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1950 St. Louis Cardinals season

1950 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Sportsman's Park (since 1920)
  • St. Louis, Missouri (since 1882)
  • Results
    Record 78–75 (.510)
    League place 5th
    Other information
    Owner(s) Fred Saigh
    Manager(s) Eddie Dyer
    Local television KSD
    Local radio WIL
    (Harry Caray, Gabby Street, Stretch Miller)
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    The 1950 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 69th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 59th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 78–75 during the season and finished 5th in the National League.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    Philadelphia Phillies 91 63 -- .591
    Brooklyn Dodgers 89 65 2 .578
    New York Giants 86 68 5 .558
    Boston Braves 83 71 8 .539
    St. Louis Cardinals 78 75 12.5 .510
    Cincinnati Reds 66 87 24.5 .431
    Chicago Cubs 64 89 26.5 .418
    Pittsburgh Pirates 57 96 33.5 .373

    Notable transactions

    • September 7, 1950: Peanuts Lowrey was purchased by the Cardinals from the Cincinnati Reds.[3]

    Roster

    1950 St. Louis Cardinals
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    OF Diering, ChuckChuck Diering 89 204 51 .250 3 18
    OF Howerton, BillBill Howerton 110 313 88 .281 10 58

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Miller, EddieEddie Miller 64 172 39 .227 3 22
    Walker, HarryHarry Walker 60 150 31 .207 0 7
    Rice, HalHal Rice 44 128 27 .211 2 11
    Garagiola, JoeJoe Garagiola 34 88 28 .318 2 20
    Lowrey, PeanutsPeanuts Lowrey 17 56 15 .268 1 4

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Brecheen, HarryHarry Brecheen 27 163.1 8 11 3.80 80

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Brazle, AlAl Brazle 46 164.2 11 9 4.10 47
    Boyer, CloydCloyd Boyer 36 120.1 7 7 3.52 82

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    Farm system

    References

    1. ^ Bill Sarni page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ Harry Walker page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ Peanuts Lowrey page at Baseball Reference
    4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

    External links