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1964 St. Louis Cardinals

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9-3-2, Finished 2nd in 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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Charley Johnson 26 3 14 223 for 420, 3,045 yards, 21 td, 24 int, & 31 rushes for 93 yards and 2 td San Diego Chargers / 8th / 63rd pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 109th pick / 1960
HB Joe Childress 31 8 0 102 rushes for 413 yards, 0 td, & 12 catches for 203 yards and 2 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1956
FB John David Crow 29 6 0 163 rushes for 554 yards, 7 td, & 23 catches for 257 yards and 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1958
FL Bobby Joe Conrad* 29 6 0 61 catches for 780 yards, 6 td New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1958
SE Sonny Randle 28 5 0 25 catches for 517 yards, 5 td Chicago Cardinals / 19th / 218th pick / 1958
TE Taz Anderson 26 3 0 7 catches for 60 yards, 0 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 80th pick / 1960
LT Bob Reynolds 25 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 17th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 4th / 30th pick / 1963
LG Irv Goode* 24 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 4th / 28th pick / 1962
C Bob DeMarco 26 3 0 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 14th / 157th pick / 1960
RG Ken Gray*+ 28 6 0 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 6th / 62nd pick / 1958
RT Ernie McMillan 26 3 0 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 13th / 176th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 29th / 226th pick / 1961
 Defensive Starters
LDE Joe Robb 27 5 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 14th / 164th pick / 1959
LDT Sam Silas 24 1 0 Boston Patriots / 6th / 46th pick / 1963
RDT Luke Owens 31 7 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1957
RDE Don Brumm 23 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 24th pick / 1963
LLB Larry Stallings 23 1 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 9th / 68th pick / 1963
St. Louis Cardinals / 18th / 241st pick / 1963
MLB Dale Meinert 31 6 0 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 8th / 88th pick / 1955
RLB Bill Koman* 30 8 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 8th / 91st pick / 1956
LCB Pat Fischer*+ 24 3 0 10 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
RCB Jimmy Burson 24 1 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 8th / 63rd pick / 1963
St. Louis Cardinals / 11th / 142nd pick / 1963
LS Jerry Stovall 23 1 0 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1963
RS Larry Wilson 26 4 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1960
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim Bakken 24 2 0 25 of 38 field goals & 40 of 40 extra points Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 88th pick / 1962
P Jackie Smith 24 1 0 41 punts for a 40.4 average, 0 blocked St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 129th pick / 1963
PR Billy Gambrell 23 1 0 12 punt returns for a 10.5 average and 0 td Boston Patriots / 12th / 92nd pick / 1963
KR Jerry Stovall 23 1 0 24 kick returns for a 23.6 average and 0 td St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1963

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
85 Taz Anderson 26 TE 13 0 220 6-2 Georgia Tech 11/15/1938 3 1 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 80th pick / 1960
20 Monk Bailey 26 12 0 180 6-2 Utah 4/22/1938 Rook 2
25 Jim Bakken 24 K 14 0 200 5-11 Wisconsin 11/2/1940 2 7 Los Angeles Rams / 7th / 88th pick / 1962
86 Don Brumm 23 RDE 14 0 245 6-3 Purdue 10/4/1941 1 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 13th pick / 1963
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 24th pick / 1963
49 Jimmy Burson 24 RCB 14 0 175 6-0 Auburn 10/13/1940 1 6 Houston Oilers / 8th / 63rd pick / 1963
St. Louis Cardinals / 11th / 142nd pick / 1963
35 Joe Childress 31 HB 9 0 202 6-0 Auburn 10/26/1933 8 5 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 7th pick / 1956
40 Bobby Joe Conrad* 29 FL 14 0 194 6-2 Texas A&M 11/17/1935 6 8 New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1958
75 Ed Cook 32 14 0 245 6-2 Notre Dame 6/29/1932 6 3
33 Willis Crenshaw 23 14 0 230 6-2 Kansas St. 7/16/1941 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 9th / 114th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 26th / 204th pick / 1963
44 John David Crow 29 FB 13 0 220 6-2 Texas A&M 7/8/1935 6 7 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1958
61 Bob DeMarco 26 C 12 0 248 6-2 Indiana,Dayton 9/16/1938 3 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 14th / 157th pick / 1960
37 Pat Fischer*+ 24 LCB 14 0 170 5-9 Nebraska 1/2/1940 3 14 St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 232nd pick / 1961
3 Billy Gambrell 23 PR 14 0 175 5-10 South Carolina 9/18/1941 1 4 Boston Patriots / 12th / 92nd pick / 1963
22 Prentice Gautt 26 13 0 210 6-1 Oklahoma 2/8/1938 4 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 19th pick / 1960
55 Irv Goode* 24 LG 14 0 255 6-5 Kentucky 10/12/1940 2 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1962
Dallas Texans / 4th / 28th pick / 1962
64 Ken Gray*+ 28 RG 14 0 245 6-2 Howard Payne 3/10/1936 6 12 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 62nd pick / 1958
31 Mal Hammack 31 14 0 205 6-2 Florida 6/19/1933 9 3 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 26th pick / 1955
41 Jimmy Hill 36 10 0 192 6-2 Sam Houston St. 6/27/1928 9 2
11 Buddy Humphrey 29 1 0 198 6-1 Baylor 9/29/1935 5 0 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 16th pick / 1959
12 Charley Johnson 26 QB 14 14 200 6-1 Schreiner College,New Mexico St. 11/22/1938 3 12 San Diego Chargers / 8th / 63rd pick / 1961
St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 109th pick / 1960
34 Bill Koman* 30 RLB 14 0 229 6-2 North Carolina 9/16/1934 8 7 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 91st pick / 1956
74 Ken Kortas 22 14 0 280 6-4 Louisville 5/17/1942 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 9th pick / 1964
Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 18th pick / 1964
73 Ernie McMillan 26 RT 14 0 275 6-5 Illinois 2/21/1938 3 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 13th / 176th pick / 1961
Boston Patriots / 29th / 226th pick / 1961
60 Dave Meggyesy 23 14 0 220 6-2 Syracuse 11/1/1941 1 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 17th / 226th pick / 1963
62 Dale Meinert 31 MLB 14 0 220 6-2 Oklahoma St. 12/18/1933 6 7 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 88th pick / 1955
78 Luke Owens 31 RDT 14 0 254 6-2 Kent St. 10/19/1933 7 5 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1957
23 Bob Paremore 25 4 0 190 5-11 Florida A&M 12/5/1939 1 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 73rd pick / 1963
Denver Broncos / 17th / 133rd pick / 1963
88 Sonny Randle 28 SE 7 0 189 6-2 Virginia 1/6/1936 5 6 Chicago Cardinals / 19th / 218th pick / 1958
65 Tom Redmond 27 14 0 250 6-5 Vanderbilt 9/21/1937 4 3 Chicago Cardinals / 6th / 63rd pick / 1959
71 Bob Reynolds 25 LT 10 0 265 6-5 Bowling Green 1/22/1939 1 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 17th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 4th / 30th pick / 1963
84 Joe Robb 27 LDE 13 0 238 6-3 TCU 3/15/1937 5 5 Chicago Bears / 14th / 164th pick / 1959
52 Marion Rushing 28 12 0 223 6-2 Southern Illinois 9/3/1936 5 3
72 Sam Silas 24 LDT 14 0 255 6-4 Southern Illinois 9/25/1940 1 5 Boston Patriots / 6th / 46th pick / 1963
81 Jackie Smith 24 P 14 0 235 6-4 NW State (LA) 2/23/1940 1 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 10th / 129th pick / 1963
66 Rick Sortun 22 14 0 235 6-2 Washington 9/26/1942 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 164th pick / 1964
67 Larry Stallings 23 LLB 8 0 230 6-1 Georgia Tech 12/11/1941 1 6 Buffalo Bills / 9th / 68th pick / 1963
St. Louis Cardinals / 18th / 241st pick / 1963
21 Jerry Stovall 23 KR 14 0 205 6-2 LSU 4/30/1941 1 7 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 1st / 3rd pick / 1963
36 Bill Thornton 25 13 0 215 6-1 Nebraska 9/20/1939 1 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 58th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 22nd / 171st pick / 1963
63 Herschel Turner 22 lt 14 5 230 6-3 Kentucky 6/17/1942 Rook 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 24th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 9th / 72nd pick / 1964
79 Chuck Walker 23 3 0 250 6-3 Duke 8/10/1941 Rook 2 St. Louis Cardinals / 12th / 157th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 22nd / 172nd pick / 1963
8 Larry Wilson 26 RS 14 0 190 6-0 Utah 3/24/1938 4 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 7th / 74th pick / 1960
Team Total 26.2 14 221.6 6-1.9 3.2