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1960 Kansas City Athletics

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1959 / 1961

58-96, Finished 8th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Elliott (58-96)
GM: Parke Carroll, Farm Dir: Henry Peters
Scored 615 runs, Allowed 756 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 63-91

Ballparks: Municipal Stadium · Attendance: 774,944 (7th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 101

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1959 / 1961 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 5, 1959

Released Murry Dickson.

October 12, 1959

Purchased Bob Trowbridge from the Milwaukee Braves.

November 21, 1959

Traded Frank House to the Cincinnati Redlegs. Received Tom Acker.

November 30, 1959

Drafted Bob Johnson from the Detroit Tigers in the 1959 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Tom Baker from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1959 minor league draft.

Drafted Dave Wickersham from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1959 minor league draft.

December 3, 1959

Traded Tom Sturdivant to the Boston Red Sox. Received Pete Daley.

December 9, 1959

Traded Hal Smith to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received a player to be named later, Dick Hall and Ken Hamlin. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Hank Foiles (December 15, 1959) to the Kansas City Athletics to complete the trade.

December 11, 1959

Traded Joe DeMaestri, Kent Hadley and Roger Maris to the New York Yankees. Received Hank Bauer, Don Larsen, Norm Siebern and Marv Throneberry.

1960

Signed Hector Martinez as a free agent.

Signed Billy Bryan as an amateur free agent.

Signed Dick Green as an amateur free agent.

Signed Ken Sanders as an amateur free agent.

Signed Larry Stahl as an amateur free agent.

Signed Rupe Toppin as an amateur free agent.

Signed Dale Willis as an amateur free agent.

Ossie Chavarria received from the Chicago Cubs in an unknown transaction.

March 10, 1960

Obtained Jack Spring from Dallas (American Association) as part of a minor league working agreement.

April 5, 1960 (Standings)

Traded Bob Grim to the Cleveland Indians. Received Leo Kiely.

April 15, 1960 (Standings)

Returned Joe Morgan to the Milwaukee Braves following previous purchase.

May 11, 1960 (Standings)

Traded George Brunet to the Milwaukee Braves. Received Bob Giggie.

May 19, 1960 (Standings)

Traded Bob Cerv to the New York Yankees. Received Andy Carey.

June, 1960 (Standings)

Don Williams sent to the Washington Senators in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 1, 1960 (Standings)

Traded Hank Foiles and cash to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Danny Kravitz.

June 6, 1960 (Standings)

Purchased Jim Delsing from the Washington Senators. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 9, 1960 (Standings)

Signed Frank Cipriani as an amateur free agent.

July 26, 1960 (Standings)

Sold Harry Chiti to the Detroit Tigers.

July 30, 1960 (Standings)

Purchased John Briggs from the Cleveland Indians.

August, 1960 (Standings)

Dave Roberts received from the Milwaukee Braves in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

October 15, 1960 (Standings)

Traded Danny Kravitz to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Dutch Dotterer.

October 17, 1960

Received Bob Hartman from the Milwaukee Braves as part of a conditional deal.

November 28, 1960

Drafted Ed Keegan from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1960 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Bill Kunkel from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1960 rule 5 draft.

December 14, 1960

Pete Daley selected by the Washington Senators in the 1960 expansion draft (after draft's completion).

Ned Garver selected by the Los Angeles Angels as the 15th pick in the 1960 expansion draft.

Dutch Dotterer selected by the Washington Senators as the 22nd pick in the 1960 expansion draft.

Bob Johnson selected by the Washington Senators as the 32nd pick in the 1960 expansion draft.

Chet Boak selected by the Washington Senators as the 50th pick in the 1960 expansion draft.

Bob Davis selected by the Washington Senators as the 18th pick in the 1960 expansion draft.

Ken Hamlin selected by the Washington Senators as the 30th pick in the 1960 expansion draft.

December 29, 1960

Traded Marty Kutyna and cash to the Washington Senators. Received Haywood Sullivan.

1961

Signed Ted Kubiak as an amateur free agent.

Signed Bill Landis as an amateur free agent.

Signed Allan Lewis as an amateur free agent.

Signed Winston Llenas as an amateur free agent.

Signed Aurelio Monteagudo as an amateur free agent.

Signed Charlie Shoemaker as an amateur free agent.

Signed John Wojcik as an amateur free agent.

Granny Hamner received from the New York Yankees in an unknown transaction.

Dave Roberts sent to the Houston Colt .45's in an unknown transaction.

January 24, 1961

Traded Whitey Herzog and Russ Snyder to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Jim Archer, Bob Boyd, Wayne Causey, Clint Courtney and Al Pilarcik. Clint Courtney returned to original team on April 15, 1961.

January 25, 1961

Traded John Briggs and John Tsitouris to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Joe Nuxhall.

January 31, 1961

Purchased Joe Pignatano from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

March 30, 1961

Traded Howie Reed and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Ed Rakow.

April, 1961

Returned Bob Hartman to the Milwaukee Braves as part of a conditional deal. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Traded Tony Frulio (minors) to the San Francisco Giants. Received Bobby Prescott.

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1959 / 1961 Trades and Transactions