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Season Record:  79-82           Standing:  3rd

Attendance: 2,471,817            Manager:   Whitey Herzog

 Opening day Lineup: (St. Louis: 2, Chicago: 1, Home, April 8th) (Summary)

LF –      Vince Coleman

CF -      Willie McGee

2B -      Tom Herr

1B -      Jack Clark

RF -      Andy Van Slyke

3B -      Terry Pendleton

C -        Mike Heath

SS –     Ozzie Smith

P –        John Tudor


 All Stars:                                                

Ozzie Smith

 Gold Glove Winners:                                      League Leaders:

Ozzie Smith

Todd Worrell – Saves (36)

Willie McGee

Vince Coleman – SBs (107)

 Award Winners:                                                

Todd Worrell - Rookie of the Year

Todd Worrell - Rolaids Relief Man

Award voting:                                              

Todd Worrell (16th)


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Mike Laga becomes the only player to ever hit a ball completely out of Busch Stadium during a game. It was a foul ball that left the ballpark approximately two-thirds of the way down the right field line.

Todd Worrell became the Cardinals’ second straight Rookie of the Year award winner, setting a Rookie record with 36 saves.  Vince Coleman became the only NL player to steal 100+ bases in more than one season.

Todd Worrell becomes the first person to earn both the Rookie of the Year and the Rolaids Relief Man awards.


1986 The Sporting News - Ozzie Smith

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St. Louis Cardinals - 1984 Schedule front cover   

St. Louis Cardinals - 1986 Pocket Schedule   

St. Louis Cardinals - 1986 Ticket info front cover



1986 Team Info.(from    1986 League Stats (from 


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NL Championship: Mets over Astros (4-2)          World Series: Mets over Red Sox (4-3)


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