1960 Houston Buffs Statistics

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 83-71
Finished 4th in the AA
Manager: Enos Slaughter (83-71)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Busch Stadium
Attendance: 118,584, Avg. 1,540
1960 Houston Buffs Roster

Playoffs - Denver Bears 4 games, Houston Buffs 3

The Houston Buffs of the American Association ended the 1960 season with a record of 83 wins and 71 losses, finishing fourth in the AA.

The Buffs tallied 629 runs and yielded 586 runs. Joe Macko paced Houston with 27 home runs, and Billy Williams walloped 15 or more also. Joe Macko recorded 91 runs batted in. Billy Williams topped hitters with significant playing time with a .323 average. Al Lary led the squad with 12 wins, while Barney Schultz registered a 3.02 earned run average, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Members of the 1960 Houston Buffs who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Moe Thacker, Jim McKnight, Dave Pope, Marcelino Solis, Ray Noble, Barney Schultz, Ed Donnelly, Ron Santo, Tom Qualters, Ben Johnson, Enos Slaughter, Al Schroll, Billy Williams, Tom Carroll, Jim Fridley, Howie Koplitz, Lou Johnson, Bob Talbot, Joe Schaffernoth, Dave Gerard, John Goetz, Sammy Drake, Dick Ellsworth, Al Lary, Dick Bertell, Jim Brewer, Dave Jolly, Art Schult, Moe Drabowsky, Morrie Martin and Jerry Kindall.

Enos Slaughter served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Al Lary128.6003.533027102171.0172746712523119105
Ed Donnelly116.6473.005300087.0783229344848006
Joe Schaffernoth82.8002.5216144193.0903526240038613
Jim Brewer85.6153.38181852120.011951451228175202
Barney Schultz89.4713.0253300146.013056497414103306
Al Schroll810.4443.042521103157.0159685311563842010
Ben Johnson75.5833.74181841113.010753471248261302
Moe Drabowsky501.0000.90554240.02044116031001
Boyd Linker47.3643.31321530136.01396550946168502
Morrie Martin33.5003.133300069.0702624816238000
Harold Deitz33.5003.45773147.0481818315134100
Dick Ellsworth201.0000.863321.0932170
Dave Jolly23.4006.269323.02717162100
Tom Qualters100.0
Howie Koplitz70.0
John Goetz40.0
Dave Gerard02.0003.545428.02811113131
Marcelino Solis02.0005.18930033.042221922217101
Totals8165.5553.223371410431201284.012385354608845426706242380

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Billy Williams12653047374153283268055358.323.390.560.95026502213
Dave Pope13553449861138335126293088.277.320.436.7552172226
Joe Macko152623547791311812791258122.239.325.424.74923213146
Lou Johnson103446409541182361258132367.289.336.462.7981897522
Dick Bertell1143983603310416164513240.289.345.389.7341400422
Wayne Connally10042638452959402633259.247.308.292.6001122711
Ron Santo71310272407316173263321.268.351.412.7621122212
Art Schult89341304327211282903236.237.312.365.6771112121
Bill Davidson104368299436810452525842.227.353.338.6901012545
Jim McKnight67211196175711031931413.291.338.393.731770100
Ray Noble9223520818576162102633.274.353.399.752830010
Jerry Kindall271261121426403931424.232.317.348.666390000
Jim Fridley24100861224200701320.279.374.302.676260103
Sammy Drake2612010519233021171417.219.311.305.616320102
Al Lary477162101711071515.274.328.323.651200400
Moe Thacker13484581620260210.356.396.533.929241000
Ray Bellino37133109816100801921.147.265.156.421170140
Enos Slaughter40584571331181136.289.448.467.915210002
Al Schroll30655641010020522.179.246.196.442110400
Barney Schultz543731282004025.258.294.323.617100310
Jim Brewer1847425820020215.190.227.238.465100300
Phil Jantze175046561001146.130.200.152.35270000
Boyd Linker3346364400010516.111.214.111.32540410
Morrie Martin3321161310030410.188.350.250.60040100
Ben Johnson1943341300010212.088.139.088.22730700
Joe Schaffernoth2136343310010015.088.088.118.20640200
Marcelino Solis911112000.182.182.182.3642
Harold Deitz812122000.167.167.167.3332
Lewis Bishop173428120001059.071.206.071.27720010
Bob Hartsfield161513010000025.077.200.077.27710000
Ed Donnelly53136100000025.000.250.000.25000500
Moe Drabowsky511110000.000.000.000.0000
Dick Ellsworth3660000.000.000.000.0000
Dave Gerard5880000.000.000.000.0000
Dave Jolly1075100001010.000.143.000.14300010
Totals171855404909609125320530120561570505812.255.327.383.7091878031662945


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Joe Macko1B103897661089.9909.350
Art Schult1B6151820440.9938.820
Wayne Connally2B98238261958.9825.092
Jerry Kindall2B275672518.9624.741
Sammy Drake2B266259815.9384.654
Jim McKnight2B14714021.0001.500
Ron Santo3B7172148169.9323.099
Joe Macko3B5451105710.9572.889
Jim McKnight3B33186141.9522.394
Dick BertellC10452168219.9665.66318
Ray NobleC582893532.9915.5865
Moe ThackerC13641511.9886.0772
Dave PopeOF1322621273.9752.076
Billy WilliamsOF126207771.9681.698
Lou JohnsonOF1032591552.9822.660
Art SchultOF2841211.9771.536
Jim FridleyOF2432210.9711.417
Jim McKnightOF2229410.9711.500
Phil JantzeOF1313610.9501.462
Lewis BishopOF109311.9231.200
Barney SchultzP5352411.967.547
Ed DonnellyP5342814.970.604
Morrie MartinP3351110.941.485
Boyd LinkerP3242244.867.812
Al LaryP30132730.9301.333
Al SchrollP2593241.9111.640
Ben JohnsonP1841621.9091.111
Jim BrewerP1851613.9551.167
Joe SchaffernothP1611932.8701.250
Bill DavidsonSS1021682712262.9524.304
Ray BellinoSS3769139529.9775.622
Totals153739321580159369.9723.5862500

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.





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