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1965 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1965 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Bernie Allen2B6-0185L-R261962UDFAMLB--
    4Bob AllisonOF6-4220R-R301958Not draftedMLB--
    10Earl BatteyC6-1205R-R301955Not draftedMLB--
    23Dave BoswellP6-3185R-R201964Not draftedMLB--
    35Pete CiminoP6-2195R-R221965Not draftedMLB--
    26Jerry FosnowP6-4195R-L241964Not draftedMLB--
    33Mudcat GrantP6-1186R-R291958Not draftedMLB--
    7Jimmie HallOF6-0175L-R271963Not draftedMLB--
    36Jim KaatP6-4217L-L261959UDFAMLB--
    3Harmon Killebrew1B-3B5-11214R-R291954UDFAMLB--
    16Jerry Kindall2B-SS6-2175R-R301956Not draftedMLB--
    27Johnny KlippsteinP6-1185R-R371950Not draftedMLB--
    8Andy KoscoOF6-3207R-R231965UDFAMLB--
    11Frank Kostro3B-OF6-2190R-R271962Not draftedMLB--
    26Jim MerrittP6-2180L-L211965UDFAMLB--
    5Don Mincher1B6-3213L-R271960UDFAMLB--
    29Mel NelsonP6-0185R-L291960Not draftedMLB--
    24Joe NossekOF6-0178R-R241964Not draftedMLB--
    6Tony OlivaOF6-2190L-R261962UDFAMLB--
    17Camilo PascualP5-11185R-R311954Not draftedMLB--
    31Jim PerryP6-4200B-R291959UDFAMLB--
    19Bill PleisP5-10175L-L271961Not draftedMLB--
    11Frank Quilici2B-3B6-0175R-R261965Not draftedMLB--
    13Rich Reese1B6-3200L-L231964UDFAMLB--
    30Garry RoggenburkP6-6195R-L251963Not draftedMLB--
    9Rich Rollins3B5-10185R-R271961Not draftedMLB--
    20,25,41John SevcikC6-2205R-R221965Not draftedMLB--
    25Dwight SieblerP6-2184R-R271963Not draftedMLB--
    18Dick StigmanP6-3200L-L291960Not draftedMLB--
    12Cesar TovarOF-3B5-9155R-R241965UDFAMLB--
    34Ted UhlaenderOF6-2190L-R241965UDFAMLB--
    28,47Sandy ValdespinoOF5-8170L-L261965Not draftedMLB--
    2Zoilo VersallesSS5-10150R-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    15Al WorthingtonP6-2205R-R361953Not draftedMLB--
    22Jerry ZimmermanC6-2185R-R301961Not draftedMLB--


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