1988 St. Louis Cardinals season

1988 St. Louis Cardinals season

Template:MLB yearly infobox The 1988 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 107th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 97th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 76-86 during the season and finished 5th in the National League East division.

Offseason

Regular season

Shortstop Ozzie Smith won a Gold Glove this year.

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
New York Mets 100 60 .625 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 75 .531 15
Montreal Expos 81 81 .500 20
Chicago Cubs 77 85 .475 24
St. Louis Cardinals 76 86 .469 25
Philadelphia Phillies 65 96 .404 35.5

Notable transactions

Roster

1988 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
SS Smith, OzzieOzzie Smith 153 575 155 .270 3 51
LF Coleman, VinceVince Coleman 153 616 160 .260 3 38
CF McGee, WillieWillie McGee 137 562 164 .292 3 50

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
Walling, DennyDenny Walling 19 58 13 .224 0 1
Lindeman, JimJim Lindeman 17 43 9 .209 2 7

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
DeLeón, JoséJosé DeLeón 34 225.1 13 10 3.67 208

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
Forsch, BobBob Forsch 30 108.2 9 4 3.73 40

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
Peters, SteveSteve Peters 44 3 3 0 6.40 30

Awards and honors

  • Ozzie Smith, Shortstop, National League Gold Glove

League leaders

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Redbirds American Association Mike Jorgensen
AA Arkansas Travelers Texas League Jim Riggleman, Darold Knowles and Gaylen Pitts
A St. Petersburg Cardinals Florida State League Dave Bialas
A Springfield Cardinals Midwest League Mark DeJohn
A Savannah Cardinals South Atlantic League Keith Champion
Short-Season A Hamilton Redbirds New York–Penn League Dan Radison
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Gaylen Pitts and Jorge Aranzamendi
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References

External links

  • 1988 St. Louis Cardinals
  • 1988 St. Louis Cardinals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com