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1978 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 69-93
Finished 5th in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 1,278,221, Avg. 16,387
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Manager: Vern Rapp (6-11)
Manager: Jack Krol (1-1)
Manager: Ken Boyer (62-81)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1978 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1978 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National League ended the 1978 season with a record of 69 wins and 93 losses, finishing fifth in the NL's East Division.

The Cardinals scored 600 runs and conceded 657 runs. Ted Simmons led St. Louis with 22 home runs, while George Hendrick walloped 20 or more also. Ted Simmons drove in 80 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .287 clip. John Denny paced the team with 14 wins, and Pete Vuckovich registered a 2.54 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Vern Rapp, Jack Krol and Ken Boyer coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
John Denny1411.5602.96333301120234.0200817713744103648936
Pete Vuckovich1212.5002.54452315621198.318765569595149227819
Bob Forsch1117.3933.7034340730233.72051109615979114538981
Silvio Martinez98.5293.6422220520138.311465561171745203586
Aurelio Lopez42.6674.29254400065.0523531432246105279
Tom Bruno43.5711.99183800149.7381211317133010201
Mark Littell48.3332.79722510011106.380383385916130419447
John Urrea49.3085.382712310098.71087559447461715445
Buddy Schultz24.3333.806203200683.0683635636670002343
Eric Rasmussen25.2864.181010021060.3613228420232022255
Pete Falcone27.2225.761914200075.0945248948228208352
Roy Thomas11.5003.81161700328.3211412016316023120
Dave Hamilton006.43130400014.0161310560800062
Rob Dressler01.0002.0832000013.01233041400049
Dan O'Brien02.0004.5072100018.0221291821221086
George Frazier03.0004.09140300022.0221410262800196
Totals6993.4263.594201621303210221437.7130065757494600668593117616057

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Garry Templeton15567564782181311324734112287.280.303.377.68024471233
Ted Simmons152604516711484052280117739.287.377.512.8892641930817
Keith Hernandez1596335429013832411641358268.255.351.389.7412111221611
Ken Reitz150578540411332621075102361.246.280.357.637193135375
George Hendrick102417382551102711767102844.288.337.497.83419092141
Jerry Morales13049945744109198446443344.239.288.341.629156131261
Jerry Mumphrey125403367419613423714103040.262.317.335.652123101230
Mike Tyson1254053772688160326202441.233.277.300.577113140137
Lou Brock923172983166900121751729.221.263.252.5147540112
Tony Scott96237219285052114561441.228.278.283.5626252021
Mike Phillips76186164144481128001325.268.317.348.6655742072
Steve Swisher4512411511325111010814.278.331.365.6964261000
Dane Iorg359085623410400410.271.300.341.6412920011
Roger Freed52101923226022010817.239.297.370.6673420010
Wayne Garrett337463112140110101116.333.432.444.8772830001
Bob Forsch348983215701800126.181.190.301.4922530500
Jim Dwyer34756581430141093.215.320.308.6282011001
John Denny3385731013310300421.178.218.247.4651800710
Silvio Martinez22534748200300021.170.170.213.3831000600
Pete Vuckovich45665848100300122.138.153.155.308900700
Ken Oberkfell2454507610000031.120.170.140.310710100
Pete Falcone1923213510000002.238.238.286.524600200
Terry Kennedy1033290500020043.172.273.172.445520002
Aurelio Lopez2516140300000006.214.214.214.429300200
John Urrea2727240300020018.125.160.125.285310200
Jim Lentine812111200011000.182.250.182.432201000
Eric Rasmussen1020181200010008.111.111.111.222200200
George Frazier14330100000001.333.333.333.667100000
Roy Thomas16440100010001.250.250.250.500100000
Mike Ramsey12554100000001.200.200.200.400100000
Buddy Schultz62851101000012.200.333.600.933300200
Gary Sutherland10861100000000.167.167.167.333100200
Tom Bruno1814120100000003.083.083.083.167100200
Rob Dressler3430000000002.000.000.000.000000100
John Tamargo6660000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Bob Coluccio5430000000012.000.250.000.250000000
Mark Littell72870000000011.000.125.000.125000000
Dave Hamilton13110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Dan O'Brien7430000000000.000.000.000.000000100
Totals205659655415600135126344795689742420713.249.303.358.661193913122555355


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Keith Hernandez1B1581481327.714369610124.9941.3859.6960000
Roger Freed1B1514110.011010113.9929.8188.0000000
Mike Tyson2B124115986.72463061378.9775.0354.4520000
Mike Phillips2B5533328.093110624.9715.5703.6910000
Ken Oberkfell2B1714121.3304818.9875.7864.5880000
Gary Sutherland2B101.703001.00016.2003.0000000
Ken Reitz3B1501441294.71113141218.9732.9542.8330000
Wayne Garrett3B1917128.0122635.9272.6722.0000000
Mike Phillips3B119.00000.000.0000000
Ken Oberkfell3B406.00000.000.0000000
Ted SimmonsC1341191065.76708896.9886.4025.657801256534.2
Steve SwisherC4234298.72021320.9916.4795.11920321125.6
Terry KennedyC10972.346411.9806.2215.000105228.6
John TamargoC101.00000.000.0000000
Jerry MoralesOF1261191051.0254560.9772.2182.0560000
George HendrickOF101100861.3241510.9962.5702.4360000
Jerry MumphreyOF11688827.01781011.9952.0461.6210000
Lou BrockOF7970588.3114230.9751.7751.4680000
Tony ScottOF7743432.3100660.9462.2071.3770000
Ted SimmonsOF2323176.333010.9711.6841.4350000
Dane IorgOF2521164.0335001.0002.0851.5200000
Jim DwyerOF2214144.719110.9521.244.9090000
Roger FreedOF6538.030001.000.711.5000000
Jim LentineOF3325.040001.0001.4401.3330000
Bob ColuccioOF205.010001.0001.800.5000000
John DennyP3333234.0177348.9573.4622.7270000
Bob ForschP3434233.71837041.0002.1181.6180000
Pete VuckovichP4523198.3123424.9582.0871.0220000
Silvio MartinezP2222138.391830.9001.7571.2270000
Mark LittellP722106.341010.9331.185.1940000
John UrreaP271298.731820.9131.916.7780000
Buddy SchultzP62083.046011.0001.084.1610000
Pete FalconeP191475.00720.778.840.3680000
Aurelio LopezP25465.00510.833.692.2000000
Eric RasmussenP101060.33912.9231.7901.2000000
Tom BrunoP18349.724011.0001.087.3330000
Roy ThomasP16128.317001.0002.541.5000000
George FrazierP14022.00510.8332.045.3570000
Dan O'BrienP7218.002001.0001.000.2860000
Dave HamiltonP13014.013001.0002.571.3080000
Rob DresslerP3213.002001.0001.385.6670000
Garry TempletonSS1551531353.728552340108.9535.3725.2130000
Mike PhillipsSS10768.0142517.9755.1623.9000000
Mike RamseySS4216.04613.9095.6252.5000000
Totals1900145812939.043131846136416.9784.2843.2421101627832.5




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