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1965 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  102-60   .630
Result:   1st in American League
Manager(s):  Sam Mele
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,463,258
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Dodgers)

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Johnny Klippstein (37)
Youngest Player:  Dave Boswell (20)
Longest Tenure:  Camilo Pascual, Harmon Killebrew, Bill Pleis, Jim Kaat, Rich Rollins, Don Mincher, Zoilo Versalles, Earl Battey, Bob Allison (5)
Top Hitter:  Zoilo Versalles (2)
Top Pitcher:  Mudcat Grant (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Eddie Leon (#9)

Roster Continuity:  81.01%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Minnesota10260.630--
Chi White Sox9567.5867.0
Baltimore9468.5808.0
Detroit8973.54913.0
Cleveland8775.53715.0
NY Yankees7785.47525.0
California7587.46327.0
Washington7092.43232.0
Boston62100.38340.0
KC Athletics59103.36443.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Jerry Fosnow1965-04-121965W  5-4 vs NYAW 20000110008000--81-11st career win
Jim Kaat1965-04-171965W  3-0 vs CLEWSHO970001000032000--16056-59Complete game/Shutout
Jerry Fosnow1965-04-211965W  7-2 @ NYASv 210004100011000--101-21st career save
Johnny Klippstein1965-06-191965L  5-3 @ NYA  321103000014000--60084-107600th career game
Johnny Klippstein1965-06-251965W  4-3 vs DETW 10000010003000--60385-1071000th career strikeout
Camilo Pascual1965-07-041965W  5-2 @ KC1  2.11000100009000--400136-132400th career game
Dave Boswell1965-07-051965W  6-2 vs BOSW 8.1622221000033000--197-410 Strikeouts
Jim Perry1965-07-051965W  2-0 vs BOSWSHO970003800036000--25372-61Complete game/Shutout
Mudcat Grant1965-07-061965W  9-0 vs BOSWSHO980004200038000--27287-74Complete game/Shutout
Jim Merritt1965-08-021965W  6-5 vs BAL  8.285421600035000--10-01st career game
Jim Merritt1965-08-061965W  9-3 vs BOSW 642212400023000--21-01st career win
Jim Perry1965-08-081965W  8-0 vs BOSWSHO920003200032000--26175-63Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Mudcat Grant1965-08-271965W  7-0 vs CLEWSHO920003300031000--28595-76Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Dick Stigman1965-09-021965L  5-4 vs DET  1.11110121006000--20043-53200th career game
Jim Merritt1965-09-101965W  8-5 @ BOSSv 3.210000800012000--104-31st career save, Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Camilo Pascual1965-09-171965L  2-1 vs WS2  9511031310035000--406137-13313 Strikeouts
Jim Kaat1965-09-221965L  5-2 vs BALL 4.184411300022000--20071-70200th career game
Pete Cimino1965-09-221965L  5-2 vs BAL  10000000003000--10-01st career game
Jim Kaat1965-09-261965W  2-1 @ WS2WCG9810001000034000--20172-7010 Strikeouts


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