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Gulf Coast League Cardinals
Founded in 1963
Jupiter, Florida
Cap insignia
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Gulf Coast League
Division East Division
Major league affiliations
Current St. Louis Cardinals
Minor league titles
League titles (0) None
Division titles (0) None
Team data
Nickname Gulf Coast League Cardinals (1966–present)
Ballpark Roger Dean Stadium
St. Louis Cardinals
Manager Steve Turco

The Gulf Coast League Cardinals are a minor league baseball team that plays in the Gulf Coast League. The Cardinals were originally a team from 1966–1976, but were reactivated in 2007. The Cardinals play their home games in Jupiter, Florida at Roger Dean Stadium, which is also the spring training home of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins.

2007 season[edit]

In 2007, the Cardinals were reactivated in the Gulf Coast League and played their first game since folding in 1976 on June 20, a 7-0 win against the GCL Nationals. The Cardinals won their next game, but then began a 6-game losing streak that lasted until June 30. In July, the Cardinals went 16-14, still heading into August with a sub-500 record. In August, the Cardinals went 8-13, finishing 24-30 and in 3rd place in the East, and missing the playoffs.

Season by season[edit]

Year W L PCT Finish Manager
GCL Cardinals (1966–76)
1966 20 28 .417 5th Place GCL George Kissell
1967 25 32 .439 6th Place GCL George Kissell
1968 34 27 .555 2nd Place GCL George Kissell/Ray Hathaway
1969 21 33 .389 7th Place GCL Tom Burgess
1970 32 28 .533 5th Place GCL Tom Burgess
1971 20 33 .377 7th Place GCL Tom Burgess
1972 27 32 .458 5th Place GCL Bobby Dews
1973 25 30 .455 7th Place GCL Ken Boyer
1974 27 21 .563 5th Place GCL Bobby Dews/Tom Burgess
1975 17 37 .327 7th Place GCL Fred Koenig
1976 27 24 .529 4th Place GCL Dave Ricketts
GCL Cardinals (2007–present)
2007 24 30 .444 3rd Place GCL East Eude Brito


Gulf Coast League Cardinals roster
Players Coaches/Other


  • 51 Silas Bohannan
  • 56 Steven De La Cruz
  • 52 Jordan DeLorenzo
  • 50 Bryan Dobzandki
  • 19 Nicholas Frey
  • -- Steven Gallardo
  • 35 Blake Higgins
  • 25 Yeison Medina ‡
  • 22 Frederis Parra
  • 40 Jorge L. Rodriguez
  • 38 Ramon Santos
  • 26 Davis Ward
  • 23 Ronnie Williams


  • 18 Joshua Lopez
  • 21 Frankie Rodriguez


  • 33 Julian Barzilli
  • 31 Jake Gronsky
  • 49 Michael Massi
  •  3 Elier Rodriguez


  •  5 DeAndre Asbury-Heath
  • 12 Ricardo Bautista


  •  7 Steve Turco


  • -- Roberto Espinoza (hitting)
  • -- Cale Johnson (pitching)

Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On St. Louis Cardinals 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated April 16, 2015
More MiLB rosters
St. Louis Cardinals minor league players

External links[edit]

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Ozarks Sports Zone

Ozarks Sports Zone
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:45:00 -0800

He has a total of 17 years coaching for the Cardinals, including stops in High-A Palm Beach (2015), Short-A State College (2013-14), Rookie-level Johnson City (2010-12), Short-A Batavia (2009) and the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Cardinals (2008 ...


Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:27:10 -0800

The former Houston prep star had some shoulder inflammation after signing and worked carefully on building up his strength in workouts, rather than pitching for the Gulf Coast League Cardinals. Being out of sight and out of mind apparently was the ...

The Cardinal Nation (subscription)

The Cardinal Nation (subscription)
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:20:37 -0700

On Monday afternoon, June 22nd, the 2015 Gulf Coast League Cardinals took the field for the first time. Under manager Steve Turco, pitching coach Cale Johnson and hitting coach Roberto Espinoza, 31 St. Louis Cardinals organization prospects were active ...

The Cardinal Nation (subscription)

The Cardinal Nation (subscription)
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:32:21 -0700

The Gulf Coast League Cardinals pitching is struggling in the early going, but 19-year-old Sandy Alcantara is heating up. The Gulf Coast League Cardinals (3-8) won only one game out of five this past week. They were swept in three games by the Mets and ...


Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:49:55 -0700

Medina, who turns 22 on Oct. 2, went 4-1 with a 1.64 ERA in 19 relief appearances this year for the Gulf Coast League Cardinals. His suspension will begin at the start of next season. Heptaminol is sometimes used in the treatment of low blood pressure.

ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 08:11:15 -0700

He tossed two scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out one, against the Gulf Coast League Cardinals. Montero officially has been on the disabled list since late April with rotator cuff inflammation in his right shoulder. However, team ...


Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:46:46 -0700

He spent the previous two seasons with the Rookie Gulf Coast League Cardinals and batted .308 with 2 HR and 37 RBI in 73 games. Collymore was a Gulf Coast League All-Star last season (54g, .333, 1hr, 34rbi). Broxton, 31, went 1-3 with a 5.55 ERA in 51 ...


Wed, 23 Sep 2015 07:35:35 -0700

For someone with so little experience on the mound, Velazco's impressive performance has netted him The Cardinal Nation's Reliever of the Year nod for the 2015 Gulf Coast League Cardinals. Other relievers of note included Yeison Medina, who pitched ...

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