1998 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

The 1998 St. Louis Cardinals team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1998 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 1998 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1998 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1998 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1998 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1998 St. Louis Cardinals

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Complete Roster

6-02
195
Right
Right
1970-05-05
6-01
165
Right
Right
1972-05-04
6-03
237
Right
Right
1968-11-14
5-11
190
Right
Right
1963-09-05
6-04
210
Right
Right
1972-12-27
6-04
210
Right
Right
1970-08-07
6-01
190
Left
Right
1969-02-11
6-01
200
Right
Right
1970-02-04
6-03
228
Right
Right
1973-07-07
6-05
205
Right
Right
1970-10-25
6-05
225
Right
Right
1974-10-28
6-02
205
Right
Right
1971-03-29
6-02
205
Left
Left
1968-02-01
6-05
210
Right
Right
1974-08-09
6-03
250
Left
Right
1970-10-06
6-02
210
Left
Both
1969-06-21
6-01
195
Left
Left
1967-07-21
6-00
185
Right
Right
1965-11-18
5-11
185
Right
Right
1974-02-27
6-04
210
Right
Right
1972-09-17
6-03
195
Right
Left
1965-05-20
6-02
205
Right
Right
1964-05-11
5-11
185
Right
Left
1964-03-04
6-01
180
Right
Right
1973-11-17
6-01
190
Right
Right
1962-07-30
5-11
185
Right
Right
1972-09-14
6-00
200
Right
Right
1970-01-02
6-01
170
Right
Left
1969-01-15
6-00
200
Right
Right
1958-08-19
5-09
170
Right
Right
1965-03-12
6-00
175
Right
Both
1967-02-26
6-00
182
Right
Right
1967-10-14
5-11
170
Right
Right
1972-10-19
6-05
225
Right
Right
1963-10-01
5-11
170
Right
Right
1975-08-12
5-09
190
Right
Right
1975-10-10
5-11
185
Right
Right
1975-01-01
6-01
200
Right
Left
1975-11-20
6-00
192
Right
Right
1965-03-02
6-00
195
Left
Right
1968-03-04
6-01
205
Right
Right
1967-03-29
5-11
200
Left
Left
1967-06-05
6-00
195
Right
Right
1972-07-11
6-04
195
Right
Left
1970-10-17
6-01
175
Right
Both
1958-11-02
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The 1998 St. Louis Cardinals played 162 games during the regular season, won 83 games, lost 79 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Busch Stadium (Park Factors: 99/99) where 3,195,691 fans witnessed their 1998 Cardinals finish the season with a .512 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 1998 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 1998 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 1998 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 1998 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list:

1998 St. Louis Cardinals
Salaries

Mark McGwire $8,928,354.00
Ron Gant $5,500,000.00
Todd Stottlemyre $4,900,000.00
Ray Lankford $4,666,667.00
Donovan Osborne $3,750,000.00
Brian Jordan $3,700,000.00
Royce Clayton $3,500,000.00
Delino DeShields $3,000,000.00
Jeff Brantley $2,800,000.00
Tom Pagnozzi $2,100,000.00
John Mabry $1,400,000.00
Willie McGee $1,400,000.00
Kent Mercker $1,300,000.00
Gary Gaetti $1,000,000.00
David Howard $850,000.00
Kent Bottenfield $800,000.00
Tom Lampkin $500,000.00
Mark Petkovsek $475,000.00
Lance Painter $430,000.00
Pat Kelly $325,000.00
Brian Hunter $300,000.00
Matt Morris $300,000.00
John Frascatore $240,000.00
Juan Acevedo $200,000.00
David Bell $200,000.00
Bryan Eversgerd $185,000.00
Manny Aybar $175,000.00
Mike Busby $172,500.00
Eli Marrero $172,500.00
Luis Ordaz $172,500.00
Rich Croushore $170,000.00
J.D. Drew $170,000.00
Shawn Gilbert $170,000.00
Jose Jimenez $170,000.00
Curtis King $170,000.00
Mark Little $170,000.00
Braden Looper $170,000.00
Sean Lowe $170,000.00
Joe McEwing $170,000.00
Placido Polanco $170,000.00
Cliff Politte $170,000.00
Brady Raggio $170,000.00

1998 St. Louis Cardinals
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1998 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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