1960 Cleveland Indians season

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1960 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) William R. Daley
General manager(s) Frank Lane
Manager(s) Joe Gordon, Jimmy Dykes
Local television WEWS-TV
Local radio WERE (1300)
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The 1960 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Indians' fourth-place finish in the American League with a record of 76 wins and 78 losses, 21 games behind the AL Champion New York Yankees. This season was notable for the infamous trade of Rocky Colavito.

Offseason

Regular season

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

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 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
C Romano, JohnnyJohnny Romano 108 316 86 .272 16 52
1B Power, VicVic Power 147 580 167 .288 10 84
2B Aspromonte, KenKen Aspromonte 117 459 133 .290 1 10
3B Phillips, BubbaBubba Phillips 113 304 63 .207 4 33
SS Held, WoodieWoodie Held 109 376 97 .258 1 21
LF Francona, TitoTito Francona 147 544 159 .292 17 79
CF Piersall, JimmyJimmy Piersall 138 486 137 .282 18 66
RF Kuenn, HarveyHarvey Kuenn 126 474 146 .308 9 54

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
Temple, JohnnyJohnny Temple 98 381 102 .268 2 19

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
Bell, GaryGary Bell 28 154.2 9 10 4.13 109

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Mel McGaha
AA Mobile Bears Southern Association Al Hollingsworth and Johnny Lipon
A Reading Indians Eastern League Ray Mueller
B Burlington Indians Carolina League Pinky May
C Minot Mallards Northern League Walt Novick
D Selma Cloverleafs Alabama–Florida League Ken Landenberger and Paul O'Dea
D Lakeland Indians Florida State League Johnny Lipon and Charlie Gassaway

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Toronto[11]

Notes

  1. Minnie Miñoso at Baseball-Reference
  2. Billy Martin at Baseball-Reference
  3. Jim King at Baseball-Reference
  4. Al Cicotte at Baseball-Reference
  5. Norm Cash at Baseball-Reference
  6. Rocky Colavito at Baseball-Reference
  7. Herb Score at Baseball-Reference
  8. Paul Casanova at Baseball-Reference
  9. Marty Keough at Baseball-Reference
  10. Joe Gordon at Baseball-Reference
  11. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References