Baseball Quizzes: Cardinals - I
The Cardinals had only one 20-game winner during the 1950s. Who was he?
  1. Bob Gibson
  2. Harvey Haddix
  3. Larry Jackson
  4. Brooks Lawrence
  5. Vinegar Bend Mizell

Who am I?


Match each former Cardinal with his nickname.

  1. Ken Boyer
  2. Al Hrabosky
  3. Joe Medwick
  4. Ted Simmons
  5. Gerry Staley
  1. The Captain
  2. Geronimo
  3. The Mad Hungarian
  4. Muscles
  5. Simba

The players listed below were sent to other clubs in what some call "The 10 Worst Trades" in Cardinals history. To what team did the Cardinals trade each player in the given year?

  1. Johnny Mize 1941
  2. Mike Cuellar 1965
  3. Steve Carlton 1972
  4. Keith Hernandez 1983
  5. Andy Van Slyke 1987

Put these Cardinals managers in chronological order of when they managed the Redbirds, from earliest to latest.

  1. Eddie Dyer
  2. Fred Hutchinson
  3. Johnny Keane
  4. Red Schoendienst
  5. Eddie Stanky

Which of these American League teams (franchises) have the Cardinals never defeated in the World Series?
  1. Athletics
  2. Indians
  3. Red Sox
  4. Tigers
  5. Yankees
Who is the Cardinals' all-time home run leader (home runs hit while wearing a Cardinal uniform)?
  1. Rogers Hornsby
  2. Mark McGwire
  3. Stan Musial
  4. Albert Pujols

Each of these members of the 1985 Cardinals' pennant-winning team moved to another team within the next three years. Match each player with the first team he joined after leaving St. Louis.
  1. Joaquin Andujar
  2. Jack Clark
  3. Darrell Porter
  4. John Tudor
  5. Andy Van Slyke
  1. Athletics
  2. Dodgers
  3. Pirates
  4. Rangers
  5. Yankees

Each of these pitchers won 20 games for the Cardinals. Which ones were southpaws?

(A) Joaquin Andujar
(B) Steve Carlton
(C) Darryl Kile
(D) Flint Rhem
(E) John Tudor

During the 1968 World Series, Bob Gibson won two games for the Cardinals before losing Game 7 to Detroit. Who was the other St. Louis winning pitcher in the '68 Fall Classic?

(A) Nelson Briles
(B) Joe Hoerner
(C) Larry Jaster
(D) Ray Washburn

Who is the only Cardinal to hit a grand slam in the World Series?

  1. Ken Boyer
  2. Lou Brock
  3. Tim McCarver
  4. Stan Musial
  5. Albert Pujols

Rogers Hornsby was player-manager for the Cardinals in 1926 when they defeat the Yankees in the World Series. Rogers played in one other World Series with a different club. What club in what year was that World Series?

Bob Gibson has most career victories of any Cardinal (251). Who is second on the all-time franchise victories list with 210?

  1. Harry Brecheen
  2. Dizzy Dean
  3. Bob Forsch
  4. Jesse Haines

Who was the first Cardinals pitcher to save 30 or more games five times with the club?

  1. Jason Isringhausen
  2. Lindy McDaniel
  3. Lee Smith
  4. Bruce Sutter
  5. Todd Worrell

Each of the players below started his major league career with the Cardinals but finished with another team. Match each player with the first team he went to from St. Louis.

  1. J. D. Drew
  2. Ray Lankford
  3. Willie McGee
  4. Joe Medwick
  5. Ray Sadecki
  6. Ted Simmons

(A) Athletics
(B) Braves
(C) Brewers
(D) Dodgers
(E) Giants
(F) Padres

Which player holds the Cardinals record for the longest hitting streak with 33 games?

    1. Rip Collins
    2. Rogers Hornsby
    3. Stan Musial
    4. Albert Pujols

Whom did Bob Gibson tell, "Roomie, I'm with you 100 percent, but I'm going to be about 60 steps behind you."

Stan Musial won seven NL batting championships. Identify the other two players to win more than one batting championship in a Cardinal uniform.

Listed below are the years the Cardinals won the World Series. In which three of the years did the Redbirds win in fewer than seven games?
  1. 1926
  2. 1931
  3. 1934
  4. 1942
  5. 1944
  6. 1946
  1. 1964
  2. 1967
  3. 1982
  4. 2006
  5. 2011

Bob Gibson won the NL Cy Young Award twice, 1968 and 1970. Who is the only other Cardinal hurler to win the award?

What team did each of these 2003 Cardinals play for just before coming to St. Louis?

  1. Jim Edmonds
  2. Jason Isringhausen
  3. Mike Matheny
  4. Edgar Renteria
  5. Scott Rolen

(A) Anaheim Angels
(B) Florida Marlins
(C) Oakland Athletics
(D) Philadelphia Phillies
(E) Toronto Blue Jays

The Cardinals' six Rookie of the Year Award winners are listed below. Put them in chronological order.

(A) Vince Coleman
(B) Bake McBride
(C) Wally Moon
(D) Albert Pujols
(E) Bill Virdon

The 1937 Cardinals boasted two hitters with batting averages over .360. Who were they?

Stan Musial is the Cardinals' all-time leader in which four of the hitting categories listed below?

Who leads the franchise in each of the other three categories?

1. Batting Average
2. Doubles
3. Triples
4. Home Runs
5. Slugging %
6. Strikeouts
7. Walks

Which Cardinal Hall-of-Famer am I?


Two Cardinals have won three National League MVP awards to tie for most in franchise history. Identify these players.

Which former Cardinal am I?


Who was the first Cardinal to lead NL in HR?

(A) Jim Bottomley
(B) Rogers Hornsby
(C) Joe Medwick
(D) Stan Musial

Who is the only Cardinals P besides Bob Gibson to win the Cy Young Award?

Which former Cardinal am I?


Lou Brock

Rogers Hornsby

Stan Musial, of course, holds the record for most hits in a Cardinal uniform with 3,630. Who has the second most hits in his career as a Cardinal?

  1. Lou Brock
  2. Rogers Hornsby
  3. Albert Pujols
  4. Enos Slaughter

Albert Pujols

Enos Slaughter

Eddie Dyer
Eddie Dyer

Red Schoendienst
Red Schoendienst

Put these Cardinals managers in chronological order of their tenure with the club.

  1. Eddie Dyer
  2. Billy Southworth
  3. Red Schoendienst
  4. Johnny Keane
  5. Eddie Stanky

Johnny Keane
Johnny Keane

Eddie Stanky

P Mort Cooper
Mort Cooper

Walker Cooper
Walker Cooper

Which of these members of the 1944 Cardinals World Series champions are in the Hall of Fame?

    1. Mort Cooper
    2. Walker Cooper
    3. Marty Marion
    4. Stan Musial

Marty Marion
Marty Marion

Stan Musial
Stan Musial

With Joe Torre and Tony LaRussa inducted into the Hall of Fame in the summer of 2014, the total of Cardinal managers since 1910 so honored as players and/or managers reaches 11. Identify as many of the other nine as you can.

Tony LaRussa & Joe Torre
Match each former Cardinal with his nickname.
Orlando Cepeda
Orlando Cepeda
Bob Gibson
Bob Gibson
(A) Big Cat
(B) Hoot
(C) Baby Bull  
Joe Medwick
Joe Medwick
Johnny Mize
Johnny Mize

Which pitcher has hit the most triples with the Cardinals, with eight?

(A) Mort Cooper
(B) Dizzy Dean
(C) Bob Forsch
Bob Gibson

Who was the first Cardinal to win the National League Most Valuable Player award?
(A) Dizzy Dean
(B) Frankie Frisch
(C) Rogers Hornsby
(D) Joe Medwick
(E) Stan Musial

Going into the 2013 playoffs, which player leads all hitters in both post-season batting average for at least 100 ABs (.363) and slugging percentage (.782)?

Cardinals P Harry Brecheen

Match each of these former Redbirds with his nickname.

  1. Harry Brecheen
  2. Al Hrabosky
  3. Marty Marion
  4. Enos Slaughter
(A) Slats
(B) Country
(C) The Mad Hungarian
(D) Country
(E) The Cat

Cardinals P Al Hrabosky
Al Hrabosky

Frankie Frisch

Frankie Frisch had a nickname that recalled his college days.

What was that nickname?


For the 1957 All Star game to be played in Cincinnati, Reds fans flooded the ballot box and elected seven of their heroes to the eight NL field positions. Who was the only non-Red voted into the starting lineup and what position did he play? [Commissioner Ford Frick replaced two of the Reds in the starting lineup for the game.]
Only three Cardinal players have ever topped 400 total bases in a single season. Which one of the following is not one of the three?

(A) Rogers Hornsby
(B) Joe Medwick
(C) Stan Musial
(D) Albert Pujols

The record for most RBI in an inning is eight. It was set by the only player to hit two grand slams in the same inning. He did so on for the Cardinals against the Dodgers on April 23, 1999. Who was that player and, for extra credit, who was the pitcher that allowed both slams?

Who am I?

When I was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in October, 1969, I refused to go. I asked Commissioner Bowie Kuhn to declare me a free agent, but he denied my re­quest. So I filed suit on January 16, 1970, claiming that baseball's reserve clause violated antitrust laws. The Federal district court rejected my appeal for free agency, and the Supreme Court upheld the decision on appeal. Although I lost my battle, the players eventually won the war.

The Cardinals signed Bob Gibson in 1957 right out of college.

What college did Bob attend?

Cardinals RHP Bob Gibson

Going into the 2013 playoffs, which Cardinal player led all hitters in both post-season batting average for at least 100 ABs (.363) and slugging percentage (.782)?