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1978 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Glenn Adams played for the 1978 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record73-89 (4th in American League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank18th
BallparkMetropolitan Stadium
ManagerGene MauchGeneral ManagerCalvin Griffith
CoachesKarl Kuehl (Third Base Coach), Tony Oliva (Hitting Coach), Camilo Pascual (Pitching Coach), Jerry Zimmerman (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickLenny Faedo (#16)
Attendance787,878 (Rank: 25th)
Minor League AffiliatesToledo Mud Hens (AAA) 74-66 ... Orlando Twins (AA) 82-61 ... Visalia Oaks (A+) 97-42 ... Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A) 62-76 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 41-28 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 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 1978 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 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)
8Glenn AdamsDH6-0 185 L-R 1947-10-04 30Northbridge,Massachusetts MLB1968-19821975-1982   Springfield Col
1968- 1-   4-HOU
 
14Glenn BorgmannC6-4 210 R-R 1950-05-25 28Paterson,New Jersey MLB1970-19811972-1980Eastside (Paterson,NJ)South Alabama
1971- 1-   9-MIN
 
29Rod Carew1B6-0 182 L-R 1945-10-01 32Gatun,Panama MLB1964-19851967-1985George Washington (New York,NY)
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
12Rich ChilesOF5-11 170 L-L 1949-11-22 28Sacramento,California MLB1968-19801971-1978Winters (Winters,CA)
1968- 2-  23-HOU
 
26Mike Cubbage3B6-0 180 L-R 1950-07-21 27Charlottesville,Virginia MLB1970-19821974-1981Lane (Charlottesville,VA)Virginia
1971- 2-  25-WS2
 
33Dave EdwardsOF6-0 177 R-R 1954-02-24 24Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19821978-1982Jefferson (Los Angeles,CA)
1971- 7- 169-MIN
 
19Roger EricksonP6-3 190 R-R 1956-08-30 21Springfield,Illinois MLB1976-19891978-1983Lanphier (Springfield,IL)New Orleans
1977- 3-  67-MIN
 
15Dan FordOF6-1 185 R-R 1952-05-19 26Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19851975-1985Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970- 1-  18-OAK
 
30Dave GoltzP6-4 215 R-R 1949-06-23 29Pelican Rapids,Minnesota MLB1967-19831972-1983Rothsay (Rothsay,MN)
1967- 5-  97-MIN
 
37Roric HarrisonP6-3 195 R-R 1946-09-20 31Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19781972-1978Westchester (Los Angeles,CA)Santa Monica Col
1965-   UDFA-HOU
 
36Jeff HollyP6-5 210 L-L 1953-03-01 25San Pedro,California MLB1977-19791977-1979Aviation (Redondo Beach,CA)
1971-17- 392-CHA
 
31Darrell JacksonP5-10 150 B-L 1956-04-03 22Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19821978-1982Locke (Los Angeles,CA)Arizona St
1977- 9- 223-MIN
 
27Dave JohnsonP6-1 183 R-R 1948-10-04 29Abilene,Texas MLB1974-19781974-1978Cooper (Abilene,TX)
1967- 5-  99-BAL
 
21Tom JohnsonP6-1 185 R-R 1951-04-02 27St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1974-19801974-1978Murray (St. Paul,MN)
1970-   UDFA-MIN
 
22Craig KusickDH-1B6-3 232 R-R 1948-09-30 29Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1973-19811973-1979Greenfield (Greenfield,WI)Wisconsin-La Crosse
1970-   UDFA-MIN
 
28,33Mike MarshallP5-10 180 R-R 1943-01-15 35Adrian,Michigan MLB1962-19831967-1981Adrian (Adrian,MI)Michigan St
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
34Jose MoralesDH6-0 195 R-R 1944-12-30 33Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1964-19841973-1984  
1963-   UDFA-SFN
 
24Willie NorwoodOF6-0 185 R-R 1950-11-07 27Long Beach,California MLB1972-19801977-1980Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)La Verne
1972- 3-  56-MIN
 
39Stan PerzanowskiP6-2 170 B-R 1950-08-25 27East Chicago,Indiana MLB1971-19791971-1978Oliver P. Morton (Hammond,IN)
1968-16- 362-CHA
 
10Hosken PowellOF6-1 185 L-L 1955-05-14 23Selma,Alabama MLB1975-19841978-1983Woodham (Pensacola,FL)Chipola Col
1975- 1-  19-PIT
 
32Bob Randall2B6-3 180 R-R 1948-06-10 30Norton,Kansas MLB1968-19801976-1980Gove (Gove,KS)Kansas St
1969- 2-  32-LAN
 
17Pete RedfernP6-2 195 R-R 1954-08-25 23Glendale,California MLB1974-19831976-1982Sylmar (Sylmar,CA)USC
1976- 1-   1-MIN
 
9Bombo RiveraOF5-10 187 R-R 1952-08-02 25Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19831975-1982  
1970-   UDFA-MON
 
28Mac ScarceP6-3 200 L-L 1949-04-08 29Danville,Virginia MLB1970-19781972-1978J.R. Tucker (Richmond,VA)Florida St
1971- 8- 179-PHI
 
20Gary SerumP6-1 180 R-R 1956-10-24 21Fargo,North Dakota MLB1977-19821977-1979Alexandria (Alexandria,MN)Morehead St
1975-   UDFA-MIN
 
5Roy SmalleySS6-1 185 B-R 1952-10-25 25Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19871975-1987Westchester (Los Angeles,CA)USC
1974- 1-   1-TEX
 
40John SuttonP5-11 185 R-R 1952-11-13 25Dallas,Texas MLB1977-19831977-1978Plano (Plano,TX)Panola Col
1974- 3-  48-TEX
 
18Greg ThayerP5-11 182 R-R 1949-10-23 28Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1977-19801978-1978St. Cloud Tech (St. Cloud,MN)St. Cloud St
1971-32- 702-SFN
 
23Paul ThormodsgardP6-2 190 R-R 1953-11-10 24San Francisco,California MLB1977-19801977-1979  
1971-   UDFA-CIN
 
7Rob Wilfong2B6-1 185 L-R 1953-09-01 24Pasadena,California MLB1972-19871977-1987Northview (Covina,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1971-13- 316-MIN
 
1Larry Wolfe3B5-11 170 R-R 1953-03-02 25Melbourne,Florida MLB1973-19811977-1980Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)Sacramento City Col
1973- 9- 203-MIN
 
16Butch WynegarC6-0 194 B-R 1956-03-14 22York,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19881976-1988Red Lion Area (Red Lion,PA)
1974- 2-  38-MIN
 
38Geoff ZahnP6-1 180 L-L 1945-12-19 32Baltimore,Maryland MLB1968-19851973-1985DeVilbiss (Toledo,OH)Michigan
1968- 5-  86-LAN
 
33 Players