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1973 St. Louis Cardinals season

This article is about the Major League Baseball team. For the National Football League team, see 1973 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season.

1973 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
  • St. Louis, Missouri (since 1882)
  • Results
    Record 81–81 (.500)
    Divisional place 2nd
    Other information
    Owner(s) August "Gussie" Busch
    Manager(s) Red Schoendienst
    Local television KSD-TV
    (Mike Shannon, Jay Randolph)
    Local radio KMOX
    (Jack Buck, Mike Shannon, Harry Walker)
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    The 1973 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 92nd season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 82nd season in the National League. The Cardinals went 81-81 during the season and finished second in the National League East, a-game-and-a-half behind the NL East and eventual NL pennant winners New York Mets.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Pitcher Bob Gibson won a Gold Glove this year.

    Season standings

    NL East W L GB Pct.
    New York Mets 82 79 -- .509
    St. Louis Cardinals 81 81 1.5 .500
    Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 2.5 .494
    Montreal Expos 79 83 3.5 .488
    Chicago Cubs 77 84 5 .478
    Philadelphia Phillies 71 91 11.5 .438


    Opening Day lineup

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1973 St. Louis Cardinals
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders 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

    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
    Meléndez, LuisLuis Meléndez 121 341 91 .267 2 35
    Campbell, DaveDave Campbell 13 21 0 .000 0 1

    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
    Cleveland, ReggieReggie Cleveland 32 224 14 10 3.01 122
    Gibson, BobBob Gibson 25 195 12 10 2.77 142
    Murphy, TomTom Murphy 19 88.2 3 7 3.76 42

    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
    Bibby, JimJim Bibby 6 16 0 2 9.56 12

    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
    Seguí, DiegoDiego Seguí 65 7 6 17 2.78 93
    Granger, WayneWayne Granger 33 2 4 5 2.78 93
    Andrews, JohnJohn Andrews 16 1 1 0 4.42 5
    Santorini, AlAl Santorini 6 0 0 0 5.40 2
    Fisher, EddieEddie Fisher 6 2 1 0 1.29 1
    Krausse, LewLew Krausse 1 0 0 0 0.00 1

    Farm system

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