1971 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

The 1971 St. Louis Cardinals team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1971 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1971 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1971 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1971 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1971 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1971 St. Louis Cardinals

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Complete Roster

6-02
195
Left
Left
1950-06-19
6-01
210
Left
Right
1935-06-08
6-04
210
Left
Left
1944-12-22
6-07
215
Right
Right
1945-09-16
6-01
195
Right
Right
1948-05-23
6-02
200
Right
Right
1935-07-21
6-02
195
Right
Right
1935-11-09
6-02
180
Right
Right
1949-07-25
6-04
190
Right
Right
1939-08-04
5-11
185
Left
Right
1949-07-21
6-03
190
Left
Left
1946-03-27
6-01
190
Right
Right
1940-09-15
5-08
160
Left
Both
1942-08-20
6-03
190
Right
Right
1947-09-14
6-04
195
Right
Left
1943-11-21
6-05
217
Left
Left
1949-06-19
6-00
205
Right
Right
1947-01-21
6-00
190
Right
Right
1948-05-19
6-00
185
Left
Left
1944-02-23
6-02
195
Right
Right
1942-04-18
6-05
220
Right
Right
1946-08-28
6-05
230
Right
Right
1936-09-14
6-02
200
Right
Left
1944-02-19
6-01
195
Right
Right
1936-08-07
6-00
200
Right
Both
1949-08-09
185
Right
Both
1945-10-11
6-02
205
Right
Right
1939-08-21
5-11
180
Left
Left
1938-07-16
6-00
198
Left
Left
1944-04-25
6-01
175
Right
Right
1936-08-09
6-00
175
Right
Both
1942-05-12
5-11
160
Right
Right
1939-02-18
5-09
150
Right
Right
1950-04-02
5-09
165
Right
Both
1935-01-07
5-10
165
Right
Right
1945-04-15
6-02
212
Right
Right
1940-07-18
5-09
160
Left
Left
1938-12-22
6-00
170
Left
Left
1939-06-18
5-10
150
Right
Right
1943-10-07
6-00
175
Left
Left
1947-08-08
6-00
196
Right
Left
1948-03-04
6-00
165
Right
Right
1949-08-11
5-10
158
Right
Right
1950-04-28
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The 1971 St. Louis Cardinals played 162 games during the regular season, won 90 games, lost 72 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Busch Stadium (Park Factors: 104/104) where 1,604,671 fans witnessed their 1971 Cardinals finish the season with a .556 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1971 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1971 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1971 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1971 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list:

1971 St. Louis Cardinals
Salaries

Bob Gibson $150,000.00
Lou Brock $110,000.00
Joe Torre $110,000.00
Steve Carlton $40,000.00
Stan Williams $40,000.00
Dick Schofield $32,000.00
Jerry McNertney $25,000.00
Bob Burda $21,500.00
Rudy Arroyo $12,750.00
Bob Chlupsa $12,750.00
Jose Cruz $12,750.00
Al Hrabosky $12,750.00
Mike Jackson $12,750.00
Luis Melendez $12,750.00
Harry Parker $12,750.00
Milt Ramirez $12,750.00
Jorge Roque $12,750.00

Did you know that a 1971 St. Louis Cardinals Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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