2008 St. Louis Cardinals Roster

The 2008 St. Louis Cardinals team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2008 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 2008 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 2008 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 2008 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 2008 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"It was a good year. On a sour note, we (the 2008 St. Louis Cardinals) didn't make the playoffs. But we finished strong. I feel like a lot of people are excited and looking forward to next year." - Ryan Ludwick on MLB.com (Robert Falkoff, 'Cards ride off into sunset with finale win', 09/28/08)

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Complete Roster

6-04
235
Right
Right
1984-02-15
6-06
230
Right
Right
1975-04-27
6-00
185
Left
Left
1975-07-31
6-03
165
Right
Right
1973-03-05
6-02
215
Left
Left
1986-07-08
6-03
235
Right
Right
1972-09-07
6-02
195
Right
Right
1980-10-27
6-01
215
Right
Right
1979-03-31
6-02
215
Right
Right
1978-10-04
6-05
225
Right
Right
1974-10-28
6-04
215
Right
Right
1984-06-12
6-00
205
Right
Right
1982-06-22
6-06
200
Left
Left
1977-08-05
6-03
215
Right
Right
1983-04-18
6-04
225
Right
Right
1985-07-01
6-01
180
Right
Right
1978-09-25
6-02
215
Right
Right
1981-10-16
6-04
195
Right
Right
1968-11-07
6-01
190
Right
Right
1982-01-31
6-03
230
Left
Left
1970-01-16
6-07
235
Right
Right
1981-08-30
6-03
205
Right
Right
1978-08-30
6-01
215
Right
Right
1983-03-08
6-00
200
Right
Left
1975-09-12
5-11
200
Right
Right
1974-03-19
5-11
205
Right
Right
1982-07-13
5-11
185
Right
Right
1981-04-02
6-05
240
Right
Right
1976-08-03
5-09
180
Right
Both
1980-02-10
5-11
195
Right
Left
1976-01-10
6-01
175
Right
Both
1980-05-12
5-08
180
Right
Both
1976-12-15
6-03
215
Right
Right
1978-05-12
6-03
235
Right
Right
1980-01-16
6-02
190
Right
Right
1982-03-26
5-09
195
Right
Left
1978-05-30
6-01
210
Left
Left
1979-07-19
6-03
190
Right
Right
1982-04-25
6-05
230
Right
Left
1981-05-05
6-03
215
Left
Right
1978-07-13
6-04
215
Right
Right
1982-07-23
5-10
185
Right
Left
1980-02-03
6-02
225
Right
Right
1982-05-03
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The 2008 St. Louis Cardinals played 162 games during the regular season, won 86 games, lost 76 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Busch Stadium (Park Factors: 99/100) where 3,432,917 fans witnessed their 2008 Cardinals finish the season with a .531 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 2008 St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day starters list, a 2008 St. Louis Cardinals salary list, a 2008 St. Louis Cardinals uniform number breakdown and a 2008 St. Louis Cardinals primary starters list:

2008 St. Louis Cardinals
Salaries

Albert Pujols $13,870,000.00
Troy Glaus $12,500,000.00
Chris Carpenter $10,500,000.00
Jason Isringhausen $8,000,000.00
Mark Mulder $7,000,000.00
Braden Looper $5,500,000.00
Joel Pineiro $5,500,000.00
Felipe Lopez $4,900,000.00
Kyle Lohse $4,250,000.00
Adam Kennedy $3,500,000.00
Russ Springer $3,500,000.00
Cesar Izturis $2,850,000.00
Ryan Franklin $2,250,000.00
Yadier Molina $1,812,500.00
Aaron Miles $1,400,000.00
Randy Flores $1,000,000.00
Todd Wellemeyer $1,000,000.00
Rick Ankiel $900,000.00
Jason LaRue $850,000.00
Adam Wainwright $687,500.00
Ron Villone $600,000.00
Brad Thompson $414,000.00
Ryan Ludwick $411,000.00
Skip Schumaker $396,000.00
Brendan Ryan $393,000.00
Brian Barden $390,000.00
Brian Barton $390,000.00
Mitchell Boggs $390,000.00
Jaime Garcia $390,000.00
Kelvin Jimenez $390,000.00
Josh Kinney $390,000.00
Joe Mather $390,000.00
Kyle McClellan $390,000.00
Jason Motte $390,000.00
Mike Parisi $390,000.00
Chris Perez $390,000.00
Nick Stavinoha $390,000.00
Rico Washington $390,000.00
Mark Worrell $390,000.00

Did you know that a 2008 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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