Florida Rookie League

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The Florida Rookie League was the second name for what is now known as the Gulf Coast League. The league began as the Sarasota Rookie League in 1964. The league changed names to the Florida Rookie League in 1965, and Gulf Coast League in 1966. All games were played at Sarasota, FL and Bradenton, FL.

Franchises Represented[edit]

Teams and Statistics[edit]


1965 Florida Rookie League
President: George McDonald, Sr.

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
FRL Astros 36 21 .632 0 Joe Frazier
FRL Braves 34 25 .576 3 Paul Snyder
FRL Twins 32 28 .533 5.5 Fred Waters
FRL White Sox 29 28 .509 7 Frank Parenti
FRL Cardinals 27 31 .466 9.5 George Kissell
FRL Yankees 17 42 .288 20 Chuck Boone

All games played at Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida.
Playoffs: None Scheduled.

Player Statistics
Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
James Alvey Yankees BA .371 Dan Eggart Twins W 10
Danny Lofton Twins Runs 43 Charlie Vaughan Braves SO 71
James Alvey Yankees Hits 63 Louis McKown Astros ERA 1.77
Terry Graham Twins RBI 39 Larry Hall Astros HR 3


The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball: Second Edition.