St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals

Team Information

Founded 1882
Ground Busch Stadium
Owner(s) William DeWitt Jr.
Nickname The Redbirds

St. Louis Cardinals News

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St. Louis Cardinals Bio

Source: St. Louis Cardinals Twitter- @Cardinals
Source: St. Louis Cardinals Twitter- @Cardinals


Team NameSt. Louis Cardinals
Other nicknamesThe Cardinals, The Cards, The Redbirds, The Birds, The Baseball Cardinals, The Birds on the Bat, The Gashouse Gang, The Rally Birds, The Birdinals, The Fantastic Five and The Hardcore Cardinals.
Major league affiliationsMajor League Baseball
DivisionNational League (NL) Central Division
Ballpark (Home arena)Busch Stadium
Principal owner(s)Bill DeWitt Jr.
President of baseball operationsJohn Mozeliak
General manager Mike Girsch
ManagerOliver Marmol
MascotFredbird and Rally Squirrel
Major league titles11 World Series titles, 19 NL Pennants, 4 AA Pennants, 12 Central Division titles, and 3 East Division titles.

The St. Louis Cardinals are an American Baseball team in Major League Baseball. The team is also widely known by its nickname ‘The Cardinals’ and ‘The Cards’. The Cardinals is a team based in St. Louis, Missouri. The team was established in 1882 in St. Louis. Before that, the organization was known as the St. Louis Brown Stockings.


The main color theme of the team is Cardinal red, navy, yellow and white. The team plays its home games at Busch Stadium. The team had 3 home stadiums before moving to the current one.


The team has won 11 World Series titles, 19 NL Pennants, 4 AA Pennants, 12 Central Division titles, and 3 East Division titles.


St. Louis Cardinals History

The St. Louis Cardinals team was established in 1882. The organization took root in 1875 when professional baseball in St. Louis began. The team back then was known as Brown Stockings. They became part of the National Association in 1875. However, the Association disbanded in just a year. From there, the team became a part of the National League for the upcoming year. Unfortunately, the team was expelled from the League in 1877 for alleged game-fixing. The team also went bankrupt in the same year.


However, the team didn't disband completely and still played semi-professionally. It was in the year 1882 that the team was purchased by Chris von der Ahe. The team was reorganized and became a part of the American Association. The team was known as the St. Louis Brown Stockings in 1882. It was in 1883 that the team changed its name to St. Louis Browns, this name remained till 1891 which was the last year the team was part of the American Association. In 1892 the St. Louis Browns became a part of the National League and in 1969 they became a part of the East Division. The name St Louis Cardinals was adopted in 1900. In 1994 the team became a part of the National League (NL) Central Division which it still is a part of.



St. Louis Cardinals Owner

The current owner of the St. Louis Cardinals is William DeWitt Jr. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. on August 31, 1941. He attended Yale University to complete his Bachelor of Arts degree and Harvard Business School to complete his M.B.A degree.


DeWitt Jr. is an American businessman and is the founder of Reynolds, DeWitt & Co. He purchased the Cardinals in 1995 with Stephen F. Brauer from Anheuser-Busch. The team was sold to them for $150 million.

St. Louis Cardinals Jerseys and Logo

The current St. Louis Cardinals jersey consists of the Cardinal red, midnight navy blue, yellow, and white.


The current jersey that the team flaunts comes in four variations. The home jersey is white, red, and yellow coloring. The away uniform is grey with the added red and yellow coloring. The team has two alternate uniforms. The first one is a cream colored base with red and yellow coloring mixed in. The second alternate uniform is a solid blue with red and yellow mixed in. All the uniforms have the classic two birds on a bat picture on the front. The home and away uniforms have Cardinals written on the front whereas the alternate uniforms have St. Louis written on the front.


Home Uniform- St. Louis Cardinals. Source: St. Louis Cardinals Instagram- @cardinals
Home Uniform- St. Louis Cardinals. Source: St. Louis Cardinals Instagram- @cardinals


Away Uniform- St. Louis Cardinals. Source: St. Louis Cardinals Instagram- @cardinals
Away Uniform- St. Louis Cardinals. Source: St. Louis Cardinals Instagram- @cardinals



Alternate Uniforms- St. Louis Cardinals. Source: St. Louis Cardinals Instagram- @cardinals
Alternate Uniforms- St. Louis Cardinals. Source: St. Louis Cardinals Instagram- @cardinals


St. Louis Cardinals Nicknames

The team boasts varying nicknames. The team's most common nickname is the Cardinals.


The other nicknames the team is known by are The Cards, The Redbirds, The Birds, The Baseball Cardinals, The Birds on the Bat, The Gashouse Gang, The Rally Birds, The Birdinals, The Fantastic Five and The Hardcore Cardinals.

St. Louis Cardinals Retired Jerseys

The Year it was RetiredPlayer nameJersey Numbers Retired
1997Rogers Hornsby-
1996Ozzie Smith#1
1996Red Schoendienst#2
1963Stan Musial#6
1996Enos Slaughter#9
2012Tony La Russa#10
1984Ken Boyer#14
1974Dizzy Dean#17
1979Lou Brock#20
2021Ted Simmons#23
2010Whitey Herzog#24
2006Bruce Sutter#42
1997Jackie Robinson#42
1975Bob Gibson#45
1984Gussie Busch#85
2002Jack Buck-


St. Louis Cardinals Home Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals currently call Busch Stadium as its home. It has been the team's home since 2006. The Busch Stadium is approximately 44,383 in capacity. The ballpark opened in March 2006 and is located in St. Louis, Missouri. Before that the Brewers had three other stadiums that they called home.


These were Busch Memorial Stadium, Robison Field, and Sportsman's Park. St. Louis Cardinals called Sportsman's Park its first home stadium from 1882 to 1892 then again from 1920 to 1966. The team called Robison Field its home stadium from 1893 to 1920. The Cardinals called Busch Memorial Stadium its home from 1966 to 2005.


St. Louis Cardinals Tickets and Broadcasting Details

  • Fans can buy tickets for a St. Louis Cardinals game from various online ticket-selling websites such as SeatGeek, TicketMaster, VividSeats, GamTime, TheTicketKing, and StubHub. You can also buy tickets from MLB.com.


  • The television broadcaster for St. Louis Cardinals matches in English is Bally Sports Midwest.


  • The radio broadcasting channels for the team are KTGR ESPN 100.5 FM & 1580 AM.


  • If fans prefer a streaming service to watch the Pirates, they should be using DirecTV Stream or FuboTV. MLB.TV is also available to stream the games.


St. Louis Cardinals Staff:

Position Position Holder
ManagerOliver Marmol
Bench CoachJoe McEwing
Hitting CoachTurner Ward
Assistant Hitting CoachBrandon Allen
Assistant Pitching Coach/BullpenJulio Rangel
Pitching CoachDusty Blake
First Base CoachStubby Clapp
Third Base Coach Ron 'Pop' Warner
Assistant CoachWillie McGee
Bullpen CatcherKleininger Teran
Game Planning CoachPacky Elkins
Assistant Major League Coach/Bullpen CoachJamie Pogue


St. Louis Cardinals Rivalries

  • The biggest rival that the St. Louis Cardinals have is the Chicago Cubs. The rivalry started in 1892. This rivalry is also known as the Downstate Illinois rivalry. The reason behind this rivalry was because of how closely the two states are located. The two states became a part of Interstate 55 and later became a part of the U.S. Route 66. The U.S. Route 66 is one of the original high ways in United States Numbered Highway System. The rivalry is fueled more beacuse both of them are part of the Central Division in the National League. Both the teams had a total of 2,504 meetings on the field. The Cubs are leading with the wins in their favor with 1,267 to 1,214.


  • The St. Louis Cardinals' second most fierce rival is the Kansas City Royals. This rivalry is an interleague rivalry. It is also called the ‘Show-Me Series’ rivalry. Both the teams have met 131 times in the field with the Cardinals having the most wins in their favor with 78 to 53 wins. Other rivals that the team has are the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets.


  • The rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers started in 1892. It is mostly a playoff rivalry, the team has me for a total of 2,020 times on the field with the Cardinals leading with the most wins. The Cardinals are 1002 to 981 win against the Dodgers. The rivalry with the Mets started in 1969, it was because both the teams belonged to the same division at the time which was the East Division. Both the teams had a total of 785 meetings on the field. The Cardinals are leading with the wins in their favor with 408 to 365.



St. Louis Cardinals MLB Records and Stats

Category 2023 Season Record
Most Runs Batted In686
Most Hits1342
Batting Average.239
OPS.741
Home Runs159
OBP.315
SLG.392
Win-Loss75-85
Stolen Bases99
AB5380
Strikeouts1302


St. Louis Cardinals World Series Championships

The St. Louis Cardinals have won eleven World Series championship titles so far. The team won a World Series title in the following years: 1926, 1931, 1934, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1964, 1967, 1982, 2006, and 2011.


St. Louis Cardinals Other MLB Titles

The St. Louis Cardinals have won other titles such as 19 NL Pennants,

4 AA Pennants, 12 Central Division titles, and 3 East Division titles.


St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famers

The below table contains the list of Managers, players, and other individuals affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals who have made it to the Hall of Fame. The list also contains the list of individuals who have made it to the Hall of Fame as Players, Managers, and other individuals affiliated with the St. Louis Browns. St. Louis Browns was the name of the team from 1882 to 1898.



Hall of Famers

Year of Induction

John McGraw

1937

Cy Young

1937

Grover Cleveland Alexander

1938

Charles Comiskey

1939

Rogers Hornsby *

1942

Roger Bresnahan

1945

Wilbert Robinson

1945

Clark Griffith

1946

Tommy McCarthy

1946

Jesse Burkett

1946

Frankie Frisch *

1947

Mordecai Brown

1949

Kid Nichols

1949

Dizzy Dean *

1953

Rabbit Maranville

1954

Bobby Wallace

1955

Bill McKechnie

1962

Burleigh Grimes

1964

Miller Huggins

1964

Pud Galvin

1965

Branch Rickey

1967

Joe Medwick *

1968

Stan Musial *

1969

Jesse Haines *

1970

Jim Bottomley *

1971

Chick Hafey *

1971

Walter Alston

1973

Roger Connor

1976

Bob Gibson *

1981

Johnny Mize *

1981

Jake Beckley

1983

Lou Brock *

1985

Enos Slaughter *

1985

Vic Willis

1985

Red Schoendienst *

1989

Steve Carlton

1994

Leo Durocher

1994

Bruce Sutter

1995

Orlando Cepeda

1999

Ozzie Smith *

2002

Dennis Eckersley

2004

Dazzy Vance

2006

Joe Torre

2008

Whitey Herzog *

2010

Billy Southworth *

2013

Tony La Russa *

2014

Larry Walker

2014

John Smoltz

2015

Lee Smith

2019

Ted Simmons *

2020

Hoyt Wilhelm

2020

Jim Kaat

2022

Minnie Miñoso

2022

Scott Rolen

2023


(*) This indicates the players that have passed away.


Current St. Louis Cardinals Roster MLB 2023

  • Roaster for active players:


Player NamePosition
Dakota HudsonStarting Pitcher
Miles MikolasStarting Pitcher
Drew RomStarting Pitcher
Zack ThompsonStarting Pitcher
Adam WainwrightStarting Pitcher
Jacob BarnesPitcher (Bullpen)
Ryan HelsleyPitcher (Bullpen)
John KingPitcher (Bullpen)
Casey LawrencePitcher (Bullpen)
Matthew LiberatorePitcher (Bullpen)
Andre PallantePitcher (Bullpen)
Andrew SuárezPitcher (Bullpen)
Drew VerHagenPitcher (Bullpen)
Jake WoodfordPitcher (Bullpen)
Iván HerreraCatcher
Andrew KniznerCatcher
Luken BakerInfielder
Tommy EdmanInfielder
José FermínInfielder
Paul GoldschmidtInfielder
Irving LopezInfielder
Juniel QuerecutoInfielder
Masyn WinnInfielder
Lars NootbaarOutfielder
Richie PalaciosOutfielder
Michael SianiOutfielder
Jordan WalkerOutfielder
Juan YepezOutfielder



  • Roaster for inactive players



Player NamePosition
Giovanny GallegosPitcher
Kyle LeahyPitcher
Steven MatzPitcher
James NailePitcher
JoJo RomeroPitcher
Connor ThomasPitcher
Willson ContrerasCatchers
Nolan ArenadoInfielder
Nolan GormanInfielder
Alec BurlesonOutfielder
Moisés GómezOutfielder
Tyler O'NeillOutfielder


St. Louis Cardinals Schedule

St. Louis Cardinals are bottom of the NL Central. The remaining schedule is given below:


Date The opposing team
27 September Milwaukee Brewers
28 September Milwaukee Brewers
29 September Cincinnati Reds
30 SeptemberCincinnati Reds

FAQs

A. St. Louis Cardinals have won a total of eleven World Series Championships.

A. St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansa City Royals are rivals. The rivalry is an interstate rivalry between the two teams. 

A. The biggest St. Louis Cardinals are the Chicago Cubs. The rivalry has existed since 1992.

A. St. Louis Cardinal has not lost 100 games in a season since World War I.

A. The St. Louis Cardinals have won more World Series titles than the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs have only won three World Series titles whereas the Cardinals have won eleven World Series titles. 

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