1960 Baltimore Orioles season

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1960 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 89–65 (.578)
League place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Jerold Hoffberger, Clarence Miles
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[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
Baltimore Orioles 89 65 .578 8
Chicago White Sox 87 67 .565 10
Cleveland Indians 76 78 .494 21
Washington Senators 73 81 .474 24
Detroit Tigers 71 83 .461 26
Boston Red Sox 65 89 .422 32
Kansas City Athletics 58 96 .377 39

Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1960 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
C Triandos, GusGus Triandos 109 364 98 .269 12 54
1B Gentile, JimJim Gentile 138 384 112 .292 21 98
2B Breeding, MarvMarv Breeding 152 551 147 .267 3 43
3B Robinson, BrooksBrooks Robinson 152 595 175 .294 14 88
SS Hansen, RonRon Hansen 153 530 135 .255 22 86
LF Woodling, GeneGene Woodling 140 535 123 .283 11 62
CF Brandt, JackieJackie Brandt 145 511 130 .254 15 65
RF Pilarcik, AlAl Pilarcik 104 194 48 .247 4 17

Other batters[edit]

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
Stephens, GeneGene Stephens 84 193 46 .238 5 11
Dropo, WaltWalt Dropo 79 179 48 .268 4 21
Busby, JimJim Busby 79 159 41 .258 0 12
Courtney, ClintClint Courtney 83 154 35 .227 1 12
Nicholson, DaveDave Nicholson 54 113 21 .186 5 11
Tasby, WillieWillie Tasby 39 85 18 .212 0 3
Boyd, BobBob Boyd 71 82 26 .317 0 9
Pearson, AlbieAlbie Pearson 48 82 20 .244 1 6
Klaus, BillyBilly Klaus 46 43 9 .209 1 6
Philley, DaveDave Philley 14 34 9 .265 1 5
Ginsberg, JoeJoe Ginsberg 14 30 8 .267 0 6
Powers, JohnJohn Powers 10 18 2 .111 0 0
Thomas, ValmyValmy Thomas 8 16 1 .063 0 0
Barker, RayRay Barker 5 6 0 .000 0 0
Thomson, BobbyBobby Thomson 3 6 0 .000 0 0
Adair, JerryJerry Adair 3 5 1 .200 1 1
Green, GeneGene Green 1 4 1 .250 0 0
Rice, DelDel Rice 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Shetrone, BarryBarry Shetrone 1 0 0 ---- 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pappas, MiltMilt Pappas 30 205.2 15 11 3.37 126
Estrada, ChuckChuck Estrada 36 208.2 18 11 3.58 144
Barber, SteveSteve Barber 36 181.2 10 7 3.22 112
Brown, HalHal Brown 30 159 12 5 3.06 66

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Fisher, JackJack Fisher 40 197.2 12 11 3.41 99
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 41 147 11 8 3.31 107
Walker, JerryJerry Walker 29 118 3 4 3.74 48
Portocarrero, ArnieArnie Portocarrero 13 40.2 3 2 4.43 15

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jones, GordonGordon Jones 29 1 1 2 4.42 30
Hoeft, BillyBilly Hoeft 19 2 1 0 4.34 14
Stock, WesWes Stock 17 2 2 2 2.88 23
Coleman, RipRip Coleman 5 0 2 0 11.25 0
Anderson, JohnJohn Anderson 4 0 0 0 13.50 1
Mabe, BobBob Mabe 2 0 0 0 27.00 0

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

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[edit]

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