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1942 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 106-48
Finished 1st in the NL
Attendance: 581,110, Avg. 9,373
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park IV
Won World Series
World Series - Defeated New York Yankees 4-1
Manager: Billy Southworth (106-48)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1942 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics
1942 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National League ended the 1942 season with a record of 106 wins and 48 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Cardinals paced the league with 755 runs. St. Louis allowed 482 runs, least in the league. Enos Slaughter powered the squad with 13 home runs and accounted for 98 RBI, while leading all regular batters by connecting at a .318 clip. Mort Cooper topped the squad with 22 wins, and Johnny Beazley also added 15 or more wins also Mort Cooper recorded a 1.78 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Billy Southworth coached the team. The 1942 St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Johnny BeazleyPRRMay 25, 19186'1"190Nashville, TN USA
Bill BeckmannPRRDecember 8, 19076'0"175Clayton, MO USA
Buddy BlattnerSSRRFebruary 8, 19206'0"180St. Louis, MO USA
Jimmy Brown2BBRApril 25, 19105'8"165Jamesville, NC USA
Mort CooperPRRMarch 2, 19136'2"210Atherton, MO USA
Walker CooperCRRJanuary 8, 19156'3"210Atherton, MO USA
Estel CrabtreePLRAugust 19, 19036'0"168Crabtree, OH USA
Creepy Crespi2BRRFebruary 16, 19185'8"175St. Louis, MO USA
Jeff CrossSSRRAugust 28, 19185'11"160Tulsa, OK USA
Murry DicksonPRRAugust 21, 19165'10"157Tracy, MO USA
Erv DusakLFRRJuly 29, 19206'2"185Chicago, IL USA
Harry GumbertPRRNovember 5, 19096'2"185Elizabeth, PA USA
Johnny Hopp1BLLJuly 18, 19165'10"170Hastings, NE USA
Howie KristPLRFebruary 28, 19166'1"175West Henrietta, NY USA
Whitey Kurowski3BRRApril 19, 19185'11"193Reading, PA USA
Max LanierPRLAugust 18, 19155'11"180Denton, NC USA
Bill LohrmanPRRMay 22, 19136'1"185Brooklyn, NY USA
Gus MancusoCRRDecember 5, 19055'10"185Galveston, TX USA
Marty MarionSSRRDecember 1, 19166'2"170Richburg, SC USA
Terry MooreCFRRMay 27, 19125'11"195Vernon, AL USA
Whitey MoorePRRJune 10, 19126'1"195Tuscarawas, OH USA
Stan MusialLFLLNovember 21, 19206'0"175Donora, PA USA
Sam NarronCRRAugust 25, 19135'10"180Middlesex, NC USA
Ken O'DeaCLRMarch 16, 19136'0"180Lima, NY USA
Howie PolletPLLJune 26, 19216'1"175New Orleans, LA USA
Ray Sanders1BLRDecember 4, 19166'2"185Bonne Terre, MO USA
Clyde ShounPLLMarch 20, 19126'1"188Mountain City, TN USA
Enos SlaughterRFLRApril 27, 19165'9"180Roxboro, NC USA
Coaker TriplettLFRRDecember 18, 19115'11"185Boone, NC USA
Harry WalkerCFLRSeptember 22, 19186'2"175Pascagoula, MS USA
Lon WarnekePRRMarch 28, 19096'2"185Mount Ida, AR USA
Ernie WhitePRLSeptember 5, 19165'11"175Pacolet Mills, SC USA