Season Information
Team Name
1961 Minnesota Twins
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
70-90 (.438)   GBL: -38
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
7 / 7 / 13
Runs For/Against
707 / 778   Diff: -71
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
5
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1961-11-27Jim MerrittSelected by Twins from Dodgers in first year minor league draft.P6-2180LL1943-12-09Altadena,CA
1961-  0-   0-LAN
MLB1965-19751962-1975
1961-10-25Ted LepcioReleased by Twins.2B-3B5-10177RR1930-07-28Utica,NY
MLB1952-19611952-1961
1961-10-12Joe AltobelliReleased by Twins.1B-OF6-0185LL1932-05-26Detroit,MI
MLB1955-19611955-1961
1961-10-09Chuck StobbsReleased by Twins.P6-1185LL1929-07-02Wheeling,WV
MLB1947-19611947-1961
1961-10-01Frank LejaPurchased by Yankees from Twins.1B6-4205LL1936-02-07Holyoke,MA
MLB1954-19621954-1962
1961-06-17Elmer ValoReleased by Twins.OF5-11190LR1921-03-05Ribink,PL
MLB1940-19611940-1961
1961-06-14Billy GardnerTraded by Twins to Yankees for Danny McDevitt.2B-SS6-0180RR1927-07-19Waterford,CT
MLB1954-19631954-1963
1961-06-14Danny McDevittTraded by Yankees to Twins for Billy Gardner.P5-10175LL1932-11-18New York,NY
MLB1957-19621957-1962
1961-06-13Tom McAvoyReleased by Twins.P6-3200LL1936-08-12Brooklyn,NY
1956-  0-   0-WS1
MLB1959-19591959-1959
1961-06-10Paul GielTraded by Athletics with Bill Tuttle to Twins for Reno Bertoia and Cash.P5-11185RR1932-02-29Winona,MN
MLB1954-19611954-1961
1961-06-01Ted LepcioSigned as Free Agent by Twins.2B-3B5-10177RR1930-07-28Utica,NY
MLB1952-19611952-1961
1961-06-01Bill TuttleTraded by Athletics with Paul Giel to Twins for Paul Giel, Reno Bertoia and Cash.OF-3B6-0190RR1929-07-04Elwood,IL
MLB1952-19631952-1963
1961-06-01Billy MartinTraded by Braves to Twins for Billy Consolo.2B-SS5-11165RR1928-05-16Berkeley,CA
MLB1950-19611950-1961
1961-06-01Billy ConsoloTraded by Twins to Braves for Billy Martin.SS-2B5-11180RR1934-08-18Cleveland,OH
MLB1953-19621953-1962
1961-06-01Reno BertoiaTraded by Twins with Paul Giel and Cash to Athletics for Paul Giel and Bill Tuttle.3B-2B5-11185RR1935-01-08St. Vido Utine,IT
MLB1953-19621953-1962
1961-06-01Paul GielTraded by Twins with Reno Bertoia and Cash to Athletics for Bill Tuttle.P5-11185RR1932-02-29Winona,MN
MLB1954-19611954-1961
1961-05-16Pete WhisenantReleased by Twins.OF-2B6-2200RR1929-12-14Asheville,NC
1947-  0-   0-BSN
MLB1952-19611952-1961
1961-05-12Frank LejaPurchased by Twins from Yankees.1B6-4205LL1936-02-07Holyoke,MA
MLB1954-19621954-1962
1961-05-10Joe AltobelliTraded by Dodgers with Ed Palmquist to Twins for Ernie Oravetz and Cash.1B-OF6-0185LL1932-05-26Detroit,MI
MLB1955-19611955-1961
1961-05-10Ed PalmquistTraded by Dodgers with Joe Altobelli to Twins for Ernie Oravetz and Cash.P6-3195RR1933-06-10Los Angeles,CA
1951-  0-   0-BRO
MLB1960-19611960-1961
1961-05-10Ernie OravetzTraded by Twins with Cash to Dodgers for Joe Altobelli and Ed Palmquist.OF5-4145BL1932-01-24Johnstown,PA
MLB1955-19561955-1956
1961-04-11Jim ConstableReleased by Twins.P6-1185BL1933-06-14Jonesborough,TN
MLB1956-19631956-1963
1961-01-31Tom MorganPurchased by Angels from Twins.P6-2195RR1930-05-20El Monte,CA
MLB1951-19631951-1963
1961-01-01Bernie AllenSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.2B-3B6-0185LR1939-04-16East Liverpool,OH
1961-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1962-19731961-1973
1961-01-01Jim ManningSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.P6-1185RR1943-07-21L'Anse,MI
1961-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1962-19621962-1962
1961-01-01Joe NossekSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.OF-3B6-0178RR1940-11-08Cleveland,OH
1961-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1964-19701964-1970
1961-01-01Tony OlivaSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.OF-DH6-2190LR1938-07-20Pinar del Rio,CU
1961-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1962-19761961-1976
1961-01-01Frank QuiliciSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.2B-3B6-0175RR1939-05-11Chicago,IL
1961-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1965-19701965-1970
1961-01-01Jim RolandSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.P6-3190RL1942-12-14Franklin,NC
1961-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1962-19721961-1972
1961-01-01Ted UhlaenderSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.OF6-2190LR1940-10-21Chicago Heights,IL
1961-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1965-19721961-1972
1961-01-01Bill WhitbySigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.P6-1190RR1943-07-29Crewe,VA
1961-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1964-19641964-1964
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