Baseball Crossword Puzzle : The 1960 Season

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.

"I'll never make the mistake of turning seventy again." - Casey Stengel comment after being fired by the New York Yankees after their World Series loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates
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The 1960 Season Crossword Puzzle

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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.

You can find all the answers to this puzzle by reading the book review of 1960 - The Last Pure Season , which appears in Baseball Almanac's Dugout . Did you know that you could support the creation of new crossword puzzles by visiting Baseball Almanac's support page where we have listed a variety of unique ways you can personally help us continue to grow?

The clues and answers for The 1960 Season Crossword Puzzle were created by Dr. Donald McKim who is a widely published author with books that can be seen and ordered from Amazon.com .

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