1960 St. Louis Cardinals season
|1960 St. Louis Cardinals|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||August "Gussie" Busch|
|General manager(s)||Bing Devine|
|Local television||KPLR-TV, Ch. 11|
|Local radio||KMOX-AM 1120 |
(Harry Caray, Joe Garagiola)
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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.
- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Farm system
- 5 References
- 6 External links
- October 13, 1959: Hal Jeffcoat was released by the Cardinals.
- December 2, 1959: Gene Green and Charles Staniland (minors) were traded by the Cardinals to the Baltimore Orioles for Bob Nieman.
- December 4, 1959: Bill Smith and Bob Smith were traded by the Cardinals to the Philadelphia Phillies for Carl Sawatski.
|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|
Record vs. opponents
1960 National League Records
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- May 28, 1960: Vinegar Bend Mizell and Dick Gray were traded by the Cardinals to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Julián Javier and Ed Bauta.
- June 15, 1960: Jim Donohue was traded by the Cardinals to the Los Angeles Dodgers for John Glenn.
- August 2, 1960: Marshall Bridges was selected off waivers from the Cardinals by the Cincinnati Reds.
- August 13, 1960: Del Rice was signed as a free agent by the Cardinals.
- September 7, 1960: Del Rice was selected off waivers from the Cardinals by the Baltimore Orioles.
|1960 St. Louis Cardinals|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
|Vinegar Bend Mizell||9||55.1||1||3||4.55||42|
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tulsa, Winnipeg
- Hal Jeffcoat page at Baseball-Reference
- Bob Nieman page at Baseball-Reference
- Carl Sawatski page at Baseball-Reference
- Vinegar Bend Mizell page at Baseball Reference
- John Glenn page at Baseball Reference
- Marshall Bridges page at Baseball Reference
- Del Rice page at Baseball Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007