1996 St. Louis Cardinals

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Season Overview

88-74 Lost NLCS
Record Outcome

1996 St. Louis Cardinals

What was the record of the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a 88-74 record. They went 48-33 at home and 40-41 on the road. Including the postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals went 94-78. Their final game was a loss in the NL Championship Series to the Atlanta Braves.

What division did the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals play in?

The 1996 St. Louis Cardinals played in the Central Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals?

During the regular season, the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals went 37-15 against their NL Central opponents.

Who won the NL Central in 1996?

The Cardinals won the NL Central in the 1996 season with a 88-74 record. The Astros finished 6 games back with a 82-80 record. The Reds finished 7 games back with a 81-81 record. The Cubs finished 12 games back with a 76-86 record. The Pirates finished 15 games back with a 73-89 record.

What was the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Houston Astros 11-2 84.6% +25
Pittsburgh Pirates 10-3 76.9% +20
Chicago Cubs 8-5 61.5% +13
Cincinnati Reds 8-5 61.5% +1

What was the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals record by month?

The 1996 St. Louis Cardinals had their best month in September, when they went 17-9 and had a 65.4% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 12-15 and had a 44.4% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 12-15 44.4% -32
May 12-14 46.2% -9
June 17-10 63.0% +36
July 15-11 57.7% +24
August 15-15 50% +4
September 17-9 65.4% +30

Did the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals make the Postseason?

Yes, the St. Louis Cardinals made the Postseason in 1996. They won their first series against the San Diego Padres in the NL Divisional Series. They eventually lost against the Atlanta Braves in the NL Championship Series.

What was the run differential for the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a run differential of +53. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cardinals could have been expected to have about 86.4 wins, or a 86-76 record in the regular season.

How did the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals went 30-26.

How did the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals went 8-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1996 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest losing streak that the St. Louis Cardinals had during the 1996 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1996 St. Louis Cardinals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Mon, Apr 1, 1996 @ New York Mets Loss 6 - 7
Wed, Apr 3, 1996 @ New York Mets Win 5 - 3
Thu, Apr 4, 1996 @ New York Mets Loss 9 - 10
Fri, Apr 5, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 4 (14)
Sat, Apr 6, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 2 (12)
Sun, Apr 7, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 13
Mon, Apr 8, 1996 vs Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Wed, Apr 10, 1996 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 1
Thu, Apr 11, 1996 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 1
Fri, Apr 12, 1996 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 1
Sat, Apr 13, 1996 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Apr 14, 1996 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 5
Mon, Apr 15, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 4
Tue, Apr 16, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 13
Wed, Apr 17, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 1
Thu, Apr 18, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 6
Fri, Apr 19, 1996 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 1 - 0
Sat, Apr 20, 1996 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 1 - 0
Sun, Apr 21, 1996 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Mon, Apr 22, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 8
Tue, Apr 23, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Loss 11 - 12
Wed, Apr 24, 1996 vs New York Mets Win 9 - 4
Thu, Apr 25, 1996 vs New York Mets Loss 3 - 9
Fri, Apr 26, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 6
Sat, Apr 27, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 7
Mon, Apr 29, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Apr 30, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 6 - 7
Wed, May 1, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 3 - 9
Fri, May 3, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Win 3 - 1
Sat, May 4, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Sun, May 5, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 10
Tue, May 7, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 4
Wed, May 8, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 7 - 10
Thu, May 9, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Win 16 - 8
Fri, May 10, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 3 (12)
Sat, May 11, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 4
Sun, May 12, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 5
Mon, May 13, 1996 @ Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 5
Tue, May 14, 1996 @ Florida Marlins Loss 5 - 11
Wed, May 15, 1996 @ Florida Marlins Win 6 - 0
Fri, May 17, 1996 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 11 - 12
Sat, May 18, 1996 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 8 - 9
Sun, May 19, 1996 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 3 - 10
Mon, May 20, 1996 @ Houston Astros Win 5 - 3
Tue, May 21, 1996 @ Houston Astros Win 8 - 2
Wed, May 22, 1996 @ Houston Astros Win 5 - 2
Fri, May 24, 1996 @ Florida Marlins Win 4 - 2
Sat, May 25, 1996 @ Florida Marlins Win 5 - 0
Sun, May 26, 1996 @ Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 8
Mon, May 27, 1996 vs Colorado Rockies Loss 2 - 5
Tue, May 28, 1996 vs Colorado Rockies Loss 5 - 6
Wed, May 29, 1996 vs Colorado Rockies Win 6 - 5
Fri, May 31, 1996 vs Houston Astros Win 6 - 4
Sat, Jun 1, 1996 vs Houston Astros Win 5 - 4 (10)
Sun, Jun 2, 1996 vs Houston Astros Win 2 - 0
Mon, Jun 3, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Win 3 - 0
Tue, Jun 4, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Win 11 - 5
Wed, Jun 5, 1996 @ San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 6
Fri, Jun 7, 1996 @ San Francisco Giants Win 9 - 4
Sat, Jun 8, 1996 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 4
Sun, Jun 9, 1996 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 9
Mon, Jun 10, 1996 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Jun 11, 1996 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 3
Thu, Jun 13, 1996 vs New York Mets Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Jun 14, 1996 vs New York Mets Win 13 - 4
Sat, Jun 15, 1996 vs New York Mets Win 4 - 2
Sun, Jun 16, 1996 vs New York Mets Win 5 - 4
Tue, Jun 18, 1996 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 2
Wed, Jun 19, 1996 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 2
Thu, Jun 20, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 8
Fri, Jun 21, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 4 (12)
Sat, Jun 22, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Win 9 - 4
Sun, Jun 23, 1996 @ Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jun 24, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Win 9 - 2
Tue, Jun 25, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 4
Wed, Jun 26, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Win 11 - 7
Thu, Jun 27, 1996 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 3
Fri, Jun 28, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 1
Sat, Jun 29, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 5
Sun, Jun 30, 1996 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 10 - 3
Mon, Jul 1, 1996 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 5 - 8
Tue, Jul 2, 1996 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 3
Wed, Jul 3, 1996 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 0
Thu, Jul 4, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 1
Fri, Jul 5, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 4
Sat, Jul 6, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 9 - 5
Sun, Jul 7, 1996 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 8
Thu, Jul 11, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 0 - 6
Fri, Jul 12, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Win 13 - 3
Sat, Jul 13, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Win 10 - 5
Sun, Jul 14, 1996 @ Chicago Cubs Win 7 - 6
Mon, Jul 15, 1996 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 8 - 3
Tue, Jul 16, 1996 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 4
Wed, Jul 17, 1996 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 4
Thu, Jul 18, 1996 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 5 - 6
Fri, Jul 19, 1996 vs Chicago Cubs Win 9 - 1
Sat, Jul 20, 1996 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Jul 21, 1996 vs Chicago Cubs Win 6 - 5 (10)
Mon, Jul 22, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 6 - 8
Tue, Jul 23, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jul 24, 1996 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 4
Thu, Jul 25, 1996 vs Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Jul 26, 1996 vs Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 5
Sat, Jul 27, 1996 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 3
Sun, Jul 28, 1996 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 4
Tue, Jul 30, 1996 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 7 - 8
Thu, Aug 1, 1996 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Aug 1, 1996 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 1
Fri, Aug 2, 1996 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 3
Sat, Aug 3, 1996 @ New York Mets Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Aug 4, 1996 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 2
Mon, Aug 5, 1996 vs San Diego Padres Win 8 - 2
Tue, Aug 6, 1996 vs San Diego Padres Loss 0 - 1
Wed, Aug 7, 1996 vs San Diego Padres Win 1 - 0
Thu, Aug 8, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 5 (10)
Fri, Aug 9, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 6 - 8
Sat, Aug 10, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 1
Sun, Aug 11, 1996 vs San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 3
Tue, Aug 13, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 8
Wed, Aug 14, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 1
Thu, Aug 15, 1996 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 5