1965 American League
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|1965 American League|
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- 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|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
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.
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by sportswriters, at their respective position.
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.