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1960 Kansas City Athletics
Major league affiliations
Location
1960 Information
Owner(s) Charles O. Finley
Manager(s) Bob Elliott
Local television WDAF-TV
Local radio WDAF
(Merle Harmon, Bill Grigsby)

The Kansas City Athletics' 1960 season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 58 wins and 96 losses. On March 10, 1960, owner Arnold Johnson died at the age of 53.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
Baltimore Orioles 89 65 .578 8
Chicago White Sox 87 67 .565 10
Cleveland Indians 76 78 .494 21
Washington Senators 73 81 .474 24
Detroit Tigers 71 83 .461 26
Boston Red Sox 65 89 .422 32
Kansas City Athletics 58 96 .377 39

Notable transactions

Roster

1960 Kansas City Athletics roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI
C Daley, PetePete Daley 73 228 19 60 .263 5 25
1B Siebern, NormNorm Siebern 144 520 69 145 .279 19 69
2B Lumpe, JerryJerry Lumpe 146 574 69 156 .272 8 53
3B Carey, AndyAndy Carey 102 343 30 80 .233 12 53
SS Hamlin, KenKen Hamlin 140 428 51 96 .224 2 24
LF Herzog, WhiteyWhitey Herzog 83 252 43 67 .266 8 38
CF Tuttle, BillBill Tuttle 151 559 75 143 .256 8 40
RF Bauer, HankHank Bauer 95 255 30 70 .275 3 31

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Other batters

Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI
Williams, DickDick Williams 127 420 47 121 .288 12 65
Snyder, RussRuss Snyder 125 304 45 79 .260 4 26
Throneberry, MarvMarv Throneberry 83 252 42 67 .266 8 38
Throneberry, MarvMarv Throneberry 104 236 29 59 .250 11 41
Chiti, HarryHarry Chiti 58 190 16 42 .221 5 28
Cerv, BobBob Cerv 23 78 14 20 .256 6 12

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games played; IP = Innings Pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Daley, BudBud Daley 37 231 16 16 4.56 126
Larsen, DonDon Larsen 22 83.1 1 10 5.38 43

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Garver, NedNed Garver 28 122.1 4 9 3.83 50
Brunet, GeorgeGeorge Brunet 3 10.1 0 2 4.35 4

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Davis, BobBob Davis 21 0 0 1 3.66 28
Briggs, JohnJohn Briggs 8 0 2 0 12.71 8
Blemker, RayRay Blemker 1 0 0 0 27.00 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Dallas-Fort Worth Rangers American Association Jim Fanning
AA Shreveport Sports Southern Association Les Peden
B Sioux City Soos Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Bobby Hofman
B Lewiston Broncos Northwest League John McNamara
C Visalia Athletics California League Bill Capps, Art Mazmanian and Bill Robertson
D Sanford Greyhounds Florida State League Bill Robertson, Jack Sanford and Lloyd Brown
D Albuquerque Dukes Sophomore League Bert Thiel

Notes

References


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