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[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 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 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]