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1953 St. Louis Cardinals  (1952)  (1954)
74-80, 5th in National League
Scored 808 runs, Allowed 791 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .689
Park Factor: Batting - 101 / Pitching - 101 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 78-76   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 83-71
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          32  154  605  129  190  48   5  28  119   9  10  102   61  .314  .411  .549  138   8.3  3(0)e5    -86  
 1B *Mickey Vernon        35  154  628  107  206  44  10  21  128   7   4   67   76  .328  .393  .530  132   8.1  2e12        2  
 OF *Richie Ashburn       26  154  663  116  222  32   8  10   64  27  10   61   42  .335  .394  .452  121   6.9  1(+2)e5    44  
 2B #Jim Gilliam          24  154  615  117  173  22  19  10   73  37   3   83   48  .281  .368  .428  106   5.9  2e19       -2  
 OF *Enos Slaughter       37  139  469   67  147  40  10   6   86   7   5   68   31  .313  .399  .480   93   7.4  2(0)e1     51  
 3B  Ray Jablonski        26  154  607   70  170  22   5  21   93   2   0   42   84  .280  .326  .437   84   4.9  4e26       27  
 C   Del Rice             30  130  434   43  110  24   0   9   62   0   1   42   60  .253  .317  .371   51   4.0  2(0)e4     28  
 SS  Milt Bolling         22  101  343   31   96   9   1   2   42   0   1   17   54  .280  .313  .329   37   3.7  4e32      -29  
 SS  Bobby Morgan         27   95  191   32   48   7   5   4   19   1   4   44   55  .251  .393  .403   33   5.5  3e33        9  
 OF  Rip Repulski         25  105  217   27   51   9   1   5   24   2   1   16   34  .235  .291  .355   21   3.2  4(+1)e5   -92  
 UT  Peanuts Lowrey       34   63   68   14   26   2   2   4   15   0   1    8    8  .382  .447  .647   19  11.3            346  
 C   Sal Yvars            29   43   97    7   29   4   0   1   17   0   0    8    3  .299  .358  .371   12   4.8  3(-1)e7    86  
 PH  Ken Wood             29   14   18    3    6   1   0   0    3   0   0    1    3  .333  .400  .389    3   6.8            289  
 SS #Willy Miranda        27   59   51   11    8   0   0   1    4   0   0    5   10  .157  .224  .216    2   1.5  1e27     -112  
 C  *Bud Sheely           32   30   35    2    7   0   0   0    2   0   0    3    6  .200  .256  .200    2   2.0  4(-1)e6  -128  
 PH  Eddie Stanky         36   16   14    2    3   1   0   0    0   0   0    2    0  .214  .312  .286    1   2.5            -74  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           860                    4

     * - 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         24  14  12  .538  33  33   7   0   0   0   2  237.2  225  104   92  24   77  141  3.48  106   4.0    5  
  P *Alex Kellner         28  13  12  .520  34  34   2   0   0   0   1  218.1  248  100   83  15   55  123  3.42  109   4.5    0  
  P  Gerry Staley         31  12  11  .522  33  33   3   0   0   0   2  216.1  212  101   88  27   57   89  3.66   95   4.0  -98  
  P  Roy Face             25  10  10  .500  78   0   0  28   2   7   0  114.1  173  112  108  29   38   54  8.50  123   9.8  145  
  P  Joe Presko           24   9   8  .529  28  28   1   0   0   0   0  166.2  176   95   90  19   56   74  4.86   94   5.1  -40  
  P *Cliff Chambers       31   6   3  .667  50   0   0  19   2   4   0   68.2   62   26   23   2   37   21  3.01   29   3.9 -134  
  P *Harry Brecheen       38   4   5  .444  42   9   1  11   4   2   0  105.1  109   55   50  10   24   46  4.27   46   3.9  -12  
  P  Stu Miller           25   3  10  .231  34  17   0   8   0   2   0  113.1  160  105   92  23   52   73  7.31  108   8.5   92  
  P  Hal White            34   2   7  .222  55   0   0  53  32   6   0   57.0   65   36   36   4   34   27  5.68   34   5.5   49  
  P  Sheldon Jones        31   1   0 1.000  14   0   0   7   0   0   0   16.2   15    3    3   1    7    6  1.62    7   4.1 -271  
  P  Eddie Erautt         28   0   1  .000   6   0   0   3   0   1   0   10.1   16   14    5   2    7    3  4.35   12   9.8  161  
  P *Bill Wight           31   0   1  .000  43   0   0  11   0   2   0   55.2   66   40   34   3   41   39  5.50   41   6.6  -20  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      810         -5

     * - 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             1089 124 130  639   41   6   1  .991  63  22
 Sal Yvars             224  25  34  119    9   1   1  .992   4   3
 Bud Sheely             67   5  16   37    6   0   0 1.000   3   3
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mickey Vernon 1380 154 154 1436 137 10 138 .994 10.26 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Gilliam 1373 154 154 340 438 26 120 .968 5.10 Peanuts Lowrey 7 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.57 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ray Jablonski 1325 154 154 134 389 30 32 .946 3.55 Peanuts Lowrey 30 0 14 7 11 0 1 1.000 5.40 Bobby Morgan 24 0 17 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.52 Willy Miranda 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Milt Bolling 791 95 95 181 292 19 55 .961 5.38 Bobby Morgan 425 46 62 86 136 8 30 .965 4.70 Willy Miranda 129 9 45 38 57 3 10 .969 6.65 Peanuts Lowrey 33 4 4 8 13 1 4 .955 5.73 Ken Wood 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Stan Musial          1380 154 154  342   14   2   1  .994  2.32
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Richie Ashburn 1356 152 152 356 28 10 4 .975 2.55 Rip Repulski 20 2 6 4 1 0 0 1.000 2.21 Peanuts Lowrey 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Enos Slaughter 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Enos Slaughter 1046 116 119 249 5 0 0 1.000 2.18 Rip Repulski 325 37 37 72 0 0 0 1.000 1.99 Ken Wood 9 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1953 Draft


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