Season Record: 72-90 Standing: 5th
Attendance: 1,207,036 Manager: Red Schoendienst
Opening day Lineup: (St.Louis: 5, Cubs: 0, Home, April 9th)
LF - Lou Brock
SS - Lee Richard
CF - Bake McBride
C - Ted Simmons
RF - Reggie Smith
1B - Keith Hernandez
3B - Hector Cruz
2B - Mike Tyson
P - Lynn McGlothen
All Stars: (All-Star game summary)
Award voting: League Leaders:
Lou Brock - 25th
IBB - Ted Simmons - 25 ERA - John Denny - 2.52
They said it... Fun facts:
For this year only, the Cardinals wear caps with a "squarish top." These "bellhop" caps were worn to commemorate of the 100th anniversary of the NL and the U.S. Bicentennial.
Reggie Smith clouts three home runs in a 7-6 win over the Phillies at Veterans Stadium on 5/22.
When former Cardinals pitcher John Denny posts a NL-best 2.52 ERA, he tied for the youngest ever to win an ERA crown. He is 23.
1976 Team Info.(from Baseball-Reference.com) 1976 League Stats (from Baseball-Reference.com)
(Tell me your highlights from 1976!)
NL Championship: Reds over Phillies (3-0) World Series: Resd over Yankees (4-0)
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