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The 1965 season of the American League was the sixty-fifth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 Minnesota Twins 162 102 60 0 .630 -.- 774 (4.78) 600 (3.70) 0.254 0.323 0.399 3.14 0.973
2 Chicago White Sox 162 95 67 0 .586 7.0 647 (3.99) 555 (3.43) 0.246 0.312 0.364 2.99 0.981
3 Baltimore Orioles 162 94 68 0 .580 8.0 641 (3.96) 578 (3.57) 0.238 0.306 0.363 2.98 0.980
4 Detroit Tigers 162 89 73 0 .549 13.0 680 (4.20) 602 (3.72) 0.238 0.309 0.374 3.35 0.981
5 Cleveland Indians 162 87 75 0 .537 15.0 663 (4.09) 613 (3.78) 0.250 0.313 0.379 3.30 0.981
6 New York Yankees 162 77 85 0 .475 25.0 611 (3.77) 604 (3.73) 0.235 0.298 0.364 3.28 0.978
7 California Angels 162 75 87 0 .463 27.0 527 (3.25) 569 (3.51) 0.239 0.297 0.341 3.17 0.981
8 Washington Senators 162 70 92 0 .432 32.0 591 (3.65) 721 (4.45) 0.228 0.302 0.350 3.93 0.976
9 Boston Red Sox 162 62 100 0 .383 35.0 669 (4.13) 791 (4.88) 0.251 0.326 0.400 4.24 0.974
10 Kansas City Athletics 162 59 103 0 .364 43.0 585 (3.61) 755 (4.66) 0.240 0.307 0.358 4.24 0.977

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Rocky Colavito
Ron Hansen
Don Wert
Cleveland Indians
Chicago White Sox
Detroit Tigers
162
At Bats Zoilo Versalles Minnesota Twins 666
Runs Scored Zoilo Versalles Minnesota Twins 126
Hits Tony Oliva Minnesota Twins 185
Doubles Zoilo Versalles
Carl Yastrzemski
Minnesota Twins
Boston Red Sox
45
Triples Bert Campaneris
Zoilo Versalles
Kansas City Athletics
Minnesota Twins
12
Home Runs Tony Conigliaro Boston Red Sox 32
Total Bases Zoilo Versalles Minnesota Twins 308
Runs Batted In Rocky Colavito Cleveland Indians 108
Stolen Bases Bert Campaneris Kansas City Athletics 51
Caught Stealing Bert Campaneris Kansas City Athletics 19
Walks Rocky Colavito Cleveland Indians 93
Intentional Base-on-Balls Don Mincher Minnesota Twins 15
Hit by Pitch Max Alvis
Bert Campaneris
Cleveland Indians
Kansas City Athletics
9
Strikeouts Zoilo Versalles Minnesota Twins 122
Sacrifice Hits Jim Fregosi California Angels 15
Sacrifice Flies Tony Oliva Minnesota Twins 10
Grounded into Double Plays Jerry Adair Baltimore Orioles 26
Batting Average Tony Oliva Minnesota Twins 0.321
On-Base Percentage Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 0.395
Slugging Percentage Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 0.536
On-Base plus Slugging Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 0.931
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 156

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Mudcat Grant Minnesota Twins 21
Losses Bill Monbouquette
Dave Morehead
John O'Donoghue
Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox
Kansas City Athletics
18
Win-Loss Percentage Mudcat Grant Minnesota Twins 0.750
Appearances Eddie Fisher Chicago White Sox 82
Games Started Jim Kaat Minnesota Twins 42
Complete Games Mel Stottlemyre New York Yankees 18
Shutouts Mudcat Grant Minnesota Twins 6
Games Finished Eddie Fisher Chicago White Sox 60
Saves Ron Kline Washington Senators 29
Innings Pitched Mel Stottlemyre New York Yankees 291.0
Batters Faced Mel Stottlemyre New York Yankees 1188
Hits Allowed Jim Kaat Minnesota Twins 267
Home Runs Allowed Mudcat Grant Minnesota Twins 34
Base-on-Balls Allowed Sam McDowell Cleveland Indians 132
Intentional Base-on-Balls Ron Kline Washington Senators 14
Hit Batsmen Mickey Lolich Detroit Tigers 12
Strikeouts Sam McDowell Cleveland Indians 325
Wild Pitches Sam McDowell Cleveland Indians 17
Balks Dennis Bennett
George Brunet
Dean Chance
Phil Ortega
Boston Red Sox
California Angels
California Angels
Washington Senators
3
Runs Allowed Jim Kaat Minnesota Twins 121
Earned Runs Allowed Phil Ortega
Earl Wilson
Washington Senators
Boston Red Sox
102
Earned Run Average Sam McDowell Cleveland Indians 2.18
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Eddie Fisher Chicago White Sox 0.974

[edit] All-Star Game

The American League lost the thirty-sixth midsummer classic at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, MN on Tuesday, July 7, 1964 by a score of 6 to 5. The league's manager was Al Lopez.

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion Minnesota Twins were defeated by the National League's Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 3.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Zoilo Versalles, a shortstop with the Minnesota Twins. In the award's voting, he had 275 out of a possible 280 points and 19 first place votes.

The winner of the Cy Young Award, given to the best pitcher in Major League Baseball irrespective of league, was Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers (NL). In the award's voting, he had 20 out of a possible 20 points and 20 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Curt Blefary, an outfielder with the Baltimore Orioles. In the award's voting, he had 12 out of a possible 20 points and 12 first place votes.

[edit] Gold Gloves

The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by sportswriters, at their respective position.

Position Player Team
P Jim Kaat Minnesota Twins
C Bill Freehan Detroit Tigers
1B Joe Pepitone New York Yankees
2B Bobby Richardson New York Yankees
3B Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles
SS Zoilo Versalles Minnesota Twins
OF Tom Tresh New York Yankees
Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers

[edit] Hall of Fame Game

The twenty-third annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 26 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's New York Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies of the National League by a score of 7 to 4.

[edit] Notable events

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