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1965 Detroit TigersSeason Roster
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Ed Rakow played for the 1965 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record89-73 (4th)League Rank4thMLB Rank7th
BallparkTiger Stadium
ManagerChuck Dressen,Bob SwiftGeneral ManagerJim Campbell
CoachesPat Mullin (First Base Coach), Stubby Overmire (Pitching Coach), Mike Roarke (Bullpen Coach), Bob Swift (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickGene Lamont (#13)
Attendance1,029,645 (Rank: 11th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1965 Statistics -- 1965 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1965 Detroit Tigers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1965 baseball season.

1965 Detroit Tigers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
37Hank AguirreP6-4 205 B-L 1931-01-31 34Azusa,California MLB1955-19701955-1970Keppel (Alhambra,CA)East Los Angeles Col    
26Gates BrownOF5-11 220 L-R 1939-05-02 26Crestline,Ohio MLB1960-19751963-1975Crestline (Crestline,OH)
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
25Norm Cash1B6-0 190 L-L 1934-11-10 30Justiceburg,Texas MLB1955-19741958-1974Post (Post,TX)Sul Ross St    
4Don DemeterOF6-4 190 R-R 1935-06-25 30Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1956-19671956-1967Capitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)    
18Terry FoxP6-0 175 R-R 1935-07-31 29Chicago,Illinois MLB1960-19661960-1966  
1956-   UDFA-MLB
 
11Bill FreehanC6-2 205 R-R 1941-11-29 23Detroit,Michigan MLB1961-19761961-1976Bishop Barry (St. Petersburg,FL)Michigan
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
20Fred GladdingP6-0 225 L-R 1936-06-28 29Flat Rock,Michigan MLB1956-19731961-1973Flat Rock (Flat Rock,MI)
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
31Jack HamiltonP6-0 200 R-R 1938-12-25 26Burlington,Iowa MLB1962-19691962-1969Morning Sun (Morning Sun,IA)
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
39John HillerP6-0 195 R-L 1943-04-08 22Toronto,Ontario MLB1963-19801965-1980  
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
19Vern HoltgraveP6-1 183 R-R 1942-10-18 22Aviston,Illinois MLB1965-19651965-1965  
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
23Willie HortonOF5-11 209 R-R 1942-10-18 22Arno,Virginia MLB1962-19821963-1980Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
6Al KalineOF6-2 180 R-R 1934-12-19 30Baltimore,Maryland MLB1953-19741953-1974Southern (Baltimore,MD)    
29Mickey LolichP6-0 210 B-L 1940-09-12 24Portland,Oregon MLB1959-19791963-1979Lincoln (Portland,OR)
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
9Jerry Lumpe2B6-2 185 L-R 1933-06-02 32Lincoln,Missouri MLB1956-19671956-1967Warsaw (Warsaw,MO)    
46Leo MarentetteP6-2 200 R-R 1941-02-18 24Detroit,Michigan MLB1965-19691965-1969Wayne Memorial (Wayne,MI)
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
3Dick McAuliffeSS5-11 176 L-R 1939-11-29 25Hartford,Connecticut MLB1957-19751960-1975Farmington (Farmington,CT)
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
17Denny McLainP6-1 185 R-R 1944-03-29 21Chicago,Illinois MLB1962-19721963-1972Mount Carmel (Chicago,IL)
1962-   UDFA-CHA
 
35Jackie MooreC6-0 180 R-R 1939-02-19 26Jay,Florida MLB1965-19651965-1965Bellaire (Bellaire,TX)
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
42Julio NavarroP5-11 190 R-R 1936-01-09 29Vieques,Puerto Rico MLB1962-19701962-1970  
1955-   UDFA-NY1
 
27,32Ron NischwitzP6-3 205 B-L 1937-07-01 27Dayton,Ohio MLB1961-19651961-1965Fairview (Sherwood,OH)Ohio St
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
30Jim NorthrupOF6-3 190 L-R 1939-11-24 25Breckenridge,Michigan MLB1961-19751964-1975   Alma Col
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
1Ray OylerSS5-11 165 R-R 1938-08-04 26Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1965-19701965-1970  
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
24,28Orlando PenaP5-11 154 R-R 1933-11-17 31Victoria De Las Tunas,Cuba MLB1958-19751958-1975  
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
19Ed RakowP5-11 178 B-R 1936-05-30 29Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1960-19671960-1967  
1957-   UDFA-BRO
 
32Wayne RedmondOF5-10 165 R-R 1945-11-25 19Athens,Alabama MLB1965-19691965-1969  
1965-   UDFA-DET
 
16Phil ReganP6-3 200 R-R 1937-04-06 28Otsego,Michigan MLB1960-19721960-1972Wayland (Wayland,MI)Western Michigan U.
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
37Bill Roman1B6-4 190 L-L 1938-10-11 26Detroit,Michigan MLB1964-19651964-1965Cooley (Detroit,MI)Michigan
1960-   UDFA-DET
 
39Johnnie SealeP5-10 155 L-L 1938-11-14 26Edgewater,Colorado MLB1964-19651964-1965Durango (Durango,CO)
1958-   UDFA-WS1
 
15Larry SherryP6-2 204 R-R 1935-07-25 29Los Angeles,California MLB1958-19681958-1968Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)    
40George Smith2B5-10 170 R-R 1937-07-07 27St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1963-19661963-1966   Michigan St
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
21Joe SparmaP6-0 195 R-R 1942-02-04 23Massillon,Ohio MLB1964-19701964-1970Massillon Washington (Massillon,OH)Ohio St
1963-   UDFA-DET
 
49Mickey StanleyOF6-1 195 R-R 1942-07-20 22Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1961-19781964-1978Ottawa Hills (Grand Rapids,MI)Grand Rapids CC
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
36John SullivanC6-0 195 L-R 1941-01-03 24Somerville,New Jersey MLB1963-19681963-1968Bernards (Bernardsville,NJ)
1959-   UDFA-DET
 
24George ThomasOF6-3 190 R-R 1937-11-29 27Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1957-19711957-1971Bloomington (Bloomington,MN)Minnesota    
8Don Wert3B5-9 165 R-R 1938-07-29 26Strasburg,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19711963-1971   Franklin & Marshall Col
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
14Dave WickershamP6-3 190 R-R 1935-09-27 29Erie,Pennsylvania MLB1960-19691960-1969   Ohio U.
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
2Jake Wood2B6-1 170 R-R 1937-06-22 28Elizabeth,New Jersey MLB1961-19671961-1967   Delaware St
1957-   UDFA-DET
 
37 Players