1996 St. Louis Cardinals Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 88-74
Finished 1st in the NL's Central Division
Attendance: 2,645,824, Avg. 32,664
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Won Division
National League Division Series - Defeated San Diego Padres 3-0
National League Championship Series - Lost to Atlanta Braves 4-3
Manager: Tony LaRussa (88-74)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1996 St. Louis Cardinals Roster
1996 St. Louis Cardinals Results

The St. Louis Cardinals of the National League ended the 1996 season with a record of 88 wins and 74 losses, finishing first in the NL's Central Division.

The Cardinals tallied 759 runs and yielded 706 runs. Ron Gant walloped 30 home runs for St. Louis, while Gary Gaetti, Brian Jordan and Ray Lankford each swatted 20 or more, too. Brian Jordan drove in 104 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .310 clip. Andy Benes led the team with 18 wins, and Donovan Osborne registered a 3.53 earned run average, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Tony LaRussa coached the team. The 1996 St. Louis Cardinals qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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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
Andy Benes1810.6433.8336341311230.32151079828777160606963
Todd Stottlemyre1411.5603.8734330520223.31911009630938194418944
Donovan Osborne139.5913.5330300210198.7191877822575134116822
Alan Benes1310.5654.9034321310191.019212010427873131715840
Mark Petkovsek112.8463.55486700088.7833735935245512377
Cory Bailey52.7143.005101200057.0572119130338103251
Mike Morgan48.3335.2418180000103.011863601440055002452
Rich Batchelor201.0001.20110700015.09220101100054
Rick Honeycutt21.6672.856101300447.342151537330021190
Jeff Parrett22.5004.253301600042.3402020220242107186
T. J. Mathews26.2503.016702300683.7623228832480201345
Tom Urbani101.0007.7132000011.7151010340100053
Danny Jackson11.5004.46134300036.3331818316127100154
Brian Barber0015.001100003.0455060110020
Eric Ludwick01.0009.0061200010.01111104301210045
Mike Busby01.00018.001100004.09138440410028
Tony Fossas04.0002.686501100247.0431914721336003209
Dennis Eckersley06.0003.3063053003060.065262286249400251
Totals8874.5433.98575162149135431452.31380706642173539431050356446184

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
John Mabry151591543631613021374323784.297.342.431.7732342133511
Brian Jordan14056051382159361171042252984.310.349.483.83324867294
Ray Lankford149635545100150368218635779133.275.366.486.8522651231710
Gary Gaetti141574522711432742380223597.274.326.473.799247108456
Royce Clayton1295314916413620463533153389.277.321.371.692182131244
Tom Pagnozzi119440407481102301355412478.270.311.423.73417292342
Ron Gant1225004197410314230821347398.246.359.504.86221193145
Luis Alicea12944738054982635421135278.258.350.382.731145454610
Willie McGee1233313095295152541521860.307.348.417.76612982112
Ozzie Smith82261227366410221875259.282.358.370.7288452700
Mark Sweeney98209170324590322303329.265.387.371.7586341502
Danny Sheaffer7921419810459322033925.227.271.333.60566133400
David Bell6215714512316019111022.214.268.276.5434031012
Mike Gallego5115914312302004001231.210.276.224.4993201301
Pat Borders267169322300401114.319.329.362.6912510100
Todd Stottlemyre348266815000211727.227.301.227.5291500900
Donovan Osborne3072596134011001324.220.258.339.59720001000
Andy Benes368573511400600137.151.158.205.3631500920
Alan Benes34706149300500225.148.175.197.3711210700
Terry Bradshaw1525214710030132.333.417.381.798800100
Dmitri Young1634293700020145.241.353.241.594711000
Danny Jackson131091320040001.333.333.556.889500100
Mark Petkovsek4817161300000003.188.235.188.423301000
Mike Difelice4770210020001.286.286.429.714300000
Miguel Mejia452323102000063010.087.087.087.174200000
Mike Morgan18423312000000014.061.061.061.121200900
Mike Busby1220100000001.500.500.5001.000100000
Tom Urbani5660100000001.167.167.167.333100000
Cory Bailey51412000000020.000.667.000.667000100
Rich Batchelor11110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Jeff Parrett33321000000011.000.333.000.333000000
Rick Honeycutt61310000010021.000.667.000.667000000
Dennis Eckersley63110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Tony Fossas65110000000000.000.000.000.000010000
T. J. Mathews67440000000003.000.000.000.000000000
Aaron Holbert1330000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Eric Ludwick6220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Brian Barber1000000000000000000
Totals225961775502759146828131142711149584951089.267.330.407.736223712144884859


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
John Mabry1B1461391197.71170768107.9949.3638.5340000
Gary Gaetti1B14986.385716.9899.5916.5710000
Mark Sweeney1B15662.367227.9729.9634.6000000
Dmitri Young1B10455.739115.9766.4674.0000000
Willie McGee1B6329.0234001.0008.3794.5000000
Danny Sheaffer1B6116.7110011.0005.9401.8330000
Tom Pagnozzi1B102.010001.0004.5001.0000000
Brian Jordan1B101.310001.0006.7501.0000000
Pat Borders1B101.31010.5006.7501.0000000
Luis Alicea2B125104954.02412882470.9574.9914.2320000
Mike Gallego2B4341359.784118331.9855.0554.6980000
David Bell2B2016133.7235419.9875.1853.8500000
Aaron Holbert2B115.001001.0001.8001.0000000
Gary Gaetti3B1331301104.063224916.9702.3402.1580000
David Bell3B4523237.3225941.9533.0721.8000000
Danny Sheaffer3B17895.061710.9582.1791.3530000
Mike Gallego3B7116.034001.0003.9381.0000000
Tom PagnozziC116108974.77164886.9907.0556.58660673534.3
Danny SheafferC4737322.72572753.9837.9216.04310281230.0
Pat BordersC1715137.0116921.9848.2127.353006650.0
Mike DifeliceC4218.0151001.0008.0004.000003125.0
Ray LankfordOF1441421242.0356910.9972.6452.5350000
Brian JordanOF1361311137.3309920.9942.5162.3380000
Ron GantOF116116991.7216452.9781.9971.8970000
Willie McGeeOF8360561.7119653.9622.0031.5060000
Mark SweeneyOF4329268.059110.9842.0151.3950000
John MabryOF14461.3120001.0001.761.8570000
Miguel MejiaOF21150.014010.9332.520.6670000
Terry BradshawOF7235.040001.0001.029.5710000
Danny SheafferOF3110.030001.0002.7001.0000000
Andy BenesP3634230.382421.9411.250.8890000
Todd StottlemyreP3433223.383722.9571.8131.3240000
Donovan OsborneP3030198.762310.9671.314.9670000
Alan BenesP3432191.081933.9001.272.7940000
Mike MorganP1818103.041210.9411.398.8890000
Mark PetkovsekP48688.771423.9132.132.4380000
T. J. MathewsP67083.70620.750.645.0900000
Dennis EckersleyP63060.03610.9001.350.1430000
Cory BaileyP51057.065001.0001.737.2160000
Rick HoneycuttP61047.321210.9332.662.2300000
Tony FossasP65047.028001.0001.915.1540000
Jeff ParrettP33042.318011.0001.913.2730000
Danny JacksonP13436.317001.0001.982.6150000
Rich BatchelorP11015.001001.000.600.0910000
Tom UrbaniP3211.70000.000.0000000
Eric LudwickP6110.01110.6671.800.3330000
Mike BusbyP114.00110.5002.2501.0000000
Brian BarberP113.00000.000.0000000
Royce ClaytonSS113111997.71713471568.9724.6734.5840000
Ozzie SmithSS5250442.790162836.9695.1234.8460000
Mike GallegoSS1111.034011.0005.7277.0000000
David BellSS101.00000.000.0000000
Totals2084145813071.043571666125383.9804.1472.890701045434.2

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
T. J. MathewsNLDS2101.0000.001000001.010000020004
Todd StottlemyreNLDS2101.0001.351100006.7511120710028
Rick HoneycuttNLDS2101.0003.383000002.7311111200012
Dennis EckersleyNLDS2000.003030033.7300000200014
Mark PetkovsekNLDS2000.001000002.000000010006
Andy BenesNLDS2005.141100007.0644110900028
Donovan OsborneNLDS2009.001100004.0744100500020
Dennis EckersleyNLCS101.0000.003030013.3200000400012
Donovan OsborneNLCS11.5009.392200007.71288040610140
Todd StottlemyreNLCS11.50012.383210008.01511111301110043
T. J. MathewsNLCS000.002010000.720001120005
Tony FossasNLCS002.085010004.3111131100015
Andy BenesNLCS005.2832000015.31999330900067
Rick HoneycuttNLCS009.005010004.0544230300022
Danny JacksonNLCS009.001000003.0733030300018
Alan BenesNLCS01.0002.842100006.3322021510025
Mark PetkovsekNLCS01.0007.366000007.31166131700135
Totals64.6005.5943101000487.010254541229579402394

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Ron GantNLDS2313103410142020.400.538.8001.338811000
Brian JordanNLDS2313124400131013.333.385.583.968700000
John MabryNLDS2312101301010011.300.364.500.864500101
Tom PagnozziNLDS2312110300020013.273.333.273.606300001
Royce ClaytonNLDS22961200000131.333.556.333.889200000
Luis AliceaNLDS2312111220000214.182.250.364.614400000
Mark SweeneyNLDS211101000000001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Andy BenesNLDS21321100000001.500.500.5001.000100100
Ray LankfordNLDS21321100000010.500.667.5001.167100000
Ozzie SmithNLDS22531100000020.333.600.333.933100000
Willie McGeeNLDS2311101100010013.100.182.100.282110000
Gary GaettiNLDS2311111100130003.091.091.364.455400000
Todd StottlemyreNLDS21220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Donovan OsborneNLDS21110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Rick HoneycuttNLDS23110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Mike GallegoNLDS22110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Mark PetkovsekNLDS21000000000000000000
Miguel MejiaNLDS21000000000000000000
T. J. MathewsNLDS21000000000000000000
Dennis EckersleyNLDS23000000000000000000
Royce ClaytonNLCS521204700011114.350.381.350.731700000
Gary GaettiNLCS725241700140015.292.320.417.7371010000
John MabryNLCS724231600000006.261.292.261.553601000
Brian JordanNLCS726253611120013.240.269.480.7491210001
Ron GantNLCS727253610240026.240.296.520.8161300000
Willie McGeeNLCS615150500000003.333.333.333.667500000
Tom PagnozziNLCS720191310010014.158.200.211.411410000
Dmitri YoungNLCS4771201020002.286.286.571.857400000
Mike GallegoNLCS715141200000013.143.200.143.343210000
Andy BenesNLCS3540110000012.250.400.500.900200000
Mark SweeneyNLCS5541000000002.000.000.000.000000100
Todd StottlemyreNLCS3220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Ozzie SmithNLCS3990000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Danny SheafferNLCS2330000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Donovan OsborneNLCS2330000000003.000.000.000.000000000
Miguel MejiaNLCS3111000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Ray LankfordNLCS515131000010014.000.067.000.067000010
Danny JacksonNLCS1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Alan BenesNLCS2110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Luis AliceaNLCS51080000000021.000.200.000.200010000
Mark PetkovsekNLCS6000000000000000000
T. J. MathewsNLCS2000000000000000000
Rick HoneycuttNLCS5000000000000000000
Tony FossasNLCS5000000000000000000
Dennis EckersleyNLCS3000000000000000000
Totals153345315336973729442476.219.278.327.60510372313

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
John MabryNLDS21B3327.0201001.0007.0007.000
Luis AliceaNLDS22B3326.025001.0002.4232.333
Mike GallegoNLDS22B101.00000.000.000
Gary GaettiNLDS23B3325.013001.0001.4401.333
Mike GallegoNLDS23B102.00000.000.000
Tom PagnozziNLDS2C3327.0280001.0009.3339.333
Willie McGeeNLDS2CF3322.09010.9003.6823.000
Ray LankfordNLDS2CF105.040001.0007.2004.000
Ron GantNLDS2LF3327.060001.0002.0002.000
Andy BenesNLDS2P117.010001.0001.2861.000
Todd StottlemyreNLDS2P116.70000.000.000
Donovan OsborneNLDS2P114.001001.0002.2501.000
Dennis EckersleyNLDS2P303.701001.0002.455.333
Rick HoneycuttNLDS2P302.701001.0003.375.333
Mark PetkovsekNLDS2P102.00000.000.000
T. J. MathewsNLDS2P101.00000.000.000
Brian JordanNLDS2RF3327.040001.0001.3331.333
Royce ClaytonNLDS2SS2218.044001.0004.0004.000
Ozzie SmithNLDS2SS119.021001.0003.0003.000
John MabryNLCS1B6649.0431041.0008.0827.333
Dmitri YoungNLCS1B2111.0111001.0009.8186.000
Mike GallegoNLCS2B5540.071212.9504.2753.800
Luis AliceaNLCS2B4220.057011.0005.4003.000
Gary GaettiNLCS3B7755.0413011.0002.7822.429
Mike GallegoNLCS3B205.00000.000.000
Tom PagnozziNLCSC7753.0492011.0008.6607.286
Danny SheafferNLCSC207.030001.0003.8571.500
Ray LankfordNLCSCF3325.070001.0002.5202.333
Willie McGeeNLCSCF3215.020001.0001.200.667
Brian JordanNLCSCF2214.031011.0002.5712.000
Miguel MejiaNLCSCF206.020001.0003.0001.000
Ron GantNLCSLF7755.0120001.0001.9641.714
Mark SweeneyNLCSLF205.010001.0001.800.500
Andy BenesNLCSP3215.314001.0002.9351.667
Todd StottlemyreNLCSP328.00000.000.000
Donovan OsborneNLCSP227.701001.0001.174.500
Mark PetkovsekNLCSP607.31211.7503.682.500
Alan BenesNLCSP216.301001.0001.421.500
Tony FossasNLCSP504.30000.000.000
Rick HoneycuttNLCSP504.00000.000.000
Dennis EckersleyNLCSP303.301001.0002.700.333
Danny JacksonNLCSP103.00000.000.000
T. J. MathewsNLCSP200.70000.000.000
Brian JordanNLCSRF5539.0100001.0002.3082.000
Willie McGeeNLCSRF2214.03010.7501.9291.500
John MabryNLCSRF205.020001.0003.6001.000
Mark SweeneyNLCSRF102.010001.0004.5001.000
Royce ClaytonNLCSSS5543.061622.9174.6054.400
Ozzie SmithNLCSSS2217.072011.0004.7654.500
Totals14190783.026181614.9833.9312.426




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