Season Record: 83-79 Standing: 3rd
Attendance: 2,418,483 Manager: Joe Torre
Opening day Lineup: (New York: 4, St. Louis: 2, Home, April 6th)
CF – Ray Lankford
SS - Ozzie Smith
3B - Todd Zeile
1B - Andres Galarraga
LF - Pedro Guerrero
RF - Milt Thompson
C - Tom Pagnozzi
2B – Jose Oquendo
P – Jose DeLeon
All Stars: (All-Star game summary) Award Winner:
Lee Smith – Rolaids Relief (43 saves)
Tom Pagnozzi Bob Tewksbury
Gold Glove Winners: League Leaders:
Lee Smith – Saves (43)
Bob Tewksbury W/L% – (.762)
MVP Ray Lankford (18th)
Ozzie Smith (22nd)
Bob Tewksbury (3rd)
Lee Smith (4th)
Rookie of the Year
Donovan Osborne (5th)
Mike Perez (6th)
Games I attended this season:
Date Game # Opponent Score Seat Price 5/8 14 Braves 2-1 L General Admission $5.50 5/22 20 Astros 3-1 L Field Box $12 8/29 61 Dodgers 3-2 W Loge Reserved $9.50
1992 Team Info.(from Baseball-Reference.com) 1992 League Stats (from Baseball-Reference.com)
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The 1992 season marked the 100th anniversary of the baseball Cardinals.
The Cardinals moved the fences in by about 10ft to enhance the offense. The height of the wall is lowered 2.5' as well as more generous padding. The wire basket is removed and flowers and small bushes are added between the first row of the bleachers and the wall.
New Astroturf is installed that is spongier and darker.
The Cards led the NL in batting average and fielding average, but couldn't put it together in the clutch. By mid-August, they couldn't keep up in the standings. They finished behind Pittsburgh and Montreal.
Both Pedro Guerrero and Andres Galarraga had been counted on for a great year, but both were injured early and never really made it back into playing form...
Bob Tewksbury was 16-5 and was among the top vote-getters in the Cy Young Award balloting. He allowed just 20 walks in 233 innings, which was the 5th best ratio of walks to innings since 1900.
Ozzie collects his 2,000th hit and 13th Gold Glove.
The Cardinals set a ML record for the most consecutive errorless games, going 16 straight contests, from July 30th to August 16th.
Catcher Tom Pagnozzi wins his 2nd Gold Glove making just one error all season.
On June 11th, the Cardinals hold a 100th year franchise celebration with a stage that rises 58 feet above the field.
Click to see inside program!
(Tell me your highlights from 1992!)
NL Championship: Braves over Pirates (4-3) World Series: Jays over Braves (4-2)
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