1960 St. Louis Cardinals season

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1960 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 83–68 (.558)
League place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) August "Gussie" Busch
General manager(s) Bing Devine
Manager(s) Solly Hemus
Local television KPLR-TV, Ch. 11
(Buddy Blattner)
Local radio KMOX-AM 1120
(Harry Caray, Joe Garagiola)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1960 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 79th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 69th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 86–68 during the season, a fifteen-game improvement over the previous season, and finished third in the National League, nine games behind the World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates.

Offseason

Regular season

First baseman Bill White and third baseman Ken Boyer won Gold Gloves this year.

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 95 59 0.617 52–25 43–34
Milwaukee Braves 88 66 0.571 7 51–26 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 86 68 0.558 9 51–26 35–42
Los Angeles Dodgers 82 72 0.532 13 42–35 40–37
San Francisco Giants 79 75 0.513 16 45–32 34–43
Cincinnati Reds 67 87 0.435 28 37–40 30–47
Chicago Cubs 60 94 0.390 35 33–44 27–50
Philadelphia Phillies 59 95 0.383 36 31–46 28–49


Record vs. opponents

1960 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team CHC CIN LAD MIL PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 10–12 9–13 7–15 10–12 7–15 9–13–1 8–14–1
Cincinnati 12–10 12–10 9–13 9–13 6–16 11–11 8–14
Los Angeles 13–9 10–12 12–10 16–6 11–11 10–12 10–12
Milwaukee 15–7 13–9 10–12 16–6 9–13 14–8 11–11
Philadelphia 12–10 13–9 6–16 6–16 7–15 8–14 7–15
Pittsburgh 15–7 16–6 11–11 13–9 15–7 14–8–1 11–11
San Francisco 13–9–1 11–11 12–10 8–14 14–8 8–14–1 13–9
St. Louis 14–8–1 14–8 12–10 11–11 15–7 11–11 9–13


Notable transactions

Roster

1960 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Bill White 144 554 157 .283 16 79
2B Julián Javier 119 451 107 .237 4 21
3B Ken Boyer 151 552 168 .304 32 97

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bob Nieman 81 188 54 .287 4 31
Carl Sawatski 78 179 41 .229 6 27
John Glenn 32 31 8 .258 0 5
Dick Gray 6 8 1 .125 0 1
Duke Carmel 4 3 0 .000 0 0
Bob Sadowski 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Vinegar Bend Mizell 9 55.1 1 3 4.55 42

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ernie Broglio 52 226.1 21 9 2.74 188
Bob Gibson 27 86.2 3 6 5.61 69
Frank Barnes 4 7.2 0 1 3.52 8

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bob Duliba 27 4 4 0 4.20 23
Marshall Bridges 20 2 2 1 3.45 27
Ed Bauta 9 0 0 1 6.32 6
Cal Browning 1 0 0 0 40.50 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Clyde King
AA Memphis Chicks Southern Association Joe Schultz
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Vern Benson
B Winston-Salem Red Birds Carolina League Chase Riddle
C Winnipeg Goldeyes Northern League Whitey Kurowski
C Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Homer Ray Wilson
D Dothan Cardinals Alabama–Florida League Fred McAlister
D Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Frank Calo
D Keokuk Cardinals Midwest League Al Unser

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tulsa, Winnipeg[8]

References

  1. ^ Hal Jeffcoat page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Bob Nieman page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Carl Sawatski page at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Vinegar Bend Mizell page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ John Glenn page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Marshall Bridges page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ a b Del Rice page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links

  • 1960 St. Louis Cardinals
  • 1960 St. Louis Cardinals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
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