1941 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1941 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 97–56 (.634)
League place 1st
Other information
Owner(s) Sam Breadon
Manager(s) Billy Southworth
Local radio KWK
(Dizzy Dean)
KXOK
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1941 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 60th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 50th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 97-56 during the season and finished 2nd in the National League.

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1941 season (exact date unknown)

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 100 54 -- .649
St. Louis Cardinals 97 56 2.5 .634
Cincinnati Reds 88 66 12 .571
Pittsburgh Pirates 81 73 19 .526
New York Giants 74 79 25.5 .484
Chicago Cubs 70 84 30 .455
Boston Braves 62 92 38 .403
Philadelphia Phillies 43 111 57 .279

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 21, 1941: Jimmy Ripple was purchased by the Cardinals from the Cincinnati Reds.[4]
  • September 2, 1941: Hank Gornicki was purchased from the Cardinals by the Chicago Cubs.[5]
  • September 22, 1941: The purchase of Hank Gornicki's contract from the Cardinals by the Cubs was voided, and Gornicki was returned to the Cardinals.[5]

Roster[edit]

1941 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
3B Brown, JimmyJimmy Brown 132 549 168 .306 3 56
OF Moore, TerryTerry Moore 122 493 145 .294 6 68

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
Marshall, CharlieCharlie Marshall 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
Cooper, MortMort Cooper 29 186.2 13 9 3.91 118
Beazley, JohnnyJohnny Beazley 1 9 1 0 1.00 4

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
Gumbert, HarryHarry Gumbert 33 144.1 11 5 2.74 53
Crouch, BillBill Crouch 18 45 1 2 3.00 15
Grodzicki, JohnnyJohnny Grodzicki 5 13.1 2 1 1.35 10
Gornicki, HankHank Gornicki 4 11.1 1 0 3.18 6

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

Farm system[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hal Rice page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Tommy Glaviano page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Chuck Diering page at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Jimmy Ripple page at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ a b Hank Gornicki page at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References[edit]