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1960 Houston Buffs

1960 > Class AAA > 1960 American Association
Overall: 83-71
Scored 629 runs, Allowed 586 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-72

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Enos Slaughter
Represented: Houston, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1959 / 1961

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Ray Bellino2737133109816100801921.
2Dick Bertell241143983603310416164513240.289.345.389.7341400422
3Lewis Bishop19173428120001059.
4Jim Brewer*221847425820020215.
5Tom Carroll23115369323428116373343979.251.337.384.7211243401Stats for 2 teams
6Wayne Connally2510042638452959402633259.247.308.292.6001122711
7Bill Davidson22104368299436810452525842.227.353.338.6901012545
8Harold Deitz*238122000.167.1672
9Ed Donnelly2753136100000025.
10Moe Drabowsky245110000.000.0000
11Sammy Drake#252612010519233021171417.219.311.305.616320102
12Dick Ellsworth*20360000.000.0000
13Jim Fridley3524100861224200701320.279.374.302.676260103
14Dave Gerard23580000.000.0000
15John Goetz22850000.000.0000Stats for 2 teams
16Bob Hartsfield*28161513010000025.
17Phil Jantze*25175046561001146.
18Ben Johnson291943341300010212.
19Lou Johnson25103446409541182361258132367.289.336.462.7981897522
20Dave Jolly351075100001010.
21Jerry Kindall25271261121426403931424.232.317.348.666390000
22Howie Koplitz223135324710250012.219.219.438.656140300Stats for 2 teams
23Al Lary31477162101711071515.274.328.323.651200400
24Boyd Linker273346364400010516.
25Joe Macko32152623547791311812791258122.239.325.424.74923213146
26Morrie Martin*373321161310030410.188.350.250.60040100
27Jim McKnight2467211196175711031931413.291.338.393.731770100
28Ray Noble419223520818576162102633.274.353.399.752830010
29Dave Pope*3913553449861138335126293088.277.320.436.7552172226
30Tom Qualters253035280210000314. for 2 teams
31Ron Santo2071310272407316173263321.268.351.412.7621122212
32Joe Schaffernoth222136343310010015.
33Al Schroll2830655641010020522.
34Art Schult3289341304327211282903236.237.312.365.6771112121
35Barney Schultz33543731282004025.258.294.323.617100310
36Enos Slaughter*4440584571331181136.289.448.467.915210002
37Marcelino Solis*299112000.182.1822
38Bob Talbot337525323320539122121221.227.263.300.564700620Stats for 2 teams
39Moe Thacker2613484581620260210.356.396.533.929241000
40Billy Williams*2212653047374153283268055358.323.390.560.95026502213
40 Players28.01545678504862912862163012256459524863.255.323.382.7051928121772945
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Jim Brewer*2285.6153.38181852120.0119514512281752021.2258.
2Harold Deitz2333.5003.45773147.04818183151341001.3409.
3Ed Donnelly27116.6473.005300087.07832293448480061.4028.
4Moe Drabowsky24501.0000.90554240.020441160310010.9004.
5Dick Ellsworth*20201.0000.863321.09321700.7623.90.43.0
6Dave Gerard2302.0003.545428.028111131311.4649.01.04.2
7John Goetz2204.0006.657423.033201721702.17412.90.86.7Stats for 2 teams
8Ben Johnson2975.5833.74181841113.0107534712482613021.3728.
9Dave Jolly3523.4006.269323.027171621001.60910.60.83.9
10Howie Koplitz2252.7144.2729142297.088524674716720121.3928. for 2 teams
11Al Lary31128.6003.533027102171.01727467125231191051.3109.
12Boyd Linker2747.3643.31321530136.013965509461685021.3609.
13Morrie Martin*3733.5003.133300069.07026248162380001.2469.
14Tom Qualters2558.3854.50301651112.013069565381437021.50010. for 2 teams
15Joe Schaffernoth2282.8002.5216144193.09035262400386131.3988.
16Al Schroll28810.4443.042521103157.01596853115638420101.3699.
17Barney Schultz3389.4713.0253300146.0130564974141033061.1718.
18Marcelino Solis*2902.0005.18930033.0422219222171011.93911.
18 Players27.58371.5393.3615415410945151348.1131958650393491267893124557251.3428.
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Dick Bertell10452168219.9665.6618
Ray Noble582893532.9915.595
Moe Thacker13641511.9886.082


Joe Macko103897661089.9909.35
Art Schult6151820440.9938.82


Wayne Connally98238261958.9825.09
Jerry Kindall275672518.9624.74
Sammy Drake266259815.9384.65
Jim McKnight14714021.0001.50


Ron Santo7172148169.9323.10
Joe Macko5451105710.9572.89
Jim McKnight33186141.9522.39
Tom Carroll20132735.9302.00Stats for 2 teams


Bill Davidson1021682712262.9524.30
Tom Carroll841262083241.9133.98Stats for 2 teams
Ray Bellino3769139529.9775.62


Dave Pope1322621273.9752.08
Billy Williams126207771.9681.70
Lou Johnson1032591552.9822.66
Bob Talbot70118822.9841.80Stats for 2 teams
Art Schult2841211.9771.54
Jim Fridley2432210.9711.42
Jim McKnight2229410.9711.50
Phil Jantze1313610.9501.46
Lewis Bishop109311.9231.20


Ed Donnelly5342814.9700.60
Barney Schultz5352411.9670.55
Morrie Martin3351110.9410.48
Boyd Linker3242244.8670.81
Al Lary30132730.9301.33
Tom Qualters3082422.9411.07Stats for 2 teams
Howie Koplitz2971711.9600.83Stats for 2 teams
Al Schroll2593241.9111.64
Jim Brewer1851613.9551.17
Ben Johnson1841621.9091.11
Joe Schaffernoth1611932.8701.25

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ray Bellino27RR6' 0.0"175Dec 3, 1932Jersey City, NJ, US
Dick Bertell24RR6' 0.0"200Nov 21, 1935Oak Park, IL, US
Lewis Bishop19RR5' 9.0"180Jan 30, 1941
Jim Brewer22LL6' 1.0"186Nov 14, 1937Merced, CA, US
Tom Carroll23RR6' 3.0"186Sep 17, 1936Jamaica, NY, US
Wayne Connally25RR5' 11.0"155Aug 13, 1934
Bill Davidson22RR6' 1.0"170Aug 4, 1937Camden, NJ, US
Harold Deitz23LR6' 1.0"185Mar 24, 1937Long Branch, NJ, US
Ed Donnelly27RR6' 0.0"175Dec 10, 1932Allen, MI, US
Moe Drabowsky24RR6' 3.0"190Jul 21, 1935Ozanna, PL
Sammy Drake25SR5' 11.0"175Oct 7, 1934Little Rock, AR, US
Dick Ellsworth20LL6' 3.0"180Mar 22, 1940Lusk, WY, US
Jim Fridley35RR6' 2.0"205Sep 6, 1924Phillippi, WV, US
Dave Gerard23RR6' 2.0"205Aug 6, 1936New York, NY, US
John Goetz22RR6' 0.0"185Oct 24, 1937Goetzville, MI, US
Bob Hartsfield28LR5' 9.0"180Dec 15, 1931Atlanta, GA, US
Phil Jantze25LR6' 1.0"1901935
Ben Johnson29RR6' 2.0"190May 15, 1931Greenwood, SC, US
Lou Johnson25RR5' 11.0"170Sep 22, 1934Lexington, KY, US
Dave Jolly35RR6' 0.0"160Oct 14, 1924Stony Point, NC, US
Jerry Kindall25RR6' 2.0"175May 27, 1935St. Paul, MN, US
Howie Koplitz22RR5' 10.0"190May 4, 1938Oshkosh, WI, US
Al Lary31RR6' 3.0"185Sep 26, 1928Northport, AL, US
Boyd Linker27RR5' 11.0"1801933
Joe Macko32RR6' 2.0"205Feb 19, 1928Port Clinton, OH, US
Morrie Martin37LL6' 0.0"173Sep 3, 1922Dixon, MO, US
Jim McKnight24RR6' 1.0"185Jun 1, 1936Bee Branch, AR, US
Ray Noble41RR5' 11.0"210Mar 15, 1919Central Hatillo, CU
Dave Pope39LR5' 10.0"170Jun 17, 1921Talladega, AL, US
Tom Qualters25RR6' 0.0"190Apr 1, 1935McKeesport, PA, US
Ron Santo20RR6' 0.0"190Feb 25, 1940Seattle, WA, US
Joe Schaffernoth22RR6' 4.0"195Aug 6, 1937Trenton, NJ, US
Al Schroll28RR6' 2.0"210Mar 22, 1932New Orleans, LA, US
Art Schult32RR6' 3.0"210Jun 20, 1928Brooklyn, NY, US
Barney Schultz33RR6' 2.0"200Aug 15, 1926Beverly, NJ, US
Enos Slaughter44LR5' 9.0"180Apr 27, 1916Roxboro, NC, US
Marcelino Solis29LL6' 1.0"185Jul 19, 1930Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosi, MX
Bob Talbot33RR6' 0.0"170Jun 6, 1927Visalia, CA, US
Moe Thacker26RR6' 3.0"205May 21, 1934Louisville, KY, US
Billy Williams22LR6' 1.0"175Jun 15, 1938Whistler, AL, US

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