1930 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1930 St. Louis Cardinals
1930 National League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 92–62 (.597)
League place 1st
Other information
Owner(s) Sam Breadon
Manager(s) Gabby Street
Local radio KMOX
(France Laux)
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The 1930 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 49th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 39th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 92-62 during the season and finished first in the National League. In the 1930 World Series, they lost to the Philadelphia Athletics in 6 games.

Regular season[edit]

In the 1930 season, every Cardinals player with over 300 at bats had a batting average over .300, the only time in history this has happened.[1]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 92 62 -- .597
Chicago Cubs 90 64 2 .584
New York Giants 87 67 5 .565
Brooklyn Robins 86 68 6 .558
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 74 12 .519
Boston Braves 70 84 22 .455
Cincinnati Reds 59 95 33 .383
Philadelphia Phillies 52 102 40 .338

Roster[edit]

1930 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
1B Bottomley, JimJim Bottomley 131 487 148 .304 15 97
2B Frisch, FrankieFrankie Frisch 133 540 187 .346 10 114
OF Hafey, ChickChick Hafey 120 446 150 .336 26 107
OF Watkins, GeorgeGeorge Watkins 119 391 146 .373 17 87

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
Blades, RayRay Blades 45 101 40 .396 4 25
Smith, EarlEarl Smith 8 10 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
Dean, DizzyDizzy Dean 1 9 1 0 1.00 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
Bell, HiHi Bell 39 115.1 4 3 3.90 42
Grabowski, AlAl Grabowski 33 107 6 4 4.79 43

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
Frankhouse, FredFred Frankhouse 8 2 3 0 7.23 4

1930 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1930 World Series

AL Philadelphia Athletics (4) vs. NL St. Louis Cardinals (2)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Cardinals – 2, Athletics – 5 October 1 Shibe Park 32,295
2 Cardinals – 1, Athletics – 6 October 2 Shibe Park 32,295
3 Athletics – 0, Cardinals – 5 October 4 Sportsman's Park 36,944
4 Athletics – 1, Cardinals – 3 October 5 Sportsman's Park 39,946
5 Athletics – 2, Cardinals – 0 October 6 Sportsman's Park 38,844
6 Cardinals – 1, Athletics – 7 October 8 Shibe Park 32,295

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Rochester Red Wings International League Billy Southworth
A Houston Buffaloes Texas League Joe Schultz, Sr.
A St. Joseph Saints Western League Gene Bailey, Joe Sugden and Everitt Booe
B Danville Veterans Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Frank Murphy
C Scottdale Scotties Middle Atlantic League Eddie Dyer
C Greensboro Patriots Piedmont League Everitt Booe, Hobe Brummitt and Clay Hopper
D Waynesboro Red Birds Blue Ridge League Bob Rice

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Rochester[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Ballplayers - Sparky Adams". BaseballLibrary.com. Retrieved March 14, 2008. 
  2. ^ 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]

Preceded by
Chicago Cubs
1929
National League Championship Season
1930
Succeeded by
St. Louis Cardinals
1931