1960 Detroit Tigers season

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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 television WJBK
Local radio WKMH
(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.

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 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Berberet, LouLou Berberet 85 232 45 .194 5 23
1B Cash, NormNorm Cash 121 353 101 .286 18 63
2B Bolling, FrankFrank Bolling 139 536 136 .254 9 59
3B Yost, EddieEddie Yost 143 497 129 .260 14 47
SS Fernández, ChicoChico Fernández 133 435 105 .241 4 35
LF Maxwell, CharlieCharlie Maxwell 134 482 114 .237 24 81
CF Kaline, AlAl Kaline 147 551 153 .278 15 68
RF Colavito, RockyRocky 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
Bilko, SteveSteve Bilko 78 222 46 .207 9 25
Amorós, SandySandy 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
Bruce, BobBob 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
Aguirre, HankHank Aguirre 37 5 3 10 2.85 80
Semproch, RayRay 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

Notes

  1. Gus Zernial at Baseball Reference
  2. Steve Bilko at Baseball Reference
  3. Chico Fernández at Baseball Reference
  4. Steve Demeter] at Baseball Reference
  5. Harvey Kuenn] at Baseball Reference
  6. Ray Semproch at Baseball Reference
  7. Harry Chiti at Baseball Reference

References