1965 Baltimore Orioles season

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1965 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record94–68 (.580)
League place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Jerold Hoffberger
General manager(s)Lee MacPhail
Manager(s)Hank Bauer
Local televisionWJZ-TV
Local radioWBAL (AM)
(Chuck Thompson, Frank Messer)
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The 1965 Baltimore Orioles season involved the Orioles finishing 3rd in the American League with a record of 94 wins and 68 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Minnesota Twins 102 60 .630 --
Chicago White Sox 95 67 .586 7
Baltimore Orioles 94 68 .580 8
Detroit Tigers 89 73 .549 13
Cleveland Indians 87 75 .537 15
New York Yankees 77 85 .475 25
California Angels 75 87 .463 27
Washington Senators 70 92 .432 32
Boston Red Sox 62 100 .383 40
Kansas City Athletics 59 103 .364 43

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1965 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA/
CAL
MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 11–7 9–9 10–8 11–7 11–7 13–5 8–10 13–5 8–10
Boston 7–11 4–14 8–10 6–12 11–7 5–13 1–17 9–9 11–7
Chicago 9–9 14–4 10–8 9–9 13–5 12–6 7–11 8–10 13–5
Cleveland 8–10 10–8 8–10 9–9 9–9 9–9 11–7 12–6 11–7
Detroit 7–11 12–6 9–9 9–9 13–5 10–8 8–10 10–8 11–7
Kansas City 7–11 7–11 5–13 9–9 5–13 5–13 8–10 7–11 6–12
Los Angeles/California 5–13 13–5 6–12 9–9 8–10 13–5 9–9 6–12 6–12
Minnesota 10–8 17–1 11–7 7–11 10–8 10–8 9–9 13–5 15–3
New York 5–13 9–9 10–8 6–12 8–10 11–7 12–6 5–13 11–7
Washington 10–8 7–11 5–13 7–11 7–11 12–6 12–6 3–15 7–11

NOTE: The Los Angeles Angels changed their name to California Angels on September 2, 1965, with the season in progress.


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1965 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Dick Brown 96 255 59 .231 5 30
1B Boog Powell 144 472 117 .248 17 72
2B Jerry Adair 157 582 151 .259 7 66
3B Brooks Robinson 144 559 166 .297 18 80
SS Luis Aparicio 144 564 127 .225 8 40
LF Russ Snyder 132 345 93 .270 1 29
CF Paul Blair 119 364 85 .234 5 25
RF Curt Blefary 144 462 120 .260 22 70

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Norm Siebern 106 297 76 .256 8 32
Jackie Brandt 96 243 59 .243 8 24
Bob Johnson 87 273 66 .242 5 27
Sam Bowens 84 203 33 .163 7 20
John Orsino 77 232 54 .233 9 28
Charley Lau 68 132 39 .295 2 18
Davey Johnson 20 47 8 .170 1 11
Mark Belanger 11 3 1 .333 0 0
Carl Warwick 9 14 0 .000 0 0
Andy Etchebarren 5 6 1 .167 1 4

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Milt Pappas 34 221.1 13 9 2.60 127
Steve Barber 37 220.2 15 10 2.69 130
Dave McNally 35 198.2 11 6 2.85 116
Wally Bunker 34 189 10 8 3.38 84
Robin Roberts 20 114.2 5 7 3.37 63
John Miller 16 93.1 6 4 3.72 71

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jim Palmer 27 92 5 4 3.72 75
Darold Knowles 5 14.2 0 1 9.20 12
Frank Bertaina 2 6 0 0 6.00 5

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Stu Miller 67 14 7 24 1.89 104
Dick Hall 48 11 8 12 3.07 79
Don Larsen 27 1 2 1 2.67 40
Harvey Haddix 24 3 2 1 3.48 21
Ken Rowe 6 0 0 0 3.38 3
Ed Barnowski 4 0 0 0 2.08 6
Herm Starrette 4 0 0 0 1.00 3

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Darrell Johnson
AA Elmira Pioneers Eastern League Earl Weaver
A Stockton Ports California League Harry Malmberg
A Fox Cities Foxes Midwest League Billy DeMars
A Tri-City Atoms Northwest League Cal Ripken, Sr.
A-Short Season Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League Ray Rippelmeyer
Rookie Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Jim Frey

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Stockton, Tri-City

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
  • 1965 Baltimore Orioles team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1965 Baltimore Orioles season at baseball-almanac.com