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1960 Boston Red Sox season

1960 Boston Red Sox
Ted Williams' Final Season
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Fenway Park (since 1912)
  • Boston, Massachusetts (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
    Manager(s) Billy Jurges (W-15; L-27), Del Baker (W-2; L-5) and Pinky Higgins (W-48; L-57)
    Local television WHDH-TV, Ch. 5
    Local radio WHDH-AM 850
    (Curt Gowdy, Bill Crowley, Art Gleeson)
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    The 1960 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 65 wins and 89 losses, 32 games behind the New York Yankees.[1]

    Regular season

    Manager Billy Jurges was replaced by Mike “Pinky” Higgins.[1] Ted Williams retired at the end of the season. In his final at bat, Ted Williams hit the 521st home run of his career.[1] Williams finished the season with a .316 batting average at the age of 41.[1]

    Season standings

    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

    Opening Day lineup

    12 Pumpsie Green 2B
      3 Pete Runnels 1B
    11 Frank Malzone 3B
    10 Gene Stephens RF
      9 Ted Williams LF
    37 Gary Geiger CF
      1 Don Buddin SS
    30 Haywood Sullivan     C
    15 Tom Sturdivant P

    Roster

    1960 Boston Red Sox
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Managers

    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
    C Nixon, RussRuss Nixon 80 272 81 .298 5 33
    1B Wertz, VicVic Wertz 131 443 125 .282 19 103
    2B Runnels, PetePete Runnels 143 528 169 .320 2 35
    3B Malzone, FrankFrank Malzone 152 595 161 .271 14 79
    SS Buddin, DonDon Buddin 124 428 105 .245 6 36
    LF Williams, TedTed Williams 113 310 98 .316 29 72
    CF Tasby, WillieWillie Tasby 105 385 108 .281 7 37
    RF Clinton, LouLou Clinton 96 298 68 .228 6 37

    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
    Repulski, RipRip Repulski 73 136 33 .243 3 20

    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

    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
    Borland, TomTom Borland 26 0 4 3 6.53 32

    Farm system

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    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Waterloo[5]

    Notes

    1. ^ a b c d The Boston Red Sox, Milton Cole and Jim Kaplan, p.32, World Publications Group, North Dighton, MA, ISBN 1-57215-412-8
    2. ^ Rip Repulski page at Baseball-Reference
    3. ^ a b Ray Boone page at Baseball-Reference
    4. ^ Marty Keough page at Baseball-Reference
    5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

    References