1924 St. Louis Cardinals season

1924 St. Louis Cardinals season

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The 1924 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 43rd season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 33rd season in the National League. The Cardinals went 65-89 during the season and finished 6th in the National League.

Regular season

Rogers Hornsby hit an astonishing .424 in 1924, which remains the modern National League record for batting average in a single season. He also led the league with 89 walks, producing a .507 on-base percentage that was the highest in the National League during the 20th century. His slugging percentage of .696 again led the league, as did his 121 runs scored, 227 hits, and 43 doubles.

Season standings

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Notable transactions

  • September 3, 1924: Tommy Thevenow was purchased by the Cardinals from the Syracuse Stars.[1]

Roster

1924 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 González, MikeMike González 120 402 119 .296 3 53
2B Hornsby, RogersRogers Hornsby 143 536 227 .424 25 94

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
Thevenow, TommyTommy Thevenow 23 89 18 .202 0 7
Clemons, VerneVerne Clemons 25 56 18 .321 0 6
Schultz, JoeJoe Schultz 12 12 2 .167 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
Day, Pea RidgePea Ridge Day 3 17.2 1 1 4.58 3

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
Bell, HiHi Bell 28 113.1 3 6 4.92 29

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
Berly, JackJack Berly 4 0 0 0 5.62 2

Awards and honors

League leaders

  • Rogers Hornsby, National League batting champion
  • Rogers Hornsby led the National League in hits, doubles, runs, walks, slugging and On base percentage[2]

Records

  • Rogers Hornsby, National League record, Best batting average by a second baseman, (.424).[3]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Syracuse Stars International League Frank Shaughnessy
A Houston Buffaloes Texas League Hunter Hill and Marv Goodwin
C Fort Smith Twins Western Association Runt Marr
D Sioux City Cardinals Tri-State League Joe McDermott

Tri-State League folded, July 17, 1924[4]

References

External links

  • 1924 St. Louis Cardinals
  • 1924 St. Louis Cardinals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com