Major League Baseball Season Recap 1965
World Series – Los Angeles Dodgers NL over Minnesota Twins AL 4 games to 3
World Series MVP – Sandy Koufax
Babe Ruth Award – Sandy Koufax
Major League Cy Young Award Sandy Koufax
MVP Awards –
NL Willie Mays
AL Zoilo Versalles
Major League Rookie of The Year –
NL Rookie of The Year – Jim Lefebvre
AL Rookie of The Year – Curt Blefary
All-Star Game – July 13th – N.L. 6 over A.L. 5, played at Metropolitan Stadium (AL)
AL Starter M. Pappas NL Starter J. Marichal+ MVP Juan Marical
Harris County Commissioners vote to restrict visitors from the construction site of the new domed stadium, fearing the constant traffic of onlookers would delay completion of the ballpark. While Judge Hofheinz calls the stadium “95-percent complete”, commissioners are concerned that the deadline for the April 9th opener will be approaching soon.
Danny O’Connell and Hobie Landrith surprise the Senators’ front office when they both resign to pursue different business opportunities. The pair of coaches will be replaced by Rube Walker and Joe Pignatano, former major league catchers who played for the Dodgers with the team’s manager, Gil Hodges.