1991 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1991 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 84–78 (.519)
Divisional place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Anheuser-Busch
Manager(s) Joe Torre
Local television KPLR-TV
(Al Hrabosky, George Grande)
Local radio KMOX
(Jack Buck, Mike Shannon, Joe Buck)
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The St. Louis Cardinals 1991 season was the team's 110th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 100th season in the National League. The Cardinals rebounded from a rare last-place finish a year earlier to register a record of 84-78 during the season and finished 2nd to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League East division by fourteen games.

Ozzie Smith set the National League record for fewest errors in a season by a shortstop with 8 errors. Gold Gloves were awarded to catcher Tom Pagnozzi and shortstop Ozzie Smith this year.

Offseason[edit]

  • October 11, 1990: Ernie Camacho was released by the St. Louis Cardinals.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Bernard Gilkey
  • Pedro Guerrero
  • Felix Jose
  • Ray Lankford
  • Jose Oquendo
  • Tom Pagnozzi
  • Ozzie Smith
  • Bob Tewksbury
  • Todd Zeile [2]

Season standings[edit]

Team Wins Losses Win % GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 64 .605 0
St. Louis Cardinals 84 78 .519 14.0
Philadelphia Phillies 78 84 .481 20.0
Chicago Cubs 77 83 .481 20.0
New York Mets 77 84 .478 20.5
Montreal Expos 71 90 .441 26.5

Transactions[edit]

June 3, 1991: John Mabry was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 6th round of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1991.[3]

Roster[edit]

1991 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Note: 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
C Tom Pagnozzi 140 459 121 .264 2 57
1B Pedro Guerrero 115 427 116 .272 8 70
2B José Oquendo 127 366 88 .240 1 26
3B Todd Zeile 155 565 158 .280 11 81
SS Ozzie Smith 150 550 157 .285 3 50
LF Bernard Gilkey 81 268 58 .216 5 20
CF Ray Lankford 151 566 142 .251 9 69
RF Félix José 154 568 173 .305 8 77

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Craig Wilson 60 82 14 .171 0 13

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Tom Pagnozzi, Catcher, National League Gold Glove
  • Ozzie Smith, Shortstop, National League Gold Glove

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Redbirds American Association Mark DeJohn
AA Arkansas Travelers Texas League Joe Pettini
A St. Petersburg Cardinals Florida State League Dave Bialas
A Springfield Cardinals Midwest League Mike Ramsey
A Savannah Cardinals South Atlantic League Larry Milbourne
Short-Season A Hamilton Redbirds New York–Penn League Rick Colbert
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Chris Maloney
Rookie AZL Cardinals Arizona League Keith Champion

[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/camacer01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1991&t=SLN
  3. ^ John Mabry Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ 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]