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1973 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Joe Decker played for the 1973 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record81-81 (3rd in American League West)League Rank6thMLB Rank13th
BallparkMetropolitan Stadium
ManagerFrank QuiliciGeneral ManagerCalvin Griffith
CoachesVern Morgan (Third Base Coach), Buck Rodgers (Bullpen Coach), Ralph Rowe (Hitting Coach), Al Worthington (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickEddie Bane (#11)
Attendance907,499 (Rank: 19th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1973 Statistics -- 1973 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 1973 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1973 baseball season.

1973 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)
25Mike AdamsOF-DH5-9 180 R-R 1948-07-24 24Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1967-19781972-1978Loara (Anaheim,CA)Fullerton Col
1967- 1-   2-DET
 
20Vic AlburyP6-0 190 L-L 1947-05-12 26Key West,Florida MLB1973-19791973-1976Key West (Key West,FL)
1965- 9- 169-CLE
 
18Eddie BaneP5-9 160 R-L 1952-03-22 21Chicago,Illinois MLB1973-19801973-1976Westminster (Westminster,CA)Arizona St
1973- 1-  11-MIN
 
28Bert BlylevenP6-3 207 R-R 1951-04-06 22Zeist,Netherlands MLB1969-19921970-1992Santiago (Garden Grove,CA)
1969- 3-  55-MIN
 
27Glenn BorgmannC6-4 210 R-R 1950-05-25 23Paterson,New Jersey MLB1970-19811972-1980Eastside (Paterson,NJ)South Alabama
1971- 1-   9-MIN
 
4Steve Braun3B5-10 180 L-R 1948-05-08 25Trenton,New Jersey MLB1966-19861971-1985Hopewell Valley Central (Pennington,NJ)
1966-10- 200-MIN
 
11Steve BryeOF6-0 190 R-R 1949-02-04 24Alameda,California MLB1967-19791970-1978St. Elizabeth (Oakland,CA)Merritt Col
1967- 1-  17-MIN
 
24Bill CampbellP6-3 190 R-R 1948-08-09 24Highland Park,Michigan MLB1971-19871973-1987Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1968- 6-  94-BAL
 
29Rod Carew2B6-0 182 L-R 1945-10-01 27Gatun,Panama MLB1964-19851967-1985George Washington (New York,NY)
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
23Ray CorbinP6-2 200 R-R 1949-02-12 24Live Oak,Florida MLB1967-19751971-1975Suwannee (Live Oak,FL)Florida St, Florida Gateway Col, North Florida CC
1967-   UDFA-MIN
 
2Bobby DarwinOF6-2 200 R-R 1943-02-16 30Los Angeles,California MLB1962-19771962-1977Jordan (Los Angeles,CA)
1962-   UDFA-ANA
 
21Joe DeckerP6-0 180 R-R 1947-06-16 26Storm Lake,Iowa MLB1965-19831969-1979Petaluma (Petaluma,CA)Arizona St
1965- 9- 161-CHN
 
16Danny FifeP6-3 175 R-R 1949-10-05 23Harrisburg,Illinois MLB1971-19741973-1974Clarkston (Clarkston,MI)Michigan
1971- 2-  44-DET
 
30Dave GoltzP6-4 215 R-R 1949-06-23 24Pelican Rapids,Minnesota MLB1967-19831972-1983Rothsay (Rothsay,MN)
1967- 5-  97-MIN
 
17Bill HandsP6-2 185 R-R 1940-05-06 33Hackensack,New Jersey MLB1959-19751965-1975Rutherford (Rutherford,NJ)
1959-   UDFA-SFN
 
9Larry HisleOF6-2 195 R-R 1947-05-05 26Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1966-19821968-1982Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)
1965- 2-  38-PHI
 
26Jim HoltOF6-0 195 L-R 1944-05-27 29Graham,North Carolina MLB1966-19761968-1976Graham (Graham,NC)
1965-   UDFA-KC1
 
36Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 34Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
3Harmon Killebrew1B5-11 214 R-R 1936-06-29 37Payette,Idaho MLB1954-19751954-1975Payette (Payette,ID)    
22Craig Kusick1B6-3 232 R-R 1948-09-30 24Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1973-19811973-1979Greenfield (Greenfield,WI)Wisconsin-La Crosse
1970-   UDFA-MIN
 
10Joe Lis1B6-0 195 R-R 1946-08-15 26Somerville,New Jersey MLB1964-19791970-1977Somerville (Somerville,NJ)
1964-   UDFA-PHI
 
15George MitterwaldC6-2 206 R-R 1945-08-07 27Berkeley,California MLB1965-19781966-1977Mount Eden (Hayward,CA)Chabot Col
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
14Dan Monzon2B-3B5-10 182 R-R 1946-05-17 27Bronx,New York MLB1967-19771972-1973James Monroe (Bronx,NY)Buena Vista U.
1967- 2-  23-MIN
 
6Tony OlivaDH6-2 190 L-R 1938-07-20 34Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB1961-19761962-1976  
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
1Rich Reese1B6-3 200 L-L 1941-09-29 31Leipsic,Ohio MLB1962-19731964-1973Deshler (Deshler,OH)
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
8Phil RoofC6-3 210 R-R 1941-03-05 32Paducah,Kentucky MLB1959-19771964-1977St. Mary's (Paducah,KY)
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Ken SandersP5-11 185 R-R 1941-07-08 31St. Louis,Missouri MLB1960-19771964-1976St. Louis University (St. Louis,MO)
1960-   UDFA-KC1
 
12Eric Soderholm3B5-11 187 R-R 1948-09-24 24Cortland,New York MLB1968-19801971-1980Coral Park (Miami,FL)South Georgia St
1968- 1-   1-MIN
 
19Jim StricklandP6-0 175 L-L 1948-06-12 25Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19751971-1975Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
7Jerry TerrellSS6-0 170 R-R 1946-07-13 26Waseca,Minnesota MLB1968-19801973-1980Waterville Elysian Morristown (Waterville,MN)Minnesota St-Mankato
1968-18- 412-MIN
 
5Danny ThompsonSS6-0 183 R-R 1947-02-01 26Wichita,Kansas MLB1968-19761970-1976Capron (Capron,OK)Oklahoma St
1968- 1-  11-WS2
 
12Danny WaltonOF-DH6-0 200 R-R 1947-07-14 25Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19801968-1980Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)
1965-10- 196-HOU
 
13Dick WoodsonP6-5 207 R-R 1945-03-30 28Oelwein,Iowa MLB1965-19741969-1974Crawford (San Diego,CA)
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
33 Players