The Redbird Daily’s 100 Greatest St. Louis Cardinals

Welcome to the 100 Greatest St. Louis Cardinals Series, an objective, statistically formulated ranking of the best players in franchise history.

This series was originally published at the Redbird Daily, but is now proud to call Cards Conclave home. This list was formed through an exhaustive statistical formula that sought to rank Cardinals players relative to each other.

To find out how the sausage was made, check out the Introduction Article.

To check out the final review and how our staff would have rearranged the rankings, click here.

Or, you can visit the individual player articles by simply clicking on their name in the list.

  1. Albert Pujols, 1B
  2. Stan Musial, 1B/OF
  3. Bob Gibson, SP
  4. Rogers Hornsby, 2B
  5. Chris Carpenter, SP
  6. Dizzy Dean, SP
  7. Adam Wainwright, SP
  8. Joe Medwick, OF
  9. Harry Brecheen, SP
  10. Jim Bottomley, 1B
  11. Enos Slaughter, OF
  12. Johnny Mize, 1B
  13. Jim Edmonds, OF
  14. Mort Cooper, SP
  15. Ray Lankford, OF
  16. Ted Simmons, C
  17. Jason Isringhausen, RP
  18. Ken Boyer, 3B
  19. Lou Brock, OF
  20. Matt Holliday, OF
  21. Todd Worrell, RP
  22. Keith Hernandez, 1B
  23. John Tudor, SP
  24. Chick Hafey, OF
  25. Mark McGwire, 1B
  26. Pete Alexander, SP
  27. Max Lanier, SP
  28. Cy Young, SP
  29. Joe Torre, 3B
  30. Matt Morris, SP
  31. Bruce Sutter, RP
  32. Howie Pollet, SP
  33. Ozzie Smith, SS
  34. Joe Hoerner, RP
  35. Jason Motte, RP
  36. Jesse Haines, SP
  37. Ed Konetchy, 1B
  38. Bill White, 1B/OF
  39. Slim Sallee, SP
  40. Lee Smith, RP
  41. Steve Kline, RP
  42. Matt Carpenter, 3B/1B
  43. Darryl Kile, SP
  44. Al Brazle, P
  45. Ripper Collins, 1B/OF
  46. George Hendrick, OF
  47. Steve Carlton, SP
  48. Carlos Martinez, SP
  49. Ernie Broglio, SP
  50. Larry Jackson, P
  51. Jesse Burkett, OF
  52. Whitey Kurowski, 3B
  53. Lance Lynn, SP
  54. Curt Simmons, SP
  55. Scott Rolen, 3B
  56. Dennis Eckersley, RP
  57. Bill Sherdel, SP
  58. Pepper Martin, OF/3B
  59. Al Hrasbosky, RP
  60. Yadier Molina, C
  61. Jack Clark, 1B
  62. Harvey Haddix, SP
  63. Ted Breitenstein, SP
  64. Red Schoendienst, 2B
  65. Willie McGee, OF
  66. Trevor Rosenthal, RP
  67. Woody Williams, SP
  68. Curt Flood, OF
  69. Dave Veres, RP
  70. Ted Wilks, RP
  71. Orlando Cepeda, 1B
  72. Frankie Frisch, 2B/3B
  73. Murry Dickson, SP
  74. Julian Javier, 2B
  75. Harry Gumbert, SP
  76. Marty Marion, SS
  77. Joe Cunningham, 1B/OF
  78. Bill Hallahan, SP
  79. Jack Fournier, 1B
  80. Todd Stottlemyre, SP
  81. Bob Forsch, SP
  82. Ray Blades, OF
  83. JD Drew, OF
  84. Joaquin Andujar, SP
  85. Joe Magrane, SP
  86. Ryan Franklin, RP
  87. Bill Doak, SP
  88. Terry Moore, OF
  89. Edgar Renteria, SS
  90. Vinegar Bend Mizell, SP
  91. Pete Vuckovich, SP
  92. Jose Deleon, SP
  93. Ryan Ludwick, OF
  94. Mark Littell, RP
  95. Ken Dayley, RP
  96. Wally Moon, OF
  97. Tom Herr, 2B
  98. Miller Huggins, 2B
  99. Austin McHenry, OF
  100. Vince Coleman, OF

Honorable Mention: Tim McCarver, Solly Hemus, Ken Reitz, Lonnie Smith, Terry Pendleton, Brian Jordan, Garry Templeton, Andy Benes, Paul Dean.

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