SPB-60: 1960 Season              Status: Playing September


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Batting Average

Home Runs

ERA

Current League Champion

SPB1-1959 Champion

RICK RYAN
BEARD BLACK CATS

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The Beard Black Cats overcame a 3 games to 1 deficit to win his second consecutive SPB-60 crown! The series included a record 20-inning game in game 3. MVP was Tito Francona who was 12 for 31, .387, 3 HR’s. Hector Lopez was 7 for 25, .280, but had a 2B, 2-HR’s and 8 RBI

SPB-60 League Officers

Commissioner

Mike See

President

Terry Baxter

Statistician

Rich Applegate

Beat Writer

Rich Applegate

SPB-60 News that's fit to print

April 30, 2020

1960 Pre-Season Prognosis

Thanks to John Ungashick, he has provided us with a well written pre-season prognosis, which gives insight into each team as we enter the 1960 season. Thanks John!

March 28, 2020

1960 Stadium Changes

Wabash Six (Bill Lanke) is vacating Griffith Stadium to move to the new, cold and windy Candlestick Park.

Steve Brunner is moving out of Comiskey Park into Yankee Stadium.

That leaves Griffith and Comiskey Park as your two available parks for 1960.

February 9, 2020

1961 Expansion owners announced

I am pleased to announce that veteran SBP Managers Dave Lauer and Steve Ehresman will be our Expansion team owners for the 1961 Expansion Drafts. Dave will be running his existing team through the end of the 1960 season, at which time I will find a new owner for that franchise.

I’ll have more info on the draft as we get close to the end of the 1960 season (rules have been online for a few years now), but we will likely hold the drafts live in the SPB Chat Room (as it will be the very first time we’ve conducted an expansion draft like this.

Very happy to have two veteran managers running these teams….and welcome Steve E. to SPB-60!

January 21, 2020

1960 Call for Protected rosters

It is now time to start the processing of cutting down those rosters in preparation for the Rule 5 draft. This cutdowns will be due back to me by Saturday Feb 8, 2020, so that we can begin the draft via email the next day or two after that. So you have almost 3 weeks to make deals.

Here are the cutdown numbers for each team

19 Players
Beard Black Cats (Ryan)
Massillon Tigers (Ungashick)
Joliet Jakes (Baxter)
Asbury Argonauts (Brunner)

20 Players
Newark Bears (DeZarlo)
Frankfort Frigates (Plunkitt)
East Kenosha Lakers (Lauer)
Wabash Six (Lanke)
Schenectady Patriots (Rahn)
Riverside Robbers (Turnbull)

21 Players
New Bedford Ahabs ( Williams)
Mound City Saints (Applegate)
Louisiana Lightning (See)
Raleigh Tarheels (Lehman)

Please send an MP with you unprotected players farmed along with the breakdown listed in an email for backup. Remember, uncarded players do not have to be protected.

Also, as a reminder….at the conclusion of the upcoming 1960 season, we will be having our first ever cutdown for the new way we are doing expansion. Please keep this in mind when making trades and deciding who you will keep.

October 28, 2019

1960 Stadium Changes

The Riverside Robbers (John Turnbull) vacate Yankee Stadium for the more cozy confines of KC Municipal Stadium.

The Joliet Jakes (Terry Baxter) has vacated the brand new, cold, chilly and windy Candlestick Park for the more cozy confines of Connie Mack Stadium (And Maris and Mantle are thanking him).

That leaves Yankee Stadium and Candlestick Park as your (2) available ball parks for 1960. First come first served.

Calendar

Oct 1, 2020

Sept play begins

@Nov 1, 2020

Playoffs start

Power Rankings

  1)  Lightning (1)
  2)  Black Cats (3)
  3)  Frigates (2)
  4)  Patriots (3)
  5)  Tigers (5)
  6)  Jakes (6)
  7)  Bears (10)
  8)  Six (9)
  9)  Ahabs (7)
  10)  Lakers (10)
  11)  Robbers (8)
  12)  Saints (12)
  13)  Argonauts (14)
  14)  Tarheels (13)

1960 1st rd results

1) Tarheels-J.Marichal
2) Tarheels-R.Santo
3) Robbers-J.Torre
4) Saints-S.Barber
5) Ahabs-M.Alou
6) Patriots-W.Davis
7) Six-C.Cardenas
8) Lakers-D.McAuliffe
9) Frigates-J.Maloney
10) Argonauts-T.Gonzalez
11) Bears-R.Sadecki
12) Jakes-F.Robinson
13) Tigers-A.Mahaffey
14) Lakers-D.Mincher

Historical Information

Established: 2008
Starting Season: 1948
Seasons: 13
Games: 12936
Trades: 441

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