1958 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1958 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 72–82 (.468)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) August "Gussie" Busch
General manager(s) Bing Devine
Manager(s) Fred Hutchinson, Stan Hack
Local television KTVI
Local radio KMOX
(Harry Caray, Jack Buck, Joe Garagiola)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1958 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 77th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 67th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 72–82 during the season and finished 5th in the National League.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Third baseman Ken Boyer won a Gold Glove this year.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 0.597 48–29 44–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 0.545 8 49–28 35–42
San Francisco Giants 80 74 0.519 12 44–33 36–41
Cincinnati Redlegs 76 78 0.494 16 40–37 36–41
Chicago Cubs 72 82 0.468 20 35–42 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 0.468 20 39–38 33–44
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 83 0.461 21 39–38 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 0.448 23 35–42 34–43


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1958 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team CHC CIN LAD MIL PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 10–12 11–11 10–12 13–9 9–13 12–10 7–15
Cincinnati 12–10 11–11 5–17 15–7 10–12 11–11 12–10
Los Angeles 11–11 11–11 14–8 10–12 8–14 6–16 11–11
Milwaukee 12–10 17–5 8–14 13–9 11–11 16–6 15–7
Philadelphia 9–13 7–15 12–10 9–13 12–10 8–14 12–10
Pittsburgh 13–9 12–10 14–8 11–11 10–12 12–10 12–10
San Francisco 10–12 11–11 16–6 6–16 14–8 10–12 13–9
St. Louis 15–7 10–12 11–11 7–15 10–12 10–12 9–13


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1958 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
3B Boyer, KenKen Boyer 150 570 175 .307 23 90
CF Flood, CurtCurt Flood 121 422 110 .261 10 41
RF Green, GeneGene Green 137 442 124 .281 13 55

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
Schofield, DickDick Schofield 39 108 23 .213 1 8
Amaro, RubénRubén Amaro 40 76 17 .224 0 0
Dark, AlvinAlvin Dark 18 64 19 .297 1 5
Katt, RayRay Katt 19 41 7 .171 1 4
Tate, LeeLee Tate 10 35 7 .200 0 1
Burton, EllisEllis Burton 8 30 7 .233 2 4
Taylor, JoeJoe Taylor 18 23 7 .304 1 3
O'Brien, JohnnyJohnny O'Brien 12 2 0 .000 0 0

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
Mizell, Vinegar BendVinegar Bend Mizell 30 189.2 10 14 3.42 80
Jones, SamSam Jones 35 250 14 13 2.88 225

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
Jackson, LarryLarry Jackson 49 198 13 13 3.68 124
Brosnan, JimJim Brosnan 33 115 8 4 3.44 65
Mabe, BobBob Mabe 31 111.2 3 9 4.51 74
Muffett, BillyBilly Muffett 35 84 4 6 4.93 41
Chittum, NelsonNelson Chittum 13 29.1 0 1 6.44 13
Barnes, FrankFrank Barnes 8 19 1 1 7.58 17

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
Paine, PhilPhil Paine 46 5 1 1 3.56 45
Clark, PhilPhil Clark 7 0 1 1 3.52 1
Flanigan, TomTom Flanigan 1 0 0 0 9.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Cardinals American Association Johnny Keane
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Cot Deal
AA Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo Mexican League Jose Ramos
AA Houston Buffaloes Texas League Harry Walker
A York White Roses Eastern League Joe Schultz
B Winston-Salem Red Birds Carolina League Vern Benson
C Stockton Ports California League Don Pries
C Winnipeg Goldeyes Northern League Al Unser
C Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Chase Riddle
D Dothan Cardinals Alabama–Florida League J. C. Dunn
D Wytheville Cardinals Appalachian League Whitey Kurowski
D Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Homer Ray Wilson
D Albany Cardinals Georgia–Florida League Mo Mozzali
D Keokuk Cardinals Midwest League Frank Calo
D Hobbs Cardinals Sophomore League Wayne Wallace

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Nuevo Laredo, Dothan[10]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ellis Burton at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Lee Tate at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Curt Flood at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Ray Katt at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Phil Paine at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Jim Brosnan at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ Johnny O'Brien at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Morrie Martin at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Solly Hemus at Baseball-Reference
  10. ^ 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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