1992 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1992 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 83–79 (.512)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) Anheuser-Busch
Manager(s) Joe Torre
Local television KPLR
(Al Hrabosky, George Grande)
Local radio KMOX
(Jack Buck, Mike Shannon, Joe Buck)
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The 1992 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 111th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 101st season in the National League. The Cardinals went 83-79 during the season and finished third in the National League East division, 13 games behind the NL East champion Pittsburgh Pirates.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 25, 1991: Ken Hill was traded by the St. Louis Cardinals to the Montreal Expos for Andrés Galarraga.[1]
  • January 15, 1992: Ozzie Canseco signed as a Free Agent with the St. Louis Cardinals.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Starting pitcher Bob Tewksbury posted his best season with a 2.16 ERA, second-best in the NL, and topped the league walks per nine innings and strikeout-to-walk ratio.[3] He finished third in the Cy Young voting.[4] Catcher Tom Pagnozzi posted the sixteenth best single-season fielding mark (tied) in history for his position (.9987).[5][6]

The team led the National League in batting average at .262 but was just sixth in runs scored. Their 3.38 ERA was fourth in the league.[7]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 96 66 .593 --
Montreal Expos 87 75 .537 9
St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 .512 13
Chicago Cubs 78 84 .481 18
New York Mets 72 90 .444 24
Philadelphia Phillies 70 92 .432 26

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1992 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
C Pagnozzi, TomTom Pagnozzi 139 485 121 .249 7 44
1B Galarraga, AndrésAndrés Galarraga 95 325 79 .243 10 39
2B Alicea, LuisLuis Alicea 85 265 65 .245 2 32
3B Zeile, ToddTodd Zeile 126 439 113 .257 7 48
SS Smith, OzzieOzzie Smith 132 518 153 .295 0 31
LF Gilkey, BernardBernard Gilkey 131 384 116 .302 7 43
CF Lankford, RayRay Lankford 153 598 175 .293 20 86
RF José, FélixFélix José 131 509 150 .295 14 75

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
Wilson, CraigCraig Wilson 61 106 33 .311 0 13
Carr, ChuckChuck Carr 22 64 14 .219 0 3

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

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

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

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Cardinals team records: Errorless streak (16 games) and fielding percentage (.985).
  • Ozzie Smith: Gold Glove at SS[8]
  • Tom Pagnozzi: Gold Glove at C[6]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Redbirds American Association Jack Krol
AA Arkansas Travelers Texas League Joe Pettini
A St. Petersburg Cardinals Florida State League Dave Bialas
A Springfield Cardinals Midwest League Rick Colbert
A Savannah Cardinals South Atlantic League Mike Ramsey
Short-Season A Hamilton Redbirds New York–Penn League Chris Maloney
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Steve Turco
Rookie AZL Cardinals Arizona League Joe Cunningham, Jr.

[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ken Hill Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Ozzie Canseco Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ "Bob Tewksbury career statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "1992 awards voting". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Tom Pagnozzi ties one of best fielding marks". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Tom Pagnozzi career statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  7. ^ "1992 Cardinals team statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Ozzie Smith career statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  9. ^ 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]