The last pure season was a time when most of the game's players earned a salary about twenty-five times that of the average American, compared to 1999, where that ratio is nearly four-hundred times greater. The Pirates shocked the world, Ted Williams left the game, and two new teams entered the American League. This crossword puzzle pays tribute to those events and others which took place during The 1960 Season.
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No players were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1960, but several home run milestones were reached by active players including: June 17, 1960 - Ted Williams joining the 500 Home Runs Club ; July 3, 1960 - Hank Aaron hitting his 200th home run; and July 4, 1960 - Mickey Mantle hitting his 300th home run.
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