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1965 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  102-60   .630
Result:   1st in American League
Manager(s):  Sam Mele
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,463,258
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Dodgers)

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Johnny Klippstein (37)
Youngest Player:  Dave Boswell (20)
Longest Tenure:  Camilo Pascual, Harmon Killebrew, Bill Pleis, Jim Kaat, Rich Rollins, Don Mincher, Zoilo Versalles, Earl Battey, Bob Allison (5)
Top Hitter:  Zoilo Versalles (2)
Top Pitcher:  Mudcat Grant (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Eddie Leon (#9)

Roster Continuity:  81.01%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Minnesota10260.630--
Chi White Sox9567.5867.0
Baltimore9468.5808.0
Detroit8973.54913.0
Cleveland8775.53715.0
NY Yankees7785.47525.0
California7587.46327.0
Washington7092.43232.0
Boston62100.38340.0
KC Athletics59103.36443.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
8Bernie Allen2BMLB6-0185LeftRight4/16/193926East Liverpool,Ohio1961UDFA MIN

4Bob AllisonOFMLB6-4220RightRight7/11/193430Raytown,MissouriUDFA 
10Earl BatteyCMLB6-1205RightRight1/5/193530Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
23Dave BoswellPMLB6-3185RightRight1/20/194520Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
35Pete CiminoPMLB6-2195RightRight10/17/194222Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
26Jerry FosnowPMLB6-4195RightLeft9/21/194024Deshler,OhioUDFA 
33Mudcat GrantPMLB6-1186RightRight8/13/193529Lacoochee,FloridaUDFA 
7Jimmie HallOFMLB6-0175LeftRight3/17/193827Mount Holly,North CarolinaUDFA 
36Jim KaatPMLB6-4217LeftLeft11/7/193826Zeeland,Michigan1957UDFA Wa1
3Harmon Killebrew1B-3BMLB5-11214RightRight6/29/193629Payette,Idaho1954UDFA Wa1
16Jerry Kindall2B-SSMLB6-2175RightRight5/27/193530St. Paul,MinnesotaUDFA 
27Johnny KlippsteinPMLB6-1185RightRight10/17/192737Washington,DCUDFA 
8Andy KoscoOFMLB6-3207RightRight10/5/194123Youngstown,Ohio1959UDFA DET
11Frank Kostro3B-OFMLB6-2190RightRight8/4/193727Windber,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
26Jim MerrittPMLB6-2180LeftLeft12/9/194321Altadena,California1962UDFA LAD
5Don Mincher1BMLB6-3213LeftRight6/24/193827Huntsville,Alabama1956UDFA CHW
29Mel NelsonPMLB6-0185RightLeft5/30/193629San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
24Joe NossekOFMLB6-0178RightRight11/8/194024Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
6Tony OlivaOFMLB6-2190LeftRight7/20/193826Pinar del Rio,Cuba1961UDFA MIN
17Camilo PascualPMLB5-11185RightRight1/20/193431Havana,CubaUDFA 
31Jim PerryPMLB6-4200BothRight10/30/193529Williamston,North Carolina1956UDFA CLE
19Bill PleisPMLB5-10175LeftLeft8/5/193727St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
11Frank Quilici2B-3BMLB6-0175RightRight5/11/193926Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
13Rich Reese1BMLB6-3200LeftLeft9/29/194123Leipsic,Ohio1962UDFA FLA
30Garry RoggenburkPMLB6-6195RightLeft4/16/194025Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
9Rich Rollins3BMLB5-10185RightRight4/16/193827Mount Pleasant,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
20,25,41John SevcikCMLB6-2205RightRight7/11/194222Oak Park,IllinoisUDFA 
25Dwight SieblerPMLB6-2184RightRight8/5/193727Columbus,NebraskaUDFA 
18Dick StigmanPMLB6-3200LeftLeft1/24/193629Nimrod,MinnesotaUDFA 
12Cesar TovarOF-3BMLB5-9155RightRight7/3/194024Caracas,Venezuela1959UDFA CIN
34Ted UhlaenderOFMLB6-2190LeftRight10/21/194024Chicago Heights,Illinois1961UDFA MIN
28,47Sandy ValdespinoOFMLB5-8170LeftLeft1/14/193926San Jose De Las Lajas,CubaUDFA 
2Zoilo VersallesSSMLB5-10150RightRight12/18/193925Veldado,CubaUDFA 
15Al WorthingtonPMLB6-2205RightRight2/5/192936Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
22Jerry ZimmermanCMLB6-2185RightRight9/21/193430Omaha,NebraskaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager 
Halsey HallBroadcaster 
Jim LemonAssistant Coach 
Billy MartinAssistant Coach 
Sam MeleManager 
Hal NaragonBullpen Coach 
Johnny SainPitching Coach 
Ray ScottBroadcaster 


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