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1971 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Steve Braun played for the 1971 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record74-86 (5th in American League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank18th
BallparkMetropolitan Stadium
ManagerBill RigneyGeneral ManagerCalvin Griffith
CoachesFrankie Crosetti (Assistant Coach), Marv Grissom (Pitching Coach), Vern Morgan (Third Base Coach), Frank Quilici (Assistant Coach), Buck Rodgers (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDale Soderholm (#21)
Attendance940,858 (Rank: 16th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1971 Statistics -- 1971 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 1971 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1971 baseball season.

1971 Minnesota Twins 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)
11Brant AlyeaOF6-3 215 R-R 1940-12-08 30Passaic,New Jersey MLB1962-19721965-1972Rutherford (Rutherford,NJ)Hofstra U.
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
24Steve BarberP6-1 190 R-R 1948-03-13 23Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1970-19711970-1971Blair (Blair,MD)Arizona, La Verne
1969-   UDFA-MIN
 
28Bert BlylevenP6-3 207 R-R 1951-04-06 20Zeist,Netherlands MLB1969-19921970-1992Santiago (Garden Grove,CA)
1969- 3-  55-MIN
 
4Steve Braun3B5-10 180 L-R 1948-05-08 23Trenton,New Jersey MLB1966-19861971-1985Hopewell Valley Central (Pennington,NJ)
1966-10- 200-MIN
 
37Steve BryeOF6-0 190 R-R 1949-02-04 22Alameda,California MLB1967-19791970-1978St. Elizabeth (Oakland,CA)Merritt Col
1967- 1-  17-MIN
 
19Sal CampisiP6-2 210 R-R 1942-08-11 28Brooklyn,New York MLB1969-19711969-1971Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)Long Island U.-Brooklyn Campus
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
17Leo CardenasSS5-10 163 R-R 1938-12-17 32Matanza,Cuba MLB1956-19751960-1975  
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
29Rod Carew2B6-0 182 L-R 1945-10-01 25Gatun,Panama MLB1964-19851967-1985George Washington (New York,NY)
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
23Ray CorbinP6-2 200 R-R 1949-02-12 22Live Oak,Florida MLB1967-19751971-1975Suwannee (Live Oak,FL)Florida St, Florida Gateway Col, North Florida CC
1967-   UDFA-MIN
 
25Rick DempseyC6-0 190 R-R 1949-09-13 21Fayetteville,Tennessee MLB1967-19921969-1992Crespi Carmelite (Encino,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1967-15- 297-MIN
 
16Bob GebhardP6-2 210 R-R 1943-01-03 28Lamberton,Minnesota MLB1965-19741971-1974Lamberton (Lamberton,MN)Iowa
1965-44- 732-MIN
 
21Tom HallP6-0 155 L-L 1947-11-23 23Thomasville,North Carolina MLB1966-19771968-1977Ramona (Riverside,CA)
1966- 3-  53-MIN
 
24,33Pete HammP6-5 210 R-R 1947-09-20 23Buffalo,New York MLB1967-19711970-1971Soquel (Soquel,CA)Stanford U.
1967- 9- 156-MIN
 
30Hal HaydelP6-0 190 R-R 1944-07-09 26Houma,Louisiana MLB1970-19711970-1971St. Frances de Sales (Houma,LA)
1962-   UDFA-MLB
 
26Jim HoltOF6-0 195 L-R 1944-05-27 27Graham,North Carolina MLB1966-19761968-1976Graham (Graham,NC)
1965-   UDFA-KC1
 
36Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 32Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
3Harmon Killebrew1B-3B5-11 214 R-R 1936-06-29 35Payette,Idaho MLB1954-19751954-1975Payette (Payette,ID)    
32Steve LuebberP6-3 195 R-R 1949-07-09 21Clinton,Missouri MLB1967-19881971-1981Joplin (Joplin,MO)
1967-13- 257-MIN
 
9Charlie ManuelOF6-3 200 L-R 1944-01-04 27Northfork,West Virginia MLB1963-19811969-1975Parry-McCluer (Buena Vista,VA)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
15George MitterwaldC6-2 206 R-R 1945-08-07 25Berkeley,California MLB1965-19781966-1977Mount Eden (Hayward,CA)Chabot Col
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
7Jim NettlesOF6-0 186 L-L 1947-03-02 24San Diego,California MLB1968-19861970-1981Crawford (San Diego,CA)San Diego St
1968- 4-  76-MIN
 
6Tony OlivaOF6-2 190 L-R 1938-07-20 32Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB1961-19761962-1976  
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
16Ron PerranoskiP6-0 192 L-L 1936-04-01 35Paterson,New Jersey MLB1958-19731961-1973Fair Lawn (Fair Lawn,NJ)Michigan St
1958-   UDFA-CHN
 
31Jim PerryP6-4 200 B-R 1935-10-30 35Williamston,North Carolina MLB1956-19751959-1975Williamston (Williamston,NC)Campbell U.
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
7Paul PowellOF5-11 185 R-R 1948-03-19 23San Angelo,Texas MLB1969-19751971-1975   Arizona St
1969- 1-   7-MIN
 
8Paul RatliffC6-2 190 L-R 1944-01-23 27San Diego,California MLB1963-19721963-1972Pasadena (Pasadena,TX)
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
20Rich Reese1B6-3 200 L-L 1941-09-29 29Leipsic,Ohio MLB1962-19731964-1973Deshler (Deshler,OH)
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
10Rick RenickOF-3B6-0 190 R-R 1944-03-16 27London,Ohio MLB1965-19781968-1972Madison South (London,OH)Ohio St
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
8Phil RoofC6-3 210 R-R 1941-03-05 30Paducah,Kentucky MLB1959-19771964-1977St. Mary's (Paducah,KY)
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
1Eric Soderholm3B5-11 187 R-R 1948-09-24 22Cortland,New York MLB1968-19801971-1980Coral Park (Miami,FL)South Georgia St
1968- 1-   1-MIN
 
19Jim StricklandP6-0 175 L-L 1948-06-12 23Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19751971-1975Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
24George ThomasOF6-3 190 R-R 1937-11-29 33Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1957-19711957-1971Bloomington (Bloomington,MN)Minnesota    
5Danny Thompson3B6-0 183 R-R 1947-02-01 24Wichita,Kansas MLB1968-19761970-1976Capron (Capron,OK)Oklahoma St
1968- 1-  11-WS2
 
22Tom TischinskiC5-10 190 R-R 1944-07-12 26Kansas City,Missouri MLB1969-19711969-1971De La Salle (Kansas City,MO)
1962-   UDFA-KC1
 
12Cesar TovarOF5-9 155 R-R 1940-07-03 30Caracas,Venezuela MLB1959-19761965-1976  
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
35Stan WilliamsP6-5 230 R-R 1936-09-14 34Enfield,New Hampshire MLB1958-19721958-1972Denver East (Denver,CO)    
36 Players