From BR Bullpen
|1965 in baseball|
|1965 National League|
|Cuban National League|
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 Season summary
- 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||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||97||65||0||.599||-.-||608 (3.75)||521 (3.22)||0.245||0.308||0.335||2.81||0.979|
|2||San Francisco Giants||163||95||67||1||.583||2.0||682 (4.18)||593 (3.64)||0.252||0.312||0.385||3.20||0.976|
|3||Pittsburgh Pirates||163||90||72||1||.552||7.0||675 (4.14)||580 (3.56)||0.265||0.315||0.382||3.01||0.977|
|4||Cincinnati Reds||162||89||73||0||.549||8.0||825 (5.09)||704 (4.35)||0.273||0.336||0.439||3.88||0.981|
|5||Milwaukee Braves||162||86||76||0||.531||11.0||708 (4.37)||633 (3.91)||0.256||0.307||0.416||3.52||0.978|
|6||Philadelphia Phillies||162||85||76||1||.525||11.5||654 (4.04)||667 (4.12)||0.250||0.311||0.384||3.53||0.975|
|7||St. Louis Cardinals||162||80||81||1||.494||16.5||707 (4.36)||674 (4.16)||0.254||0.312||0.371||3.77||0.979|
|8||Chicago Cubs||164||72||90||2||.439||25.0||635 (3.87)||723 (4.41)||0.238||0.304||0.358||3.78||0.974|
|9||Houston Astros||162||65||97||0||.401||32.0||569 (3.51)||711 (4.39)||0.237||0.301||0.340||3.84||0.974|
|10||New York Mets||164||50||112||2||.305||47.0||495 (3.02)||752 (4.59)||0.221||0.273||0.327||4.06||0.974|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Willie Mays, an outfielder with the San Francisco Giants. In the award's voting, he had 224 out of a possible 280 points and 9 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 Jim Lefebvre, a second baseman with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In the award's voting, he had 13 out of a possible 20 points and 14 first place votes.
 Gold Gloves
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
 Monthly Awards
- Player of the Month Award
 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 National League's Philadelphia Phillies lost to the New York Yankees of the American League by a score of 7 to 4.
 Notable events