1965 Detroit Tigers season

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1965 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John Fetzer
Manager(s) Chuck Dressen, Bob Swift
Local television WJBK
(George Kell, Ray Lane)
Local radio WJR
(Ernie Harwell, Gene Osborn)
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The 1965 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the American League with a record of 89-73, 13 games behind the Minnesota Twins.

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1965 season: George Korince was signed as an amateur free agent by the Tigers.[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

Roster[edit]

1965 Detroit Tigers
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 Freehan, BillBill Freehan 130 431 101 .234 10 43
1B Cash, NormNorm Cash 142 467 124 .266 30 82
2B Lumpe, JerryJerry Lumpe 145 502 129 .257 4 39
3B Wert, DonDon Wert 162 609 159 .261 12 54
SS McAuliffe, DickDick McAuliffe 113 404 105 .260 15 54
LF Horton, WillieWillie Horton 143 512 140 .273 29 104
CF Kaline, AlAl Kaline 125 399 112 .281 18 72
RF Northrup, JimJim Northrup 80 219 45 .205 2 16

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
Sullivan, JohnJohn Sullivan 34 86 23 .267 2 11

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
Aguirre, HankHank Aguirre 32 208.1 14 10 3.59 141

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
Hamilton, JackJack Hamilton 4 4.1 1 1 14.54 3

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
Fox, TerryTerry Fox 42 6 4 10 2.78 34
Seale, JohnnieJohnnie Seale 4 0 0 0 12.00 3

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse Chiefs International League Frank Carswell
AA Montgomery Rebels Southern League Wayne Blackburn
A Rocky Mount Leafs Carolina League Al Lakeman
A Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Al Federoff
A Jamestown Tigers New York-Penn League Gail Henley
Short-Season A Duluth-Superior Dukes Northern League Doc Daugherty

Duluth-Superior affiliation shared with Chicago Cubs

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.