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[edit] 1965 Minnesota Twins / Franchise: Minnesota Twins / BR Team Page

Record: 102-60, Finished 1st in American League (1965 AL)

Won AL Pennant

Managed by Sam Mele

Coaches: Jim Lemon, Billy Martin, Hal Naragon and Johnny Sain

Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium

[edit] History, Comments, Contributions

[edit] Awards and Honors

[edit] Standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Minnesota Twins 102 60 .630 --
Chicago White Sox 95 67 .586 7
Baltimore Orioles 94 68 .580 8
Detroit Tigers 89 73 .549 13
Cleveland Indians 87 75 .537 15
New York Yankees 77 85 .475 25
California Angels 75 87 .463 27
Washington Senators 70 92 .432 32
Boston Red Sox 62 100 .383 40
Kansas City Athletics 59 103 .364 43

[edit] World Series

Main article: 1965 World Series
NL Los Angeles Dodgers (4) vs. AL Minnesota Twins (3)
Game Score Date Location Attendance Time of Game
1 Dodgers – 2, Twins – 8 October 6 Metropolitan Stadium 47,797 2:29
2 Dodgers – 1, Twins – 5 October 7 Metropolitan Stadium 48,700 2:13
3 Twins – 0, Dodgers – 4 October 9 Dodger Stadium 55,934 2:06
4 Twins – 2, Dodgers – 7 October 10 Dodger Stadium 55,920 2:15
5 Twins – 0, Dodgers – 7 October 11 Dodger Stadium 55,801 2:34
6 Dodgers – 1, Twins – 5 October 13 Metropolitan Stadium 49,578 2:16
7 Dodgers – 2, Twins – 0 October 14 Metropolitan Stadium 50,596 2:27

[edit] Further Reading

  • Alan Cohen: "'Clinching a Tie is to Beer What Winning the Championship is to Champagne' - Harmon Killebrew. September 25, 1965: Minnesota Twins 5, Washington Senators 0 (Game One); Minnesota Twins 5, Washington Senators 3 (Game Two) at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C,", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 287-289. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Alan Cohen: "'A Pennant for the Twins. September 26, 1965: Minnesota Twins 2, Washington Senators 1 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C,", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 247-249. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Greg Erion: "Minnesota and 1965 All-Star Game: The Senior Circuit Takes Charge. National League 6, American League 5; July 13, 1965, Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 170-174. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Ben Klein: "1965 Minnesota Twins Regular Season Summary", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 29-54. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Daniel R. Levitt and Mark L. Armour: "The Last of the Family Owners: The Griffiths Build Their Lone Minnesota Pennant Winner", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 15-20. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Joel Rippel: "Jim Perry Makes Most of His Opportunity. May 26, 1965: Minnesota Twins 9, Los Angeles Angels 7 at Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 126-127. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Steve Schmitt: "The Chicago Showdown: The Twins Take Two at Comiskey Park. September 8 and 9, 1965: Minnesota Twins 3, Chicago White Sox 2; Minnesota Twins 10, Chicago White Sox 4 at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 216-220. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Stew Thornley: "Spring Training", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, p. 28. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Steve West: "Twins Win in Extra Innings on Opening Day. April 12, 1965: Minnesota Twins 5, New York Yankees 4 at Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 83-84. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Gregory H. Wolf: "Killebrew Belts Two Homers, Including Game-Winner in Eighth Inning. May 12, 1965: Minnesota Twins 4, Los Angeles Angels 3 at Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 103-104. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5
  • Gregory H. Wolf: "The Killer Clouts Walk-Off Two-Run Round-Tripper. July 11, 1965: Minnesota Twins 6, New York Yankees 5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 143-145. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5

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