1965 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bill DeWitt
General manager(s)Bill DeWitt
Manager(s)Dick Sisler
Local televisionWLWT
(Ed Kennedy, Frank McCormick)
Local radioWCKY
(Waite Hoyt, Claude Sullivan)
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The 1965 Cincinnati Reds season consisted of the Reds finishing in fourth place in the National League, with a record of 89–73, eight games behind the NL and World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The Reds were managed by Dick Sisler and played their home games at Crosley Field.

The Reds led the major leagues in most offensive categories. They recorded the most runs scored (825), hits (1,544), doubles (268), triples (61), RBI (776), batting average (.273), on-base percentage (.339) and slugging percentage (.439). They were second in home runs in the majors with 183, behind the Milwaukee Braves.

Regular season

Jim Maloney became the fourth pitcher in major league history to throw two no-hitters in one season.[1]

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 97 65 0.599 50–31 47–34
San Francisco Giants 95 67 0.586 2 51–30 44–37
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 72 0.556 7 49–32 41–40
Cincinnati Reds 89 73 0.549 8 49–32 40–41
Milwaukee Braves 86 76 0.531 11 44–37 42–39
Philadelphia Phillies 85 76 0.528 11½ 45–35 40–41
St. Louis Cardinals 80 81 0.497 16½ 42–39 38–42
Chicago Cubs 72 90 0.444 25 40–41 32–49
Houston Astros 65 97 0.401 32 36–45 29–52
New York Mets 50 112 0.309 47 29–52 21–60

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team CHC CIN HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 7–11 8–10 8–10 9–9 11–7–1 8–10 5–13 6–12 10–8–1
Cincinnati 11–7 12–6 6–12 12–6 11–7 13–5 8–10 6–12 10–8
Houston 10–8 6–12 5–13 4–14 14–4 6–12 8–10 3–15 9–9
Los Angeles 10–8 12–6 13–5 10–8 12–6 9–9 9–9 10–8 12–6
Milwaukee 9–9 6–12 14–4 8–10 13–5 6–12 9–9 10–8 11–7
New York 7–11–1 7–11 4–14 6–12 5–13 7–11–1 4–14 5–13 5–13
Philadelphia 10–8 5–13 12–6 9–9 12–6 11–7–1 8–10 8–10 10–7
Pittsburgh 13–5 10–8 10–8 9–9 9–9 14–4 10–8 11–7–1 4–14
San Francisco 12–6 12–6 15–3 8–10 8–10 13–5 10–8 7–11–1 10–8
St. Louis 8–10–1 8–10 9–9 6–12 7–11 13–5 7–10 14–4 8–10


Notable transactions

Roster

1965 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
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Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
C Johnny Edwards 114 371 99 .267 17 51
1B Gordy Coleman 108 325 98 .302 14 57
2B Pete Rose 162 670 209 .312 11 81
SS Leo Cárdenas 156 557 160 .287 11 57
3B Deron Johnson 159 616 177 .287 32 130
LF Tommy Harper 159 646 166 .257 18 64
CF Vada Pinson 159 669 204 .305 22 94
RF Frank Robinson 156 582 172 .296 33 113

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
Tony Pérez 104 281 73 .260 12 47
Don Pavletich 68 191 61 .319 8 32
Art Shamsky 64 96 25 .260 2 10
Jimmie Coker 24 61 15 .246 2 9
Marty Keough 62 43 5 .116 0 3
Tommy Helms 21 42 16 .381 0 6
Charlie James 26 39 8 .205 0 2
Chico Ruiz 29 18 2 .111 0 1
Lee May 5 4 0 .000 0 0
Mel Queen 5 3 0 .000 0 0
Steve Boros 2 0 0 ---- 0 0

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
Sammy Ellis 44 263.2 22 10 3.79 183
Jim Maloney 33 255.1 20 9 2.54 244
Jim O'Toole 29 127.2 3 10 5.92 71

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
Joey Jay 37 155.2 9 8 4.22 102
Joe Nuxhall 32 148.2 11 4 3.45 117
John Tsitouris 31 131.0 6 9 4.95 91
Gerry Arrigo 27 54.0 2 4 6.17 43

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
Billy McCool 62 9 10 21 4.27 120
Roger Craig 40 1 4 3 3.64 30
Ted Davidson 24 4 3 1 2.23 54
Jim Duffalo 22 0 1 0 3.45 34
Bobby Locke 11 0 1 0 5.71 8
Dom Zanni 8 0 0 0 1.35 10
Bill Henry 3 2 0 0 0.00 5
Darrell Osteen 3 0 0 0 0.00 1

Awards and honors

Gold Glove Award

All-Stars

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Dave Bristol
AA Knoxville Smokies Southern League Red Davis
A Peninsula Grays Carolina League Jack Cassini and Pinky May
A Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Pinky May and Jack Cassini

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Notes

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 139, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Bernie Carbo page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnny Bench page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Paul Reuschel page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ a b c d e f 1965 National League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References