1929 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1929 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 78–74 (.513)
League place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) Sam Breadon
General manager(s) Branch Rickey
Manager(s) Billy Southworth, Gabby Street, Bill McKechnie
Local radio KMOX
(France Laux)
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The 1929 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 48th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 38th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 78–74 during the season and finished 4th in the National League.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 98 54 0.645 52–25 46–29
Pittsburgh Pirates 88 65 0.575 10½ 45–31 43–34
New York Giants 84 67 0.556 13½ 39–37 45–30
St. Louis Cardinals 78 74 0.513 20 43–32 35–42
Philadelphia Phillies 71 82 0.464 27½ 39–37 32–45
Brooklyn Robins 70 83 0.458 28½ 42–35 28–48
Cincinnati Reds 66 88 0.429 33 38–39 28–49
Boston Braves 56 98 0.364 43 34–43 22–55


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1929 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 11–11 7–15 8–14 9–13 5–17 8–14 8–14
Brooklyn 11–11 6–16 11–11 14–7 9–13 9–13 10–12
Chicago 15–7 16–6 14–8–1 12–10–1 17–5–1 9–13 15–5–1
Cincinnati 14–8 11–11 8–14–1 10–12 11–11 9–13 3–19
New York 13–9 7–14 10–12–1 12–10 16–5 13–8 13–9
Philadelphia 17–5 13–9 5–17–1 11–11 5–16 11–11 9–13
Pittsburgh 14–8 13–9 13–9 13–9 8–13 11–11 16–6–1
St. Louis 14–8 12–10 5–15–1 19–3 9–13 13–9 6–16–1


Roster[edit]

1929 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
1B Bottomley, JimJim Bottomley 146 560 176 .314 29 137

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
Smith, EarlEarl Smith 57 145 50 .345 1 22
Selph, CareyCarey Selph 25 51 12 .235 0 7
Southworth, BillyBilly Southworth 19 32 6 .188 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
Alexander, PetePete Alexander 22 132 9 8 3.89 38
Lindsey, JimJim Lindsey 2 16.1 1 1 5.51 8

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
Frankhouse, FredFred Frankhouse 30 133.1 7 2 4.12 37
Doak, BillBill Doak 3 9 1 2 12.00 3

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
Holland, MulMul Holland 8 0 1 0 9.42 5
Bell, HiHi Bell 7 0 2 0 6.92 4

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Rochester Red Wings International League Bill McKechnie and Billy Southworth
A Houston Buffaloes Texas League Frank Snyder and Gene Bailey
B Danville Veterans Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Joe Schultz, Sr.
C Scottdale Scotties Middle Atlantic League Eddie Dyer
C Shawnee Robins Western Association Ray Powell
D Waynesboro Red Birds Blue Ridge League Kenzie Kirkham and Irwin Wimer
D Laurel Cardinals Cotton States League Clay Hopper

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Rochester[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tommy Thevenow at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]