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1966 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 663-581 + 82
Roster Continuity 82.64% 7/20
Manager(s): Sam Mele
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,259,374 8/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Bob Jones (#20) 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
9763.606--
8973.5499.0
8874.54310.0
8379.51215.0
8181.50017.0
8082.49418.0
7486.46223.0
7188.44725.5
7290.44426.0
7089.44026.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
6Tony OlivaOF27   62299191
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7
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25
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8713742725102616.307.353.502855.195.272.3131.7124.9312677
3Harmon Killebrew3B30   56989160
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27
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1
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39
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11002103982180312.281.391.538929.257.434.2780.9514.6306677
2Zoilo VersallesSS26   54373135
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3610124085723311.249.307.346653.098.168.2822.1377.6188596
12Cesar Tovar2B25   46557121
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5
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2
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41166445041777.260.325.335660.075.191.2831.14232.5156527
5Don Mincher1B28   43153108
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30
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014
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62325868293313.251.340.418758.167.304.2671.1730.8180497
16,34Ted UhlaenderOF25   3673983
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22102273311624.226.280.286566.060.155.2431.22183.5105403
10Earl BatteyC31   3643093
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34414330370215.255.337.327664.071.198.2680.7091.0119412
7Jimmie HallOF28   3565285
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20
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47123366050214.239.302.449751.211.301.2392.0017.8160391
11,21Bernie Allen2B27   3193476
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30232640252110.238.299.348647.110.188.2581.5463.8111350
9Rich Rollins3B28   2693066
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10
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4002133441349.245.286.390676.145.186.2452.6226.9105293
4Bob AllisonOF31   1683437
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1960303432022.220.345.411756.190.405.2271.1321.069203
8Andy KoscoOF24   1581135
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130173101324.222.251.291542.070.108.2604.4379.046170
22Jerry ZimmermanC31   1191130
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1500152314014.252.338.328666.076.202.3021.53119.039136
36Jim KaatP27   1181223
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130054100101.195.228.280508.085.127.2808.2059.033124
47Sandy ValdespinoOF27   1081119
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92242410015.176.211.259470.083.120.2056.0054.028114
20Russ NixonC31   96525
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070071313112.260.314.302616.042.115.2981.86--29106
33Mudcat GrantP30   78515
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001000323001013.192.220.256476.064.103.2687.67--2092
23Dave BoswellP21   6349
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0030001810202.143.156.159315.016.016.200----1066
31Jim PerryP30   59513
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70051810210.220.288.339627.119.203.2933.6059.02068
26Jim MerrittP22   3924
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0010041600211.103.182.128310.026.128.1674.00--546
17Camilo PascualP32   3738
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001000510103.216.237.243480.027.027.250----939
25Dwight SieblerP28   11000000002600000.000.154.000154.000.182.0003.00--013
15Al WorthingtonP37   1123
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003000600000.273.273.545818.273.273.600----611
35Pete CiminoP23   6000000001400100.000.143.000143.000.167.0004.00--08
29George MitterwaldC20   511
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0000000000000.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
27Johnny KlippsteinP38   3000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
30Jim OllomP20   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
18Rich Reese24   2000000001200000.000.333.000333.000.500-2.00--03
24,34Ron Clark3B23   111
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00010000000101.000.5001.0001500.000.000.500----12
35Ron KellerP23   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19175390663134121933144611674251384439694944138.249.312.382694.133.233.2691.6537.420585996
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Jim Kaat27   25132.74414119300304.227111493295520512031.078.000.861.626.053.73
33Mudcat Grant30   13133.25353510300249.02481049023491105061.198.960.831.773.982.24
31Jim Perry30   1172.5433258120184.1149615217531226051.107.290.832.595.972.30
23Dave Boswell21   1253.1428218130169.11206659196517312051.096.391.013.469.212.66
26Jim Merritt22   7143.3831185153144.0112575417331244001.017.001.062.067.753.76
17Camilo Pascual32   864.8921192010103.01136356930563121.399.870.792.624.891.87
15Al Worthington37   632.4765000461691.1662625627935011.026.530.592.679.203.44
35Pete Cimino23   252.913500016464.2532721430574011.287.340.554.157.891.90
25Dwight Siebler28   223.42232009149.2472619614240011.228.461.082.524.321.71
27Johnny Klippstein38   113.382600016339.2351515220261021.387.880.454.505.851.30
30Garry Roggenburk26   126.00120007112.1148841030002.0010.503.007.502.250.30
30Jim Ollom20   003.6031000010.064411110010.705.400.900.909.9011.00
19Bill Pleis28   122.008000409.15621490001.005.001.004.009.002.25
35Ron Keller23   005.402000005.17431110001.6012.601.801.801.801.00
32Jim Roland23   000.001000102.00000010000.000.000.000.004.50--
Batting Totals89733.1336416252911028143912465815011393921015521271.147.790.872.456.352.59
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Earl BatteyC1137054549.9950.00
Jerry ZimmermanC592641615.9960.00
Russ NixonC32137520.9860.00
George MitterwaldC3130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don Mincher1B13099585962.9920.00
Harmon Killebrew1B4233015430.9890.00
Andy Kosco1B529013.9670.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bernie Allen2B891912141146.9740.00
Cesar Tovar2B76154205833.9780.00
Rich Rollins2B221001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Harmon Killebrew3B107831901411.9510.00
Rich Rollins3B6554107813.9530.00
Bernie Allen3B202011.0000.00
Ron Clark3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Zoilo VersallesSS1351953773569.9420.00
Cesar TovarSS314767610.9500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony OlivaOF1593359103.9720.00
Jimmie HallOF103175641.9780.00
Ted UhlaenderOF100258442.9850.00
Bob AllisonOF5686330.9670.00
Andy KoscoOF4070210.9860.00
Cesar TovarOF24532011.0000.00
Sandy ValdespinoOF23360001.0000.00
Harmon KillebrewOF18220001.0000.00
Joe NossekOF20000.0000.00
Rich RollinsOF111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al WorthingtonP659181420.9172.17
Jim KaatP41304194635.9561.92
Pete CiminoP35640811.8891.12
Mudcat GrantP3524995536.9552.31
Jim PerryP3318492210.9691.52
Jim MerrittP31144720001.0001.69
Dave BoswellP28169102920.9512.08
Johnny KlippsteinP263944001.0001.84
Dwight SieblerP23493510.8891.46
Camilo PascualP211031125011.0003.15
Garry RoggenburkP121212001.0002.23
Bill PleisP890110.5000.99
Jim OllomP31001001.0000.90
Ron KellerP2501001.0001.76
Jim RolandP120000.0000.00


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