1965 Milwaukee Braves season

1965 Milwaukee Braves season

The 1965 Milwaukee Braves season was the 13th and final season for the 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.

Offseason

Regular season

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

Roster

1965 Milwaukee Braves
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
Gonder, JesseJesse Gonder 31 53 8 .151 1 5
Maye, LeeLee Maye 15 53 16 .302 2 7
Thomas, FrankFrank Thomas 15 33 7 .212 0 1
Kolb, GaryGary Kolb 24 27 7 .259 0 1
Beauchamp, JimJim Beauchamp 4 3 0 .000 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
Cloninger, TonyTony Cloninger 40 279 24 11 3.29 211
Blasingame, WadeWade Blasingame 38 224.2 16 10 3.77 117
Johnson, KenKen Johnson 29 179.2 13 8 3.21 123

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
Fischer, HankHank Fischer 31 122.2 8 9 3.89 79

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
Osinski, DanDan Osinski 61 0 3 6 2.82 54
Carroll, ClayClay Carroll 19 0 1 1 4.41 16
Olivo, Chi-ChiChi-Chi Olivo 8 0 1 0 1.38 11
Eilers, DaveDave Eilers 6 0 0 0 12.27 1

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

  • 1965 Milwaukee Braves season at Baseball Reference