1960 New York Yankees season

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1960 New York Yankees
1960 AL Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Dan Topping and Del Webb
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
Local television

WPIX

(Mel Allen, Red Barber, Phil Rizzuto)
Local radio WMGM
(Mel Allen, Red Barber, Phil Rizzuto)
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The 1960 New York Yankees season was the 58th season for the team in New York, and its 60th season overall. The team finished with a record of 97–57, winning its 25th pennant, finishing 8 games ahead of the Baltimore Orioles. New York was managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates in seven games.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Elston Howard took over as the Yankees' everyday catcher, while Yogi Berra split time between the outfield and serving as Howard's backup.

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

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1960 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Howard, ElstonElston Howard 107 323 79 .245 6 39
1B Skowron, BillBill Skowron 146 538 166 .309 26 91
2B Richardson, BobbyBobby Richardson 150 460 116 .252 1 26
3B Boyer, CleteClete Boyer 124 393 95 .242 14 46
SS Kubek, TonyTony Kubek 147 568 155 .273 14 62
LF López, HéctorHéctor López 131 408 116 .284 9 42
CF Mantle, MickeyMickey Mantle 153 527 145 .275 40 94
RF Maris, RogerRoger Maris 136 499 141 .283 39 112

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
Hadley, KentKent Hadley 55 64 13 .203 4 11
DeMaestri, JoeJoe DeMaestri 49 35 8 .229 0 2
Hunt, KenKen Hunt 25 22 6 .273 0 1
Carey, AndyAndy Carey 4 3 1 .333 0 1

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
Ditmar, ArtArt Ditmar 34 200 15 9 3.06 65

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
Coates, JimJim Coates 35 149.1 13 3 4.28 73

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
Duren, RyneRyne Duren 42 3 4 9 4.96 67
Arroyo, LuisLuis Arroyo 29 5 1 7 2.88 29

1960 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1960 World Series

NL Pittsburgh Pirates (4) vs. AL New York Yankees (3)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Yankees – 4, Pirates – 6 October 5 Forbes Field 36,676
2 Yankees – 16, Pirates – 3 October 6 Forbes Field 37,308
3 Pirates – 0, Yankees – 10 October 8 Yankee Stadium 70,001
4 Pirates – 3, Yankees – 2 October 9 Yankee Stadium 67,812
5 Pirates – 5, Yankees – 2 October 10 Yankee Stadium 62,753
6 Yankees – 12, Pirates – 0 October 12 Forbes Field 38,580
7 Yankees – 9, Pirates – 10 October 13 Forbes Field 36,683

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Roger Maris, American League MVP
  • Bobby Richardson, World Series MVP

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Virginians International League Steve Souchock
AA Amarillo Gold Sox Texas League Jim Gleeson
A Binghamton Triplets Eastern League Dee Phillips
B Greensboro Yankees Carolina League Hal Charnofsky
C Modesto Reds California League Tom Hamilton
C Fargo-Moorhead Twins Northern League John Fitzpatrick
D St. Petersburg Saints Florida State League Stan Charnofsky and Randy Gumpert
D Auburn Yankees New York-Penn League Bob Bauer

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Greensboro[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Roger Maris page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Jesse Gonder page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Bob Cerv page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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