1957 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1957 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 87–67 (.565)
League place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) August "Gussie" Busch
General manager(s) Frank Lane
Manager(s) Fred Hutchinson
Local television KTVI
Local radio KMOX
(Harry Caray, Jack Buck, Joe Garagiola)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1957 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 76th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 66th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 87–67 during the season and finished second in the National League, eight games behind the Milwaukee Braves.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Milwaukee Braves 95 59 0.617 45–32 50–27
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 0.565 8 42–35 45–32
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 70 0.545 11 43–34 41–36
Cincinnati Redlegs 80 74 0.519 15 45–32 35–42
Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 0.500 18 38–39 39–38
New York Giants 69 85 0.448 26 37–40 32–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 0.403 33 36–41 26–51
Chicago Cubs 62 92 0.403 33 31–46 31–46


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1957 National League Records

Sources:

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

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


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1957 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

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
Landrith, HobieHobie Landrith 75 214 52 .243 3 26
Miksis, EddieEddie Miksis 49 38 8 .211 1 2

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
Jones, SamSam Jones 28 182.2 12 9 3.60 154
Dickson, MurryMurry Dickson 14 74 5 3 4.14 29
Cheney, TomTom Cheney 4 9 0 1 5.00 10

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
Barnes, FrankFrank Barnes 3 10 0 1 4.50 5

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
Muffett, BillyBilly Muffett 23 3 2 8 2.25 21
Davis, JimJim Davis 10 0 1 1 5.27 5
Smith, BobBob Smith 6 0 0 1 4.66 11

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Cardinals American Association Johnny Keane
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Cot Deal
AA Houston Buffaloes Texas League Harry Walker
A Columbus Foxes Sally League Skeeter Newsome
B Winston-Salem Red Birds Carolina League George Kissell
C Winnipeg Goldeyes Northern League Vern Benson
C Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Ed Lyons
D Wytheville Cardinals Appalachian League Johnny Grodzicki
D Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Homer Ray Wilson
D Albany Cardinals Georgia–Florida League Chase Riddle
D Decatur Commodores Midwest League Al Unser
D Ardmore Cardinals Sooner State League J. C. Dunn and Mike Ryba

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Houston, Winnipeg, Billings, Albany, Decatur, Ardmore[9]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hank Sauer at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Schuster, Joe, Charlie Peete, Society for American Baseball Research Biography Project
  3. ^ a b Bob Smith at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ a b Eddie Miksis at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ a b Hoyt Wilhelm at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Cal Browning at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ Ed Mayer at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Morrie Martin at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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