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1968 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 562-546 + 16
Roster Continuity 76.14% 10/20
Manager(s): Cal Ermer
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,143,257 8/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Alex Rowell (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Goryl
Assistant Coach: George Case
Assistant Coach: Early Wynn
Assistant Coach: Billy Martin
Bullpen Coach: Bob Oldis

#1 Draft Picks

American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10359.636--
9171.56212.0
8675.53416.5
8676.53117.0
8379.51220.0
8280.50621.0
7983.48824.0
6795.41436.0
6795.41436.0
6596.40437.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
12Cesar TovarOF-3B27   61389167
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6
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4735133441170542.272.326.372698.100.191.2821.21102.2228673
11Ted UhlaenderOF27   48852138
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21
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5
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7
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52167284633623.283.324.389713.107.182.3001.6469.7190527
6Tony OlivaOF29   47054136
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24
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5
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18
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6810945617161510.289.357.477834.187.285.2981.3626.1224528
4Bob AllisonOF33   46963116
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8
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22
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52975298251216.247.324.456780.209.324.2681.8821.3214526
29Rod Carew2B22   46146126
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27
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2
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421242671112211.273.312.347659.074.148.3202.73461.0160492
10,13Johnny RoseboroC35   3803182
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12
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08
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3923465729257.216.300.311611.095.213.2311.2447.5118435
20Rich Reese1B26   3324086
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2
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4
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2831183634426.259.301.352653.093.154.2792.0083.0117359
3Harmon Killebrew1B32   2954062
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17
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40007070290413.210.361.420781.210.447.2121.0017.4124371
7Frank Quilici2B-3B29   2292256
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4
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2200214510355.245.305.341646.096.188.2932.14229.078259
8Ron Clark3B-SS25   2271442
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1332164422502.185.245.229474.044.119.2252.75227.052250
9Rich Rollins3B30   2031449
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3031103432206.241.287.355642.113.172.2643.4033.872218
24Jackie HernandezSS27   1991335
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02
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175295222613.176.218.221439.045.106.2265.7899.544217
25Bruce LookC25   118729
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00901202403015.246.353.280633.034.195.3051.20--33139
2Frank KostroOF30   108926
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090062001132.241.274.296570.056.111.2863.33--32118
45Jim HoltOF24   106922
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080142002103.208.236.245481.038.066.2565.00--26111
10Rick RenickSS24   971621
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130094201002.216.283.402685.186.278.3464.6732.339106
32Dean ChanceP27   9305
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00030036310900.054.093.054147.000.032.16721.00--5106
36Jim KaatP29   77712
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0050021800002.156.177.195372.039.065.2039.00--1579
28Graig NettlesOF23   761317
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80072011002.224.298.474772.250.342.2352.8615.23684
26Jim MerrittP24   71110
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0010152200402.141.197.169366.028.085.2044.40--1280
23Dave BoswellP23   60914
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40022400511.233.254.367621.133.167.36112.0060.02268
22Jerry ZimmermanC33   4535
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0020031010010.111.180.133313.022.089.1393.33--650
31Jim PerryP32   4246
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50021200401.143.182.310492.167.214.1436.0021.01348
25Pat KellyOF23   3524
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20231010101.114.205.257462.143.171.1253.3335.0940
15George MitterwaldC22   3417
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001003800101.206.270.235505.029.118.2692.67--838
18Tom HallP20   9200000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----010
19Jim RolandP25   8000001001400200.000.111.000111.000.125.0004.00--011
21,49Bob MillerP29   701
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0001000300000.143.143.143286.000.000.250----17
16Ron PerranoskiP32   7000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
15Al WorthingtonP39   7000000000500200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
27Danny MorrisP22   3100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
42Buzz StephenP23   3000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
38Ron KellerP25   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals21425373562127420741105522985444596649616938106.237.294.350644.112.203.2692.1751.218785925
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Dean Chance27   16162.53433915631292.022496821563234121100.986.900.461.947.213.71
26Jim Merritt24   12163.25383411141238.12071028621521811171.097.830.791.976.843.48
36Jim Kaat29   14122.9430299200208.0192786816401305031.128.310.691.735.633.25
23Dave Boswell23   10133.3234287200190.0148797019871439071.247.010.904.126.771.64
31Jim Perry32   862.2732183241139.01133735826692051.007.320.521.684.472.65
16Ron Perranoski32   873.106600041687.0863630538654101.438.900.523.936.721.71
15Al Worthington39   452.7254000341876.1672623132576101.307.930.123.796.751.78
21,49Bob Miller29   032.754500014272.1652622124411051.248.130.133.005.131.71
19Jim Roland25   413.482841012061.2553324324367121.277.980.443.485.231.50
18Tom Hall20   212.4084002029.227158112182011.308.100.303.605.401.50
38Ron Keller25   012.8171002016.0186524110011.3810.131.132.256.192.75
42Buzz Stephen23   114.9122000011.111760741011.649.000.005.733.270.57
27Danny Morris22   011.6432000010.211520462001.369.000.003.274.911.50
12Cesar Tovar27   000.001100001.00000110101.000.000.009.009.001.00
Batting Totals79832.903911624613116291433122454646192414996526421.147.690.582.606.262.41


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