1921 St. Louis Cardinals season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1921 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 87–66 (.569)
League place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) Sam Breadon
Manager(s) Branch Rickey
Previous season     Next season

The 1921 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 40th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 30th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 87–66 during the season and finished 3rd in the National League.

Regular season[edit]

Rogers Hornsby hit .397 in 1921, and his 21 home runs were second in the league. He also led the league in on-base percentage (.458), slugging percentage (.639), runs (131), RBI (126), doubles (44), and triples (18).

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 94 59 0.614 53–26 41–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 0.588 4 45–31 45–32
St. Louis Cardinals 87 66 0.569 7 48–29 39–37
Boston Braves 79 74 0.516 15 42–32 37–42
Brooklyn Robins 77 75 0.507 16½ 41–37 36–38
Cincinnati Reds 70 83 0.458 24 40–36 30–47
Chicago Cubs 64 89 0.418 30 32–44 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 51 103 0.331 43½ 29–47 22–56


Roster[edit]

1921 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Clemons, VerneVerne Clemons 117 341 109 .320 2 48
2B Hornsby, RogersRogers Hornsby 154 592 235 .397 21 126
OF Smith, JackJack Smith 116 411 135 .328 7 33

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 92 275 85 .309 6 45
Mueller, HeinieHeinie Mueller 55 176 62 .352 1 34
Hunter, HerbHerb Hunter 9 2 0 .000 0 0
Ewing, ReubenReuben Ewing 3 1 0 .000 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
Haines, JesseJesse Haines 37 244.1 18 12 3.50 84
Doak, BillBill Doak 32 208.2 15 6 2.59 83
May, JakieJakie May 5 21 1 3 4.71 5

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
Walker, RoyRoy Walker 38 170.2 11 12 4.22 52
Bailey, BillBill Bailey 19 74 2 5 4.26 20
Goodwin, MarvMarv Goodwin 14 36.1 1 2 3.72 7

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
Kircher, MikeMike Kircher 3 0 1 0 8.10 2

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Rogers Hornsby, National League batting champion

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Syracuse Stars International League Tom Madden and Frank Shaughnessy
A Houston Buffaloes Texas League George Whiteman

[1]

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]