1921 St. Louis Cardinals season

The 1921 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 40th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 30th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 87–66 during the season and finished 3rd in the National League.

1921 St. Louis Cardinals
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Location
Results
Record87–66 (.569)
League place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Sam Breadon
Manager(s)Branch Rickey
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Regular season

Rogers Hornsby hit .397 in 1921, and his 21 home runs were second in the league. He also led the league in on-base percentage (.458), slugging percentage (.639), runs (131), RBI (126), doubles (44), and triples (18).

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 94 59 0.614 53–26 41–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 0.588 4 45–31 45–32
St. Louis Cardinals 87 66 0.569 7 48–29 39–37
Boston Braves 79 74 0.516 15 42–32 37–42
Brooklyn Robins 77 75 0.507 16½ 41–37 36–38
Cincinnati Reds 70 83 0.458 24 40–36 30–47
Chicago Cubs 64 89 0.418 30 32–44 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 51 103 0.331 43½ 29–47 22–56

Record vs. opponents

1921 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 11–11 14–8 13–9 8–13 14–8 9–13 10–12
Brooklyn 11–11 10–11 10–11 12–10 16–6 10–12 8–14
Chicago 8–14 11–10 13–9 8–14 11–11 5–17 8–14
Cincinnati 9–13 11–10 9–13 8–14 13–9 8–14 12–10
New York 13–8 10–12 14–8 14–8 16–6 16–6 11–11
Philadelphia 8–14 6–16 11–11 9–13 6–16 4–18 7–15
Pittsburgh 13–9 12–10 17–5 14–8 6–16 18–4 10–11–1
St. Louis 12–10 14–8 14–8 10–12 11–11 15–7 11–10–1

Roster

1921 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

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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 Verne Clemons 117 341 109 .320 2 48
2B Rogers Hornsby 154 592 235 .397 21 126
OF Jack Smith 116 411 135 .328 7 33

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
Joe Schultz 92 275 85 .309 6 45
Heinie Mueller 55 176 62 .352 1 34
Herb Hunter 9 2 0 .000 0 0
Reuben Ewing 3 1 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
Jesse Haines 37 244.1 18 12 3.50 84
Bill Doak 32 208.2 15 6 2.59 83
Jakie May 5 21 1 3 4.71 5

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
Roy Walker 38 170.2 11 12 4.22 52
Bill Bailey 19 74 2 5 4.26 20
Marv Goodwin 14 36.1 1 2 3.72 7

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
Mike Kircher 3 0 1 0 8.10 2

Awards and honors

  • Rogers Hornsby, National League batting champion

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Syracuse Stars International League Tom Madden and Frank Shaughnessy
A Houston Buffaloes Texas League George Whiteman

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References

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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