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Stats:

Season Record:  81-81            Standing:  2nd

Attendance: 1,574,012            Manager:   Red Schoendienst

 Opening day Lineup: (St.Louis: 5, Pirates: 7, Away, April 6th) (Summary)

LF - Lou Brock

2B - Ted Sizemore

CF - Jose Cruz

1B - Joe Torre

C - Ted Simmons

3B - Ken Reitz

RF - Bernie Carbo

SS - Ray Busse

P - Bob Gibson

 All Stars:                                                

Rick Wise

Ted Simmons
 Joe Torre

 Gold Glove Winners:                                      

Bob Gibson

  

Award voting:                                              League Leaders:

MVP  

Lou Brock - 6th

Stolen Bases -  Lou Brock - 118

Ted Simmons - 14th

Sacrifice Hits -  Ted Sizemore - 25

 

        

Monthly W-L  

April

3-15

May  

16-10

June  

18-12

July  

19-11

August  

12-18

September/Oct. 

13-15

 

 

Highlights:

 

They said it... Fun facts:

All three Cruz brother, Jose, Hector, and Tommy, played for the Cardinals in 1973.

Joe Torre hits for the cycle on 6/23 at Pittsburgh, collecting the single with two outs in the ninth.

 

 

 

1973 St. Louis Cardinals Scorecard        1973 St. Louis Cardinals Yearbook

 

1973 St. Louis Cardinals Pocket Schedule

 

1973 Team Info.(from Baseball-Reference.com)    1973 League Stats (from Baseball-Reference.com) 

 

(Tell me your highlights from 1973!)

 

NL Championship: Mets over Reds (3-2)          World Series: A's over Mets (4-3)

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