1949 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 96-58
Finished 2nd in the NL
Attendance: 1,430,697, Avg. 19,076
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park IV
Manager: Eddie Dyer (96-58)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1949 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics
1949 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National League ended the 1949 season with a record of 96 wins and 58 losses, finishing second in the NL.

The Cardinals yielded 616 runs, fewest in the league. St. Louis plated 766 runs. Stan Musial walloped 36 home runs for the squad and drove in 123 runs, while leading all regular batters by connecting at a .338 clip. Howie Pollet topped the squad with 20 wins, plus Red Munger, too added 15 or more wins, too Gerry Staley recorded a 2.73 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Eddie Dyer coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill BakerCRRFebruary 22, 19116'0"200Paw Creek, NC USA
Steve Bilko1BRRNovember 13, 19286'1"230Nanticoke, PA USA
Cloyd BoyerPRRSeptember 1, 19276'1"188Alba, MO USA
Al BrazlePLLOctober 19, 19136'2"185Loyal, OK USA
Harry BrecheenPLLOctober 14, 19145'10"160Broken Bow, OK USA
Russ DerryPLROctober 7, 19166'1"180Princeton, MO USA
Chuck DieringCFRRFebruary 5, 19235'10"165St. Louis, MO USA
Erv DusakPRRJuly 29, 19206'2"185Chicago, IL USA
Joe GaragiolaCLRFebruary 12, 19266'0"190St. Louis, MO USA
Tommy Glaviano3BRROctober 26, 19235'9"175Sacramento, CA USA
Jim HearnPRRApril 11, 19216'3"205Atlanta, GA USA
Solly Hemus2BLRApril 17, 19235'9"165Phoenix, AZ USA
Bill HowertonCFLRDecember 12, 19215'11"185Lompoc, CA USA
Ken JohnsonPLLJanuary 14, 19236'1"185Topeka, KS USA
Nippy Jones1BRRJune 29, 19256'1"185Los Angeles, CA USA
Eddie Kazak3BRRJuly 18, 19206'0"175Steubenville, OH USA
Lou KleinSSRROctober 22, 19185'11"167New Orleans, LA USA
Kurt KriegerPRRSeptember 16, 19266'3"212Traisen, Austria
Whitey Kurowski3BRRApril 19, 19185'11"193Reading, PA USA
Max LanierPRLAugust 18, 19155'11"180Denton, NC USA
Marty MarionSSRRDecember 1, 19166'2"170Richburg, SC USA
Fred MartinPRRJune 27, 19156'1"185Williams, OK USA
Red MungerPRROctober 4, 19186'2"200Houston, TX USA
Stan MusialRFLLNovember 21, 19206'0"175Donora, PA USA
Rocky Nelson1BLLNovember 18, 19245'10"175Portsmouth, OH USA
Ron NortheyRFLRApril 26, 19205'10"195Mahanoy City, PA USA
Howie PolletPLLJune 26, 19216'1"175New Orleans, LA USA
Bill ReederPRRFebruary 20, 19226'5"205Dike, TX USA
Del RiceCRROctober 27, 19226'2"190Portsmouth, OH USA
Hal RiceLFLRFebruary 11, 19246'1"195Morganette, WV USA
Ed SauerRFRRJanuary 3, 19196'1"188Pittsburgh, PA USA
Red Schoendienst2BBRFebruary 2, 19236'0"170Germantown, IL USA
Enos SlaughterLFLRApril 27, 19165'9"180Roxboro, NC USA
Gerry StaleyPRRAugust 21, 19206'0"195Brush Prairie, WA USA
Del WilberCRRFebruary 24, 19196'3"200Lincoln Park, MI USA
Ted WilksPRRNovember 13, 19155'9"178Fulton, NY USA
Ray YochimPRRJuly 19, 19226'1"170New Orleans, LA USA