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"Playing for Yogi is like playing for your father; playing for Billy is like playing for your father-in-law."
--Don Baylor, on the merits of playing for Billy Martin and Yogi Berra


1965 Baseball Broadcasters & Networks

This is a team-by-team listing of the networks and announcers who broadcast games during the 1965 season. You can view announcers for any season using the Broadcasters by Year tool on the right.

Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles
Radio WBAL Chuck Thompson
Radio WBAL Frank Messer
TV WJZ Chuck Thompson
TV WJZ Frank Messer

Boston Red Sox Boston Red Sox
Radio WHDH Curt Gowdy
Radio WHDH Mel Parnell
Radio WHDH Ned Martin
TV WHDH Curt Gowdy
TV WHDH Mel Parnell
TV WHDH Ned Martin

Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs
Radio WGN Lou Boudreau
Radio WGN Vincent Lloyd
TV WGN Jack Brickhouse
TV WGN Lloyd Pettit

Chicago White Sox Chicago White Sox
Radio WCFL Gene Elston
Radio WCFL Milo Hamilton
TV WGN Jack Brickhouse
TV WGN Lloyd Pettit

Cincinnati Reds Cincinnati Reds
Radio WCKY Claude Sullivan
Radio WCKY Waite Hoyt
TV WLWT Ed Kennedy
TV WLWT Frank McCormick

Cleveland Indians Cleveland Indians
Radio WERE Bob Neal
Radio WERE Jimmy Dudley
TV WJW Harry Jones
TV WJW Herb Score

Detroit Tigers Detroit Tigers
Radio WJR Ernie Harwell
Radio WJR Gene Osborne
TV WJBK George Kell
TV WJBK Ray Lane

Houston Astros Houston Astros
Radio KPRC Gene Elston
Radio KPRC Harry Kalas
Radio KPRC Loel Passe
TV KTRK Gene Elston
TV KTRK Harry Kalas
TV KTRK Loel Passe

Kansas City Athletics Kansas City Athletics
Radio KCMO Monte Moore
Radio KCMO Red Rush
TV KCMO Monte Moore
TV KCMO Red Rush

Los Angeles Angels Los Angeles Angels
Radio KMPC Bud Blattner
Radio KMPC Don Wells
TV KTLA Bud Blattner
TV KTLA Don Wells

Los Angeles Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Radio KFI Jerry Doggett
Radio KFI Vin Scully
TV KTTV Jerry Doggett
TV KTTV Vin Scully
SP Radio KWKW Jaime Jarrin
SP Radio KWKW Jose Garcia

Milwaukee Braves Milwaukee Braves
Radio WEMP Blaine Walsh
Radio WSB Ernie Johnson
Radio WSB Hank Morgan
Radio WSB Mel Allen
Radio WEMP Merle Harmon
TV WSB Ernie Johnson
TV WSB Hank Morgan
TV WSB Mel Allen

Minnesota Twins Minnesota Twins
Radio WCCO Halsey Hall
Radio WCCO Herb Carneal
Radio WCCO Ray Scott
TV WTCN Halsey Hall
TV WTCN Herb Carneal
TV WTCN Ray Scott

New York Mets New York Mets
Radio WHN Bob Murphy
Radio WHN Lindsey Nelson
Radio WHN Ralph Kiner
TV WOR Bob Murphy
TV WOR Lindsey Nelson
TV WOR Ralph Kiner

New York Yankees New York Yankees
Radio WCBS Bob Delaney
Radio WCBS Jerry Coleman
Radio WCBS Joe Garagiola
Radio WCBS Phil Rizzuto
Radio WCBS Red Barber
TV WPIX Jerry Coleman
TV WPIX Joe Garagiola
TV WPIX Phil Rizzuto
TV WPIX Red Barber

Philadelphia Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Radio WFIL Bill Campbell
Radio WFIL Byrum Saam
Radio WFIL Richie Ashburn
TV WFIL Bill Campbell
TV WFIL Byrum Saam
TV WFIL Richie Ashburn

Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates
Radio KDKA Bob Prince
Radio KDKA Don Hoak
Radio KDKA Jim Woods
TV KDKA Bob Prince
TV KDKA Jim Woods

San Francisco Giants San Francisco Giants
Radio KSFO Bill Thompson
Radio KSFO Lon Simmons
Radio KSFO Russ Hodges
TV KTVU Lon Simmons
TV KTVU Russ Hodges

St. Louis Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
Radio KMOX Harry Caray
Radio KMOX Jack Buck
Radio KMOX Jerry Gross
TV KSD Harry Caray
TV KSD Jack Buck
TV KSD Jerry Gross

Washington Senators Washington Senators
Radio WTOP Dan Daniels
Radio WTOP John MacLean
TV WTOP Dan Daniels
TV WTOP John MacLean

The information above was compiled by the late Doug Pappas, SABR Business of Baseball Committee.

Broadcaster References

Golden Voices of Baseball by Ted Patterson
Voices of Summer: Ranking Baseball's 101 All-time Best Announcers by Curt Smith
And The Fans Roared: The Sports Broadcasts That Kept Us on the Edge of Our Seats by Joe Garner
And The Crowd Goes Wild: Relive the Most Celebrated Sports Events Ever Broadcast by Joe Garner
The Storytellers: From Mel Allen to Bob Costas, 60 Years of Baseball Tales from the Broadcast Booth  by Curt Smith
How About That! The Life of Mel Allen by Stephen Borelli
Where's Harry? Steve Stone Remembers 25 Years with Harry Caray by Steve Stone

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