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1954 St. Louis Cardinals  (1953)  (1955)
70-84, 5th in National League
Scored 729 runs, Allowed 843 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-88
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .687
Park Factor: Batting - 102 / Pitching - 103 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 62-92   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 72-82
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          33  154  592  120  186  38   9  33  130   0   0  103   39  .314  .412  .576  136   8.3  2(0)e3    -48  
 1B *Mickey Vernon        36  154  602   86  176  42  13  23  115   1   2   64   65  .292  .359  .520  112   6.7  2e12       29  
 OF *Richie Ashburn       27  154  590  117  178  17   5   4   39  18   9  132   47  .302  .433  .368  108   6.7  2(+2)e8   -16  
 OF  Rip Repulski         26  154  642   95  182  43   6  26  109  12   7   33   85  .283  .320  .491   93   5.1  2(+2)e8    27  
 3B  Ray Jablonski        27  154  616   58  171  26   0  18   76  10   3   48   41  .278  .330  .407   83   4.9  4e41      -26  
 2B #Jim Gilliam          25  140  570   80  167  33   5   7   54  10   4   46   27  .293  .346  .405   78   4.8  3e19      -28  
 SS *Grady Hatton         31  126  357   44   95  14   0   3   42   7   0   79   33  .266  .397  .331   53   5.2  4e48      -33  
 SS  Milt Bolling         23   91  232   26   46   5   4   3   26   0   0   24   25  .198  .276  .293   20   2.7  4e48     -135  
 C   Del Rice             31   74  156   15   35  12   2   4   22   0   1   17   22  .224  .299  .404   18   4.0  1(0)e6      7  
 C  *Carl Sawatski        26   67  222   13   37   4   6   1   20   0   0   19   51  .167  .229  .252   11   1.6  4(0)e4    -88  
 C   Sal Yvars            30   22   63    4   14   6   0   3   10   0   0    9   10  .222  .324  .460    9   4.9  3(+1)e16   35  
 OF *Enos Slaughter       38   77   61    9   16   1   0   0    3   0   0   14    5  .262  .390  .279    8   4.9  3(+1)e9   -53  
 C   El Tappe             27   41  120    8   20   2   0   0   10   0   0   21   10  .167  .287  .183    7   1.9  3(+3)e5    14  
 1B *Tom Alston           28   66   52   13   15   3   0   0    3   0   0    6    5  .288  .362  .346    6   4.3  2e17       22  
 2B  Billy Gardner        26   34   71    9   13   6   0   2    7   0   0    1   16  .183  .203  .352    4   2.2  3e26        7  
 SS  Don Zimmer           23    6   20    2    4   0   0   0    0   0   0    1   10  .200  .238  .200    1   1.7  3e52      -75  
 SS  Reno Bertoia         19    4    2    1    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .000  .333  .000    0   1.2  4e88     -226  
 PH  Joe Durham           22    1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -595  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           754                  -19

     * - 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  Vic Raschi           35  12  10  .545  31  31   2   0   0   0   1  191.0  205  110   95  21   79   79  4.48  106   5.0  -28  
  P *Curt Simmons         25  12  17  .414  35  35   6   0   0   0   3  253.1  252  132  120  19  106  115  4.26  130   4.6   35  
  P  Gerry Staley         32   8   6  .571  27  27   0   0   0   0   0  154.2  189   78   66  15   50   47  3.84   94   5.4  -88  
  P *Leo Kiely            24   8   7  .533  36  19   2  11   1   0   1  140.1  140   71   62   4   62   59  3.98   60   3.8 -151  
  P *Royce Lint           33   7   5  .583  51   0   0  25   2   3   0   83.1  105   70   60  15   40   29  6.48   65   6.9   98  
  P *Alex Kellner         29   7  15  .318  28  28   2   0   0   0   0  166.0  206  123  114  22  102   57  6.18  133   7.2   12  
  P  Ralph Beard          25   5   3  .625  40   0   0  19   4   2   0   57.2   55   24   20   2   26   17  3.12   25   4.0  -60  
  P  Tom Poholsky         24   4   5  .444  22  13   1   6   4   2   0  102.0   96   39   37  10   23   66  3.26   40   3.5  -42  
  P  Cot Deal             31   4   6  .400  56   0   0  48  20   7   0   71.1   91   49   42  14   25   21  5.30   52   6.5  -62  
  P  Stu Miller           26   2   9  .182  45   1   0  16   1   4   0   71.1   98   69   59  11   61   32  7.44   68   8.2   79  
  P  Joe Presko           25   1   1  .500  57   0   0  15   0   0   0   88.0  130   76   74  10   51   55  7.57   80   8.3  -81  
  P *Al Brazle            40   0   0  .000   3   0   0   1   1   0   0    3.0    4    2    2   0    1    0  6.00    1   4.3 -127  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      859        -24

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Carl Sawatski         551  65  65  262   23   6   1  .979   6   3
 Del Rice              350  33  60  184   10   2   2  .990   6   2
 El Tappe              329  39  40  162   15   1   3  .994  14   3
 Sal Yvars             153  17  21   83    6   2   1  .978   1   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mickey Vernon 1379 154 154 1559 164 11 169 .994 11.25 Tom Alston 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 8.10 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Gilliam 1255 140 140 363 448 18 124 .978 5.82 Billy Gardner 126 14 15 36 44 3 11 .964 5.70 Milt Bolling 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ray Jablonski 1357 154 154 118 393 37 27 .932 3.39 Billy Gardner 13 0 7 0 6 0 0 1.000 4.05 Grady Hatton 12 0 9 1 4 0 0 1.000 3.75 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Grady Hatton 862 97 101 173 375 23 89 .960 5.72 Milt Bolling 462 51 57 94 182 13 36 .955 5.37 Don Zimmer 40 5 5 8 14 0 2 1.000 4.95 Billy Gardner 14 1 6 1 6 1 0 .875 4.40 Carl Sawatski 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Reno Bertoia 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Rip Repulski         1382 154 154  347   10  10   0  .973  2.32
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Richie Ashburn 1382 154 154 364 15 10 1 .974 2.47 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Stan Musial 1382 154 154 283 13 2 3 .993 1.93 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1954 Draft


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