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1957 St. Louis Cardinals
Major league affiliations
1957 Information
Owner(s) August "Gussie" Busch
Manager(s) Fred Hutchinson
Local television KTVI
Local radio KMOX
(Harry Caray, Jack Buck, Joe Garagiola)


The St. Louis Cardinals 1957 season was the team's 76th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 66th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 87-67 during the season and finished 2nd in the National League, eight games behind the Milwaukee Braves.



Regular season


Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Milwaukee Braves 95 59 -- .617
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 8 .565
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 70 11 .545
Cincinnati Redlegs 80 74 15 .519
Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 18 .500
New York Giants 69 85 26 .448
Chicago Cubs 62 92 33 .403
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 33 .403

Notable transactions


1957 St. Louis Cardinals roster
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats


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
Miksis, EddieEddie Miksis 49 38 8 .211 1 2


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jones, SamSam Jones 28 182.2 12 9 3.60 154
Cheney, TomTom Cheney 4 9 0 1 5.00 10

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Barnes, FrankFrank Barnes 3 10 0 1 4.50 5

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Muffett, BillyBilly Muffett 23 3 2 8 2.25 21
Davis, JimJim Davis 10 0 1 1 5.27 5
Smith, BobBob Smith 6 0 0 1 4.66 11

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Cardinals American Association Johnny Keane
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Cot Deal
AA Houston Buffaloes Texas League Harry Walker
A Columbus Foxes Sally League Skeeter Newsome
B Winston-Salem Red Birds Carolina League George Kissell
C Winnipeg Goldeyes Northern League Vern Benson
C Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Ed Lyons
D Wytheville Cardinals Appalachian League Johnny Grodzicki
D Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Homer Ray Wilson
D Albany Cardinals Georgia-Florida League Chase Riddle
D Decatur Commodores Midwest League Al Unser
D Ardmore Cardinals Sooner State League J. C. Dunn and Mike Ryba

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Houston, Winnipeg, Billings, Albany, Decatur, Ardmore[8]




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