1909 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record54–98 (.355)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Frank Robison and Stanley Robison
Manager(s)Roger Bresnahan
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The 1909 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 28th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 18th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 54–98 during the season and finished 7th in the National League.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 110 42 0.724 56–21 54–21
Chicago Cubs 104 49 0.680 47–29 57–20
New York Giants 92 61 0.601 18½ 44–33 48–28
Cincinnati Reds 77 76 0.503 33½ 39–38 38–38
Philadelphia Phillies 74 79 0.484 36½ 40–37 34–42
Brooklyn Superbas 55 98 0.359 55½ 34–45 21–53
St. Louis Cardinals 54 98 0.355 56 26–48 28–50
Boston Doves 45 108 0.294 65½ 27–47 18–61

Record vs. opponents

1909 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 11–11 1–21 5–17 8–14–2 10–12 1–20 9–13
Brooklyn 11–11 5–16 5–17–1 7–15 11–11 4–18 12–10–1
Chicago 21–1 16–5 16–6 11–11–1 16–6 9–13 15–7–1
Cincinnati 17–5 17–5–1 6–16 9–13–1 9–12–1 7–15–1 12–10
New York 14–8–2 15–7 11–11–1 13–9–1 12–10 11–11–1 16–5
Philadelphia 12–10 11–11 6–16 12–9–1 10–12 7–15 16–6
Pittsburgh 20–1 18–4 13–9 15–7–1 11–11–1 15–7 18–3
St. Louis 13–9 10–12–1 7–15–1 10–12 5–16 6–16 3–18

Roster

1909 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 Ed Phelps 104 306 76 .248 0 22
1B Ed Konetchy 152 576 165 .286 4 80
2B Chappy Charles 99 339 80 .236 0 29
SS Rudy Hulswitt 82 289 81 .280 0 29
3B Bobby Byrne 105 421 90 .214 1 33
OF Steve Evans 143 498 129 .259 2 56
OF Al Shaw 114 331 82 .248 2 34
OF Rube Ellis 149 575 154 .268 3 46

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
Joe Delahanty 123 411 88 .214 2 54
Roger Bresnahan 72 234 57 .244 0 23
Jap Barbeau 48 175 44 .251 0 5
Alan Storke 48 174 49 .282 0 10
Jack Bliss 35 113 25 .221 1 8
Howard Murphy 25 60 12 .200 0 3
Champ Osteen 16 45 9 .200 0 7
Bert James 6 21 6 .286 0 0
Billy Gilbert 12 29 5 .172 0 1
Mike Mowrey 12 29 7 .241 0 4
Tom Reilly 5 7 2 .286 0 2
Charlie Enwright 3 7 1 .143 0 1
Coonie Blank 1 2 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
Fred Beebe 44 287.2 15 21 2.82 105
Slim Sallee 32 219 10 11 2.42 55
Johnny Lush 34 221.1 11 18 3.13 66
Bob Harmon 21 159 6 11 3.68 48
Les Backman 21 128.1 3 11 4.14 35
Charlie Rhodes 12 61 3 5 3.98 25

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
John Raleigh 15 80.2 1 10 3.79 26
Eddie Higgins 16 66 3 3 4.50 15
Grover Lowdermilk 7 29 0 2 6.21 14
Irv Higginbotham 3 11.1 1 0 1.59 2
Harry Sullivan 2 1 0 0 36.00 1

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
Steve Melter 23 0 1 3 3.50 24
Forrest More 15 1 5 0 5.04 17
Joe Bernard 1 0 0 0 0.00 2