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Stats:                                

Season Record:     91-71        Standing:  1st

Attendance 3,343,252       Manager:   Tony LaRussa

Opening day Lineup: (St. Louis: 4, Pittsburgh: 6, Home, April 6th) (Summary)

2B -  Brendan Ryan
CF -  Rick Ankiel
1B -  Albert Pujols
SS -  Kalil Green
RF -  Ryan Ludwick
C -   Yadier Molina
LF -  Chris Duncan
3B -  Brian Barden
P -    Adam Wainwright

 

All Stars:                                              Gold Glove Winners:

Albert Pujols Yadier Molina
Yadier Molina Adam Wainwright
Ryan Franklin  
   
   
 

League Leaders:

Albert Pujols - Slugging % - .658 Albert Pujols - On-base plus slugging - 1.101
Albert Pujols - Runs - 124 Albert Pujols - Total Bases - 374
Albert Pujols - On-base % - .443 Albert Pujols - Home Runs - 47
Albert Pujols - Extra Base Hits - 93 Albert Pujols - Runs Created - 165
Albert Pujols - Times on Base - 310 Albert Pujols - Intentional Walks - 44
Chris Carpenter - ERA - 2.242 Adam Wainwright - Wins - 19
Adam Wainwright - Innings Pitched - 233 Adam Wainwright - Games started - 34 (tied 1st)
Yadier Molina - Sac. flies - 11  

Awards:

NL MVP - Albert Pujols (#3)  
Silver Slugger - Albert Pujols  
Hank Aaron Award - Albert Pujols  

Award voting:                                              

MVP  

Chris Carpenter (14th)

Adam Wainwright (15th)

 

Matt Holliday (16th)

 

Yadier Molina (23rd)

 
NL Cy Young  

Chris Carpenter (2nd)

 

Adam Wainwright (3rd)

 
NL Rookie of the Year  

Colby Rasmus (tied 8th)

 
NL Manager of the Year  

Tony LaRussa (2nd)

 

 

Monthly W-L   Home Road

April

16-7 10-3 6-4

May  

13-14 7-6 6-8

June  

12-17 5-11 7-6

July  

16-11 8-2 8-9

August  

20-6 11-3 9-3

September/October 

14-16 5-10 9-6

 

Games at new Busch Stadium I attended this season (click date for game summary):

Date

Opponent

Score

Seat

4/11 Astros 11-2 W 3rd base Field Box
8/12 Reds 5-2 W 1st base Infield Field Box

 

2009 Team Info.(from Baseball-Reference.com)    2009 League Stats (from Baseball-Reference.com)

 

 

                  

 

MLB Videos:

- Season Review

- NLDS Preview

- NLDS Review

 

Highlights:

National League Division Series:  

 

StL:  0     Los Angeles3

 

NLDS Recap (MLB)

 

Wednesday, 10/7 -  Cards: 3   Dodgers: 5   (in L.A.(Game recap)

Thursday, 10/8 -  Cards: 2   Dodgers3   (in L.A.(Game recap)

Saturday, 10/10 -   Cards: 1   Dodgers5   (in St. Louis(Game recap)

 

2009 in review

Albert Pujols earns his 3rd MVP!

Albert Pujols is a Silver Slugger for 2009!

Molina & Wainwright have Gold Gloves 2009!

Adam Wainwright has an amazing 12-1 record on the road!

Chris Carpenter goes 11-0 with a 1.58 ERA against NL Central teams!

Albert Pujols earns the prestigious Hank Aaron award!

Sporting News' names Albert Pujols; 2009 MLB Player of the Year!

Carpenter earns NL comeback player of the year!

Bob Gibson & Reggie Jackson talk about "60 Feet, 6 Inches"

Dave Duncan will heal you!

Sporting News' names Albert Pujols; MLB Athlete of the Decade

Albert Pujols is not a HR hitter!

Nice article on Yadier from CBS Sports

Pujols - All Decade Team?

Carpenter earns pitcher of the month (August) honors!

"Field of Dreams" trip

Twins trip

The Cards have the best record in the NL since 2000!  (886-687, as of 8/14/2009)

Ludwick earns player of the month (July) honors!

Ryan Ludwick earns player of the week (July 6th) honors!

All-Star game in St. Louis!

Pujols earns player of the week (June 15th) honors!

Brian Barden earns rookie of the month (April) honors!

Pujols earns player of the month (April) honors!

Pujols earns player of the week (April 20th) honors!

Sluggers Focus: Higher Power - USA Today

 

2009 St. Louis Cardinals Gameday All-Star Issue    2009 St. Louis Cardinals Official Yearbook

2009 St. Louis Cardinals Ticket Stub    2009 St. Louis Cardinals Ticket Stub    2009 St. Louis Cardinals Ticket Stub

2009 St. Louis Cardinals Pocket Schedule    2009 St. Louis Cardinals Crew - Schumaker

2009 St. Louis Cardinals Official Scorecard    2009 St. Louis Cardinals MVP - Pujols  

 2009 St. Louis Cardinals Visitor Guide - Pujols   2009 Sports Illustrated - Pujols

 2009 ESPN - Molina    2009 St. Louis Sports Magazine - Motte, Perez

 2009 MLB All Star Official Program - Pujols, Musial

2009 St. Louis Cardinals Ticket information

 

(Tell me your highlights from 2009!)

 

NL Division: Los Angeles over St. Louis (3-0)     NL Championship:  Philadelphia over Los Angeles (4-1)

World SeriesNew York over Philadelphia (4-2)

 

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