1965 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1965 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath (majority shareholder); Bing Crosby, Thomas Johnson (minority shareholders)
General manager(s) Joe L. Brown
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; their 79th in the National League. The Pirates finished third in the league standings with a record of 90–72.

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


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1965 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Statistics[edit]

Batting
Pitching

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]

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ Tom Dettore at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Don Money at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Woodie Fryman at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ "Major League Baseball Regular Season Hitting Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. 
  6. ^ "Major League Baseball Regular Season Pitching Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. 

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