mike Rescigno

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF *Stan Musial          31  154  596  116  216  41   5  27  116  16   4  100   44  .362  .457  .584  161  10.8  2(0)e5     70  
 OF *Richie Ashburn       25  149  629  121  193  27  15  12   62  22   1   58   36  .307  .370  .455  110   6.5  1(+1)e9   105  
 OF *Enos Slaughter       36  145  530   86  152  13  12  12   74   6   5   78   54  .287  .379  .425   89   6.0  1(0)e3    -27  
 SS  Granny Hamner        25  153  636   83  178  32   7  21   90   5   4   29   48  .280  .312  .451   87   4.6  2e38       29  
 1B *Mickey Vernon        34  154  597   72  147  31  10  10   73   5   3   76   89  .246  .328  .382   76   4.4  2e10      -36  
 C   Del Rice             29  132  503   55  149  21   4  15   82   1   1   37   38  .296  .340  .443   73   5.3  2(0)e3     83  
 3B  Billy Hitchcock      35   98  349   35   86   7   2   3   32   1   1   29   60  .246  .304  .304   31   3.1  4e29       -3  
 2B  Bobby Morgan         26  102  202   28   50   5   0   7   32   1   1   39   42  .248  .368  .376   30   4.9  3e21      -34  
 3B  Billy Johnson        33   88  239   19   66  10   2   0   25   2   3   27   24  .276  .348  .335   28   4.2  2e22       22  
 2B  George Strickland    26  103  347   28   56  13   2   4   34   6   2   36   78  .161  .240  .245   21   1.9  3e36      -73  
 OF *Dick Sisler          31   85  143   24   41   4   3   4   24   1   3   14   12  .287  .350  .441   20   4.7  4(0)e7     77  
 2B  Eddie Stanky         35   71   85   11   29   3   0   0    8   0   0   19    6  .341  .453  .376   16   7.4  2e21      180  
 C  *Bud Sheely           31   30   78   11   21   4   0   0    9   0   0   10    8  .269  .367  .321    9   4.4  4(-1)e6    68  
 OF  Wally Westlake       31   19   43    4    8   3   0   1    5   0   0    2    8  .186  .222  .326    2   2.1  3(0)e7    -55  
 C   Les Fusselman        31   14   46    1    5   0   0   1    4   0   0    0   15  .109  .106  .174    0    .5  4(-1)e6  -132  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                           761                   25

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P *Curt Simmons         23  16   4  .800  31  31   6   0   0   0   1  216.0  188   76   70  13   88  157  2.92   86   3.5    1  
  P  Gerry Staley         30  15  13  .536  32  32   6   0   0   0   0  213.0  222  109   96  30   57   78  4.06  112   4.7   22  
  P *Alex Kellner         27  10  17  .370  32  32   2   0   0   0   1  215.2  207  110   93  27   87  122  3.88  109   4.5  -40  
  P *Max Lanier           36   8   4  .667  14  14   0   0   0   0   0   87.2   82   40   37  11   39   31  3.80   44   4.5    8  
  P *Howie Pollet         31   8  14  .364  29  29   0   0   0   0   0  181.0  215  109   98  20   75   94  4.87  117   5.8   29  
  P  Stu Miller           24   7   5  .583  55   0   0  33   9   6   0   79.2   83   21   20   8   19   67  2.26   34   3.9  129  
  P *Harry Brecheen       37   6   4  .600  44   0   0  18   2   2   0   69.0   56   19   16   4   27   43  2.09   25   3.3  -72  
  P  Joe Presko           23   6   6  .500  16  16   0   0   0   0   0   95.0   84   46   39  11   39   42  3.69   40   3.8  -48  
  P *Cliff Chambers       30   3   0 1.000  57   0   0  23   2   0   0  101.2  124   64   61  12   36   45  5.40   71   6.2   79  
  P  Marlin Stuart        33   2   3  .400  53   0   0  20   2   1   0   90.2   88   49   37   6   40   32  3.67   44   4.3  -50  
  P  Eddie Yuhas          27   1   2  .333  47   0   0  46  28   2   0   45.2   29   10    7   2   16   14  1.38   11   2.3 -152  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      696          0

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Del Rice             1145 126 129  674   61   7   3  .991  59  25
 Bud Sheely            151  17  17   87    7   1   1  .989   3   0
 Les Fusselman          99  11  13   61    4   3   0  .956   1   1
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mickey Vernon 1387 153 153 1392 135 7 137 .995 9.91 Billy Hitchcock 7 1 1 9 0 0 0 1.000 11.57 Dick Sisler 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- George Strickland 856 98 99 219 251 17 60 .965 4.94 Bobby Morgan 423 45 53 107 148 6 30 .977 5.43 Eddie Stanky 116 11 22 28 42 2 10 .972 5.43 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Billy Hitchcock 837 94 95 87 218 17 17 .947 3.28 Billy Johnson 541 60 68 64 143 8 13 .963 3.44 Bobby Morgan 17 0 8 1 4 0 1 1.000 2.70 George Strickland 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Granny Hamner 1357 151 151 299 459 43 82 .946 5.03 George Strickland 29 3 3 6 18 1 3 .960 7.45 Bobby Morgan 7 0 4 1 1 1 0 .667 2.57 Billy Hitchcock 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Stan Musial          1395 154 154  329   21   6   0  .983  2.26
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Richie Ashburn 1320 146 147 382 24 12 1 .971 2.77 Wally Westlake 68 8 8 15 1 0 0 1.000 2.11 Dick Sisler 5 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.60 Enos Slaughter 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Enos Slaughter 1201 133 135 301 7 3 3 .990 2.31 Dick Sisler 192 21 21 41 1 1 0 .977 1.97 Wally Westlake 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1952 Draft


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