1979 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 86-76
Finished 3rd in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 1,628,406, Avg. 21,148
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Manager: Ken Boyer (86-76)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1979 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1979 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National League ended the 1979 season with a record of 86 wins and 76 losses, finishing third in the NL's East Division.

The Cardinals scored 731 runs and surrendered 693 runs. Ted Simmons led St. Louis with 26 home runs, and George Hendrick walloped 20 or more also. Keith Hernandez accounted for 105 RBI and topped all regular batters by connecting at a .344 clip. Pete Vuckovich and Silvio Martinez paced the team with 15 wins each, while John Fulgham recorded a 2.53 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

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
Silvio Martinez158.6523.2732292720206.7204927514672102023867
Pete Vuckovich1510.6003.5934320900233.02291089322644145337968
Bob Forsch1111.5003.8333320710218.7215102931652192306894
John Fulgham106.6252.53201901020146.012347411026375312576
Mark Littell94.6922.1963040001382.3602220239567007342
John Denny811.4214.8531310520206.020611611124100799316900
Buddy Schultz43.5714.463101200342.3402121714538002178
Bob Sykes43.5716.181311100067.08649461134235114310
Roy Thomas34.4292.92266400177.0662925924344003308
Tom Bruno23.4004.23271800038.3371818122527202174
George Frazier24.3334.452501400032.3351916312214100143
Darold Knowles25.2864.074801800648.7542722517722012214
Dan O'Brien11.5008.1860400011.0211010030500055
Kim Seaman000.001010002.000002030008
John Urrea003.9732000011.31375090500151
Will McEnaney03.0002.954502100264.0602621316815210267
Totals8676.5313.74438163125387251486.71449693617127501547881810456255

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 Templeton154696672105211321996226101891.314.331.458.79030881234
Keith Hernandez1616986101162104811111051168078.344.417.513.93031391075
Ken Reitz15964360542162412873102585.268.299.382.681231134457
Tony Scott15363458769152221066837173492.259.301.361.662212135084
George Hendrick140548493671482711675234962.300.359.456.816225170065
Ted Simmons123521448681272202687016134.283.369.507.8752271040822
Lou Brock1204364055612315453821122343.304.342.398.73916173051
Ken Oberkfell13543536953111195135415735.301.396.388.78414394149
Jerry Mumphrey124375339531001033328112639.295.341.369.71012560642
Dane Iorg791951791252111121121228.291.337.380.7176851211
Mike Tyson75207190184282520211328.221.272.363.6356951126
Terry Kennedy3311610911317021700620.284.319.404.7234420012
Mike Phillips44109971022311600109.227.306.309.6153051100
Bernie Carbo52766461810312101022.281.368.438.8062800020
Pete Vuckovich349079712000300114.152.159.152.3101220820
Steve Swisher388073411111300617.151.213.233.4451720010
Jim Lentine1126232910010136.391.462.435.8961000000
John Denny31807059210312121.129.139.186.3251300810
Roger Freed3436312820280057.258.361.516.8771610000
Silvio Martinez33746258100400126.129.141.145.2869001010
Bob Forsch33847378220500517.110.163.192.3541410420
John Fulgham22594236200400621.143.250.190.4408001100
Keith Smith613131300000101.231.231.231.462300000
Tom Grieve919151310000041.200.368.267.635400001
Tom Herr1412104200011022.200.333.200.533200000
Bob Sykes13262122000000111.095.208.095.304202200
Mike Dimmel6331100000100.333.333.333.667100000
John Urrea3440100010001.250.250.250.500100000
Tom Bruno27650100000002.200.200.200.400100100
Roy Thomas26181701100000011.059.059.118.176200100
Mark Littell63161410000100111.000.067.000.067000100
Buddy Schultz31440000000001.000.000.000.000000000
George Frazier25110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Dan O'Brien6220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Will McEnaney45330000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Darold Knowles48220000000000.000.000.000.000010000
Kim Seaman1000000000000000000
Totals21116347573473115942796310068511669460838.278.331.401.732229911627636369


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Keith Hernandez1B1601561413.014891468145.9951.4141.2190000
Dane Iorg1B10665.7705021.0001.2797.5000000
Roger Freed1B118.07110.8899.0008.0000000
Ken Oberkfell2B11796873.3213323865.9855.5244.5810000
Mike Tyson2B7157495.7125184842.9755.6114.3520000
Mike Phillips2B16788.3213015.9815.1963.1880000
Tom Herr2B6329.31211031.0007.0573.8330000
Ken Reitz3B1581561400.31242901226.9722.6612.6200000
Ken Oberkfell3B17784.3101912.9673.0951.7060000
Mike Phillips3B102.001001.0004.5001.0000000
Ted SimmonsC1221181052.3606691010.9855.7735.533140984029.0
Terry KennedyC3226238.3135711.9935.3624.4382024722.6
Steve SwisherC3319196.0105632.9745.0973.3640012529.4
Tony ScottOF1511471327.74271475.9842.9892.9210000
George HendrickOF1381271147.72542027.9932.1491.9860000
Lou BrockOF9895766.3152772.9581.8671.6220000
Jerry MumphreyOF11471753.3180330.9842.1861.6050000
Dane IorgOF3930267.051220.9641.7871.3590000
Bernie CarboOF17774.7100001.0001.205.5880000
Jim LentineOF8448.3121011.0002.4211.6250000
Tom GrieveOF5533.07010.8751.9091.4000000
Keith SmithOF5330.0141001.0004.5003.0000000
Mike DimmelOF5012.030001.0002.250.6000000
Pete VuckovichP3432233.0142852.8941.6221.2350000
Bob ForschP3332218.7253113.9822.3051.6970000
Silvio MartinezP3229206.7171543.8891.3941.0000000
John DennyP3131206.0163624.9632.2721.6770000
John FulghamP2019146.071221.9051.171.9500000
Mark LittellP63082.36711.9291.421.2060000
Roy ThomasP26677.01013011.0002.688.8850000
Bob SykesP131167.007001.000.940.5380000
Will McEnaneyP45064.0219021.0002.953.4670000
Darold KnowlesP48048.72740.6921.664.1880000
Buddy SchultzP31042.315001.0001.276.1940000
Tom BrunoP27138.325001.0001.643.2590000
George FrazierP25032.34410.8892.227.3200000
John UrreaP3211.321001.0002.3821.0000000
Dan O'BrienP6011.00000.000.0000000
Kim SeamanP102.00000.000.0000000
Garry TempletonSS1501501314.729252534102.9605.5935.4470000
Mike PhillipsSS2513170.03376311.9735.7714.3600000
Ken OberkfellSS202.001001.0004.500.5000000
Totals1939146713380.044601932132448.9804.3003.2971601345228.0




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