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
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[edit]

Regular season[edit]

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

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Pittsburgh Pirates 95 59 -- .617
Milwaukee Braves 88 66 7 .571
St. Louis Cardinals 86 68 9 .558
Los Angeles Dodgers 82 72 13 .532
San Francisco Giants 79 75 16 .513
Cincinnati Reds 67 87 28 .435
Chicago Cubs 60 94 35 .390
Philadelphia Phillies 59 95 36 .383

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1960 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 White, BillBill White 144 554 157 .283 16 79
2B Javier, JuliánJulián Javier 119 451 107 .237 4 21
3B Boyer, KenKen Boyer 151 552 168 .304 32 97

Other batters[edit]

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
Nieman, BobBob Nieman 81 188 54 .287 4 31
Sawatski, CarlCarl Sawatski 78 179 41 .229 6 27
Glenn, JohnJohn Glenn 32 31 8 .258 0 5
Gray, DickDick Gray 6 8 1 .125 0 1
Carmel, DukeDuke Carmel 4 3 0 .000 0 0
Sadowski, BobBob Sadowski 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

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

Other pitchers[edit]

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

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

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Duliba, BobBob Duliba 27 4 4 0 4.20 23
Bridges, MarshallMarshall Bridges 20 2 2 1 3.45 27
Bauta, EdEd Bauta 9 0 0 1 6.32 6
Browning, CalCal Browning 1 0 0 0 40.50 0

Farm system[edit]

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]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]