Springfield, Illinois


Team Names
1982-1993 Cardinals
1994-1995 Sultans

Affiliations
Independent, 1950
St. Louis Cardinals, 1982-1993
San Diego Padres, 1994
Kansas City Royals, 1995

Ballparks
Jim Fitzpatrick Memorial Stadium, 1950
Lanphier Park/Robin Roberts Stadium, new 1923, most recent renovation 1978, Midwest League 1982-1995

This franchise has seen three diffrent incarnations
1950 Springfield was an expansion team in the Mississippi-Ohio Valley League
1982, Springfield was an expansion team in the Midwest League
In 1993 Springfield's team moved to Madison, WI and is the current Great Lakes Loons
In 1994 the Waterloo, IA, franchise moved to Springfield. In 1995 that franchise would move to Lansing, MI

By The Numbers

Year Club W L PCT GB Manager Attendence
1995 Kansas City 65 74 .468 23 Brian Poldberg 39,467 Stats
1994 San Diego 69 71 .493 20.5 Ed Romero 54,218 Stats
1993 St. Louis 78 58 .574 3 Mike Ramsey 110,189 Stats Boxscores
1992 St. Louis 84 56 .600 8.5 Rick Colbert 152,942 Stats
1991 St. Louis 58 79 .423 22 Mike Ramsey 175,017 Stats Boxscores
1990 St. Louis 63 76 .453 27.5 Keith Champion 161,271 Stats
1989 St. Louis 73 62 .541 13.5 Dan Radison 164,012 Stats
1988 St. Louis 81 58 .583 5.5 Mark DeJohn 155,416 Stats
1987 St. Louis 94 46 .671 - Gaylen Pitts 154,148 Stats
1986 St. Louis 87 53 .621 - Gaylen Pitts 151,815 Stats
1985 St. Louis 66 74 .471 9 Lloyd Merritt 149,069 Stats Boxscores
1984 St. Louis 70 69 .504 18.5 Joe Rigoli 141,321 Stats Boxscores
1983 St. Louis 80 59 .576 - Dave Bialas 144,844 Stats
1982 St. Louis 83 53 .610 - Dave Bialas 108,182 Stats Boxscores
1950 Independent 60 59 .504 21 Ham Schulte/ Von Price 21,126 Stats