1938 Springfield Cardinals Roster

Western Association (WA) - Class: C
Team Record: 79-56
2nd in the WA
Manager: Clay Hopper (79-56)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Springfield, Missouri
Ballpark: White City Park
Attendance: 62,647, Avg. 928
1938 Springfield Cardinals Statistics

Playoffs - Hutchinson Larks 3 games, Springfield Cardinals 2

The Springfield Cardinals of the Western Association ended the 1938 season with a record of 79 wins and 56 losses, second in the WA. Clay Hopper served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Robert AndersonR5'10"165
Stanley Kaminski
Fred NaumannR6'1"175
Kenneth RutledgeRR6'2"200
Harry SchmielRRFebruary 22, 19186'1"195Chicago, IL US
Donald ShafferLRFebruary 12, 19166'0"173
Phalti ShoffnerRLAugust 7, 19165'11"178, NC US
Lynn SouthLRJuly 20, 19165'11"195, IL US
Roland Van SlateRROctober 18, 19125'10"161, WI US
Alex WeldonRRSeptember 20, 19156'0"184Oklahoma City, OK US
Roy YounkerRRJanuary 12, 19145'11"170Los Angeles, CA US
Clay HopperRROctober 3, 19025'11"178Porterville, MS US
Ben HasslerRFebruary 6, 19135'10"160Fort Smith, AK US
Warren Haltom
Jack AngleRR5'11"167
Paul BillettRR6'1"180
Raymond BrowneR6'0"165
Gerald BurmeisterRRAugust 11, 19176'2"205Harmony, MN US
Jack CardRRSeptember 30, 19156'0"180Ogden, UT US
Philip ClarkRR5'9"165
Creepy CrespiRRFebruary 16, 19185'8"175St. Louis, MO US
Jake DrakeRR6'2"192
Gerald Fisher
Roy FowlerRMarch 8, 19186'0"Columbia, MO US
Henry ZajacRRJune 7, 19166'1"178Meriden, CT US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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