1938 St. Louis Cardinals Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 71-80
Finished 6th in the NL
Attendance: 365,975, Avg. 5,304
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park IV
Manager: Frankie Frisch (63-72)
Manager: Mike Gonzalez (8-8)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1938 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics
1938 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National League ended the 1938 season with a record of 71 wins and 80 losses, finishing sixth in the NL.

The Cardinals paced the league with 725 runs. St. Louis allowed 721 runs. Johnny Mize powered the squad with 27 home runs, and Joe Medwick walloped 20 or more, too. Joe Medwick drove in 122 runs. Johnny Mize led all regular hitters by connecting at a .337 clip. Bob Weiland topped the team with 16 wins, while Bill McGee recorded a 3.21 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Frankie Frisch and Mike Gonzalez coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 710
Regular Season Runs Against: 705

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 19, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 20, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
April 21, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 0-3 0-0 0-3
April 22, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 0-3 1-0 1-3
April 23, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 0-3 1-1 1-4
April 24, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 0-3 1-2 1-5
April 25, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 0-3 1-3 1-6
April 26, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Cincinnati Reds 8 L 0-3 1-4 1-7
April 27, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Cincinnati Reds 0 W 0-3 2-4 2-7
April 28, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 0-3 3-4 3-7
April 30, 1938 Chicago Cubs 11 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 0-4 3-4 3-8
May 1, 1938 Chicago Cubs 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 0-5 3-4 3-9
May 2, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 1-5 3-4 4-9
May 3, 1938 Boston Bees 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 2-5 3-4 5-9
May 5, 1938 Boston Bees 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 2-6 3-4 5-10
May 6, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 3-6 3-4 6-10
May 8, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 4-6 3-4 7-10
May 9, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 9 W 5-6 3-4 8-10
May 10, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 5-7 3-4 8-11
May 11, 1938 New York Giants 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 5-8 3-4 8-12
May 14, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 6-8 3-4 9-12
May 15, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 11 at St. Louis Cardinals 12 W 7-8 3-4 10-12
May 17, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Brooklyn Dodgers 1 W 7-8 4-4 11-12
May 18, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 12 at Brooklyn Dodgers 4 W 7-8 5-4 12-12
May 19, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Brooklyn Dodgers 8 L 7-8 5-5 12-13
May 21, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Boston Bees 5 L 7-8 5-6 12-14
May 22, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 L 7-8 5-7 12-15
May 23, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 L 7-8 5-8 12-16
May 24, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at New York Giants 9 L 7-8 5-9 12-17
May 25, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at New York Giants 3 L 7-8 5-10 12-18
May 27, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 7-8 5-11 12-19
May 29, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Cincinnati Reds 0 W 7-8 6-11 13-19
May 30, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 7-8 6-12 13-20
May 30, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 7-8 7-12 14-20
June 1, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 9 W 8-8 7-12 15-20
June 2, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 12 W 9-8 7-12 16-20
June 3, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 W 10-8 7-12 17-20
June 4, 1938 Boston Bees 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 10-9 7-12 17-21
June 5, 1938 Boston Bees 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 11-9 7-12 18-21
June 5, 1938 Boston Bees 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 11-10 7-12 18-22
June 6, 1938 Boston Bees 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 11 W 12-10 7-12 19-22
June 7, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 L 12-11 7-12 19-23
June 8, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 L 12-12 7-12 19-24
June 10, 1938 New York Giants 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 12-13 7-12 19-25
June 12, 1938 New York Giants 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 13-13 7-12 20-25
June 12, 1938 New York Giants 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 13-14 7-12 20-26
June 14, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 13-14 8-12 21-26
June 15, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 W 13-14 9-12 22-26
June 16, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 13-14 9-13 22-27
June 17, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at New York Giants 10 L 13-14 9-14 22-28
June 18, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at New York Giants 5 L 13-14 9-15 22-29
June 19, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at New York Giants 7 W 13-14 10-15 23-29
June 19, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at New York Giants 2 W 13-14 11-15 24-29
June 21, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Boston Bees 3 L 13-14 11-16 24-30
June 22, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Boston Bees 2 W 13-14 12-16 25-30
June 23, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Boston Bees 1 W 13-14 13-16 26-30
June 24, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Brooklyn Dodgers 5 L 13-14 13-17 26-31
June 25, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Brooklyn Dodgers 1 W 13-14 14-17 27-31
June 28, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 13-14 15-17 28-31
June 29, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 13-14 16-17 29-31
July 2, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 13-14 16-18 29-32
July 3, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 13-14 16-19 29-33
July 3, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 13-14 16-20 29-34
July 4, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 14-14 16-20 30-34
July 4, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 14-15 16-20 30-35
July 8, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 14-16 16-20 30-36
July 9, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 L 14-17 16-20 30-37
July 10, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 14-18 16-20 30-38
July 10, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 14-19 16-20 30-39
July 11, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 9 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 14-20 16-20 30-40
July 12, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 14-21 16-20 30-41
July 13, 1938 Boston Bees 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 14-22 16-20 30-42
July 14, 1938 Boston Bees 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 14-23 16-20 30-43
July 15, 1938 Boston Bees 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 10 W 15-23 16-20 31-43
July 16, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 15-24 16-20 31-44
July 18, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 16-24 16-20 32-44
July 19, 1938 New York Giants 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 L 16-25 16-20 32-45
July 20, 1938 New York Giants 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 17-25 16-20 33-45
July 20, 1938 New York Giants 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 18-25 16-20 34-45
July 21, 1938 New York Giants 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 18-26 16-20 34-46
July 22, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 12 W 19-26 16-20 35-46
July 23, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 19-27 16-20 35-47
July 24, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 20-27 16-20 36-47
July 24, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 20-28 16-20 36-48
July 26, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at New York Giants 5 W 20-28 17-20 37-48
July 27, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at New York Giants 0 W 20-28 18-20 38-48
July 28, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at New York Giants 2 L 20-28 18-21 38-49
July 29, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Boston Bees 2 L 20-28 18-22 38-50
July 30, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Boston Bees 2 W 20-28 19-22 39-50
July 31, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Boston Bees 3 L 20-28 19-23 39-51
August 2, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Brooklyn Dodgers 6 L 20-28 19-24 39-52
August 2, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Brooklyn Dodgers 9 L 20-28 19-25 39-53
August 3, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Brooklyn Dodgers 2 W 20-28 20-25 40-53
August 5, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 0 W 20-28 21-25 41-53
August 6, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 W 20-28 22-25 42-53
August 7, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 20-28 23-25 43-53
August 7, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 L 20-28 23-26 43-54
August 9, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 20-28 23-27 43-55
August 10, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 20-28 24-27 44-55
August 12, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 20-28 24-28 44-56
August 14, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 20-28 25-28 45-56
August 14, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 20-28 25-29 45-57
August 15, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 20-28 26-29 46-57
August 16, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 20-28 27-29 47-57
August 16, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 20-28 27-30 47-58
August 17, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 20-29 27-30 47-59
August 18, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 21-29 27-30 48-59
August 20, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 21-30 27-30 48-60
August 20, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 22-30 27-30 49-60
August 21, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 23-30 27-30 50-60
August 21, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 24-30 27-30 51-60
August 22, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 11 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 24-31 27-30 51-61
August 23, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 9 W 25-31 27-30 52-61
August 24, 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 26-31 27-30 53-61
August 25, 1938 New York Giants 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 L 26-32 27-30 53-62
August 26, 1938 New York Giants 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 27-32 27-30 54-62
August 27, 1938 New York Giants 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 12 W 28-32 27-30 55-62
August 28, 1938 Boston Bees 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 L 28-33 27-30 55-63
August 28, 1938 Boston Bees 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 29-33 27-30 56-63
August 30, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 29-34 27-30 56-64
August 30, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 W 30-34 27-30 57-64
August 31, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 W 31-34 27-30 58-64
August 31, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 32-34 27-30 59-64
September 1, 1938 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 33-34 27-30 60-64
September 2, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 11 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 33-34 28-30 61-64
September 3, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 33-34 29-30 62-64
September 4, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 33-34 29-31 62-65
September 5, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 33-34 29-32 62-66
September 5, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 33-34 29-33 62-67
September 6, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Cincinnati Reds 0 W 33-34 30-33 63-67
September 7, 1938 Chicago Cubs 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 33-35 30-33 63-68
September 8, 1938 Chicago Cubs 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 33-36 30-33 63-69
September 9, 1938 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 33-37 30-33 63-70
September 10, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 14 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 L 33-38 30-33 63-71
September 11, 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 34-38 30-33 64-71
September 14, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 12 at Philadelphia Phillies 9 W 34-38 31-33 65-71
September 14, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 W 34-38 32-33 66-71
September 16, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Brooklyn Dodgers 1 W 34-38 33-33 67-71
September 16, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Brooklyn Dodgers 4 W 34-38 34-33 68-71
September 21, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Boston Bees 0 W 34-38 35-33 69-71
September 22, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Boston Bees 6 L 34-38 35-34 69-72
September 22, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Boston Bees 4 L 34-38 35-35 69-73
September 24, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Chicago Cubs 9 L 34-38 35-36 69-74
September 25, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 34-38 35-37 69-75
September 26, 1938 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 34-38 35-38 69-76
September 27, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 34-39 35-38 69-77
September 28, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 W 35-39 35-38 70-77
September 29, 1938 Cincinnati Reds 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 35-40 35-38 70-78
October 1, 1938 Chicago Cubs 10 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 35-41 35-38 70-79
October 1, 1938 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 36-41 35-38 71-79
October 2, 1938 Chicago Cubs 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 37-41 35-38 72-79


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