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1964 St. Louis Cardinals

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9-3-2, NFL East Division  · 1964 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.0, Offense: 2.3, Defense: -3.3, SoS: -2.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 357 points (25.5/g), 3rd of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 331 points (23.6/g), 11th.
 Differential of 26 points (1.9/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 7.6-6.4.

Coach: Wally Lemm (9-3-2)

Stadium: Busch Stadium (Sportsman's Par
 Training Camp: Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, Illinois)

Team Info

Partial Owner/VP/de facto General Manager Bill Bidwill
Partial Owner/President Charles Bidwill Jr.
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 357 4517 915 4.9 40 16 28 275 223 422 2747 21 24 6.0 152 456 1770 12 3.9 95
Team Defense 331 4292 845 5.1 39 14 11 235 193 389 2492 21 25 5.8 128 414 1800 13 4.3 96
Lg Rank Offense 3 2 9 5 1 4 3 7 11 4 4 7 8 9
Lg Rank Defense 11 8 5 9 5 8 8 8 2 9 2 9 5 13

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 12 boxscore W 1-0 @ Dallas Cowboys 16 6 14 271 199 72 2 14 275 151 124 3
2 Sun September 20 boxscore T 1-0-1 @ Cleveland Browns 33 33 17 344 230 114 3 18 281 166 115 3
3 Sun September 27 boxscore W 2-0-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 23 13 22 296 213 83 1 14 235 142 93 2
4 Sun October 4 boxscore W 3-0-1 @ Washington Redskins 23 17 20 454 280 174 4 13 208 112 96 2
5 Mon October 12 boxscore L 3-1-1 @ Baltimore Colts 27 47 18 248 94 154 2 19 382 116 266 1
6 Sun October 18 boxscore W 4-1-1 Washington Redskins 38 24 26 366 176 190 4 9 264 159 105 3
7 Sun October 25 boxscore L 4-2-1 Dallas Cowboys 13 31 17 264 145 119 4 18 276 130 146 1
8 Sun November 1 boxscore L 4-3-1 @ New York Giants 17 34 20 342 210 132 4 23 434 281 153 1
9 Sun November 8 boxscore W 5-3-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 34 30 24 351 227 124 1 21 355 239 116 3
10 Sun November 15 boxscore T 5-3-2 New York Giants 10 10 12 143 105 38 3 12 212 131 81 3
11 Sun November 22 boxscore W 6-3-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 38 13 18 460 225 235 2 18 343 215 128 7
12 Sun November 29 boxscore W 7-3-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 21 20 14 204 124 80 5 16 279 148 131 4
13 Sun December 6 boxscore W 8-3-2 Cleveland Browns 28 19 25 309 159 150 2 18 337 231 106 2
14 Sun December 13 boxscore W 9-3-2 Philadelphia Eagles 36 34 28 465 360 105 3 22 411 271 140 4

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
12 Charley Johnson 26 QB 14 14 9-3-2 223 420 53.1 3045 21 5.0 24 5.7 78 7.3 5.7 13.7 217.5 69.4 2 2
44 John David Crow 29 FB 13 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
11 Buddy Humphrey 29 1 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 26.2 14 9-3-2 223 422 52.8 3045 21 5.0 24 5.7 78 7.2 5.7 13.7 217.5 69.1 2 2
Opp Total 14 193 389 49.6 2848 21 5.4 25 6.4 7.3 5.51 14.8 203.4 65.2 42 356 5.8 4.1 9.7

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
44 John David Crow 29 FB 13 0 163 554 7 57 3.4 42.6 12.5 23 257 11.2 1 22 1.8 19.8 811 8 5
35 Joe Childress 31 HB 9 0 102 413 0 17 4.0 45.9 11.3 12 203 16.9 2 46 1.3 22.6 616 2 0
33 Willis Crenshaw 23 14 0 60 297 1 49 5.0 21.2 4.3 8 58 7.3 0 19 0.6 4.1 355 1 3
22 Prentice Gautt 26 13 0 59 191 1 30 3.2 14.7 4.5 9 72 8.0 1 15 0.7 5.5 263 2 1
36 Bill Thornton 25 13 0 39 236 1 62 6.1 18.2 3.0 7 43 6.1 0 19 0.5 3.3 279 1 4
12 Charley Johnson 26 QB 14 14 31 93 2 19 3.0 6.6 2.2 93 2 7
8 Larry Wilson 26 RS 14 0 2 -14 0 4 -7.0 -1.0 0.1 -14 0 0
40 Bobby Joe Conrad* 29 FL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 61 780 12.8 6 53 4.4 55.7 780 6 2
81 Jackie Smith 24 P 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 47 657 14.0 4 78 3.4 46.9 657 4 2
88 Sonny Randle 28 SE 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 517 20.7 5 50 3.6 73.9 517 5 0
3 Billy Gambrell 23 PR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 24 398 16.6 2 47 1.7 28.4 398 2 2
85 Taz Anderson 26 TE 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 60 8.6 0 13 0.5 4.6 60 0 0
Team Total 26.2 14 456 1770 12 62 3.9 126.4 32.6 223 3045 13.7 21 78 15.9 217.5 4815 33 29
Opp Total 14 414 1800 13 4.3 128.6 29.6 193 2492 12.9 21 13.8 178.0 4292 34 24

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
21 Jerry Stovall 23 KR/LS 14 0 24 566 0 47 23.6 566
3 Billy Gambrell 23 PR 14 0 12 126 0 36 10.5 4 92 0 29 23.0 616
49 Jimmy Burson 24 RCB 14 0 12 125 1 68 10.4 2 38 0 21 19.0 163
33 Willis Crenshaw 23 14 0 13 340 0 44 26.2 695
23 Bob Paremore 25 4 0 9 192 0 31 21.3 192
22 Prentice Gautt 26 13 0 5 104 0 27 20.8 367
64 Ken Gray*+ 28 RG 14 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
31 Mal Hammack 31 14 0 2 61 0 51 30.5 61
40 Bobby Joe Conrad* 29 FL 14 0 1 26 0 26 26.0 806
36 Bill Thornton 25 13 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 284
Team Total 26.2 14 24 251 1 68 10.5 63 1424 0 51 22.6 6490
Opp Total 14 26 151 0 5.8 63 1663 0 26.4

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
25 Jim Bakken 24 K 14 0 38 25 65.8% 40 40 100.0%
81 Jackie Smith 24 P 14 0 41 1658 64 0 40.4
21 Jerry Stovall 23 KR/LS 14 0 15 632 60 0 42.1
Team Total 26.2 14 38 25 65.8% 40 40 100.0% 56 2290 64 0 40.9
Opp Total 14 34 27 79.4% 36 34 94.4% 67 2914 43.5

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
37 Pat Fischer*+ 24 LCB 14 0 10 164 2 39 0 0 1 1 49 1
12 Charley Johnson 26 QB 14 14 0 7 2 0 0
49 Jimmy Burson 24 RCB 14 0 3 53 0 30 0 0 2 1 0 0
21 Jerry Stovall 23 KR/LS 14 0 3 71 1 40 0 0 0 3 0 0
44 John David Crow 29 FB 13 0 0 5 0 0 0
62 Dale Meinert 31 MLB 14 0 2 24 1 18 0 0 0 3 2 0
36 Bill Thornton 25 13 0 0 4 1 0 0
33 Willis Crenshaw 23 14 0 0 3 1 2 0
34 Bill Koman* 30 RLB 14 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
8 Larry Wilson 26 RS 14 0 3 44 1 42 0 0 0 1 0 0
40 Bobby Joe Conrad* 29 FL 14 0 0 2 1 9 0
3 Billy Gambrell 23 PR 14 0 0 2 1 0 0
67 Larry Stallings 23 LLB 8 0 2 31 0 18 0 0 0 1 6 0
22 Prentice Gautt 26 13 0 0 1 1 0 0
81 Jackie Smith 24 P 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
63 Herschel Turner 22 lt 14 5 0 0 2 0 0
86 Don Brumm 23 RDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
61 Bob DeMarco 26 C 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
64 Ken Gray*+ 28 RG 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
73 Ernie McMillan 26 RT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 Luke Owens 31 RDT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Joe Robb 27 LDE 13 0 0 0 1 5 0
Team Total 26.2 14 25 388 5 42 0 0 29 27 73 1 1
Opp Total 14 37 24 10

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
25 Jim Bakken 24 K 14 0 40 25 115
44 John David Crow 29 FB 13 0 7 1 8 48
40 Bobby Joe Conrad* 29 FL 14 0 6 6 36
88 Sonny Randle 28 SE 7 0 5 5 30
81 Jackie Smith 24 P 14 0 4 4 24
37 Pat Fischer*+ 24 LCB 14 0 1 2 3 18
35 Joe Childress 31 HB 9 0 2 2 12
3 Billy Gambrell 23 PR 14 0 2 2 12
22 Prentice Gautt 26 13 0 1 1 2 12
12 Charley Johnson 26 QB 14 14 2 2 12
49 Jimmy Burson 24 RCB 14 0 1 1 6
33 Willis Crenshaw 23 14 0 1 1 6
62 Dale Meinert 31 MLB 14 0 1 1 6
21 Jerry Stovall 23 KR/LS 14 0 1 1 6
36 Bill Thornton 25 13 0 1 1 6
8 Larry Wilson 26 RS 14 0 1 1 6
52 Marion Rushing 28 12 0 1 2
Team Total 26.2 14 12 21 1 1 5 40 40 25 1 357
Opp Total 14 13 21 2 34 27 331