Ron Santo appeared in 164 Major League games during the 1965 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Santo appeared in, specifically relating to his 1965 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Santo started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"Very few players are as closely connected with a franchise as Ron Santo is with the Chicago Cubs. His extraordinary playing career, his rabid following as a broadcaster and his many charitable endeavors for the Chicagoland area—where he has made his home for nearly 30 years—makes his contributions to this franchise special and unique." - Cubs President Andy MacPhail on MLB.com (Carrie Muskat, 09/15/2003, 'Cubs to Retire Santo's No. 10', Source )
In Chronological Order / Ron Santo Stats
Ron Santo 1965 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Ron Santo appeared in 83 games at home, had 298 at-bats, drove in 55 runs, scored 49 times, had 82 hits (14 doubles / 2 triples / 20 home runs), walked 46 times (3 intentional), struck out 55 times, was hit by a pitcher 1 times, sacrificed 1 times (0 hits & 1 flies), and finished at home with a .275 batting average, .372 on base percentage and .536 slugging average?
On the road, Ron Santo appeared in 81 games, had 310 at-bats, drove in 46 runs, scored 39 times, had 91 hits (15 doubles / 1 triples / 12 home runs), walked 42 times (3 intentional), struck out 54 times, was hit by a pitcher 4 times, sacrificed 2 times (0 hits & 2 flies), and finished at home with a .293 batting average, .382 on base percentage and .464 slugging average?
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