1965 Milwaukee Braves season: Wikis

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1965 Milwaukee Braves
Major league affiliations
Location
1965 Information
Owner(s) William Bartholomay
General Manager(s) John McHale
Manager(s) Bobby Bragan
Local television WSB-TV
(Mel Allen, Ernie Johnson, Hank Morgan)
Local radio WEMP
(Merle Harmon, Blaine Walsh)
WSB
(Mel Allen, Ernie Johnson, Hank Morgan)

The Milwaukee Braves' 1965 season was the 13th and final season for that franchise in Milwaukee before moving to Atlanta for the following season. The Braves finished the season with a record of 86-76, 11 games behind the eventual World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The Braves were managed by Bobby Bragan, while they played their home games at County Stadium.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 97 65 -- .599
San Francisco Giants 95 67 2 .586
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 72 7 .556
Cincinnati Reds 89 73 8 .549
Milwaukee Braves 86 76 11 .531
Philadelphia Phillies 85 76 11.5 .528
St. Louis Cardinals 80 81 16.5 .497
Chicago Cubs 72 90 25 .444
Houston Astros 65 97 32 .401
New York Mets 50 112 47 .309

Notable transactions

  • May 23, 1965: Lee Maye was traded by the Braves to the Houston Astros for Ken Johnson and Jim Beauchamp.[4]
  • June 8, 1965: Duffy Dyer was drafted by the Braves in the 38th round of the 1965 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign.[5]
  • July 21, 1965: Gary Kolb was traded by the Braves to the New York Mets for Jesse Gonder.[6]
  • August 5, 1965: Billy Cowan was traded by the New York Mets to the Milwaukee Braves for players to be named later. [7]
  • September 1, 1965: The Braves traded a player to be named later to the Houston Astros for Frank Thomas. The Braves completed the deal by sending Mickey Sinnerud (minors) to the Astros on September 11.[8]
  • September 25, 1965: Lou Klimchok was sent by the Milwaukee Braves to the New York Mets to complete an earlier deal made on August 5, 1965. The Milwaukee Braves also sent Ernie Bowman to the New York Mets to complete the trade. [9]

Roster

1965 Milwaukee Braves roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

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

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
Maye, LeeLee Maye 15 53 16 .302 2 7

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Blasingame, WadeWade Blasingame 38 224.2 16 10 3.77 117

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Osinski, DanDan Osinski 61 0 3 6 2.82 54
Olivo, Chi-ChiChi-Chi Olivo 8 0 1 0 1.38 11

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Atlanta Crackers International League Bill Adair
AA Austin Braves Texas League Buddy Hicks
A West Palm Beach Braves Florida State League Andy Pafko
A Yakima Braves Northwest League Hub Kittle
Rookie FRL Braves Florida Rookie League Paul Snyder

Notes

References


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