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1960 Boston Patriots season

1960 Boston Patriots season

The Boston Patriots finished the inaugural American Football League's 1960 season with a record of five wins and nine losses, and thus were last place in the AFL's eastern division.

Season summary

In 1960, the inaugural season for both the Boston Patriots and the American Football League, the team played in several important "firsts". The first ever AFL exhibition pre-season game was played between the Patriots and the Bills, which the Patriots won. The Patriots also played in the inaugural regular season game, a loss to the Broncos on September 9, 1960. The Patriots started the year going 2-2, before running into a three game losing streak. They played a five game home stand, winning three of them to return their record to 5-5, before ending the season on a four game slide. They finished the year with a 5-9 record, worst in the AFL's Eastern Division.

Game-by-game results

Home games in bold.

Week Opponent Result Patriots'
score
Opponents'
score
Record
1 Denver Broncos L 10 13 0-1
2 New York Titans W 28 24 1-1
3 Buffalo Bills L 0 13 1-2
4 Bye 1-2
5 Los Angeles Chargers L 10 13 2-2
6 Oakland Raiders L 14 27 2-3
7 Denver Broncos L 24 31 2-4
8 Los Angeles Chargers L 10 13 2-5
9 Oakland Raiders W 34 28 3-5
10 New York Titans W 38 21 4-5
11 Dallas Texans W 42 14 5-5
12 Houston Oilers L 10 24 5-6
13 Buffalo Bills L 14 38 5-7
14 Dallas Texans L 0 34 5-8
15 Houston Oilers L 21 37 5-9

Roster

All of the following players appeared in at least one game for the 1960 Boston Patriots.

Name Position Notes
Tom Addison LB
Jack Atchason E
Walter Beach DB/RB
Phil Bennett LB
Joe Biscaha E
Bill Brown LB
Fred Bruney DB
Ron Burton HB
Gino Cappelletti WR/K/DB Uniform number 20 retired by the New England Patriots
Dick Christy HB
Abe Cohen G
Jim Colclough WR
Jim Crawford FB/HB
Bobby Cross T/DT
Jake Crouthamel HB
Al Crow DT
Walt Cudzik C/LB
Bill Danenhauer DE
Jack Davis G
Bob Dee DE/DT Uniform number 89 retired by the New England Patriots
Jerry DeLucca T/DT
Tom Dimitroff QB
Tony Discenzo T
Larry Garron HB
Jerry Green E
Tom Greene QB/P
Art Hauser T/G
Jim Lee Hunt DT/DE Uniform number 79 retired by the New England Patriots
Harry Jacobs LB/DE
Harry Jagielski DT/T
Joe Johnson HB/E/WR
Bill Larson FB
Bob Lee G
Chuck Leo G
Walt Livingston HB
Oscar Lofton E
Mike Long E
Don McComb DE
George McGhee T
Alan Miller FB
Ross O'Hanley DB
Al Richardson DE
Jack Rudolph LB
Tony Sardisco G/LB
Gerhard Schwedes HB
Chuck Shonta DB
Hal Smith DT
Robert Soltis DB
Butch Songin QB
Thomas Stephens TE/DB
Bill Striegel G/T/LB
Clyde Washington DB/P
Billy Wells HB
Harvey White QB

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