List of St. Louis Cardinals Managers (Since 1960)
List of St. Louis Cardinals Managers comprises John Keane, Joe Torre, and Mike Matheny. Only 13 managers have been appointed after 1960.
Here is the Cardinals Managers list since 1960 mentioned in the following table:
|Red Schoendienst||1965–1976, 1980, 1990|
|Jack Krol||1978, 1980|
|Tony La Russa||1996–2011|
Solly Humes was appointed as Cardinals manager in the 1960 season. Cardinals finish the league in 3rd position in that season with a win percentage was .558.
However, in the following season, the win percentage plummeted to .446. St Louis Cardinals manager was fired on July 6, 1961, after the win-loss ratio of 33-41. He was replaced by Johnny Keane in the middle of the season.
Johnny Keane joined the Cardinal in the middle of the 1961 season. He leads the team to the fifth position in the same season with a win percentage of .587.
He served the Cardinals for the next three seasons. His achievements were securing 1st position in the division in the 1964 season and a World Series title in 1964. His overall winning percentage is .563 during his tenure at Cardinals.
Red Schoendienst started his managerial career with the Cardinals from season 1965. He is one of the longest-serving Cardinal managers who coach the team from 1965 to 1976 in his first tenure.
Later, in 1980 and 1990 he was reappointed in the middle of the season as an interim manager of the club to handle the worst performance of the Cardinals in those seasons.
His overall winning percentage with Cardinals is 0.522 in his 14 seasons which includes 12 full seasons and 2 seasons as interim manager. Cardinals were rewarded with Two NL pennants and one world series win in his tenure.
Vern Rapp was the St. Louis Cardinals manager in the season 1977. However, he was fired after playing 17 games in the next season because of his worst winning percentage.
His leadership put his team in 3rd position in his first season with a winning percentage of .512. But the winning statistics had dropped to worse .353 in the next season resulting in his departure from the club.
Jack Krol managed only 3 games as a Cardinals manager in two seasons. He lead the team for 2 games in 1977 after the departure of Vern Rapp and managed 1 game in the 1980 season. The Cardinals won 1 match out of 3 under his managerial role.
St Louis Cardinals managers history includes Ken Boyer from the middle of the 1978 season to 1989. His winning percentage in the Cardinals is .466.
St. Cardinals manager Boyer was fired in 1980 after 18 wins out of 51 games.
Whitey Herzog lead the Cardinals for a decade. Herzog managed the Cardinals from 1980 to 1990 winning three NL pennants and one world series title.
His win-loss ratio for the Cardinals was 822 to 728 with a winning percentage of .530.
St. Louis Cardinals coaches history includes six seasons of Joe Torre from 1990-1995. His winning percentage in his time with the Cardinals is .498.
He was replaced by Mike Jorgensen in the middle of the season in 1995 because of his bad winning percentage in that season. It was just .426 in 47 games.
Tony La Russa
Mike Jorgensen only managed 96 games for the Cardinals in the 1995 season with a winning percentage of .438. Later, at the beginning of season 1996, Tony La Rusa replaced him.
He served the Cardinals for almost 16 seasons making him the longest and most loyal servant of the club. During his tenure, the club tastes success as two world series in 2006 and 2011.
He has the record of most wins as manager for the Cardinals with 1408 wins in 16 seasons. He has a winning percentage of .544 with the Cardinals.
St Louis Cardinals manager list includes Mike Matheny from the season 2012 to 2018. Matheny inspired Club to win one NL Pennant in his tenure.
The club won 591 games and lose 474 games under him with and winning percentage of .555.
Mike Shildt led as the St. Louis Cardinals manager from 2018 to 2021. The Cardinals played 451 games under him with a winning percentage of .559.
St Louis Cardinals manager fired was Mike Shildt at the end of the 2021 season. He had managed to 3 straight playoff appearances and a 252-199 record for the Cardinals.
Former Cardinals manager, Mike Shildt was replaced by the current manager Oliver Marmol in 2021. Until now, he is leading the club with a winning percentage of .574.
Before the 2017 campaign began, Marmol was hired as the first base coach of the Cardinals. Later in the year, the Cardinals changed his position as bench coach. He is now leading the Cardinals as a manager beginning on October 25, 2021.
Oliver's playing career in the MLB was not particularly noteworthy. He was a standout player at the College of Charleston, where he played NCAA college baseball. However, he did not play at the top level of the professional game.
Marmol achieved success as a coach despite never having a professional playing career. He was the youngest team manager at age 35 years among the others in 2022. The next younger coach in the MBL is Rocco Baldelli of the Minnesota Twins who is 5 years older than Marmol.