1991 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record84–78 (.519)
Divisional place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)Anheuser-Busch
General manager(s)Dal Maxvill
Manager(s)Joe Torre
Local televisionKPLR-TV
(Al Hrabosky, George Grande)
Local radioKMOX
(Jack Buck, Mike Shannon, Joe Buck)
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The St. Louis Cardinals 1991 season was the team's 110th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 100th season in the National League. The Cardinals rebounded from a rare last-place finish a year earlier to register a record of 84-78 during the season and finished 2nd to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League East division by fourteen games.

Ozzie Smith set the National League record for fewest errors in a season by a shortstop with 8 errors. Gold Gloves were awarded to catcher Tom Pagnozzi and shortstop Ozzie Smith this year.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 64 0.605 52–32 46–32
St. Louis Cardinals 84 78 0.519 14 52–32 32–46
Philadelphia Phillies 78 84 0.481 20 47–36 31–48
Chicago Cubs 77 83 0.481 20 46–37 31–46
New York Mets 77 84 0.478 20½ 40–42 37–42
Montreal Expos 71 90 0.441 26½ 33–35 38–55

Record vs. opponents

1991 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 6–6 11–7 13–5 7–11 5–7 9–3 5–7 9–3 11–7 9–9 9–3
Chicago 6–6 4–8 9–3 2–10 10–7 11–6 8–10 7–11 4–8 6–6 10–8
Cincinnati 7–11 8–4 9–9 6–12 6–6 5–7 9–3 2–10 8–10 10–8 4–8
Houston 5–13 3–9 9–9 8–10 2–10 7–5 7–5 4–8 6–12 9–9 5–7
Los Angeles 11–7 10–2 12–6 10–8 5–7 7–5 7–5 7–5 10–8 8–10 6–6
Montreal 7–5 7–10 6–6 10–2 7–5 4–14 4–14 6–12 6–6 7–5 7–11
New York 3–9 6–11 7–5 5–7 5–7 14–4 11–7 6–12 7–5 6–6 7–11
Philadelphia 7-5 10–8 3–9 5–7 5–7 14–4 7–11 6–12 9–3 6–6 6–12
Pittsburgh 3–9 11–7 10–2 8–4 5–7 12–6 12–6 12–6 7–5 7–5 11–7
San Diego 7–11 8–4 10–8 12–6 8–10 6–6 5–7 3–9 5–7 11–7 9–3
San Francisco 9–9 6–6 8–10 9–9 10–8 5–7 6–6 6–6 5–7 7–11 4–8
St. Louis 3–9 8–10 8–4 7–5 6–6 11–7 11–7 12–6 7–11 3–9 8–4


Transactions

June 3, 1991: John Mabry was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 6th round of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1991.[3]

Roster

1991 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Note: 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 Tom Pagnozzi 140 459 121 .264 2 57
1B Pedro Guerrero 115 427 116 .272 8 70
2B José Oquendo 127 366 88 .240 1 26
3B Todd Zeile 155 565 158 .280 11 81
SS Ozzie Smith 150 550 157 .285 3 50
LF Bernard Gilkey 81 268 58 .216 5 20
CF Ray Lankford 151 566 142 .251 9 69
RF Félix José 154 568 173 .305 8 77

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
Milt Thompson 115 326 100 .307 6 34
Gerald Perry 109 242 58 .240 6 36
Rex Hudler 101 207 47 .227 1 15
Gerónimo Peña 104 185 45 .243 5 17
Rich Gedman 46 94 10 .106 3 8
Craig Wilson 60 82 14 .171 0 13
Luis Alicea 56 68 13 .191 0 0
Tim Jones 16 24 4 .167 0 2
Stan Royer 9 21 6 .286 0 1
Rod Brewer 19 13 1 .077 0 1
Ray Stephens 6 7 2 .286 0 0

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
Bryn Smith 31 198.2 12 9 3.85 94
Bob Tewksbury 30 191 11 12 3.25 75
Ken Hill 30 181.1 11 10 3.57 121
Omar Olivares 28 167.1 11 7 3.71 91
José DeLeón 28 162.2 5 9 2.71 118
Rhéal Cormier 11 67.2 4 5 4.12 38
Jamie Moyer 8 31.1 0 5 5.74 20

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
Mark Clark 7 22.1 1 1 4.03 13
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
Juan Agosto 72 5 3 2 4.81 34
Lee Smith 67 6 3 47 2.34 67
Scott Terry 65 4 4 1 2.80 52
Cris Carpenter 59 10 4 0 4.23 47
Willie Fraser 35 3 3 0 4.93 25
Bob McClure 32 1 1 0 3.13 15
Mike Pérez 14 0 2 0 5.82 7
Tim Sherrill 10 0 0 0 8.16 4
Mark Grater 3 0 0 0 0.00 0
José Oquendo 1 0 0 0 27.00 1

Awards and honors

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Redbirds American Association Mark DeJohn
AA Arkansas Travelers Texas League Joe Pettini
A St. Petersburg Cardinals Florida State League Dave Bialas
A Springfield Cardinals Midwest League Mike Ramsey
A Savannah Cardinals South Atlantic League Larry Milbourne
A-Short Season Hamilton Redbirds New York–Penn League Rick Colbert
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Chris Maloney
Rookie AZL Cardinals Arizona League Keith Champion

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References

  1. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/c/camacer01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1991&t=SLN
  3. ^ John Mabry Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007