1965 Baltimore Orioles season

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1965 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 94–68 (.580)
League place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) Jerold Hoffberger
Manager(s) Hank Bauer
Local television WJZ-TV
Local radio WBAL (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]

  • November 28, 1964: Merv Rettenmund was signed as an amateur free agent by the Orioles.[1]

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

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 Brown, DickDick Brown 96 255 59 .231 5 30
1B Powell, BoogBoog Powell 144 472 117 .248 17 72
2B Adair, JerryJerry Adair 157 582 151 .259 7 66
3B Robinson, BrooksBrooks Robinson 144 559 166 .297 18 80
SS Aparicio, LuisLuis Aparicio 144 564 127 .225 8 40
LF Snyder, RussRuss Snyder 132 345 93 .270 1 29
CF Blair, PaulPaul Blair 119 364 85 .234 5 25
RF Blefary, CurtCurt 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
Siebern, NormNorm Siebern 106 297 76 .256 8 32
Brandt, JackieJackie Brandt 96 243 59 .243 8 24
Johnson, BobBob Johnson 87 273 66 .242 5 27
Bowens, SamSam Bowens 84 203 33 .163 7 20
Orsino, JohnJohn Orsino 77 232 54 .233 9 28
Lau, CharlieCharlie Lau 68 132 39 .295 2 18
Johnson, DaveyDavey Johnson 20 47 8 .170 1 11
Belanger, MarkMark Belanger 11 3 1 .333 0 0
Warwick, CarlCarl Warwick 9 14 0 .000 0 0
Etchebarren, AndyAndy 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
Pappas, MiltMilt Pappas 34 221.1 13 9 2.60 127
Barber, SteveSteve Barber 37 220.2 15 10 2.69 130
McNally, DaveDave McNally 35 198.2 11 6 2.85 116
Bunker, WallyWally Bunker 34 189 10 8 3.38 84
Roberts, RobinRobin Roberts 20 114.2 5 7 3.37 63
Miller, JohnJohn 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
Palmer, JimJim Palmer 27 92 5 4 3.72 75
Knowles, DaroldDarold Knowles 5 14.2 0 1 9.20 12
Bertaina, FrankFrank 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
Miller, StuStu Miller 67 14 7 24 1.89 104
Hall, DickDick Hall 48 11 8 12 3.07 79
Larsen, DonDon Larsen 27 1 2 1 2.67 40
Haddix, HarveyHarvey Haddix 24 3 2 1 3.48 21
Rowe, KenKen Rowe 6 0 0 0 3.38 3
Barnowski, EdEd Barnowski 4 0 0 0 2.08 6
Starrette, HermHerm 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.
Short-Season A Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League Ray Rippelmeyer
Rookie Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Jim Frey

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Stockton, Tri-City

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