1929 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1929 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 78–74 (.513)
League place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) Sam Breadon
General manager(s) Branch Rickey
Manager(s) Billy Southworth, Gabby Street, Bill McKechnie
Local radio KMOX
(France Laux)
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The 1929 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 48th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 38th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 78–74 during the season and finished 4th in the National League.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Chicago Cubs 98 54 -- .645
Pittsburgh Pirates 88 65 10.5 .575
New York Giants 84 67 13.5 .556
St. Louis Cardinals 78 74 20 .513
Philadelphia Phillies 71 82 27.5 .464
Brooklyn Robins 70 83 28.5 .458
Cincinnati Reds 66 88 33 .429
Boston Braves 56 98 43 .364

Record vs. opponents

1929 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 11–11 7–15 8–14 9–13 5–17 8–14 8–14
Brooklyn 11–11 6–16 11–11 14–7 9–13 9–13 10–12
Chicago 15–7 16–6 14–8–1 12–10–1 17–5–1 9–13 15–5–1
Cincinnati 14–8 11–11 8–14–1 10–12 11–11 9–13 3–19
New York 13–9 7–14 10–12–1 12–10 16–5 13–8 13–9
Philadelphia 17–5 13–9 5–17–1 11–11 5–16 11–11 9–13
Pittsburgh 14–8 13–9 13–9 13–9 8–13 11–11 16–6–1
St. Louis 14–8 12–10 5–15–1 19–3 9–13 13–9 6–16–1


Roster

1929 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
1B Bottomley, JimJim Bottomley 146 560 176 .314 29 137

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
Smith, EarlEarl Smith 57 145 50 .345 1 22
Selph, CareyCarey Selph 25 51 12 .235 0 7
Southworth, BillyBilly Southworth 19 32 6 .188 0 3

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
Alexander, PetePete Alexander 22 132 9 8 3.89 38
Lindsey, JimJim Lindsey 2 16.1 1 1 5.51 8

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
Frankhouse, FredFred Frankhouse 30 133.1 7 2 4.12 37
Doak, BillBill Doak 3 9 1 2 12.00 3

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
Holland, MulMul Holland 8 0 1 0 9.42 5
Bell, HiHi Bell 7 0 2 0 6.92 4

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Rochester Red Wings International League Bill McKechnie and Billy Southworth
A Houston Buffaloes Texas League Frank Snyder and Gene Bailey
B Danville Veterans Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Joe Schultz, Sr.
C Scottdale Scotties Middle Atlantic League Eddie Dyer
C Shawnee Robins Western Association Ray Powell
D Waynesboro Red Birds Blue Ridge League Kenzie Kirkham and Irwin Wimer
D Laurel Cardinals Cotton States League Clay Hopper

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Rochester[2]

References

  1. Tommy Thevenow at Baseball Reference
  2. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links