1958 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1958 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 72–82 (.468)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) August "Gussie" Busch
Manager(s) Fred Hutchinson and Stan Hack
Local television KTVI
Local radio KMOX
(Harry Caray, Jack Buck, Joe Garagiola)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1958 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 77th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 67th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 72-82 during the season and finished 5th in the National League.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Third baseman Ken Boyer won a Gold Glove this year.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 -- .597
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 8 .545
San Francisco Giants 80 74 12 .519
Cincinnati Redlegs 76 78 16 .494
Chicago Cubs 72 82 20 .468
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 20 .468
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 83 21 .461
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 23 .448

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1958 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Boyer, KenKen Boyer 150 570 175 .307 23 90
CF Flood, CurtCurt Flood 121 422 110 .261 10 41
RF Green, GeneGene Green 137 442 124 .281 13 55

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
Schofield, DickDick Schofield 39 108 23 .213 1 8
Amaro, RubénRubén Amaro 40 76 17 .224 0 0
Dark, AlvinAlvin Dark 18 64 19 .297 1 5
Katt, RayRay Katt 19 41 7 .171 1 4
Tate, LeeLee Tate 10 35 7 .200 0 1
Burton, EllisEllis Burton 8 30 7 .233 2 4
Taylor, JoeJoe Taylor 18 23 7 .304 1 3
O'Brien, JohnnyJohnny O'Brien 12 2 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
Mizell, Vinegar BendVinegar Bend Mizell 30 189.2 10 14 3.42 80
Jones, SamSam Jones 35 250 14 13 2.88 225

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
Jackson, LarryLarry Jackson 49 198 13 13 3.68 124
Brosnan, JimJim Brosnan 33 115 8 4 3.44 65
Mabe, BobBob Mabe 31 111.2 3 9 4.51 74
Muffett, BillyBilly Muffett 35 84 4 6 4.93 41
Chittum, NelsonNelson Chittum 13 29.1 0 1 6.44 13
Barnes, FrankFrank Barnes 8 19 1 1 7.58 17

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
Paine, PhilPhil Paine 46 5 1 1 3.56 45
Clark, PhilPhil Clark 7 0 1 1 3.52 1
Flanigan, TomTom Flanigan 1 0 0 0 9.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Cardinals American Association Johnny Keane
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Cot Deal
AA Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo Mexican League Jose Ramos
AA Houston Buffaloes Texas League Harry Walker
A York White Roses Eastern League Joe Schultz
B Winston-Salem Red Birds Carolina League Vern Benson
C Stockton Ports California League Don Pries
C Winnipeg Goldeyes Northern League Al Unser
C Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Chase Riddle
D Dothan Cardinals Alabama-Florida League J. C. Dunn
D Wytheville Cardinals Appalachian League Whitey Kurowski
D Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Homer Ray Wilson
D Albany Cardinals Georgia-Florida League Mo Mozzali
D Keokuk Cardinals Midwest League Frank Calo
D Hobbs Cardinals Sophomore League Wayne Wallace

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Nuevo Laredo, Dothan[10]

Notes[edit]

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