1960 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

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1960 St. Louis Cardinals season
Head coach Pop Ivy
Home field Busch Stadium
Results
Record 6–5–1
Division place 4th NFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1959 1961 >

The 1960 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 41st year with the National Football League (NFL) and the first in St. Louis, following their relocation from Chicago, where they have played the previous 40 seasons. The Cardinals went 6–5–1 during the first season in their new city, while playing their home schedule at Busch Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 23, 1960 at Los Angeles Rams W 43–21
47,448
2 October 2, 1960 New York Giants L 35–14
26,089
3 October 9, 1960 at Philadelphia Eagles L 31–27
33,701
4 October 16, 1960 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 27–14
22,971
5 October 23, 1960 Dallas Cowboys W 12–10
23,128
6 October 30, 1960 at New York Giants W 20–13
58,516
7 November 6, 1960 Washington Redskins W 44–7
22,458
8 November 13, 1960 at Cleveland Browns L 28–27
49,192
9 November 20, 1960 at Washington Redskins W 26–14
23,848
10 November 27, 1960 Cleveland Browns T 17–17
26,146
11 December 4, 1960 Philadelphia Eagles L 20–6
21,358
12 Bye
13 December 18, 1960 Pittsburgh Steelers W 38–7
20,840

Standings[edit]

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Philadelphia Eagles 10 2 0 .833 321 246 W-1
Cleveland Browns 8 3 1 .727 362 217 W-3
New York Giants 6 4 2 .600 271 261 L-1
St. Louis Cardinals 6 5 1 .545 288 230 W-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 6 1 .455 240 275 L-1
Washington Redskins 1 9 2 .100 178 309 L-8


Awards and records[edit]

  • Led NFL, Fewest Rushing Yards Allowed, 1,212 yards [1]
  • Jerry Norton, NFL Leader,Punting [2]
  • Jerry Horton, Tied NFL Record, Most Interceptions in One Game, 4 [3]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 458
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 456
  3. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 94
  4. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 438

External links[edit]