1950 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1950 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 78–75 (.510)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) Fred Saigh
General manager(s) William Walsingham, Jr.
Manager(s) Eddie Dyer
Local television KSD
Local radio WIL
(Harry Caray, Gabby Street, Stretch Miller)
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The 1950 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 69th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 59th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 78–75 during the season and finished 5th in the National League.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 91 63 0.591 48–29 43–34
Brooklyn Dodgers 89 65 0.578 2 48–30 41–35
New York Giants 86 68 0.558 5 44–32 42–36
Boston Braves 83 71 0.539 8 46–31 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 78 75 0.510 12½ 48–28 30–47
Cincinnati Reds 66 87 0.431 24½ 38–38 28–49
Chicago Cubs 64 89 0.418 26½ 35–42 29–47
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 96 0.373 33½ 33–44 24–52


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1950 National League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13 9–13 17–5 13–9 9–13–1 15–7–1 11–11
Brooklyn 13–9 10–12 12–10 12–10 11–11–1 19–3 12–10
Chicago 13–9 12–10 4–17 5–17 9–13–1 11–11 10–12
Cincinnati 5–17 10–12 17–4 11–11 4–18 12–10 7–15
New York 9–13 10–12 17–5 11–11 12–10 16–6 11–11
Philadelphia 13–9–1 11–11–1 13–9–1 18–4 10–12 14–8 12–10
Pittsburgh 7–15–1 3–19 11–11 10–12 6–16 8–14 12–9
St. Louis 11–11 10–12 12–10 15–7 11–11 10–12 9–12


Notable transactions[edit]

  • September 7, 1950: Peanuts Lowrey was purchased by the Cardinals from the Cincinnati Reds.[3]

Roster[edit]

1950 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
OF Diering, ChuckChuck Diering 89 204 51 .250 3 18
OF Howerton, BillBill Howerton 110 313 88 .281 10 58

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
Miller, EddieEddie Miller 64 172 39 .227 3 22
Walker, HarryHarry Walker 60 150 31 .207 0 7
Rice, HalHal Rice 44 128 27 .211 2 11
Garagiola, JoeJoe Garagiola 34 88 28 .318 2 20
Lowrey, PeanutsPeanuts Lowrey 17 56 15 .268 1 4

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
Brecheen, HarryHarry Brecheen 27 163.1 8 11 3.80 80

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
Brazle, AlAl Brazle 46 164.2 11 9 4.10 47
Boyer, CloydCloyd Boyer 36 120.1 7 7 3.52 82

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

Farm system[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Sarni page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Harry Walker page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Peanuts Lowrey page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ 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]