St. Louis Cardinals


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Team History
Years Known As Record World Series Titles Pennants Playoff Appearance
1900 – 2017 St. Louis Cardinals 9,559 – 8,779 11 19 28
1899 St. Louis Perfectos 84 – 67 0 0 0
1883 – 1898 St. Louis Browns 1,060 – 1,029 0 4 0
1882 St. Louis Brown Stockings 37 – 43 0 0 0

World Series Titles
Year Opponent Series World Series MVP
2011 Texas Rangers 4-3 David Freese
2006 Detroit Tigers 4-1 David Eckstein
1982 Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Darrell Porter
1967 Boston Red Sox 4-3 Bob Gibson
1964 New York Yankees 4-3 Bob Gibson
1946 Boston Red Sox 4-3
1944 St. Louis Browns 4-2
1942 New York Yankees 4-1
1934 Detroit Tigers 4-3
1931 Philadelphia Athletics 4-3
1926 New York Yankees 4-3

Retired Numbers
Number Player Years Played Position
1 Ozzie Smith 1982 – 1996 SS
2 Red Schoendienst 1945 – 1956, 1961 – 1963 2B / OF
6 Stan Musial 1941 – 1944, 1946 – 1963 OF / 1B
9 Enos Slaughter 1938 – 1942, 1946 – 1953 OF
10 Tony La Russa 1996 – 2011 Manager
14 Ken Boyer 1955 – 1965 3B / OF
17 Dizzy Dean 1930, 1932 – 1937 RHP
20 Lou Brock 1964 – 1979 OF
24 Whitey Herzog 1980 – 1990 Manager
42 Bruce Sutter 1981 – 1984 RHP
45 Bob Gibson 1959 – 1975 RHP

MVP
Year Player Position
2009 Albert Pujols 1B
2008 Albert Pujols 1B
2005 Albert Pujols 1B
1985 Willie McGee OF
1979 Keith Hernandez 1B
1971 Joe Torre 3B
1968 Bob Gibson SP
1964 Ken Boyer 3B
1948 Stan Musial OF
1946 Stan Musial OF
1944 Marty Marion SS
1943 Stan Musial OF
1942 Mort Cooper SP
1937 Joe Medwick OF
1934 Dizzy Dean SP
1931 Frankie Frisch 2B
1928 Jim Bottomley 1B
1926 Bob O’Farrell C
1925 Rogers Hornsby 2B
Cy Young Award
Year Player
2005 Chris Carpenter
1970 Bob Gibson
1968 Bob Gibson

Rookie of the Year
Year Player Position
2001 Albert Pujols OF / 3B / 1B
1986 Todd Worrell RP
1985 Vince Coleman OF
1974 Bake McBride OF
1955 Bill Virdon OF
1954 Wally Moon OF
Manager of the Year
Year Manager
2002 Tony La Russa
1985 Whitey Herzog