1983 Springfield Cardinals Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 80-59
1st in the MWL's South Division
Manager: Dave Bialas (80-59)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Springfield, Illinois
Ballpark: Robin Roberts Stadium at Lanphier Park
Attendance: 144,844, Avg. 2,084
1983 Springfield Cardinals Statistics

Playoffs - Springfield Cardinals 2 games, Cedar Rapids Reds 0
Finals - Appleton Foxes 3 games, Springfield Cardinals

The Springfield Cardinals of the Midwest League ended the 1983 season with a record of 80 wins and 59 losses, first in the league's South Division. The team scored 745 runs, while allowing 624 runs. Dave Bialas served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Scott ArigoniRLFebruary 6, 19596'5"195Torrington, CT US
Brett BenzaRRJuly 19, 19596'1"170Lancaster, PA US
Brad BluntRAugust 15, 19646'5"182Farmingham, MO US
Paul CherryLLJune 7, 19626'1"180Hollywood, FL US
Dave ClementsRRSeptember 22, 19605'11"175Tampa, FL US
Tom DozierRRSeptember 5, 19616'2"190San Pablo, CA US
Dave DroschakROctober 4, 19606'1"180
Greg DunnRRJanuary 7, 19626'0"180Atwater, CA US
Curt FordLROctober 11, 19605'10"150Jackson, MS US
Mike GambeskiRRJuly 7, 19626'0"180New Haven, CT US
Bob GerenRRSeptember 22, 19616'3"205San Diego, CA US
Matt GundelfingerRRAugust 24, 19596'3"205Kansas City, MO US
Dave HoytRRJuly 29, 19595'11"185Madrid, ES
Jeff LauckSLMarch 3, 19626'1"175Fresno, CA US
Gus MalespinRRDecember 4, 19575'10"170Managua, NI
Sammy MartinSRMarch 21, 19615'10"165Columbia, SC US
Randy MartinezLMarch 5, 19606'2"180Tampa, FL US
Marty MasonRApril 4, 19586'1"180Central City, KY US
Harry McCullaRRNovember 5, 19606'1"195Houma, LA US
Al MorlockRJuly 2, 19606'2"185Sarasota, FL US
Pat PerryLLFebruary 4, 19596'1"190Taylorville, IL US
Michael PittmanLLSeptember 9, 19596'1"190Cleveland, OH US
Mike ShadeRMarch 7, 19616'2"205Pottstown, PA US
Joe SilkwoodRJuly 19, 19606'2"205Wood River, IL US
Dan StryffelerLRJune 18, 19626'1"185Warren, OH US
Eddie TannerSRJuly 7, 19625'10"165Columbia, SC US
Tom ThurbergRROctober 16, 19576'1"190Weymouth, MA US
John YoungLLDecember 14, 19606'2"175Meridian, MS 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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