1960 National League
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|1960 National League|
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 Season summary
- Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
|Rank||Team||G||W||L||T||WPCT||GB||RS (RS/G)||RA (RA/G)||AVG||OBP||SLG||ERA||FPCT|
|1||Pittsburgh Pirates||155||95||59||1||.613||-.-||734 (4.74)||593 (3.83)||0.276||0.336||0.407||3.49||0.979|
|2||Milwaukee Braves||154||88||66||0||.571||7.0||724 (4.70)||658 (4.27)||0.265||0.324||0.417||3.76||0.977|
|3||St. Louis Cardinals||155||86||68||1||.555||9.0||639 (4.12)||616 (3.97)||0.254||0.320||0.393||3.64||0.976|
|4||Los Angeles Dodgers||154||82||72||0||.532||13.0||662 (4.30)||593 (3.85)||0.255||0.323||0.383||3.40||0.979|
|5||San Francisco Giants||156||79||75||2||.506||16.0||671 (4.30)||631 (4.04)||0.255||0.315||0.393||3.44||0.972|
|6||Cincinnati Reds||154||67||87||0||.435||28.0||640 (4.16)||692 (4.49)||0.250||0.316||0.388||4.00||0.979|
|7||Chicago Cubs||156||60||94||2||.385||35.0||634 (4.06)||776 (4.97)||0.243||0.312||0.369||4.35||0.977|
|8||Philadelphia Phillies||154||59||95||0||.383||36.0||546 (3.55)||691 (4.49)||0.239||0.300||0.351||4.01||0.974|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The 1960 season featured two All-Star Games. In the first game at Municipal Stadium in Kansas City, MO on Monday, July 11, 1960, the National League won by a score of 5 to 3. In the second game at Yankee Stadium in New York, NY on Wednesday, July 13, 1960, the American League won by a score of 6 to 0. For both games, the league's manager was Walt Alston.
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Dick Groat, a shortstop with the Pittsburgh Pirates. In the award's voting, he had 276 out of a possible 336 points and 16 first place votes.
The winner of the Cy Young Award, given to the best pitcher in Major League Baseball irrespective of league, was Vern Law of the Pittsburgh Pirates (NL). In the award's voting, he had 8 out of a possible 16 points and 8 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Frank Howard, an outfielder with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In the award's voting, he had 12 out of a possible 24 points and 12 first place votes.
 Gold Gloves
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by sportswriters, at their respective position.
 Monthly Awards
- Player of the Month Award
 Hall of Fame Game
The nineteenth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on June 27 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians of the American League by a score of 5 to 0.
 Notable events
 Further Reading
- Bill Morales: Farewell to the Last Golden Era: The Yankees, the Pirates and the 1960 Baseball Season, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2011.