1960 Chicago Cubs season

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1960 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s) John Holland
Manager(s) Charlie Grimm, Lou Boudreau
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Vince Lloyd)
Local radio WGN
(Jack Quinlan, Lou Boudreau)
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The 1960 Chicago Cubs season was the 89th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 85th in the National League and the 45th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished seventh in the National League with a record of 60–94, 35 games behind the NL and World Series champion Pittsburgh Pirates.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Roster[edit]

1960 Chicago Cubs
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 Ed Bouchee 98 299 71 .237 5 44
LF Frank Thomas 135 479 114 .238 21 64

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
Don Zimmer 132 368 95 .258 6 35
Earl Averill 52 102 24 .235 1 13
Tony Taylor 19 76 20 .263 1 9
Del Rice 18 52 12 .231 0 4
Billy Williams 12 47 13 .277 2 7
Cal Neeman 9 13 2 .154 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
Bob Anderson 38 203.2 9 11 4.11 115
Don Cardwell 31 177 8 14 4.37 129
Jim Brewer 5 21.2 0 3 5.82 7

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
Dick Drott 23 55.1 0 6 7.16 32
Dick Burwell 3 9.2 0 0 5.59 1

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
Moe Drabowsky 32 3 1 1 6.44 26
Ben Johnson 17 2 1 1 4.91 9
Art Ceccarelli 7 0 0 0 5.54 10

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Houston Buffaloes American Association Enos Slaughter
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Grady Hatton and Lou Klein
A Lancaster Red Roses Eastern League Phil Cavarretta
C St. Cloud Rox Northern League Fred Martin
D Morristown Cubs Appalachian League Nelvin Cooper
D Carlsbad Potashers Sophomore League Verlon Walker

Notes[edit]

References[edit]