1906 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record52–98 (.347)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Frank Robison and Stanley Robison
Manager(s)John McCloskey
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The 1906 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 25th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 15th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 52–98 during the season and finished 7th in the National League.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 116 36 0.763 56–21 60–15
New York Giants 96 56 0.632 20 51–24 45–32
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 60 0.608 23½ 49–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 71 82 0.464 45½ 37–40 34–42
Brooklyn Superbas 66 86 0.434 50 31–44 35–42
Cincinnati Reds 64 87 0.424 51½ 36–40 28–47
St. Louis Cardinals 52 98 0.347 63 28–48 24–50
Boston Beaneaters 49 102 0.325 66½ 28–47 21–55


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13 5–17 11–10–1 6–15 6–16 3–19 9–12
Brooklyn 13–9 6–16 8–14 9–13 8–13 9–13 13–8–1
Chicago 17–5 16–6 18–4 15–7–1 19–3–1 16–5 15–6–1
Cincinnati 10–11–1 14–8 4–18 5–16 11–11 8–14–1 12–9–2
New York 15–6 13–9 7–15–1 16–5 15–7 11–11 19–3
Philadelphia 16–6 13–8 3–19–1 11–11 7–15 8–14 13–9
Pittsburgh 19–3 13–9 5–16 14–8–1 11–11 14–8 17–5
St. Louis 12–9 8–13–1 6–15–1 9–12–2 3–19 9–13 5–17


Notable transactions

Roster

1906 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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
C Mike Grady 97 280 70 .250 2 27
1B Jake Beckley 87 320 79 .247 0 44
2B Pug Bennett 153 595 156 .262 1 34
SS George McBride 90 313 53 .169 0 13
3B Harry Arndt 69 256 69 .270 2 26
OF Al Burch 91 335 89 .266 0 11
OF Homer Smoot 86 343 85 .248 0 31
OF Spike Shannon 80 302 78 .258 0 25

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
Art Hoelskoetter 94 317 71 .224 0 14
Shad Barry 62 237 59 .249 0 12
Sam Mertes 53 191 47 .246 0 19
Jack Himes 40 155 42 .271 0 14
Forrest Crawford 45 145 30 .207 0 11
Red Murray 46 144 37 .257 1 16
Pete Noonan 44 125 21 .168 1 9
Doc Marshall 39 123 34 .276 0 10
Joe Marshall 33 95 15 .158 0 7
Tommy Raub 24 78 22 .282 0 2
Bill Phyle 22 73 13 .178 0 4
Tom O'Hara 14 53 16 .302 0 0
Joe McCarthy 15 37 9 .243 0 2
Ed Holly 10 34 2 .059 0 7
Ducky Holmes 9 27 5 .185 0 2
Eddie Zimmerman 5 14 3 .214 0 1
Jack Slattery 3 7 2 .286 0 0
Rube DeGroff 1 4 0 .000 0 0

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
Buster Brown 32 238.1 8 16 2.64 109
Ed Karger 25 191.2 5 16 2.72 73
Fred Beebe 20 160.2 9 9 3.02 116
Jack Taylor 17 155 8 9 2.15 27
Carl Druhot 15 130.1 6 7 2.42 45
Gus Thompson 17 103 2 11 4.28 36
Wish Egan 16 86.1 2 9 4.59 23
Stoney McGlynn 6 48 2 2 2.44 25
Irv Higginbotham 7 47.1 1 4 3.23 14
Art Fromme 3 25 1 2 1.44 11
Ambrose Puttmann 4 18.2 2 2 5.30 12
Jake Thielman 1 5 0 1 3.60 0
Babe Adams 1 4 0 1 13.50 0

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
Art Hoelskoetter 12 58.1 1 4 4.63 20
Charlie Rhodes 9 45 3 4 3.40 32
Chappie McFarland 6 37.1 2 1 1.93 16

References