Season Information
Team Name
1979 Minnesota Twins
League
American League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
82-80 (.506)   GBL: -6
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
4 / 9 / 15
Runs For/Against
764 / 725   Diff: +39
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Kevin Brandt (1-11)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
21
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
1979-12-07Tom ChismTraded by Orioles to Twins for Dan Graham.1B6-1195LL1955-05-09Chester,PA
1974-  4-  36-BAL
MLB1979-19791977-1981
1979-12-07Pete MackaninTraded by Phillies to Twins for Paul Thormodsgard.2B-3B6-2190RR1951-08-01Chicago,IL
1969-  4-  73-WS2
MLB1973-19811969-1984
1979-12-07Dan GrahamTraded by Twins to Orioles for Tom Chism.C-3B6-1205LR1954-07-19Ray,AZ
1977- 24- 604-KCA
MLB1979-19811975-1982
1979-12-07Paul ThormodsgardTraded by Twins to Phillies for Pete Mackanin.P6-2190RR1953-11-10San Francisco,CA
1971-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1977-19791977-1980
1979-12-05Fernando ArroyoTraded by Tigers to Twins for Jeff Holly.P6-2180RR1952-03-21Sacramento,CA
1970- 10- 243-DET
MLB1975-19861970-1986
1979-12-05Jeff HollyTraded by Twins to Tigers for Fernando Arroyo.P6-5210LL1953-03-01San Pedro,CA
1971- 17- 392-CHA
MLB1977-19791977-1979
1979-07-25Craig KusickPurchased by Blue Jays from Twins.1B-DH6-3232RR1948-09-30Milwaukee,WI
1970-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1973-19791973-1981
1979-06-29Rudy MeoliPurchased by Twins from Phillies.SS-3B5-9165LR1951-05-01Troy,NY
1969-  4-  77-CAL
MLB1971-19791969-1979
1979-06-04Ken BrettReleased by Twins.P5-11195LL1948-09-18Brooklyn,NY
1966-  1-   4-BOS
MLB1967-19811966-1981
1979-04-30Ken BrettSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P5-11195LL1948-09-18Brooklyn,NY
1966-  1-   4-BOS
MLB1967-19811966-1981
1979-04-02John VerhoevenPurchased by Twins from White Sox.P6-5200RR1953-07-03Long Beach,CA
1974- 12- 274-CAL
MLB1976-19811974-1982
1979-03-30Sam PerlozzoReleased by Twins.2B-3B5-9170RR1951-03-04Cumberland,MD
1972-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1977-19791977-1981
1979-03-29Bud BullingPurchased by Mariners from Twins.C-DH6-1200RR1952-12-15Lynwood,CA
1974- 14- 326-MIN
MLB1977-19831974-1983
1979-02-13Rich ChilesReleased by Twins.OF-DH5-11170LL1949-11-22Sacramento,CA
1968-  2-  23-HOU
MLB1971-19781968-1980
1979-02-13Stan PerzanowskiReleased by Twins.P6-2170BR1950-08-25East Chicago,IN
1968- 16- 362-CHA
MLB1971-19781971-1979
1979-02-08Tom JohnsonReleased by Twins.P6-1185RR1951-04-02St. Paul,MN
1970-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1974-19781974-1980
1979-02-07Jesse OroscoTraded by Twins with Greg Field to Mets for Jerry Koosman.P-OF6-2205RL1957-04-01Santa Barbara,CA
1978-  2-  41-MIN
MLB1979-20031978-2003
1979-02-03Paul HartzellTraded by Angels with Brad Havens, Dave Engle and Ken Landreaux to Twins for Rod Carew.P6-5200RR1953-11-02Bloomsburg,PA
1975- 10- 217-CAL
MLB1976-19841975-1984
1979-02-03Ken LandreauxTraded by Angels with Brad Havens, Paul Hartzell and Dave Engle to Twins for Rod Carew.OF-DH5-11170LR1954-12-22Los Angeles,CA
1976-  1-   6-CAL
MLB1977-19871976-1989
1979-02-03Dave EngleTraded by Angels with Brad Havens, Paul Hartzell and Ken Landreaux to Twins for Rod Carew.OF-C6-3216RR1956-11-30San Diego,CA
1978-  3-  66-CAL
MLB1981-19891977-1991
1979-02-03Brad HavensTraded by Angels with Paul Hartzell, Dave Engle and Ken Landreaux to Twins for Rod Carew.P6-1196LL1958-11-17Highland Park,MI
1977-  8- 189-CAL
MLB1981-19891978-1989
1979-02-03Dave ColemanTraded by Red Sox to Twins for Larry Wolfe.OF-3B6-3195RR1950-10-26Dayton,OH
1969- 18- 421-BOS
MLB1977-19771977-1981
1979-02-03Rod CarewTraded by Twins to Angels for Brad Havens, Paul Hartzell, Dave Engle and Ken Landreaux.1B-2B6-0182LR1945-10-01Gatun,PN
1964-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1967-19851964-1985
1979-02-03Larry WolfeTraded by Twins to Red Sox for Dave Coleman.3B-1B5-11170RR1953-03-02Melbourne,FL
1973-  9- 203-MIN
MLB1977-19801973-1981
1979-01-06Mike MarshallSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P5-10180RR1943-01-15Adrian,MI
1960-  0-   0-PHI
MLB1967-19811962-1983
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