1965 Boston Red Sox season

1965 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
General manager(s) Pinky Higgins, Dick O'Connell
Manager(s) Billy Herman
Local television WHDH-TV, Ch. 5
Local radio WHDH-AM 850
(Curt Gowdy, Ned Martin, Mel Parnell)
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The 1965 Boston Red Sox season was the 65th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished ninth in the American League (AL) with a record of 62 wins and 100 losses, 40 games behind the AL champion Minnesota Twins.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Minnesota Twins10260.630--
Chicago White Sox9567.5867
Baltimore Orioles9468.5808
Detroit Tigers8973.54913
Cleveland Indians8775.53715
New York Yankees7785.47525
California Angels7587.46327
Washington Senators7092.43232
Boston Red Sox62100.38340
Kansas City Athletics59103.36443

Record vs. opponents

1965 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA/
CAL
MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 11–79–910–811–711–713–58–1013–58–10
Boston 7–114–148–106–1211–75–131–179–911–7
Chicago 9–914–410–89–913–512–67–118–1013–5
Cleveland 8–1010–88–109–99–99–911–712–611–7
Detroit 7–1112–69–99–913–510–88–1010–811–7
Kansas City 7–117–115–139–95–135–138–107–116–12
Los Angeles/California 5–1313–56–129–98–1013–59–96–126–12
Minnesota 10–817–111–77–1110–810–89–913–515–3
New York 5–139–910–86–128–1011–712–65–1311–7
Washington 10–87–115–137–117–1112–612–63–157–11

NOTE: The Los Angeles Angels changed their name to California Angels on September 2, 1965, with the season in progress.

Notable transactions

Opening Day lineup

38Rico PetrocelliSS
  7Lenny GreenCF
  8Carl YastrzemskiLF
25Tony ConigliaroRF
  6Lee Thomas1B
12Félix Mantilla    2B
11Frank Malzone3B
10Bob TillmanC
27Bill Monbouquette    P

Roster

1965 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
CBob Tillman11136879.215635
1BLee Thomas151521141.2712275
2BFélix Mantilla150534147.2751892
3BFrank Malzone10636487.239334
SSRico Petrocelli10332375.2321333
LFCarl Yastrzemski133494154.3122072
CFLenny Green119373103.276724
RFTony Conigliaro138521140.2693282

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Dalton Jones11236799.270537
Jim Gosger8132483.256935
Eddie Bressoud10729667.226825
Chuck Schilling7117141.24039
Tony Horton6016348.294723
Russ Nixon5913737.270011
Mike Ryan3310717.15939
Gary Geiger24459.20012
Jerry Moses441.25011
Bill Schlesinger110.00000

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Earl Wilson36230.013143.98164
Bill Monbouquette35228.210183.70110
Dave Morehead34192.210184.06163
Jim Lonborg32185.19174.47113
Dennis Bennett34141.2574.3885

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jerry Stephenson1552.0156.2349
Jack Lamabe1425.1038.1717

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dick Radatz63911223.91121
Arnold Earley570103.6347
Jay Ritchie441223.1755
Bob Duliba394213.7827
Bob Heffner270207.1642

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Dick Williams
AA Pittsfield Red Sox Eastern League Eddie Popowski
A Winston-Salem Red Sox Carolina League Bill Slack
A Waterloo Hawks Midwest League Larry Lee Thomas
A Wellsville Red Sox New York–Penn League Matt Sczesny
Rookie Harlan Red Sox Appalachian League Rac Slider

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Toronto, Pittsfield

Notes

References


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