1960 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s)Gabe Paul
Manager(s)Fred Hutchinson
Local televisionWLW
(George Bryson, Frank McCormick)
Local radioWKRC
(Waite Hoyt, Jack Moran)
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The 1960 Cincinnati Reds season consisted of the Reds finishing in sixth place in the National League standings, with a record of 67–87, 28 games behind the National League and World Series champion Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Reds were managed by Fred Hutchinson and played their home games at Crosley Field and attracted 664,486 customers, eighth and last in the league.[1]

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 95 59 0.617 52–25 43–34
Milwaukee Braves 88 66 0.571 7 51–26 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 86 68 0.558 9 51–26 35–42
Los Angeles Dodgers 82 72 0.532 13 42–35 40–37
San Francisco Giants 79 75 0.513 16 45–32 34–43
Cincinnati Reds 67 87 0.435 28 37–40 30–47
Chicago Cubs 60 94 0.390 35 33–44 27–50
Philadelphia Phillies 59 95 0.383 36 31–46 28–49

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team CHC CIN LA MIL PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 10–12 9–13 7–15 10–12 7–15 9–13–1 8–14–1
Cincinnati 12–10 12–10 9–13 9–13 6–16 11–11 8–14
Los Angeles 13–9 10–12 12–10 16–6 11–11 10–12 10–12
Milwaukee 15–7 13–9 10–12 16–6 9–13 14–8 11–11
Philadelphia 12–10 13–9 6–16 6–16 7–15 8–14 7–15
Pittsburgh 15–7 16–6 11–11 13–9 15–7 14–8–1 11–11
San Francisco 13–9–1 11–11 12–10 8–14 14–8 8–14–1 13–9
St. Louis 14–8–1 14–8 12–10 11–11 15–7 11–11 9–13


Notable transactions

Roster

1960 Cincinnati Reds
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 Ed Bailey 133 441 115 .261 13 67
1B Frank Robinson 139 464 138 .297 31 83
2B Billy Martin 103 317 78 .246 3 16
SS Roy McMillan 124 399 94 .236 10 42
3B Eddie Kasko 126 479 140 .292 6 51
LF Wally Post 77 249 70 .281 17 38
CF Vada Pinson 154 652 187 .287 20 61
RF Gus Bell 143 515 135 .262 12 62

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
Gordy Coleman 66 251 68 .271 6 32
Jerry Lynch 102 159 46 .289 6 27
Willie Jones 79 149 40 .268 3 27
Cliff Cook 54 149 31 .208 3 13
Leo Cárdenas 48 142 33 .232 1 12
Elio Chacón 49 116 21 .181 0 7
Tony González 39 99 21 .212 3 14
Lee Walls 29 84 23 .274 1 7
Dutch Dotterer 33 79 18 .228 2 11
Harry Anderson 42 66 11 .167 1 9
Joe Azcue 14 31 3 .097 0 3
Frank House 23 28 5 .179 0 3
Joe Gaines 11 15 3 .200 0 1
Whitey Lockman 21 10 2 .200 1 1
Rogelio Álvarez 3 9 1 .111 0 0
Pete Whisenant 1 1 0 .000 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
Bob Purkey 41 252.2 17 11 3.60 97
Jay Hook 36 222.0 11 18 4.50 103
Jim O'Toole 34 196.1 12 12 3.80 124
Don Newcombe 16 82.2 4 6 4.57 36
Jim Maloney 11 63.2 2 6 4.66 48

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
Cal McLish 37 151.1 4 14 4.16 56
Joe Nuxhall 38 112.0 1 8 4.42 72
Claude Osteen 20 48.1 0 1 5.03 15

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
Jim Brosnan 57 7 2 12 2.36 62
Bill Henry 51 1 5 17 3.19 58
Bob Grim 26 2 2 2 4.45 22
Marshall Bridges 14 4 0 2 1.07 26
Raúl Sánchez 8 1 0 0 4.91 5
Brooks Lawrence 7 1 0 1 10.57 2
Ted Wieand 5 0 1 0 10.38 3
Orlando Peña 4 0 1 0 2.89 9
Duane Richards 2 0 0 0 9.00 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Havana Sugar Kings/
Jersey City Jerseys
International League Tony Castaño and Nap Reyes
AAA Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League Dick Sisler
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Jim Turner
A Columbia Reds Sally League Max Macon
B Topeka Reds Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Johnny Vander Meer
C Missoula Timberjacks Pioneer League Joe Tedesco
D Palatka Redlegs Florida State League Dave Bristol
D Geneva Redlegs New York–Penn League Reno DeBenedetti and Jack Cassini
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Palatka Havana franchise transferred to Jersey City and renamed July 13, 1960[11]

References