1960 Baltimore Orioles season

1960 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 89–65 (.578)
League place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Joseph A.W. Iglehart(Chairman of the Board & Principal Owner)
General manager(s) Lee MacPhail
Manager(s) Paul Richards
Local television WJZ-TV
Local radio WBAL (AM)
(Bob Murphy, Herb Carneal, Joe Crognan)
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The 1960 Baltimore Orioles season involved the Orioles finishing second in the American League with a record of 89 wins and 65 losses, eight games behind the AL Champion New York Yankees.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9757.630--
Baltimore Orioles8965.5788
Chicago White Sox8767.56510
Cleveland Indians7678.49421
Washington Senators7381.47424
Detroit Tigers7183.46126
Boston Red Sox6589.42232
Kansas City Athletics5896.37739

Record vs. opponents

1960 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC NYY WSH
Baltimore 16–613–914–813–913–99–1311–11
Boston 6–165–179–1314–813–97–1511–11
Chicago 9–1317–511–1111–1115–710–1214–8
Cleveland 8–1413–911–117–1515–76–1616–6
Detroit 9–138–1411–1115–710–128–1410–12
Kansas City 9–139–137–157–1512–107–15–17–15
New York 13–915–712–1016–614–815–7–112–10
Washington 11–1111–118–146–1612–1015–710–12

Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1960 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
CGus Triandos10936498.2691254
1BJim Gentile138384112.2922198
2BMarv Breeding152551147.267343
3BBrooks Robinson152595175.2941488
SSRon Hansen153530135.2552286
LFGene Woodling140535123.2831162
CFJackie Brandt145511130.2541565
RFAl Pilarcik10419448.247417

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Gene Stephens8419346.238511
Walt Dropo7917948.268421
Jim Busby7915941.258012
Clint Courtney8315435.227112
Dave Nicholson5411321.186511
Willie Tasby398518.21203
Bob Boyd718226.31709
Albie Pearson488220.24416
Billy Klaus46439.20916
Dave Philley14349.26515
Joe Ginsberg14308.26706
John Powers10182.11100
Valmy Thomas8161.06300
Ray Barker560.00000
Bobby Thomson360.00000
Jerry Adair351.20011
Gene Green141.25000
Del Rice110.00000
Barry Shetrone100----00

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Milt Pappas30205.215113.37126
Chuck Estrada36208.218113.58144
Steve Barber36181.21073.22112
Hal Brown301591253.0666

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jack Fisher40197.212113.4199
Hoyt Wilhelm411471183.31107
Jerry Walker29118343.7448
Arnie Portocarrero1340.2324.4315

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Gordon Jones291124.4230
Billy Hoeft192104.3414
Wes Stock172222.8823
Rip Coleman502011.250
John Anderson400013.501
Bob Mabe200027.000

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Miami Marlins International League Al Vincent
AAA Vancouver Mounties Pacific Coast League George Staller
B Tri-City Braves Northwest League Whitey McDowell
B Fox Cities Foxes Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Earl Weaver
C Stockton Ports California League Billy DeMars
C Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League Lou Fitzgerald
D Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Barney Lutz
D Leesburg Orioles Florida State League Bob Hooper

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fox Cities

Notes

References

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