Season Record: 81-81 Standing: 2nd
Attendance: 1,574,012 Manager: Red Schoendienst
Opening day Lineup: (St.Louis: 5, Pirates: 7, Away, April 6th)
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
Gold Glove Winners:
Award voting: League Leaders:
Lou Brock - 6th
Stolen Bases - Lou Brock - 118
Ted Simmons - 14th
Sacrifice Hits - Ted Sizemore - 25
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 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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