1993 St. Louis Cardinals season

1993 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 87–75 (.537)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) Anheuser-Busch
General manager(s) Dal Maxvill
Manager(s) Joe Torre
Local television KPLR
(Al Hrabosky, Joe Buck)
Local radio KMOX
(Jack Buck, Mike Shannon)
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The St. Louis Cardinals 1993 season was the team's 112th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 102nd season in the National League. Under their manager Joe Torre, the Cardinals went 87-75 during the season and finished 3rd in the National League East Division, ten games behind the NL Champion Philadelphia Phillies. This was the final season in the NL East for the Cardinals, before their move to the NL Central for the following season.

Offseason

Regular season

Reliever Lee Smith became baseball's all-time saves leader this year, which has since been surpassed.

On September 7 at Riverfront Stadium, Mark Whiten hit four massive home runs and had twelve runs batted in against the Cincinnati Reds.[3] In the process, Whiten tied two Major League records in one game.

Gregg Jeffries finished third in the NL in batting (.342) and stole 46 bases, a club record for a first baseman.

Notable Transactions

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 9765 0.599 52–29 45–36
Montreal Expos 9468 0.580 3 55–26 39–42
St. Louis Cardinals 8775 0.537 10 49–32 38–43
Chicago Cubs 8478 0.519 13 43–38 41–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 7587 0.463 22 40–41 35–46
Florida Marlins 6498 0.395 33 35–46 29–52
New York Mets 59103 0.364 38 28–53 31–50

Record vs. opponents

1993 National League Records

Sources:
Team ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 7–510–313–07–58–58–57–59–36–67–59–47–66–6
Chicago 5–77–58–46–74–87–55–8–18–57–65–88–46–68–5
Cincinnati 3–105–79–47–56–75–84–86–64–88–49–42–115–7
Colorado 0–134–84–97–511–27–63–96–63–98–46–73–105–7
Florida 5–77–65–75–73–95–75–84–94–96–77–54–84–9
Houston 5–88–47–62–119–39–45–711–15–77–58–53–106–6
Los Angeles 5–85–78–56–77–54–96–68–42–108–49–47–66–6
Montreal 5–78–5–18–49–38–57–56–69–46–78–510–23–97–6
New York 3–95–86–66–69–41–114–84–93–104–95–74–85–8
Philadelphia 6-66–78–49–39–47–510–27–610–37–66–64–88–5
Pittsburgh 5–78–54–84–87–65–74–85–89–46–79–35–74–9
San Diego 4–94–84–97–65–75–84–92–107–56–63–93–107–5
San Francisco 6–76–611–210–38–410–36–79–38–48–47–510–34–8
St. Louis 6–65–87–57–59–46–66–66–78–55–89–45–78–4

Roster

1993 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

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

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Redbirds American Association Jack Krol
AA Arkansas Travelers Texas League Joe Pettini
A St. Petersburg Cardinals Florida State League Terry Kennedy
A Springfield Cardinals Midwest League Mike Ramsey
A Savannah Cardinals South Atlantic League Chris Maloney
A-Short Season Glens Falls Redbirds New York–Penn League Steve Turco
Rookie Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Joe Cunningham, Jr.
Rookie AZL Cardinals Arizona League Roy Silver

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Savannah[7]

References

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