1971 St. Louis Cardinals Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 90-72
Finished 2nd in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 1,604,431, Avg. 20,309
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Manager: Red Schoendienst (90-72)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1971 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics
1971 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National League ended the 1971 season with a record of 90 wins and 72 losses, finishing second in the NL's East Division.

The Cardinals tallied 739 runs and gave up 699 runs. Joe Torre paced St. Louis with 24 home runs, while Joe Hague walloped 20 or more as well. Joe Torre recorded 137 runs batted in and topped hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .363 clip. Steve Carlton led the squad with 20 wins, plus Bob Gibson added 15 or more wins, too Bob Gibson recorded a 3.04 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Red Schoendienst coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 737
Regular Season Runs Against: 697

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 6, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 7, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 14 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 10, 1971 San Francisco Giants 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
April 11, 1971 San Francisco Giants 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 1-1 1-1 2-2
April 11, 1971 San Francisco Giants 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 1-2 1-1 2-3
April 12, 1971 Houston Astros 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 2-2 1-1 3-3
April 13, 1971 Houston Astros 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 2-3 1-1 3-4
April 14, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 2-3 2-1 4-4
April 15, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 L 2-3 2-2 4-5
April 16, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at San Diego Padres 1 W 2-3 3-2 5-5
April 17, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at San Diego Padres 0 W 2-3 4-2 6-5
April 18, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at San Diego Padres 2 W 2-3 5-2 7-5
April 19, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at San Francisco Giants 4 L 2-3 5-3 7-6
April 20, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at San Francisco Giants 1 W 2-3 6-3 8-6
April 21, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at San Francisco Giants 3 W 2-3 7-3 9-6
April 22, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 3-3 7-3 10-6
April 23, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 L 3-4 7-3 10-7
April 24, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 4-4 7-3 11-7
April 25, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 5-4 7-3 12-7
April 26, 1971 New York Mets 12 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 5-5 7-3 12-8
April 27, 1971 New York Mets 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 5-6 7-3 12-9
April 28, 1971 New York Mets 9 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 5-7 7-3 12-10
April 29, 1971 New York Mets 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 L 5-8 7-3 12-11
April 30, 1971 Montreal Expos 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 6-8 7-3 13-11
May 2, 1971 Montreal Expos 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 7-8 7-3 14-11
May 3, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 7-8 7-4 14-12
May 4, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 7-8 8-4 15-12
May 5, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 7-8 9-4 16-12
May 7, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at New York Mets 3 L 7-8 9-5 16-13
May 9, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at New York Mets 9 L 7-8 9-6 16-14
May 10, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Montreal Expos 5 W 7-8 10-6 17-14
May 11, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Montreal Expos 4 W 7-8 11-6 18-14
May 14, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Houston Astros 2 W 7-8 12-6 19-14
May 15, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Houston Astros 5 W 7-8 13-6 20-14
May 16, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Houston Astros 12 L 7-8 13-7 20-15
May 18, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 8-8 13-7 21-15
May 19, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 8-9 13-7 21-16
May 20, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 9-9 13-7 22-16
May 21, 1971 San Diego Padres 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 15 W 10-9 13-7 23-16
May 22, 1971 San Diego Padres 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 11-9 13-7 24-16
May 23, 1971 San Diego Padres 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 12-9 13-7 25-16
May 24, 1971 San Diego Padres 12 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 12-10 13-7 25-17
May 25, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 13-10 13-7 26-17
May 26, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 9 W 14-10 13-7 27-17
May 27, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 10 W 15-10 13-7 28-17
May 28, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 16-10 13-7 29-17
May 29, 1971 Atlanta Braves 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 W 17-10 13-7 30-17
May 30, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 W 18-10 13-7 31-17
May 31, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 19-10 13-7 32-17
June 1, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 L 19-10 13-8 32-18
June 2, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 L 19-10 13-9 32-19
June 3, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 W 19-10 14-9 33-19
June 4, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Cincinnati Reds 12 L 19-10 14-10 33-20
June 5, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 19-10 15-10 34-20
June 6, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 19-10 15-11 34-21
June 7, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 19-10 16-11 35-21
June 8, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Atlanta Braves 8 L 19-10 16-12 35-22
June 9, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Atlanta Braves 8 L 19-10 16-13 35-23
June 10, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 19-11 16-13 35-24
June 11, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 19-12 16-13 35-25
June 12, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 19-13 16-13 35-26
June 13, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 19-14 16-13 35-27
June 14, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 19-15 16-13 35-28
June 15, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 20-15 16-13 36-28
June 16, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 L 20-16 16-13 36-29
June 17, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 20-16 16-14 36-30
June 18, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Chicago Cubs 15 L 20-16 16-15 36-31
June 19, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 20-16 16-16 36-32
June 20, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 20-16 17-16 37-32
June 21, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 20-16 17-17 37-33
June 22, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 W 20-16 18-17 38-33
June 23, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 20-16 19-17 39-33
June 24, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 11 L 20-16 19-18 39-34
June 25, 1971 Chicago Cubs 12 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 L 20-17 19-18 39-35
June 26, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 20-18 19-18 39-36
June 27, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 20-19 19-18 39-37
June 28, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 20-20 19-18 39-38
June 29, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 W 21-20 19-18 40-38
July 1, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at San Francisco Giants 8 L 21-20 19-19 40-39
July 2, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 21-20 20-19 41-39
July 3, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at San Francisco Giants 10 L 21-20 20-20 41-40
July 4, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at San Diego Padres 2 W 21-20 21-20 42-40
July 5, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at San Diego Padres 3 L 21-20 21-21 42-41
July 7, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at San Diego Padres 4 L 21-20 21-22 42-42
July 9, 1971 Houston Astros 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 22-20 21-22 43-42
July 9, 1971 Houston Astros 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 9 W 23-20 21-22 44-42
July 10, 1971 Houston Astros 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 24-20 21-22 45-42
July 11, 1971 Houston Astros 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 25-20 21-22 46-42
July 15, 1971 Montreal Expos 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 26-20 21-22 47-42
July 15, 1971 Montreal Expos 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 26-21 21-22 47-43
July 16, 1971 Montreal Expos 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 27-21 21-22 48-43
July 17, 1971 Montreal Expos 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 27-22 21-22 48-44
July 18, 1971 New York Mets 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 W 28-22 21-22 49-44
July 19, 1971 New York Mets 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 28-23 21-22 49-45
July 20, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 28-24 21-22 49-46
July 21, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 29-24 21-22 50-46
July 22, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 W 30-24 21-22 51-46
July 23, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Montreal Expos 2 W 30-24 22-22 52-46
July 24, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Montreal Expos 7 W 30-24 23-22 53-46
July 24, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Montreal Expos 3 W 30-24 24-22 54-46
July 25, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Montreal Expos 5 L 30-24 24-23 54-47
July 26, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at New York Mets 0 W 30-24 25-23 55-47
July 27, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at New York Mets 3 L 30-24 25-24 55-48
July 28, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at New York Mets 3 W 30-24 26-24 56-48
July 29, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at New York Mets 1 W 30-24 27-24 57-48
July 30, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 30-24 28-24 58-48
July 31, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 L 30-24 28-25 58-49
August 1, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 W 30-24 29-25 59-49
August 2, 1971 San Diego Padres 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 31-24 29-25 60-49
August 3, 1971 San Diego Padres 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 31-25 29-25 60-50
August 4, 1971 San Francisco Giants 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 32-25 29-25 61-50
August 5, 1971 San Francisco Giants 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 33-25 29-25 62-50
August 6, 1971 San Francisco Giants 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 12 W 34-25 29-25 63-50
August 7, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 35-25 29-25 64-50
August 8, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 35-26 29-25 64-51
August 9, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 35-27 29-25 64-52
August 10, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 35-28 29-25 64-53
August 11, 1971 Atlanta Braves 9 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 35-29 29-25 64-54
August 12, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 35-29 30-25 65-54
August 13, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 35-29 31-25 66-54
August 14, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 11 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 35-29 32-25 67-54
August 15, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 35-29 33-25 68-54
August 16, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 35-29 33-26 68-55
August 17, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 35-29 33-27 68-56
August 18, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 35-29 33-28 68-57
August 20, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Atlanta Braves 6 L 35-29 33-29 68-58
August 21, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Atlanta Braves 8 L 35-29 33-30 68-59
August 22, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 13 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 35-29 34-30 69-59
August 23, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Houston Astros 2 W 35-29 35-30 70-59
August 24, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Houston Astros 1 W 35-29 36-30 71-59
August 25, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Houston Astros 1 W 35-29 37-30 72-59
August 27, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 L 35-30 37-30 72-60
August 28, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 36-30 37-30 73-60
August 29, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 37-30 37-30 74-60
August 30, 1971 New York Mets 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 38-30 37-30 75-60
August 31, 1971 New York Mets 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 W 39-30 37-30 76-60
September 1, 1971 New York Mets 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 39-31 37-30 76-61
September 3, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 40-31 37-30 77-61
September 4, 1971 Chicago Cubs 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 40-32 37-30 77-62
September 5, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 12 W 41-32 37-30 78-62
September 6, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 41-32 38-30 79-62
September 6, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 L 41-32 38-31 79-63
September 7, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 W 41-32 39-31 80-63
September 10, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 41-32 40-31 81-63
September 11, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 41-32 40-32 81-64
September 12, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Chicago Cubs 0 W 41-32 41-32 82-64
September 13, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 41-33 41-32 82-65
September 14, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 41-34 41-32 82-66
September 15, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 41-34 41-33 82-67
September 16, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 41-34 41-34 82-68
September 17, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Montreal Expos 2 W 41-34 42-34 83-68
September 18, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Montreal Expos 4 L 41-34 42-35 83-69
September 19, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 11 at Montreal Expos 0 W 41-34 43-35 84-69
September 21, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 42-34 43-35 85-69
September 22, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 L 42-35 43-35 85-70
September 23, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 L 42-36 43-35 85-71
September 24, 1971 Montreal Expos 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 10 W 43-36 43-35 86-71
September 25, 1971 Montreal Expos 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 W 44-36 43-35 87-71
September 26, 1971 Montreal Expos 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 45-36 43-35 88-71
September 27, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at New York Mets 1 W 45-36 44-35 89-71
September 28, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at New York Mets 2 W 45-36 45-35 90-71
September 30, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at New York Mets 6 L 45-36 45-36 90-72


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