1923 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1923 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 79–74 (.516)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) Sam Breadon
Manager(s) Branch Rickey
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The 1923 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 42nd season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 32nd season in the National League. The Cardinals went 79-74 during the season and finished 5th in the National League.

Regular season[edit]

Rogers Hornsby set a major league record of 13 consecutive games with two or more base hits, accomplished July 5 through July 18, 1923.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 95 58 0.621 47–30 48–28
Cincinnati Reds 91 63 0.591 46–32 45–31
Pittsburgh Pirates 87 67 0.565 47–30 40–37
Chicago Cubs 83 71 0.539 12½ 46–31 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 79 74 0.516 16 42–35 37–39
Brooklyn Robins 76 78 0.494 19½ 37–40 39–38
Boston Braves 54 100 0.351 41½ 22–55 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 50 104 0.325 45½ 20–55 30–49


Roster[edit]

1923 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
2B Hornsby, RogersRogers Hornsby 107 424 163 .384 17 83
OF Smith, JackJack Smith 124 407 126 .310 5 41

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
Mueller, HeinieHeinie Mueller 78 265 91 .343 5 41
Clemons, VerneVerne Clemons 57 130 37 .285 0 13
Hudgens, JimmyJimmy Hudgens 6 12 3 .250 0 0
Schultz, JoeJoe Schultz 2 7 2 .286 0 1
Shotton, BurtBurt Shotton 1 0 0 ---- 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 37 266 20 13 3.11 73
Doak, BillBill Doak 30 185 8 13 3.26 53

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

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
North, LouLou North 34 3 4 1 5.15 24
Barfoot, ClydeClyde Barfoot 33 3 3 1 3.73 23

Awards and honors[edit]

League leaders[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Syracuse Stars International League Frank Shaughnessy
A Houston Buffaloes Texas League Hunter Hill
B Petersburg Trunkmakers Virginia League George Block and Baldy Altermatt
C Fort Smith Twins Western Association Fred Hunter and Mickey Doolan
D Vicksburg Hill Billies Cotton States League Cy Slapnicka and Ollie Mills

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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]