1965 Chicago Cubs season

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1965 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s) John Holland
Manager(s) Bob Kennedy, Lou Klein
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Lloyd Pettit)
Local radio WGN
(Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau)
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The 1965 Chicago Cubs season was the 94th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 90th in the National League and the 50th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished eighth in the National League with a record of 72–90.

The 1965 Cubs tied a major league record by turning three triple plays. Bill Faul was on the mound on each occasion.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 97 65 0.599 50–31 47–34
San Francisco Giants 95 67 0.586 2 51–30 44–37
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 72 0.556 7 49–32 41–40
Cincinnati Reds 89 73 0.549 8 49–32 40–41
Milwaukee Braves 86 76 0.531 11 44–37 42–39
Philadelphia Phillies 85 76 0.528 11½ 45–35 40–41
St. Louis Cardinals 80 81 0.497 16½ 42–39 38–42
Chicago Cubs 72 90 0.444 25 40–41 32–49
Houston Astros 65 97 0.401 32 36–45 29–52
New York Mets 50 112 0.309 47 29–52 21–60


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1965 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team CHC CIN HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 7–11 8–10 8–10 9–9 11–7–1 8–10 5–13 6–12 10–8–1
Cincinnati 11–7 12–6 6–12 12–6 11–7 13–5 8–10 6–12 10–8
Houston 10–8 6–12 5–13 4–14 14–4 6–12 8–10 3–15 9–9
Los Angeles 10–8 12–6 13–5 10–8 12–6 9–9 9–9 10–8 12–6
Milwaukee 9–9 6–12 14–4 8–10 13–5 6–12 9–9 10–8 11–7
New York 7–11–1 7–11 4–14 6–12 5–13 7–11–1 4–14 5–13 5–13
Philadelphia 10–8 5–13 12–6 9–9 12–6 11–7–1 8–10 8–10 10–7
Pittsburgh 13–5 10–8 10–8 9–9 9–9 14–4 10–8 11–7–1 4–14
San Francisco 12–6 12–6 15–3 8–10 8–10 13–5 10–8 7–11–1 10–8
St. Louis 8–10–1 8–10 9–9 6–12 7–11 13–5 7–10 14–4 8–10


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1965 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Head Coach

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
LF Altman, GeorgeGeorge Altman 90 196 46 .235 4 23
RF Williams, BillyBilly Williams 164 645 203 .315 34 108

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
Krug, ChrisChris Krug 60 169 34 .201 5 24
Gabrielson, LenLen Gabrielson 28 48 12 .250 3 5

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

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

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
Abernathy, TedTed Abernathy 84 4 6 31 2.57 104
Baumann, FrankFrank Baumann 4 0 1 0 7.36 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Salt Lake City Bees Pacific Coast League Stan Hack
AA Dallas-Fort Worth Spurs Texas League Whitey Lockman
A Quincy Cubs Midwest League Walt Dixon
A Wenatchee Chiefs Northwest League Les Peden
A-Short Season Duluth–Superior Dukes Northern League Doc Daugherty
Rookie Treasure Valley Cubs Pioneer League George Freese

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Treasure Valley

Duluth-Superior affiliation shared with Detroit Tigers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cubs get third triple play
  2. ^ Bobby Cox at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Chris Krug at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ George Altman at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Don Elston at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Len Gabrielson at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Ken Rudolph at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Ken Holtzman at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Ellis Burton at Baseball Reference

External links[edit]