1916 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record60–93 (.392)
League placeT-7th
Other information
Owner(s)Helene Hathaway Britton
Manager(s)Miller Huggins
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The 1916 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 35th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 25th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 60–93 during the season and finished tied for seventh and last in the National League.

Rogers Hornsby became a regular in the Cardinals lineup starting in 1916. Hornsby played at least one game at each infield position. He immediately established himself as one of the league's leading hitters, finishing the 1916 season fourth in the batting race with a .313 average, and smacking 15 triples, one short of the league's lead.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 94 60 0.610 50–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 91 62 0.595 50–29 41–33
Boston Braves 89 63 0.586 4 41–31 48–32
New York Giants 86 66 0.566 7 47–30 39–36
Chicago Cubs 67 86 0.438 26½ 37–41 30–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 89 0.422 29 37–40 28–49
St. Louis Cardinals 60 93 0.392 33½ 36–40 24–53
Cincinnati Reds 60 93 0.392 33½ 32–44 28–49

Record vs. opponents


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


Roster

1916 St. Louis Cardinals
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
C Mike González 118 331 79 .239 0 29
1B Dots Miller 143 505 120 .238 1 46
2B Bruno Betzel 142 510 119 .233 1 37
SS Roy Corhan 92 295 62 .210 0 18
3B Rogers Hornsby 139 495 155 .313 6 65
OF Bob Bescher 151 561 132 .235 6 43
OF Jack Smith 130 357 87 .244 6 34
OF Chief Wilson 120 355 85 .239 3 32

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
Frank Snyder 132 406 105 .259 0 39
Tom Long 119 403 118 .293 1 33
Zinn Beck 62 184 41 .223 0 10
Art Butler 86 110 23 .209 0 7
Sam Bohne 14 38 9 .237 0 0
Tony Brottem 26 33 6 .182 0 4
Stuffy Stewart 9 17 3 .176 0 1
Miller Huggins 18 9 3 .333 0 0
Walton Cruise 3 3 2 .667 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
Lee Meadows 51 289.0 12 23 2.58 120
Bill Doak 29 192.0 12 8 2.63 82
Bob Steele 29 148.0 5 15 3.41 67
Milt Watson 18 103.0 4 6 3.06 27

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
Red Ames 45 228.0 11 16 2.64 98
Hi Jasper 21 107.0 5 6 3.28 37
Steamboat Williams 36 105.0 6 7 4.20 25
Slim Sallee 16 70.0 5 5 3.47 28
Charley Hall 10 42.2 0 4 5.48 15
Joe Lotz 12 40.0 0 3 4.28 18

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
Murphy Currie 6 0 0 0 1.88 8
Dan Griner 4 0 0 0 4.09 3
Cy Warmoth 3 0 0 0 14.40 1