1999 St. Louis Cardinals
St Louis Cardinals Cap Insignia.svg
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record75–86 (.466)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)William DeWitt, Jr.
General manager(s)Walt Jocketty
Manager(s)Tony La Russa
Local televisionFox Sports Midwest
KPLR
(Al Hrabosky, Bob Carpenter, Ozzie Smith, Joe Buck)
Local radioKMOX
(Jack Buck, Mike Shannon, Joe Buck)
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The St. Louis Cardinals 1999 season was the team's 118th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 108th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 75-86 during the season and finished 4th in the National League Central division, 21½ games behind the Houston Astros.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 97 65 0.599 50–32 47–33
Cincinnati Reds 96 67 0.589 45–37 51–30
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 83 0.484 18½ 45–36 33–47
St. Louis Cardinals 75 86 0.466 21½ 38–42 37–44
Milwaukee Brewers 74 87 0.460 22½ 32–48 42–39
Chicago Cubs 67 95 0.414 30 34–47 33–48

Record vs. opponents


Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 4–5 7–2 1–8 6–7 8–1 5–4 7–6 5–4 6–3 7–2 8–1 5–2 11–2 9–3 4–4 7–8
Atlanta 5–4 2–5 8–1 5–4 9–4 6–1 5–4 5–2 9–4 9–3 8–5 6–3 5–4 4–5 8–1 9–9
Chicago 2–7 5–2 5–8 4–5 6–3 3–9 2–7 6–6 2–5 3–6 2–7 7–6 6–3 1–7 7–5 6–9
Cincinnati 8–1 1–8 8–5 7–2 6–1 9–4 4–3 6–6 4–3 5–5 6–3 7–6 6–3 4–5 8–4 7-8
Colorado 7–6 4–5 5–4 2–7 5–4 2–6 8–5 6–3 6–3 4–5 5–4 2–7 4–9 4–9 4–5 4–8
Florida 1–8 4–9 3–6 1–6 4–5 2–7 7–2 5–4 8–4 3–10 2–11 3–4 3–6 4–5 3–4 11–7
Houston 4–5 1–6 9–3 4–9 6–2 7-2 6–3 8–5 7–2 4–5 6–1 5–7 8–1 5–4 5–7 12–3
Los Angeles 6–7 4–5 7–2 3–4 5–8 2–7 3–6 7–2 5–4 4–4 6–3 3–6 3–9 8–5 3–6 8–7
Milwaukee 4–5 2–5 6–6 6–6 3–6 4–5 5–8 2–7 5–4 2–5 5–4 8–4 3–5 4–5 7–6 8–6
Montreal 3–6 4–9 5–2 3–4 3–6 4–8 2–7 4–5 4–5 5–8 6–6 3–6 5–3 4–5 5–4 8–10
New York 2–7 3–9 6–3 5–5 5–4 10–3 5–4 4–4 5–2 8–5 6–6 7–2 7–2 7–2 5–2 12–6
Philadelphia 1-8 5–8 7–2 3–6 4–5 11–2 1–6 3–6 4–5 6–6 6–6 3–4 6–3 2–6 4–5 11–7
Pittsburgh 2–5 3–6 6–7 6–7 7–2 4–3 7–5 6–3 4–8 6–3 2–7 4–3 3–6 4–5 7–5 7–8
San Diego 2–11 4–5 3–6 3–6 9–4 6–3 1–8 9–3 5–3 3–5 2–7 3–6 6–3 5–7 2–7 11–4
San Francisco 3–9 5–4 7–1 5–4 9–4 5–4 4–5 5–8 5–4 5–4 2–7 6–2 5–4 7–5 6–3 7–8
St. Louis 4–4 1–8 5–7 4–8 5–4 4–3 7–5 6–3 6–7 4–5 2–5 5–4 5–7 7–2 3–6 7–8


Transactions

Roster

1999 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 Eli Marrero 114 317 61 .192 6 34
1B Mark McGwire 153 521 145 .278 65 147
2B Joe McEwing 152 513 141 .275 9 44
SS Édgar Rentería 154 585 161 .275 11 63
3B Fernando Tatis 149 537 160 .298 34 107
LF Ray Lankford 122 422 129 .306 15 63
CF J.D. Drew 104 368 89 .242 13 39
RF Eric Davis 58 191 49 .257 5 30

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
Darren Bragg 93 273 71 .260 6 26
Willie McGee 132 271 68 .251 0 20
Alberto Castillo 93 255 67 .263 4 31
Plácido Polanco 88 220 61 .277 1 19
Thomas Howard 98 195 57 .292 6 28
Craig Paquette 48 157 45 .287 10 37
Shawon Dunston 62 150 46 .307 5 25
Adam Kennedy 33 102 26 .255 1 16
David Howard 52 82 17 .207 1 6
Marcus Jensen 16 34 8 .235 1 1
Eduardo Pérez 21 32 11 .344 1 9
Luis Ordaz 10 9 1 .111 0 2

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
Darren Oliver 30 196.1 9 9 4.26 119
Kent Bottenfield 31 190.1 18 7 3.97 124
José Jiménez 29 163.0 5 14 5.85 113
Larry Luebbers 8 45.2 3 3 5.12 16
Donovan Osborne 6 29.1 1 3 5.52 21
Mark Thompson 5 29.1 1 3 2.76 22

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
Kent Mercker 25 103.2 6 5 5.12 64
Juan Acevedo 50 102.1 6 8 5.89 52
Garrett Stephenson 18 85.1 6 3 4.22 59
Rick Ankiel 9 33.0 0 1 3.27 39
Clint Sodowsky 3 6.1 0 1 15.63 2

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
Ricky Bottalico 68 3 7 20 4.91 66
Manny Aybar 65 4 5 3 5.47 74
Rich Croushore 59 3 7 3 4.14 88
Lance Painter 56 4 5 1 4.83 56
Mike Mohler 48 1 1 1 4.38 31
Scott Radinsky 43 2 1 3 4.88 17
Heathcliff Slocumb 40 3 2 2 2.36 48
Mike Busby 15 0 1 0 7.13 7
Rick Heiserman 3 0 0 0 8.31 4
Alan Benes 2 0 0 0 0.00 2
Curtis King 2 0 0 0 18.00 1

Awards and records

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Memphis Redbirds Pacific Coast League Gaylen Pitts
AA Arkansas Travelers Texas League Chris Maloney
A Potomac Cannons Carolina League Joe Cunningham, Jr.
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Brian Rupp
A-Short Season New Jersey Cardinals New York–Penn League José Oquendo
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Steve Turco

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References

  1. ^ "Eric Davis Stats | Baseball-Reference.com".
  2. ^ Ricky Bottalico Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Willie McGee Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ "Edgar Renteria Stats | Baseball-Reference.com".
  5. ^ "Mike Mohler Stats | Baseball-Reference.com".
  6. ^ 2 Grand Slams In 1 Game by Baseball Almanac
  7. ^ "Mark McGwire Career Biography and Statistics | AllSports.com". Archived from the original on October 7, 2008. Retrieved September 7, 2008.
  8. ^ Heathcliff Slocumb Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Albert Pujols Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  10. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.372, David Nemec and Scott Latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007