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1965 New York Yankees / Franchise: New York Yankees / BR Team Page
Managed by Johnny Keane
History, Comments, Contribution
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.
Awards and Honors
- All-Stars: Elston Howard, Mickey Mantle, Joe Pepitone, Bobby Richardson and Mel Stottlemyre
- AL Gold Glove: Joe Pepitone (1B), Bobby Richardson (2B) and Tom Tresh (OF)
- Jack Mann: The Decline and Fall of the New York Yankees, Simon and Schuster, New York, NY, 1967.
- 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: "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