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1922 St. Louis Cardinals
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1922 Information
Owner(s) Sam Breadon
Manager(s) Branch Rickey
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The St. Louis Cardinals 1922 season was the team's 41st season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 31st season in the National League. The Cardinals went 85-69 during the season and finished 3rd in the National League. During the season, Rogers Hornsby won a 100-yard dash against Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Bo McMillin at Sportsman's Park in St. Louis.

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Bill Dillhoefer

The club, just as it was preparing to leave for spring training, lost Bill Dillhoefer, a backup catcher, who died of pneumonia in February.

Regular season

The 1922 season was one of the productive seasons in the career of Rogers Hornsby. He became the only player in history to hit over 40 home runs and bat over .400 in the same season. Hornsby won the triple crown, leading the league in almost every batting category including batting average (.401), home runs (42, a National League record at the time), RBI (152), slugging average (.722, another record at the time), on base percentage (.459), doubles (46), hits (250, again the highest in National League history to that point), and runs scored (141). His 450 total bases was the highest mark for any National league player during the 20th century. Hornsby also produced in the field, leading the league in putouts, double plays, and fielding percentage.

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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 93 61 -- .604
Cincinnati Reds 86 68 7 .558
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 69 8 .552
St. Louis Cardinals 85 69 8 .552
Chicago Cubs 80 74 13 .519
Brooklyn Robins 76 78 17 .494
Philadelphia Phillies 57 96 35.5 .373
Boston Braves 53 100 39.5 .346

Roster

1922 St. Louis Cardinals roster
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
2B Hornsby, RogersRogers Hornsby 154 623 250 .402 42 152
OF Schultz, JoeJoe Schultz 112 344 108 .314 2 64

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
Clemons, VerneVerne Clemons 71 160 41 .256 0 15
Mueller, HeinieHeinie Mueller 61 159 43 .270 3 26

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

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

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
Barfoot, ClydeClyde Barfoot 42 4 5 2 4.21 19
Bailey, BillBill Bailey 12 0 2 0 5.40 11

Awards and honors

Records

  • Rogers Hornsby, National League record, Most total bases by a second baseman, (450).[1]
  • Rogers Hornsby, National League record, Most hits by a second baseman, (250).[1]
  • Rogers Hornsby, National League record, Most Home Runs by a second baseman, (42).[2]
  • Rogers Hornsby, National League record, Most Runs Batted In by a second baseman, (152).[2]

Farm system

Notes

  1. ^ a b Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.91, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ a b Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.90, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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