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1965 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 102-60 .630
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 774-600 + 174
Manager(s): Sam Mele
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,463,258 5/20
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: Eddie Leon (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Lemon
Assistant Coach: Billy Martin
Bullpen Coach: Hal Naragon
Pitching Coach: Johnny Sain

#1 Draft Picks

American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9567.5867.0
9468.5808.0
8973.54913.0
8775.53715.0
7785.47525.0
7587.46327.0
7092.43232.0
62100.38340.0
59103.36443.0
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Cesar TovarMINNYAW 5-4 vs NYA402000110000000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
    Sandy ValdespinoMINNYAW 5-4 vs NYA000000000100100011st career game
    Sandy ValdespinoMINDETL 4-6 vs DET101000000000000021st career hit
    Harmon KillebrewMINNYAW 7-2 @NYA310000000100000010001000th career game
    Tony OlivaMINNYAW 8-2 @NYA52200240001000001832 home runs
    Rich ReeseMINDETW 8-6 @DET1011000000000000151st career hit
    John SevcikMINDETL 4-7 @DET000000000000000011st career game
    Sandy ValdespinoMINDETL 4-7 @DET101000100000000041st career RBI
    Camilo PascualMINCLEW 11-1 @CLE42200150010000003855 RBIs
    Jimmie HallMINCLEL 3-9 @CLE42200220000000003152 home runs
    Joe NossekMINCHAW 3-2 @CHA1010000000000000121st career hit
    Zoilo VersallesMINBALW 9-2 vs BAL51411040000000006674 hits
    Harmon KillebrewMINCALW 4-3 vs CAL422002300010000010182 home runs
    Jim KaatMINCALL 1-3 @CAL30100001002000001941st career stolen base
    Bob AllisonMINCALW 3-1 @CAL01000000040000009434 walks
    Joe NossekMINCALW 3-1 @CAL3000001000000000151st career RBI
    Earl BatteyMINBOSW 17-5 @BOS41200150010000008765 RBIs
    Rich RollinsMINWS2W 11-8 @WS262310150000000004935 RBIs
    Sandy ValdespinoMINBALW 6-0 @BAL4230001101000000201st career stolen base
    Rich RollinsMINWS2W 11-2 vs WS24110000000100000500500th career game
    Jerry ZimmermanMINWS2W 11-2 vs WS242300130000000002381st career home run
    Jimmie HallMINDETW 5-4 @DET30100030000000203542 sacrifice flies
    Joe NossekMINDETL 4-5 @DET4110011000100000291st career home run
    Sandy ValdespinoMINCLEL 4-5 @CLE3000002000000020322 sacrifice flies
    Sandy ValdespinoMINCLEW 6-3 @CLE3120012111000000331st career home run
    Zoilo VersallesMINCHAW 7-6 vs CHA30000020000000217212 sacrifice flies
    Don MincherMINKC1W 3-2 @KC152200220002000003952 home runs
    Jimmie HallMINBOSW 9-0 vs BOS32300240010000003792 home runs
    Don MincherMINNYAW 8-3 vs NYA42200240001000004012 home runs
    Tony OlivaMINNYAL 6-8 vs NYA51400001000000002584 hits
    Jim KaatMINKC1W 11-3 vs KC110000020001000202122 sacrifice flies
    Tony OlivaMINKC1W 11-3 vs KC143200220010000002602 home runs
    Frank QuiliciMINCALL 3-5 vs CAL100000000000000011st career game
    Frank QuiliciMINCALW 5-4 vs CAL311100001100000021st career hit
    Frank QuiliciMINCALW 5-2 vs CAL312000010110000031st career stolen base
    Tony OlivaMINBOSW 8-6 @BOS62510010000000002685 hits
    Bob AllisonMINBOSW 11-5 @BOS42200250010000009862 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Earl BatteyMINWS2W 9-5 @WS24110011000000000917100th career home run
    Tony OlivaMINWS2W 8-1 @WS253500022000000002775 hits
    Jim MerrittMINBALW 6-5 vs BAL300000000030000011st career game
    Bob AllisonMINWS2W 4-3 vs WS2411001100010000010001000th career game
    Jim MerrittMINBOSW 9-3 vs BOS201000100000000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Tony OlivaMINBOSW 8-0 vs BOS53410020000000002884 hits
    Frank QuiliciMINNYAW 8-2 @NYA4120102000000000251st career RBI
    Andy KoscoMINCLEL 1-3 @CLE100000000000000011st career game
    Andy KoscoMINCLEL 1-3 @CLE411001100030000021st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Joe NossekMINCLEW 7-0 vs CLE3100000100000100771st career stolen base
    Zoilo VersallesMINDETL 6-7 vs DET42330000011000007843 Doubles
    Bob AllisonMINDETL 4-5 vs DET500000000050000010255 strikeouts
    Ted UhlaenderMINCHAL 4-5 vs CHA100000000010000011st career game
    Ted UhlaenderMINCHAL 0-2 vs CHA101000000000000021st career hit
    Don MincherMINBOSW 8-5 @BOS41110011010000004611st career stolen base
    Jimmie HallMINBOSW 8-4 @BOS53410022010000004404 hits
    Ted UhlaenderMINKC1W 7-5 vs KC1101000100000000041st career RBI
    Ted UhlaenderMINWS2W 4-2 vs WS2411000010010000061st career stolen base
    Don MincherMINKC1L 2-8 vs KC132200220001000004692 home runs
    Pete CiminoMINBALL 2-5 vs BAL000000000000000011st career game
    Zoilo VersallesMINWS2W 5-0 @WS252401120001000008054 hits
    John SevcikMINBALL 2-4 @BAL4011000000100000101st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Jerry FosnowMINNYAW 5-4 vs NYAW 20000110008000--81-11st career win
    Jim KaatMINCLEW 3-0 vs CLEWSHO970001000032000--16056-59Complete game/Shutout
    Jerry FosnowMINNYAW 7-2 @NYASv 210004100011000--101-21st career save
    Johnny KlippsteinMINNYAL 3-5 @NYA 321103000014000--60084-107600th career game
    Johnny KlippsteinMINDETW 4-3 vs DETW 10000010003000--60385-1071000th career strikeout
    Camilo PascualMINKC1W 5-2 @KC1 2.11000100009000--400136-132400th career game
    Dave BoswellMINBOSW 6-2 vs BOSW 8.1622221000033000--197-410 Strikeouts
    Jim PerryMINBOSW 2-0 vs BOSWSHO970003800036000--25372-61Complete game/Shutout
    Mudcat GrantMINBOSW 9-0 vs BOSWSHO980004200038000--27287-74Complete game/Shutout
    Jim MerrittMINBALW 6-5 vs BAL 8.285421600035000--10-01st career game
    Jim MerrittMINBOSW 9-3 vs BOSW 642212400023000--21-01st career win
    Jim PerryMINBOSW 8-0 vs BOSWSHO920003200032000--26175-63Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Mudcat GrantMINCLEW 7-0 vs CLEWSHO920003300031000--28595-76Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Dick StigmanMINDETL 4-5 vs DET 1.11110121006000--20043-53200th career game
    Jim MerrittMINBOSW 8-5 @BOSSv 3.210000800012000--104-31st career save, Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Camilo PascualMINWS2L 1-2 vs WS2 9511031310035000--406137-13313 Strikeouts
    Jim KaatMINBALL 2-5 vs BALL 4.184411300022000--20071-70200th career game
    Pete CiminoMINBALL 2-5 vs BAL 10000000003000--10-01st career game
    Jim KaatMINWS2W 2-1 @WS2WCG9810001000034000--20172-7010 Strikeouts


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