1965 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1965 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
Manager(s) Harry Walker
Local television KDKA-TV
Bob Prince, Jim Woods
Local radio KDKA
Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Don Hoak
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The 1965 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 84th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 79th in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished third in the National League with a record of 90–72.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 97 65 -- .599
San Francisco Giants 95 67 2 .586
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 72 7 .556
Cincinnati Reds 89 73 8 .549
Milwaukee Braves 86 76 11 .531
Philadelphia Phillies 85 76 11.5 .528
St. Louis Cardinals 80 81 16.5 .497
Chicago Cubs 72 90 25 .444
Houston Astros 65 97 32 .401
New York Mets 50 112 47 .309

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1965 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Pos Player G AB H R Avg. HR RBI SB
C Pagliaroni, JimJim Pagliaroni 134 403 42 108 .268 17 65 0
1B Clendenon, DonnDonn Clendenon 162 612 89 184 .301 14 96 9
2B Mazeroski, BillBill Mazeroski 130 494 52 134 .271 6 54 2
3B Bailey, BobBob Bailey 159 626 87 160 .256 11 49 10
SS Alley, GeneGene Alley 153 500 47 126 .252 5 47 7
LF Stargell, WillieWillie Stargell 144 533 68 145 .272 27 107 4
CF Virdon, BillBill Virdon 135 481 58 134 .279 4 24 1
RF Clemente, RobertoRoberto Clemente 152 589 91 194 .329 10 65 8

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Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB H R Avg. HR RBI SB
Schofield, DickDick Schofield 31 109 13 25 .229 0 6 1
Virgil, OzzieOzzie Virgil 39 49 3 13 .265 1 5 0
Pagán, JoséJosé Pagán 42 38 6 9 .237 0 1 1

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
Cardwell, DonDon Cardwell 37 240.1 13 10 3.18 107

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
Gibbon, JoeJoe Gibbon 31 105.2 4 9 4.51 63

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
Carpin, FrankFrank Carpin 39 3 1 4 3.18 27
Butters, TomTom Butters 5 0 1 0 7.00 6

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Jets International League Larry Shepard
AA Asheville Tourists Southern League Harding "Pete" Peterson
A Kinston Eagles Carolina League Bob Clear
A Batavia Pirates New York-Penn League Tom Saffell
A Gastonia Pirates Western Carolinas League Clyde Sukeforth and Don Osborn
Rookie Salem Pirates Appalachian League George Detore

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Salem

Notes[edit]

References[edit]