1981 Cardinals

Missed Playoffs

League Note
Due to a mid-season players' strike, the season was divided into a first half and a second half. The division winner of each half played each other in a five-game divisional series. The Cincinnati Reds, despite having the best overall record during the season, finished 2nd in both halves, so did not qualify for the post-season.

Manager
Whitey Herzog
General Manager
Whitey Herzog
Team Owner
Gussie Busch
Attendance
1,010,247 total
19,061 per game

1981 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 8 Bobby Meacham / SS
3 60 Tom Nieto / C
4 85 Cult Ford / 2B
5 111 Jeff Lauck / OF-1B
6 137 Reggie Williams / OF
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