1983 St. Petersburg Cardinals Roster

Florida State League (FSL) - Class: A
Team Record: 70-64
2nd in the FSL's North Division
Manager: Jim Riggleman (70-64)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Al Lang Stadium
Attendance: 150,138, Avg. 2,241
1983 St. Petersburg Cardinals Statistics

The St. Petersburg Cardinals of the Florida State League ended the 1983 season with a record of 70 wins and 64 losses, second in the league's North Division.

The Cardinals tallied 529 runs and allowed 501 runs. Sonny James drove in 47 runs. Tim Wallace led batters with significant playing time by hitting .306. John Martin topped the team with 14 wins and a team-best 2.68 ERA, leading hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 1983 St. Petersburg Cardinals who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Joe Boever, Danny Cox, Tom Dozier, Mike Hartley and Jim Lindeman.

Jim Riggleman served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Francisco BatistaRRAugust 18, 19605'11"165Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Brad LutherRROctober 12, 19616'2"170Porterville, CA US
John MartinRRSeptember 20, 19596'2"190San Diego, CA US
Cristian MartinezRRJuly 1, 19596'3"155Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Randy MartinezLMarch 5, 19606'2"180Tampa, FL US
Mark RigginsRLJanuary 3, 19575'11"178Jasper, IN US
Jose RodriguezRRNovember 2, 19616'2"158Santiago, Santiago DO
Luis RomanLLJune 8, 19606'0"160Santiago Rodriguez, DO
Jose SanchezRRDecember 16, 19605'10"159Bani, Peravia DO
Barry SaylerRRApril 17, 19586'2"185Sunnyside, WA US
Mark SchulteLRJune 1, 19645'11"170Red Bud, IL US
Freddie SilvaRRJune 17, 19596'2"170Mayaguez, PR
Deron ThomasSRMarch 26, 19596'2"180St. Louis, MO US
Steve TurcoLRMay 24, 19585'11"160Queens, NY US
Steve TurgeonRRAugust 16, 19596'1"190New London, CT US
Tim WallaceRRDecember 11, 19605'9"169Union City, NC US
Jim LindemanRRJanuary 10, 19626'1"200Evanston, IL US
Bob KishRROctober 25, 19596'0"180Pottstown, PA US
Joe BoeverRROctober 4, 19606'1"200Kirkwood, MO US
James BurnsLLJuly 22, 19616'3"180Grand Junction, CO US
Javier CarranzaLLJanuary 30, 19616'0"200Tijuana, Baja California MX
Ted CarsonRNovember 15, 19606'5"195Cleveland, TN US
Keith ChampionSRSeptember 19, 19595'10"175Granite City, IL US
Ricky CoatneyRRAugust 29, 19596'3"201Mena, AR US
Danny CoxRRSeptember 21, 19596'4"235Northampton, Northamptonshire GB
Tom DozierRRSeptember 5, 19616'2"190San Pablo, CA US
Tom EppleSLNovember 17, 19616'0"180Levittown, NY US
Frank GarciaRRSeptember 16, 19585'11"170
Mike HartleyRRAugust 31, 19616'1"192Hawthorne, CA US
Bob HelsomLRAugust 3, 19586'0"185Santa Monica, CA US
Alan HunsingerRRMay 3, 19595'11"185Pendleton, OR US
Dale HurstR6'2"195
Sonny JamesRROctober 18, 19625'10"170Barahona, Barahona DO
Scott YoungRRJanuary 20, 19596'4"195Camden, NJ 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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