1960 Boston Red Sox
Ted Williams' Final Season
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record65–89 (.422)
League place7th (32 GB)
Other information
Owner(s)Tom Yawkey
General manager(s)Bucky Harris
Manager(s)
Local televisionWHDH-TV, Ch. 5
Local radioWHDH-AM 850
(Curt Gowdy, Bill Crowley, Art Gleeson)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1960 Boston Red Sox season was the 60th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished seventh in the American League (AL) with a record of 65 wins and 89 losses, 32 games behind the AL champion New York Yankees.[1]

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


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BOS CHW CLE DET KC NY 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

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 Russ Nixon 80 272 81 .298 5 33
1B Vic Wertz 131 443 125 .282 19 103
2B Pete Runnels 143 528 169 .320 2 35
3B Frank Malzone 152 595 161 .271 14 79
SS Don Buddin 124 428 105 .245 6 36
LF Ted Williams 113 310 98 .316 29 72
CF Willie Tasby 105 385 108 .281 7 37
RF Lou 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
Pumpsie Green 133 260 63 .242 3 21
Gary Geiger 77 245 74 .302 9 33
Carroll Hardy 73 145 34 .234 2 15
Rip Repulski 73 136 33 .243 3 20
Haywood Sullivan 52 124 20 .161 3 10
Bobby Thomson 40 114 30 .263 5 20
Gene Stephens 35 109 25 .229 2 11
Marty Keough 38 105 26 .248 1 9
Ed Sadowski 38 93 20 .215 3 8
Ray Boone 34 78 16 .205 1 11
Jim Pagliaroni 28 62 19 .306 2 9
Don Gile 29 51 9 .176 1 4
Ron Jackson 10 31 7 .226 0 0
Marlan Coughtry 15 19 3 .158 0 0
Ray Webster 7 3 0 .000 0 1
Jim Busby 1 0 0 ---- 0 0

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
Bill Monbouquette 35 215.0 14 11 3.64 134
Tom Brewer 34 186.2 10 15 4.82 60
Ike Delock 24 129.1 9 10 4.73 49
Billy Muffett 23 125.0 6 4 3.24 75
Earl Wilson 13 65.0 3 2 4.71 40

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
Frank Sullivan 40 153.2 6 16 5.10 98
Jerry Casale 29 96.1 2 9 6.17 54
Dave Hillman 16 36.2 0 3 5.65 14
Chet Nichols Jr. 6 12.2 0 2 4.26 11

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
Mike Fornieles 70 10 5 13 2.64 64
Tom Sturdivant 40 3 3 1 4.97 67
Tom Borland 26 0 4 3 6.53 32
Ted Bowsfield 17 1 2 2 5.14 18
Ted Wills 15 1 1 1 7.42 28
Al Worthington 6 0 1 0 7.71 7
Nelson Chittum 6 0 0 0 4.32 5
Tracy Stallard 4 0 0 0 0.00 6
Arnold Earley 2 0 1 0 15.75 5

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Minneapolis Millers American Association Eddie Popowski
A Allentown Red Sox Eastern League Sheriff Robinson
B Raleigh Capitals Carolina League Ken Deal
D Waterloo Hawks Midwest League Matt Sczesny
D Corning Red Sox New York–Penn League Len Okrie
D Alpine Cowboys Sophomore League Dick Kinaman

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Waterloo
Source:[7][8]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Cole, Milton; Kaplan, Jim (2009). The Boston Red Sox: An Illustrated History. North Dighton, Massachusetts: World Publications Group. p. 32. ISBN 978-1-57215-412-4.
  2. ^ Smiles, Jack (2011). Bucky Harris: A Biography of Baseball's 'Boy Wonder'. McFarland & Company. p. 269. ISBN 978-0-7864-4160-0.
  3. ^ Sammy White page at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Rip Repulski page at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ a b Red Sox sells Jackson
  6. ^ "Indians, Red Sox exchange players". Milwaukee Journal. AP. June 13, 1960. p. 16. Retrieved June 3, 2010.
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
  8. ^ Boston Red Sox Guide for Press, TV and Radio. 1960. p. 2. Retrieved March 14, 2021 – via Wayback Machine.