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1960 Detroit Tigers season

Major League Baseball season

1960 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Fred Knorr, John Fetzer
General manager(s)Bill DeWitt
Manager(s)Jimmy Dykes, Billy Hitchcock, Joe Gordon
Local televisionWJBK
Local radioWKMH
(George Kell, Ernie Harwell)
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The 1960 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Tigers' sixth-place finish in the American League with a 71–83 record, 26 games behind the AL Champion New York Yankees.

1960 Detroit Tigers season Intro articles: 4

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 97 57 0.630 55–22 42–35
Baltimore Orioles 89 65 0.578 8 44–33 45–32
Chicago White Sox 87 67 0.565 10 51–26 36–41
Cleveland Indians 76 78 0.494 21 39–38 37–40
Washington Senators 73 81 0.474 24 32–45 41–36
Detroit Tigers 71 83 0.461 26 40–37 31–46
Boston Red Sox 65 89 0.422 32 36–41 29–48
Kansas City Athletics 58 96 0.377 39 34–43 24–53


Record vs. opponents

1960 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC NYY WSH
Baltimore 16–6 13–9 14–8 13–9 13–9 9–13 11–11
Boston 6–16 5–17 9–13 14–8 13–9 7–15 11–11
Chicago 9–13 17–5 11–11 11–11 15–7 10–12 14–8
Cleveland 8–14 13–9 11–11 7–15 15–7 6–16 16–6
Detroit 9–13 8–14 11–11 15–7 10–12 8–14 10–12
Kansas City 9–13 9–13 7–15 7–15 12–10 7–15–1 7–15
New York 13–9 15–7 12–10 16–6 14–8 15–7–1 12–10
Washington 11–11 11–11 8–14 6–16 12–10 15–7 10–12


Notable transactions

Roster

1960 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

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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
C Lou Berberet 85 232 45 .194 5 23
1B Norm Cash 121 353 101 .286 18 63
2B Frank Bolling 139 536 136 .254 9 59
3B Eddie Yost 143 497 129 .260 14 47
SS Chico Fernández 133 435 105 .241 4 35
LF Charlie Maxwell 134 482 114 .237 24 81
CF Al Kaline 147 551 153 .278 15 68
RF Rocky Colavito 145 555 138 .249 35 87

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
Steve Bilko 78 222 46 .207 9 25
Sandy Amorós 65 67 10 .149 1 7

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

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
Bob Bruce 34 130 4 7 3.74 76

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
Hank Aguirre 37 5 3 10 2.85 80
Ray Semproch 17 3 0 0 4.00 9

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Denver Bears American Association Charlie Metro
AA Birmingham Barons Southern Association Skeeter Newsome
AA Victoria Rosebuds Texas League Johnny Pesky
A Knoxville Smokies Sally League Frank Skaff
B Durham Bulls Carolina League Stubby Overmire
C Duluth–Superior Dukes Northern League Frank Carswell
D Montgomery Rebels Alabama–Florida League Al Lakeman
D Decatur Commodores Midwest League Al Federoff

References

  1. ^ Gus Zernial at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Steve Bilko at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Chico Fernández at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ "The Detroit Tigers, Rarely Known as "Tigers" in Uniform". toddradom.com. October 4, 2013. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  5. ^ Steve Demeter at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Harvey Kuenn at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Ray Semproch at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Harry Chiti at Baseball Reference

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