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1928 St. Louis Cardinals
1928 National League Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1928 Information
Owner(s) Sam Breadon
Manager(s) Bill McKechnie
Local television
Local radio KMOX, KWK, WIL

The St. Louis Cardinals 1928 season was the team's 37th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 37th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 95-59 during the season and finished 1st in the National League. In the World Series, they were swept by the New York Yankees.

First baseman Jim Bottomley won the MVP Award this year, batting .414, with 29 home runs and 130 RBIs.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 95 59 -- .617
New York Giants 93 61 2 .604
Chicago Cubs 91 63 4 .591
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 67 9 .559
Cincinnati Reds 78 74 16 .513
Brooklyn Robins 77 76 17.5 .503
Boston Braves 50 103 44.5 .327
Philadelphia Phillies 43 109 51 .283

Roster

1928 St. Louis Cardinals roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

  • Howie Williamson
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 149 576 187 .325 31 136

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 24 58 13 .224 0 7

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 34 243.2 16 9 3.36 59

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

World series

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(NYY-STL)

Attendance
1 October 4 St. Louis Cardinals 1 New York Yankees 4 1-0 61,425
2 October 5 St. Louis Cardinals 3 New York Yankees 9 2-0 60,714
3 October 7 New York Yankees 7 St. Louis Cardinals 3 3-0 39,602
4 October 9 New York Yankees 7 St. Louis Cardinals 3 4-0 37,331
New York Yankees win 4-0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Rochester Red Wings International League Billy Southworth
A Houston Buffaloes Texas League Frank Snyder
B Danville Veterans Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Joe Schultz, Sr.
C Topeka Jayhawks Western Association Eddie Dyer
D Laurel Cardinals Cotton States League John Ganzel and Bobby Schang

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Rochester, Houston[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Frank Gibson page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References

Preceded by
Pittsburgh Pirates
1927
National League Championship Season
1928
Succeeded by
Chicago Cubs
1929

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