1988 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1988 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 76–86 (.469)
Divisional place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) August "Gussie" Busch
Manager(s) Whitey Herzog
Local television KPLR-TV
(Al Hrabosky, Ken Wilson)
Cardinal Cable Network
(Al Hrabosky, Ken Wilson)
Local radio KMOX
(Jack Buck, Mike Shannon)
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The 1988 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 107th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 97th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 76-86 during the season and finished 5th in the National League East division.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Shortstop Ozzie Smith won a Gold Glove this year.

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
New York Mets 100 60 .625 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 75 .531 15
Montreal Expos 81 81 .500 20
Chicago Cubs 77 85 .475 24
St. Louis Cardinals 76 86 .469 25
Philadelphia Phillies 65 96 .404 35.5

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1988 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
SS Smith, OzzieOzzie Smith 153 575 155 .270 3 51
LF Coleman, VinceVince Coleman 153 616 160 .260 3 38
CF McGee, WillieWillie McGee 137 562 164 .292 3 50

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
Walling, DennyDenny Walling 19 58 13 .224 0 1
Lindeman, JimJim Lindeman 17 43 9 .209 2 7

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
DeLeón, JoséJosé DeLeón 34 225.1 13 10 3.67 208

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
Forsch, BobBob Forsch 30 108.2 9 4 3.73 40

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
Peters, SteveSteve Peters 44 3 3 0 6.40 30

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Ozzie Smith, Shortstop, National League Gold Glove

League leaders[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Redbirds American Association Mike Jorgensen
AA Arkansas Travelers Texas League Jim Riggleman, Darold Knowles and Gaylen Pitts
A St. Petersburg Cardinals Florida State League Dave Bialas
A Springfield Cardinals Midwest League Mark DeJohn
A Savannah Cardinals South Atlantic League Keith Champion
Short-Season A Hamilton Redbirds New York–Penn League Dan Radison
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Gaylen Pitts and Jorge Aranzamendi

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Doug DeCinces page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Lance Johnson page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Mark Clark page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Bob Forsch page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Stolen Bases Single Season National League Leaders by Baseball Almanac
  6. ^ "Joe Magrane career statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  7. ^ 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]