1965 Chicago White Sox season

The 1965 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 65th season in the major leagues, and its 66th season overall. They finished with a record 95–67, good enough for second place in the American League, 7 games behind the first-place Minnesota Twins.

1965 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Arthur Allyn, Jr., John Allyn
General manager(s)Ed Short
Manager(s)Al López
Local televisionWGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Lloyd Pettit)
Local radioWCFL
(Bob Elson, Milo Hamilton)
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Minnesota Twins 102 60 .630 --
Chicago White Sox 95 67 .586 7
Baltimore Orioles 94 68 .580 8
Detroit Tigers 89 73 .549 13
Cleveland Indians 87 75 .537 15
New York Yankees 77 85 .475 25
California Angels 75 87 .463 27
Washington Senators 70 92 .432 32
Boston Red Sox 62 100 .383 40
Kansas City Athletics 59 103 .364 43

Record vs. opponents

1965 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA/
CAL
MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 11–7 9–9 10–8 11–7 11–7 13–5 8–10 13–5 8–10
Boston 7–11 4–14 8–10 6–12 11–7 5–13 1–17 9–9 11–7
Chicago 9–9 14–4 10–8 9–9 13–5 12–6 7–11 8–10 13–5
Cleveland 8–10 10–8 8–10 9–9 9–9 9–9 11–7 12–6 11–7
Detroit 7–11 12–6 9–9 9–9 13–5 10–8 8–10 10–8 11–7
Kansas City 7–11 7–11 5–13 9–9 5–13 5–13 8–10 7–11 6–12
Los Angeles/California 5–13 13–5 6–12 9–9 8–10 13–5 9–9 6–12 6–12
Minnesota 10–8 17–1 11–7 7–11 10–8 10–8 9–9 13–5 15–3
New York 5–13 9–9 10–8 6–12 8–10 11–7 12–6 5–13 11–7
Washington 10–8 7–11 5–13 7–11 7–11 12–6 12–6 3–15 7–11

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

Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

1965 Chicago White Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Base on balls; SO = Strikeouts; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Tommie Agee, CF,RF 10 19 2 3 1 0 0 3 2 6 .158 0
Ken Berry, CF 157 472 51 103 17 4 12 42 28 96 .218 4
Don Buford, 2B,3B 155 586 93 166 22 5 10 47 67 76 .283 17
Smoky Burgess, C 80 77 2 22 4 0 2 24 11 7 .286 0
Danny Cater, LF,3B 142 514 74 139 18 4 14 55 33 65 .270 3
Gene Freese, 3B 17 32 2 9 0 1 1 4 5 9 .281 0
Ron Hansen, SS 162 587 61 138 23 4 11 66 60 73 .235 1
Bill Heath, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Jim Hicks, RF,LF 13 19 2 5 1 0 1 2 0 9 .263 0
Duane Josephson, C 4 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 .111 0
Dick Kenworthy, PH 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 0
J. C. Martin, C,1B 119 230 21 60 12 0 2 21 24 29 .261 2
Tommy McCraw, 1B,OF 133 273 38 65 12 1 5 21 25 48 .238 12
Dave Nicholson, OF 54 85 11 13 2 1 2 12 9 40 .153 0
Floyd Robinson, RF,LF 156 577 70 153 15 6 14 66 76 51 .265 4
Johnny Romano, C,LF 122 356 39 86 11 0 18 48 59 74 .242 0
Jimmie Schaffer, C 17 31 2 6 3 1 0 1 3 4 .194 0
Bill Skowron, 1B 146 559 63 153 24 3 18 78 32 77 .274 1
Marv Staehle, PH 7 7 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 .429 0
Bill Voss, RF 11 33 4 6 0 1 1 3 3 5 .182 0
Pete Ward, 3B 138 507 62 125 25 3 10 57 56 83 .247 2
Al Weis, 2B,SS,CF 103 135 29 40 4 3 1 12 12 22 .296 4
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
John Buzhardt, P 34 56 2 7 0 0 0 3 5 23 .125 0
Eddie Fisher, P 82 29 3 4 1 0 0 1 1 12 .138 0
Joe Horlen, P 34 68 0 9 1 0 0 2 5 12 .132 0
Bruce Howard, P 30 41 1 6 2 1 0 3 4 18 .146 0
Tommy John, P 39 59 4 10 1 0 1 2 3 22 .169 0
Frank Lary, P 14 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .500 0
Bob Locker, P 51 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 .000 0
Gary Peters, P 42 72 2 13 1 0 1 6 2 15 .181 0
Juan Pizarro, P 19 34 5 8 0 0 1 4 2 10 .235 0
Hoyt Wilhelm, P 66 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 .000 0
Ted Wills, P 15 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 0
Team totals
162 5509 647 1354 200 38 125 587 533 916 .246 50

Pitching

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; HR = Home runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB K
Greg Bollo 0 0 3.57 15 0 0 22.2 12 11 9 5 10 16
John Buzhardt 13 8 3.01 32 30 1 188.2 167 69 63 12 65 108
Eddie Fisher 15 7 2.40 82 0 24 165.1 118 51 44 13 51 90
Joe Horlen 13 13 2.88 34 34 0 219.0 203 88 70 16 48 125
Bruce Howard 9 8 3.47 30 22 0 148.0 123 61 57 13 77 120
Tommy John 14 7 3.09 39 27 3 183.2 162 67 63 12 64 126
Frank Lary 1 0 4.05 14 1 2 26.2 23 12 12 4 9 14
Bob Locker 5 2 3.15 51 0 2 91.1 71 36 32 6 40 69
Gary Peters 10 12 3.62 33 30 0 176.1 181 76 71 19 71 95
Juan Pizarro 6 3 3.43 18 18 0 97.0 96 42 37 9 40 65
Hoyt Wilhelm 7 7 1.81 66 0 20 144.0 88 34 29 11 39 106
Ted Wills 2 0 2.84 15 0 1 19.0 17 8 6 2 16 12
Team totals
95 67 2.99 162 162 53 1481.2 1261 555 493 122 530 946

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians Pacific Coast League George Noga
AA Lynchburg White Sox Southern League Gordon Maltzberger
A Tidewater Tides Carolina League Allen Jones
A Sarasota Sun Sox Florida State League Don Bacon
A Clinton C-Sox Midwest League Ira Hutchinson
Rookie FRL White Sox Florida Rookie League Frank Parenti

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tidewater[6]

Notes

  1. ^ Rudy May page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Don Mossi page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Danny Cater page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Tommy John page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Danny Lazar page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

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