1945 St. Louis Cardinals season

1945 St. Louis Cardinals season

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The 1945 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 64th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 54th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 95-59 during the season and finished 2nd in the National League. The Cardinals set a Major League record which still stands, for the fewest double plays grounded into during a season, with only 75.[1]

Offseason

  • Prior to 1945 season: Steve Bilko was signed by the Cardinals as an amateur free agent.[2]

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Chicago Cubs 98 56 -- .636
St. Louis Cardinals 95 59 3 .617
Brooklyn Dodgers 87 67 11 .565
Pittsburgh Pirates 82 72 16 .532
New York Giants 78 74 19 .513
Boston Braves 67 85 30 .441
Cincinnati Reds 61 93 37 .396
Philadelphia Phillies 46 108 52 .299

Notable transactions

Roster

1945 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
OF Adams, BusterBuster Adams 140 578 169 .292 20 101

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
Fallon, GeorgeGeorge Fallon 24 55 13 .236 0 7
Mallory, JimJim Mallory 13 43 10 .233 0 5
Crawford, GlennGlenn Crawford 4 3 0 .000 0 0
Antonelli, JohnJohn Antonelli 2 3 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
Barrett, RedRed Barrett 36 246.2 21 9 2.74 63
Brecheen, HarryHarry Brecheen 24 157.1 15 4 2.52 63

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

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Columbus Red Birds American Association Charlie Root
AA Rochester Red Wings International League Burleigh Grimes
B Allentown Cardinals Interstate League Ollie Vanek
B Lynchburg Cardinals Piedmont League George Ferrell and Zip Payne
C Winston-Salem Cardinals Carolina League George Smith and George Ferrell
D Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Fred Hawn and Runt Marr
D Marion Cardinals Ohio State League Grover Hartley and Wally Schang
[4]

External links

  • 1945 St. Louis Cardinals
  • 1945 St. Louis Cardinals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com

Notes

References