The 1965 New York Yankees played their 63rd season in New York and their 65th overall. The team finished with a record of 77-85, in 6th place, 25 games behind the Minnesota Twins. New York was managed by Johnny Keane. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.
This season marked the beginning of a transition for the Yankees before a resurgence in the 1970s. This was the first season since 1925 that they had failed to finish above the .500 mark. They would bottom out in 1966.
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 Further Reading
- Jack Mann: The Decline and Fall of the New York Yankees, Simon and Schuster, New York, NY, 1967.
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