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1960 St. Louis Cardinals

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6-5-1, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1960 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.2, Offense: 1.8, Defense: 3.3, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 288 points (24.0/g), 4th of 13 in the NFL. Allowed 230 points (19.2/g), 5th.
 Differential of 58 points (4.8/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.6-4.4.

Coach: Pop Ivy (6-5-1)

Stadium: Busch Stadium (Sportsman's Par
 Training Camp: Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, Illinois)

Team Info

Principal Owner Violet Bidwill Wolfner
Managing Director Walter Wolfner
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 288 4167 791 5.3 47 22 13 229 126 285 1811 20 25 5.9 89 484 2356 13 4.9 127
Team Defense 230 3029 685 4.4 44 23 9 158 156 300 1817 20 21 5.3 93 344 1212 8 3.5 56
Lg Rank Offense 4 2 11 12 2 9 10 4 11 7 1 1 4 2
Lg Rank Defense 5 1 3 1 1 7 3 10 7 3 1 1 2 2

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Fri September 23 boxscore W 1-0 @ Los Angeles Rams 43 21 20 430 281 149 5 16 238 188 50 6
2 Sun October 2 boxscore L 1-1 New York Giants 14 35 11 222 115 107 5 18 405 268 137 6
3 Sun October 9 boxscore L 1-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 27 31 20 364 145 219 6 14 293 199 94 3
4 Sun October 16 boxscore L 1-3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14 27 20 295 154 141 6 12 237 146 91
5 Sun October 23 boxscore W 2-3 Dallas Cowboys 12 10 17 306 80 226 3 9 175 124 51 2
5 Sun October 30 boxscore W 3-3 @ New York Giants 20 13 15 260 75 185 3 16 225 116 109 8
7 Sun November 6 boxscore W 4-3 Washington Redskins 44 7 25 499 238 261 2 9 178 39 139 4
7 Sun November 13 boxscore L 4-4 @ Cleveland Browns 27 28 18 385 215 170 3 20 402 168 234 3
8 Sun November 20 boxscore W 5-4 @ Washington Redskins 26 14 28 515 248 267 5 8 154 117 37 5
10 Sun November 27 boxscore T 5-4-1 Cleveland Browns 17 17 21 322 127 195 6 17 274 88 186 2
11 Sun December 4 boxscore L 5-5-1 Philadelphia Eagles 6 20 13 190 25 165 2 10 268 214 54 1
12 Sun December 18 boxscore W 6-5-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 38 7 21 379 108 271 1 9 180 150 30 4

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
12 John Roach 27 QB 12 10 4-5-1 87 188 46.3% 1423 17 9.0 19 10.1 57 7.6 4.8 16.4 118.6 62.7 2 1
16 King Hill 24 qb 12 1 1-0-0 20 55 36.4% 205 1 1.8 5 9.1 25 3.7 0.0 10.3 17.1 16.1
3 George Izo 23 qb 2 1 1-0-0 10 24 41.7% 115 0 0.0 0 0.0 24 4.8 4.8 11.5 57.5 56.8
44 John David Crow* 25 HB 12 0 9 18 50.0% 247 2 11.1 1 5.6 52 13.7 13.4 27.4 20.6 109.7
Team Total 25.4 12 6-5-1 126 285 44.2% 1990 20 7.0 25 8.8 57 7.0 4.4 15.8 165.8 54.9 2 1
Opp Total 12 156 300 52.0% 2147 20 6.7 21 7.0 7.2 5.34 13.8 178.9 68.3 41 330 5.3 3.7 12.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
44 John David Crow* 25 HB 12 0 183 1071 6 57 5.9 89.3 15.3 25 462 18.5 3 52 2.1 38.5 1533 9 11
36 Frank Mestnik 22 9 0 104 429 3 55 4.1 47.7 11.6 3 24 8.0 0 15 0.3 2.7 453 3 3
31 Mal Hammack 27 FB 9 0 96 347 2 24 3.6 38.6 10.7 4 36 9.0 0 26 0.4 4.0 383 2 7
35 Joe Childress 27 FL 12 0 34 240 0 28 7.1 20.0 2.8 11 202 18.4 2 52 0.9 16.8 442 2 2
40 Bobby Joe Conrad 25 12 0 23 91 0 33 4.0 7.6 1.9 7 103 14.7 0 24 0.6 8.6 194 0 4
12 John Roach 27 QB 12 10 19 39 1 19 2.1 3.3 1.6 39 1 8
16 King Hill 24 qb 12 1 16 47 1 10 2.9 3.9 1.3 47 1 3
49 Willie West 22 KR 7 0 7 45 0 14 6.4 6.4 1.0 45 0 0
25 Jerry Norton*+ 29 LS/P 12 0 2 47 0 26 23.5 3.9 0.2 47 0 0
88 Sonny Randle*+ 24 SE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 62 893 14.4 15 57 5.2 74.4 893 15 1
86 Hugh McInnis 22 TE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 260 20.0 0 51 1.1 21.7 260 0 0
85 Perry Richards 26 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 1.3 10 0 0
Team Total 25.4 12 484 2356 13 57 4.9 196.3 40.3 126 1990 15.8 20 57 10.5 165.8 4346 33 42
Opp Total 12 344 1212 8 3.5 101.0 28.7 156 1817 11.6 20 13.0 151.4 3029 28 35

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
40 Bobby Joe Conrad 25 12 0 8 86 0 33 10.8 12 338 0 65 28.2 618
24 Billy Stacy 24 PR 11 0 14 62 0 24 4.4 6 146 0 29 24.3 208
49 Willie West 22 KR 7 0 5 58 0 26 11.6 13 370 0 87 28.5 473
8 Larry Wilson 22 RS 11 11 3 26 0 14 8.7 6 115 0 27 19.2 141
36 Frank Mestnik 22 9 0 3 39 0 17 13.0 492
31 Mal Hammack 27 FB 9 0 2 23 0 15 11.5 406
81 Ted Bates 24 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
45 Joe Driskill 23 LCB 6 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
71 Dale Memmelaar 23 12 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
Team Total 25.4 12 30 232 0 33 7.7 45 1045 0 87 23.2 5623
Opp Total 12 25 162 0 6.5 57 1245 0 21.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
25 Jerry Norton*+ 29 LS/P 12 0 39 1777 62 0 45.6
40 Bobby Joe Conrad 25 12 0 5 2 40.0%% 29 28 96.6%%
79 Gerry Perry 30 K 12 0 20 13 65.0%% 5 5 100.0%%
16 King Hill 24 qb 12 1 5 198 50 0 39.6
Team Total 25.4 12 25 15 60.0%% 34 33 97.1%% 44 1975 62 0 44.9
Opp Total 12 16 7 43.8%% 29 29 100.0%% 63 2791 44.3

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
12 John Roach 27 QB 12 10 0 8 7 0 0
44 John David Crow* 25 HB 12 0 0 11 2 0 0
25 Jerry Norton*+ 29 LS/P 12 0 10 96 0 26 0 0 0 2 0 0
31 Mal Hammack 27 FB 9 0 0 7 3 0 0
24 Billy Stacy 24 PR 11 0 4 42 0 25 0 0 1 3 33 1
8 Larry Wilson 22 RS 11 11 2 4 0 4 0 0 1 3 7 0
40 Bobby Joe Conrad 25 12 0 0 4 1 0 0
62 Dale Meinert 27 MLB 12 0 3 17 0 17 0 0 0 2 0 0
35 Joe Childress 27 FL 12 0 0 2 2 4 0
16 King Hill 24 qb 12 1 0 3 1 -11 0
34 Bill Koman 26 RLB 12 0 1 5 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 0
36 Frank Mestnik 22 9 0 0 3 0 0 0
45 Joe Driskill 23 LCB 6 0 0 1 1 0 0
64 Ken Gray 24 RG 10 0 0 0 2 2 0
70 Don Owens 28 LDT 9 0 0 0 2 0 0
66 Tom Redmond 23 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
84 Leo Sugar* 31 LDE 12 0 0 0 2 3 0
81 Ted Bates 24 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
68 Mike McGee 22 LG 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 Luke Owens 27 RDE 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
74 Ken Panfil 30 RT 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Gerry Perry 30 K 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
65 Mike Rabold 23 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
88 Sonny Randle*+ 24 SE 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
80 John Tracey 27 LLB 12 0 1 14 0 14 0 1
Team Total 25.4 12 21 178 0 26 0 0 42 43 38 1 3
Opp Total 12 22 35 12

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
88 Sonny Randle*+ 24 SE 12 0 15 15 90
44 John David Crow* 25 HB 12 0 6 3 9 54
79 Gerry Perry 30 K 12 0 5 13 44
40 Bobby Joe Conrad 25 12 0 28 2 34
36 Frank Mestnik 22 9 0 3 3 18
35 Joe Childress 27 FL 12 0 2 2 12
31 Mal Hammack 27 FB 9 0 2 2 12
16 King Hill 24 qb 12 1 1 1 6
12 John Roach 27 QB 12 10 1 1 6
24 Billy Stacy 24 PR 11 0 1 1 6
72 Frank Fuller 31 RDT 9 0 1 2
78 Luke Owens 27 RDE 12 0 1 2
80 John Tracey 27 LLB 12 0 1 2
Team Total 25.4 12 13 20 1 34 33 15 3 288
Opp Total 12 8 20 2 29 7 230

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1960-09-23 @ RAM W, 43-21 2 18 pass John David Crow 18 yard pass from King Hill (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
2 1960-09-23 @ RAM W, 43-21 3 52 pass John David Crow 52 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
3 1960-09-23 @ RAM W, 43-21 3 37 pass Sonny Randle 37 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
4 1960-09-23 @ RAM W, 43-21 4 57 pass Sonny Randle 57 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
5 1960-09-23 @ RAM W, 43-21 4 24 pass Sonny Randle 24 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
6 1960-10-02 NYG L, 14-35 1 26 pass John David Crow 26 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
7 1960-10-02 NYG L, 14-35 4 1 rush King Hill 1 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
8 1960-10-09 @ PHI L, 27-31 1 3 rush Mal Hammack 3 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
9 1960-10-09 @ PHI L, 27-31 2 23 pass Joe Childress 23 yard pass from John David Crow (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
10 1960-10-09 @ PHI L, 27-31 4 46 rush John David Crow 46 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
11 1960-10-16 @ PIT L, 14-27 4 6 rush John David Crow 6 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
12 1960-10-16 @ PIT L, 14-27 4 2 rush Frank Mestnik 2 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
13 1960-10-23 DAL W, 12-10 2 9 rush John David Crow 9 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
14 1960-10-30 @ NYG W, 20-13 2 41 pass Sonny Randle 41 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
15 1960-10-30 @ NYG W, 20-13 3 33 fumble Billy Stacy 33 yard fumble return (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
16 1960-11-06 WAS W, 44-7 1 14 pass Sonny Randle 14 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
17 1960-11-06 WAS W, 44-7 2 7 pass Sonny Randle 7 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
18 1960-11-06 WAS W, 44-7 3 4 rush John David Crow 4 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
19 1960-11-06 WAS W, 44-7 4 3 pass Sonny Randle 3 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
20 1960-11-06 WAS W, 44-7 4 30 rush John David Crow 30 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
21 1960-11-13 @ CLE L, 27-28 2 52 pass Joe Childress 52 yard pass from John David Crow (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
22 1960-11-13 @ CLE L, 27-28 3 5 rush Frank Mestnik 5 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
23 1960-11-13 @ CLE L, 27-28 4 43 pass Sonny Randle 43 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
24 1960-11-20 @ WAS W, 26-14 2 26 pass Sonny Randle 26 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
25 1960-11-20 @ WAS W, 26-14 2 7 pass Sonny Randle 7 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
26 1960-11-20 @ WAS W, 26-14 3 36 pass Sonny Randle 36 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
27 1960-11-27 CLE T, 17-17 2 2 rush John David Crow 2 yard rush (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
28 1960-11-27 CLE T, 17-17 4 12 pass Sonny Randle 12 yard pass from John Roach (Bobby Joe Conrad kick)
29 1960-12-04 PHI L, 6-20 3 2 rush Mal Hammack 2 yard rush
30 1960-12-18 PIT W, 38-7 2 1 rush Frank Mestnik 1 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
31 1960-12-18 PIT W, 38-7 3 14 pass Sonny Randle 14 yard pass from John Roach (Gerry Perry kick)
32 1960-12-18 PIT W, 38-7 3 8 pass Sonny Randle 8 yard pass from John Roach (Gerry Perry kick)
33 1960-12-18 PIT W, 38-7 4 1 rush John Roach 1 yard rush (Gerry Perry kick)
34 1960-12-18 PIT W, 38-7 4 33 pass Sonny Randle 33 yard pass from John Roach (Gerry Perry kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1960-09-23 @ RAM L, 21-43 1 13 pass Clendon Thomas 13 yard pass from Billy Wade (Danny Villanueva kick)
2 1960-09-23 @ RAM L, 21-43 2 57 pass Red Phillips 57 yard pass from Billy Wade (Danny Villanueva kick)
3 1960-09-23 @ RAM L, 21-43 4 54 pass Carroll Dale 54 yard pass from Frank Ryan (Danny Villanueva kick)
4 1960-10-02 NYG W, 35-14 2 51 pass Joe Morrison 51 yard pass from George Shaw (Pat Summerall kick)
5 1960-10-02 NYG W, 35-14 2 6 pass Joe Morrison 6 yard pass from George Shaw (Pat Summerall kick)
6 1960-10-02 NYG W, 35-14 3 17 pass Kyle Rote 17 yard pass from George Shaw (Pat Summerall kick)
7 1960-10-02 NYG W, 35-14 4 33 rush Mel Triplett 33 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
8 1960-10-02 NYG W, 35-14 4 10 pass Kyle Rote 10 yard pass from George Shaw (Pat Summerall kick)
9 1960-10-09 @ PHI W, 31-27 1 21 pass Pete Retzlaff 21 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
10 1960-10-09 @ PHI W, 31-27 2 13 pass Pete Retzlaff 13 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
11 1960-10-09 @ PHI W, 31-27 2 1 rush Clarence Peaks 1 yard rush (Bobby Walston kick)
12 1960-10-09 @ PHI W, 31-27 4 11 pass Tommy McDonald 11 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
13 1960-10-16 @ PIT W, 27-14 2 4 rush Tom Tracy 4 yard rush (Bert Rechichar kick)
14 1960-10-16 @ PIT W, 27-14 3 26 pass Buddy Dial 26 yard pass from Bobby Layne (Bert Rechichar kick)
15 1960-10-16 @ PIT W, 27-14 4 51 pass Jimmy Orr 51 yard pass from Tom Tracy (Bert Rechichar kick)
16 1960-10-23 DAL L, 10-12 4 3 rush L.G. Dupre 3 yard rush (Fred Cone kick)
17 1960-10-30 @ NYG L, 13-20 2 3 rush Mel Triplett 3 yard rush (Pat Summerall kick)
18 1960-10-30 @ NYG L, 13-20 4 65 fumble Lindon Crow 65 yard fumble return
19 1960-11-06 WAS L, 7-44 3 3 rush Dick James 3 yard rush (Bob Khayat kick)
20 1960-11-13 @ CLE W, 28-27 1 1 rush Jim Brown 1 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
21 1960-11-13 @ CLE W, 28-27 2 66 pass Ray Renfro 66 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
22 1960-11-13 @ CLE W, 28-27 2 5 pass Leon Clarke 5 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
23 1960-11-13 @ CLE W, 28-27 4 3 rush Jim Brown 3 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
24 1960-11-20 @ WAS L, 14-26 1 10 pass Joe Walton 10 yard pass from Ralph Guglielmi (Bob Khayat kick)
25 1960-11-20 @ WAS L, 14-26 4 0 fumble Gary Glick 0 yard fumble return (Bob Khayat kick)
26 1960-11-27 CLE T, 17-17 2 20 pass Gern Nagler 20 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
27 1960-11-27 CLE T, 17-17 2 2 pass Leon Clarke 2 yard pass from Milt Plum (Sam Baker kick)
28 1960-12-04 PHI W, 20-6 2 22 pass Pete Retzlaff 22 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
29 1960-12-04 PHI W, 20-6 4 25 pass Tommy McDonald 25 yard pass from Norm Van Brocklin (Bobby Walston kick)
30 1960-12-18 PIT L, 7-38 2 49 pass Jimmy Orr 49 yard pass from Bobby Layne (Bobby Layne kick)