1960 Pittsburgh Pirates

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1960 Pittsburgh Pirates / Franchise: Pittsburgh Pirates / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 95-59, Finished 1st in National League (1960 NL)

World Series Champs

Managed by Danny Murtaugh

Coaches: Bill Burwell, Len Levy, Sam Narron , Frank Oceak and Mickey Vernon

Ballpark: Forbes Field

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates extended the streak of consecutive wins in extra innings they had started in 1959 to a record of 21. As of 2013, no other team has gotten more than 17 in a row.

Awards and Honors[edit]

World Series[edit]

NL Pittsburgh Pirates (4) vs. AL New York Yankees (3)
Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Yankees – 4, Pirates – 6 October 5 Forbes Field 36,676
2 Yankees – 16, Pirates – 3 October 6 Forbes Field 37,308
3 Pirates – 0, Yankees – 10 October 8 Yankee Stadium 70,001
4 Pirates – 3, Yankees – 2 October 9 Yankee Stadium 67,812
5 Pirates – 5, Yankees – 2 October 10 Yankee Stadium 62,753
6 Yankees – 12, Pirates – 0 October 12 Forbes Field 38,580
7 Yankees – 9, Pirates – 10 October 13 Forbes Field 36,683

Further Reading[edit]

  • Bill Morales: Farewell to the Last Golden Era: The Yankees, the Pirates and the 1960 Baseball Season, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2011. ISBN 978-0-7864-6327-5
  • Thad Mumau: "Had ’Em All the Way": The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2015. ISBN 978-0-7864-9711-9
  • Jim O'Brien: Maz and the '60s Bucs: When Pittsburgh and its Pirates Went All the Way, James P. O'Brien Publishing, Pittsburgh, PA, 1993.
  • Clifton Blue Parker and Bill Nowlin, ed.: Sweet '60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2013. ISBN 978-1-93359-948-9
  • Jim Reisler: The Best Game Ever: Pirates 10, Yankees 9: October 13, 1960, Da Capo Press, Cambridge, MA, 2007.


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