1960 Chicago Cubs season

1960 Chicago Cubs season

The 1960 Chicago Cubs season involved the Cubs' seventh place finish in the National League with a record of 60-94, 35 games behind the NL and World Series Champion Pittsburgh Pirates.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

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

Roster

1960 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Bouchee, EdEd Bouchee 98 299 71 .237 5 44
LF Thomas, FrankFrank Thomas 135 479 114 .238 21 64

Other batters

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
Zimmer, DonDon Zimmer 132 368 95 .258 6 35
Averill, EarlEarl Averill 52 102 24 .235 1 13
Taylor, TonyTony Taylor 19 76 20 .263 1 9
Rice, DelDel Rice 18 52 12 .231 0 4
Williams, BillyBilly Williams 12 47 13 .277 2 7
Neeman, CalCal Neeman 9 13 2 .154 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Anderson, BobBob Anderson 38 203.2 9 11 4.11 115
Cardwell, DonDon Cardwell 31 177 8 14 4.37 129
Brewer, JimJim Brewer 5 21.2 0 3 5.82 7

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Drott, DickDick Drott 23 55.1 0 6 7.16 32
Burwell, DickDick Burwell 3 9.2 0 0 5.59 1

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Drabowsky, MoeMoe Drabowsky 32 3 1 1 6.44 26
Johnson, BenBen Johnson 17 2 1 1 4.91 9
Ceccarelli, ArtArt Ceccarelli 7 0 0 0 5.54 10

Awards and honors

Farm system

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

References

  • 1960 Chicago Cubs season at Baseball Reference