1916 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1916 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 60–93 (.392)
League place T-7th
Other information
Owner(s) Helene Hathaway Britton
Manager(s) Miller Huggins
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The 1916 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 35th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 25th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 60-93 during the season and finished tied for seventh and last in the National League.

Rogers Hornsby became a regular in the Cardinals lineup starting in 1916. Hornsby played at least one game at each infield position. He immediately established himself as one of the league's leading hitters, finishing the 1916 season fourth in the batting race with a .313 average, and smacking 15 triples, one short of the league's lead.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 94 60 0.610 50–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 91 62 0.595 50–29 41–33
Boston Braves 89 63 0.586 4 41–31 48–32
New York Giants 86 66 0.566 7 47–30 39–36
Chicago Cubs 67 86 0.438 26½ 37–41 30–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 89 0.422 29 37–40 28–49
St. Louis Cardinals 60 93 0.392 33½ 36–40 24–53
Cincinnati Reds 60 93 0.392 33½ 32–44 28–49


Roster[edit]

1916 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C González, MikeMike González 118 331 79 .239 0 29
3B Hornsby, RogersRogers Hornsby 139 495 155 .313 6 65
OF Smith, JackJack Smith 130 357 87 .244 6 34

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Long, TomTom Long 119 403 118 .293 1 33
Huggins, MillerMiller Huggins 18 9 3 .333 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Doak, BillBill Doak 29 192 12 8 2.63 82
Steele, BobBob Steele 29 148 5 15 3.41 67

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ames, RedRed Ames 45 228 11 16 2.64 98

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Currie, MurphyMurphy Currie 6 0 0 0 1.88 8
Griner, DanDan Griner 4 0 0 0 4.09 3
Warmoth, CyCy Warmoth 3 0 0 0 14.40 1

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