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1970 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 744-605 + 139
Roster Continuity 72.52% 14/24
Manager(s): Bill Rigney
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,261,887 10/24
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Orioles)
Top Draft Pick: Bob Gorinski (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Frankie Crosetti
Assistant Coach: Sherry Robertson
Bullpen Coach: Buck Rodgers
Pitching Coach: Marv Grissom
Third Base Coach: Vern Morgan

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Brye (#17)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
8973.5499.0
8676.53112.0
6597.40133.0
6597.40133.0
56106.34642.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
12Cesar TovarOF29   650120195
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13
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10
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5430155247851069.300.356.442798.142.245.3090.9065.0287726
6Tony OlivaOF31   62896204
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36
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7
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23
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1075438673121416.325.364.514878.189.252.3341.7627.3323674
5,17Leo CardenasSS31   58867145
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34
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4
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11
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6525421014213211.247.300.374674.128.194.2802.4053.5220649
3Harmon Killebrew3B34   52796143
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1
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41
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11303128842230828.271.411.546957.275.512.2490.6612.9288665
20Rich Reese1B28   50163131
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5
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10
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5654487075447.261.332.371703.110.208.2851.4650.1186564
15George MitterwaldC24   3693682
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2
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15
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46353484264011.222.291.388679.165.252.2482.4724.6143409
26Jim HoltOF26   3193785
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3
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4031173203149.266.300.342642.075.135.2851.88106.3109341
5,55Danny Thompson2B23   3022566
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00220073900636.219.234.248482.030.053.2485.57--75318
11Brant AlyeaOF29   2583475
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61332851300112.291.366.531897.240.349.3071.8216.1137290
29Rod Carew2B24   1912770
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2846112820001.366.407.524931.157.204.4152.5547.8100204
10Rick Renick3B-OF26   1792041
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07
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2502222910206.229.317.391708.162.274.2381.3225.670204
8Paul RatliffC26   1491940
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2200155172001.268.363.443806.174.275.3763.4029.866171
7Frank Quilici2B31   1411932
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1202151603226.227.297.291588.064.156.2401.0770.541160
31Jim PerryP34   97924
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600114001011.247.253.320573.072.082.27714.0097.031109
36Jim KaatP31   761715
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80062011412.197.262.250512.053.132.2503.3376.01988
4Bob AllisonOF35   721515
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710142010002.208.345.319664.111.319.2751.4372.02387
9Charlie ManuelOF26   64412
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70061712021.188.260.234494.047.141.2292.8364.01573
28Bert BlylevenP19   5027
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00010012500700.140.157.140297.000.020.28025.00--758
22Tom TischinskiC25   4669
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001
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2009601101.196.327.261588.065.261.2050.6746.01256
21Tom HallP22   4448
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0001000900601.182.182.182364.000.000.229----850
25Bill ZeppP23   4436
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00000013100200.136.156.136292.000.023.46231.00--647
33Luis TiantP29   32713
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004101600300.406.424.531955.125.188.5006.00--1736
23Dave BoswellP25   2504
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0000001100000.160.160.200360.040.040.286----525
16Ron PerranoskiP34   2401
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00000001500100.042.042.04284.000.000.111----125
19Herman HillOF24   2282
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0000000600100.091.091.091182.000.000.125----223
34,39Jim NettlesOF23   2035
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0000011500000.250.286.250536.000.000.3335.00--521
35Stan WilliamsP33   190000000001300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----019
27Minnie Mendoza3B-2B36   1623
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0002000100000.188.188.188376.000.000.200----316
37Steve BryeOF21   1112
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002002400000.182.308.273581.091.273.2862.00--313
38Rick DempseyC20   7100000001100001.000.125.000125.000.143.0001.00--08
40Cotton Nash1B27   411
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0002011100000.250.400.250650.000.000.3331.00--15
30Hal HaydelP25   322
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1000100000.667.6672.00026671.3331.3331.000--3.063
24Steve BarberP22   2000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
32Dick WoodsonP25   2000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
34Pete HammP22   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals22005483744143823041153694575250190542657938132.262.322.403725.141.233.2881.8135.822096101
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
31Jim Perry34   24123.03404013400278.22581129420571683091.138.320.651.845.422.95
36Jim Kaat31   14103.5645344130230.124411091265812011031.319.551.022.274.702.07
28Bert Blyleven19   1093.1827255110164.0143665817471352321.167.850.932.587.412.87
21Tom Hall22   1162.55521110134155.194464411661843021.035.460.643.8310.682.79
25Bill Zepp23   943.2243201162151.01546354951644091.369.180.543.043.811.25
35Stan Williams33   1011.99680003615113.1853425832762151.046.770.642.556.052.38
16Ron Perranoski34   782.43670005234111.01083830742551011.358.760.573.414.461.31
33Luis Tiant29   733.391817211092.28436351241502021.348.131.163.974.841.22
23Dave Boswell25   376.391815001068.28055491244453021.8010.431.575.745.871.02
32Dick Woodson25   123.77210008130.2291813219221001.558.420.585.526.391.16
24Steve Barber22   004.671800010227.1261414118144021.638.670.336.004.670.78
34Pete Hamm22   025.63100003016.11710103731001.509.561.693.941.690.43
30Hal Haydel25   203.004000209.07332441001.227.002.004.004.001.00
Batting Totals98643.234311622681365814481329605520130486940384371.258.260.813.025.841.93
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George MitterwaldC1177406238.9960.00
Paul RatliffC531831144.9800.00
Tom TischinskiC2290710.9900.00
Rick DempseyC312010.9230.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rich Reese1B1461118821094.9920.00
Harmon Killebrew1B282049314.9860.00
Bob Allison1B736422.9520.00
Jim Holt1B270001.0000.00
Cotton Nash1B2110021.0000.00
Rod Carew1B160001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Danny Thompson2B81144204535.9860.00
Frank Quilici2B73107121325.9870.00
Rod Carew2B4573122826.9610.00
Cesar Tovar2B8171025.9310.00
Minnie Mendoza2B473001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Harmon Killebrew3B1381082031714.9480.00
Danny Thompson3B37311031.0000.00
Rick Renick3B30225215.9870.00
Frank Quilici3B2771231.8640.00
Minnie Mendoza3B512001.0000.00
Cesar Tovar3B42330.6250.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Leo CardenasSS1602804871791.9780.00
Danny ThompsonSS691411.9580.00
Frank QuiliciSS10000.0000.00
Rick RenickSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony OlivaOF15735112124.9680.00
Cesar TovarOF1513701291.9770.00
Jim HoltOF130201210.9950.00
Brant AlyeaOF7593420.9800.00
Rick RenickOF2530210.9700.00
Bob AllisonOF17180001.0000.00
Herman HillOF14151001.0000.00
Charlie ManuelOF1170001.0000.00
Jim NettlesOF1180001.0000.00
Steve BryeOF640001.0000.00
Jim PerryOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Stan WilliamsP6811388001.0001.27
Ron PerranoskiP6711101510.9371.22
Tom HallP521552921.8460.64
Jim KaatP45230154345.9352.27
Bill ZeppP4315181721.9261.49
Jim PerryP40278114710.9831.88
Bert BlylevenP2716451611.9551.15
Dick WoodsonP21301621.7782.09
Steve BarberP182713001.0001.33
Dave BoswellP186865011.0001.45
Luis TiantP189231412.9441.66
Pete HammP101610001.0000.56
Hal HaydelP4901001.0001.00


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