1920 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1920 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 75–79 (.487)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) Sam Breadon
Manager(s) Branch Rickey
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The 1920 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 39th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 29th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 75-79 during the season and finished 5th in the National League.

Regular season[edit]

Rogers Hornsby became a full-time second baseman. Hornsby won the first of his seven batting titles with a .370 batting average, and he also led the league in on-base percentage (.431), slugging percentage (.559), hits (218), total bases (329), doubles (44), and RBI (94). From a fielding perspective, Hornsby led the league in putouts, assists, and double plays.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 93 61 0.604 49–29 44–32
New York Giants 86 68 0.558 7 45–35 41–33
Cincinnati Reds 82 71 0.536 10½ 42–34 40–37
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 75 0.513 14 42–35 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 75 79 0.487 18 38–38 37–41
Chicago Cubs 75 79 0.487 18 43–34 32–45
Boston Braves 62 90 0.408 30 36–37 26–53
Philadelphia Phillies 62 91 0.405 30½ 32–45 30–46


Roster[edit]

1920 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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 Clemons, VerneVerne Clemons 112 338 95 .281 1 36
2B Hornsby, RogersRogers Hornsby 149 589 218 .370 9 94
OF Smith, JackJack Smith 91 313 104 .332 1 28

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
Schultz, JoeJoe Schultz 99 320 84 .263 0 34
Mueller, HeinieHeinie Mueller 4 22 7 .318 0 1

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
Haines, JesseJesse Haines 47 301.2 13 20 2.98 120
Doak, BillBill Doak 39 270 20 12 2.53 90

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
Goodwin, MarvMarv Goodwin 32 116.1 3 8 4.95 23
Jacobs, ElmerElmer Jacobs 23 77.2 4 8 5.21 21
Lyons, GeorgeGeorge Lyons 7 23.1 2 1 3.09 5

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
Scott, GeorgeGeorge Scott 2 0 0 0 4.50 1
Glenn, BobBob Glenn 2 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]