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1970 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Rigney
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,261,887
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Orioles)

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Minnie Mendoza (36)
Youngest Player:  Bert Blyleven (19)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Kaat, Harmon Killebrew, Bob Allison (10)
Top Hitter:  Cesar Tovar (5)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Perry (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Bob Gorinski (#22)

Roster Continuity:  72.52%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota9864.605--
Oakland8973.5499.0
California8676.53112.0
KC Royals6597.40133.0
Milwaukee6597.40133.0
Chi White Sox56106.34642.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-04-07@ CHA1W  12-01-0111,473Jim PerryTommy JohnJim PerryTommy John 12012
1970-04-09@ CHA2W  6-42-011,474Luis TiantJoe HorlenStan WilliamsJoe HorlenSteve Barber18414
1970-04-11vs OAK3W  8-23-0121,653 Jim KaatBlue Moon OdomJim KaatBlue Moon Odom 26620
1970-04-15@ CAL4W  8-24-018,770Jim PerryAndy MessersmithJim PerryAndy Messersmith 34826
1970-04-16@ CAL5L  2-34-115,558Dave BoswellRudy MayRudy MayDave BoswellKen Tatum361125
1970-04-17@ OAK6L  2-54-219,186Jim KaatCatfish HunterCatfish HunterJim Kaat 381622
1970-04-18@ OAK7W  11-55-2111,266Luis TiantAl DowningLuis TiantAl DowningRon Perranoski492128
1970-04-19@ OAK8W  6-36-2114,187Jim PerryChuck DobsonJim PerryChuck DobsonRon Perranoski552431
1970-04-21vs CHA9W  4-37-213,333 Jim KaatTommy JohnJim KaatTommy JohnRon Perranoski592732
1970-04-22vs CHA10W  3-18-213,248 Luis TiantJoe HorlenLuis TiantJoe Horlen 622834
1970-04-23vs CHA11L  5-78-314,372 Bill ZeppGerry JaneskiTommie SiskRon PerranoskiWilbur Wood673532
1970-04-24vs DET12L  6-88-415,368 Jim PerryJoe NiekroJohn HillerTom Hall 734330
1970-04-25vs DET13W  4-39-4111,095 Jim KaatEarl WilsonStan WilliamsTom Timmermann 774631
1970-04-26vs DET14W  6-010-4126,847 Luis TiantMickey LolichLuis TiantMickey Lolich 834637
1970-04-27vs CLE15L  1-510-524,167 Dave BoswellSam McDowellSam McDowellDave Boswell 845133
1970-04-28vs CLE16L  1-310-624,118 Jim PerryBarry MooreBarry MooreJim PerryPhil Hennigan855431
1970-04-29vs CLE17W  1-011-624,241 Jim KaatRich HandJim KaatRich HandStan Williams865432
1970-04-30vs CLE18W  4-112-615,485 Luis TiantSteve HarganLuis TiantSteve HarganRon Perranoski905535
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-05-01@ BAL19L  3-912-7112,813Dave BoswellDave McNallyDave McNallyDave BoswellDick Hall936429
1970-05-02@ BAL20W  4-213-7126,229Jim PerryMike CuellarJim PerryMike CuellarRon Perranoski976631
1970-05-03@ BAL21W  4-314-719,632Jim KaatJim PalmerJim KaatJim PalmerRon Perranoski1016932
1970-05-05@ DET22W  8-515-7115,747Luis TiantMickey LolichLuis TiantMickey LolichRon Perranoski1097435
1970-05-06@ DET23L  2-515-8110,368Dave BoswellLes CainLes CainDave Boswell 1117932
1970-05-07@ DET24W  9-616-8111,591Jim PerryJoe NiekroJim PerryJoe NiekroRon Perranoski1208535
1970-05-08@ CLE25W  7-617-816,233Jim KaatBarry MooreStan WilliamsBarry Moore 1279136
1970-05-09@ CLE26W  5-318-815,485Luis TiantDean ChanceRon PerranoskiDennis Higgins 1329438
1970-05-10@ CLE27L  4-518-9114,397Dave BoswellSam McDowellSam McDowellDave BoswellRich Hand1369937
1970-05-12vs BAL28L  4-518-10211,760 Jim PerryMike CuellarMike CuellarJim PerryPete Richert14010436
1970-05-13vs BAL29W  5-419-10213,829 Jim KaatJim PalmerRon PerranoskiEddie Watt 14510837
1970-05-14vs KCA30W  5-220-1022,121 Luis TiantDave MoreheadTom HallDave Morehead 15011040
1970-05-16@ MIL31W  11-721-1019,145Dave BoswellGene BrabenderDave BoswellGene BrabenderRon Perranoski16111744
1970-05-17@ MIL32W  6-122-10116,393Jim PerryLew KrausseJim PerryLew Krausse 16711849
1970-05-18@ KCA33W  7-523-1018,560Jim KaatBill ButlerBill ZeppMike HedlundRon Perranoski17412351
1970-05-19@ KCA34W  5-424-1017,766Luis TiantDave MoreheadRon PerranoskiTom Burgmeier 17912752
1970-05-20@ KCA35W  10-525-1017,710Dave BoswellBob JohnsonDave BoswellBob JohnsonTom Hall18913257
1970-05-22vs CAL36L  2-325-11116,923 Jim PerryClyde WrightClyde WrightJim PerryKen Tatum19113556
1970-05-23vs CAL37W  5-426-11116,128 Jim KaatAndy MessersmithStan WilliamsKen TatumRon Perranoski19613957
1970-05-24vs CAL38L  5-626-12127,526 Dave BoswellRudy MayPaul DoyleRon PerranoskiSteve Kealey20114556
1970-05-25vs MIL39W  6-527-1216,787 Bill ZeppSkip LockwoodTom HallSkip LockwoodRon Perranoski20715057
1970-05-26vs MIL40W  6-228-1217,542 Jim KaatBobby BolinJim KaatBobby Bolin 21315261
1970-05-28vs MIL41W  11-229-1218,100 Luis TiantJohn MorrisLuis TiantJohn MorrisStan Williams22415470
1970-05-29vs NYA42L  2-429-13114,194 Jim PerryMike KekichMike KekichJim PerryLindy McDaniel22615868
1970-05-30vs NYA43W  10-630-13116,119 Bill ZeppStan BahnsenRon PerranoskiSteve Hamilton 23616472
1970-05-31vs NYA44W  7-631-13115,752 Jim KaatMel StottlemyreStan WilliamsLindy McDaniel 24317073
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-06-02@ BOS45L  1-531-14119,080Jim PerryRay CulpRay CulpJim Perry 24417569
1970-06-04@ BOS46L  1-531-15119,098Jim KaatSonny SiebertSonny SiebertJim Kaat 24518065
1970-06-05@ WS247W  2-132-15112,818Bert BlylevenCasey CoxBert BlylevenCasey CoxRon Perranoski24718166
1970-06-06@ WS248W  4-233-1518,836Jim PerryJim HannanJim PerryJim Hannan 25118368
1970-06-07@ WS249W  10-934-15135,040Dave BoswellGeorge BrunetBill ZeppJoe GrzendaSteve Barber26119269
1970-06-09@ NYA50L  2-534-16121,857Jim KaatStan BahnsenStan BahnsenJim Kaat 26319766
1970-06-10@ NYA51L  1-234-17118,039Bert BlylevenMel StottlemyreMel StottlemyreBert Blyleven 26419965
1970-06-12vs BOS52W  5-235-17118,489 Jim PerryGary PetersJim PerryGary PetersRon Perranoski26920168
1970-06-13vs BOS53L  4-635-18119,815 Jim KaatRay CulpRay CulpJim KaatSparky Lyle27320766
1970-06-14vs BOS54W  10-236-18127,434 Bert BlylevenSonny SiebertBert BlylevenSonny SiebertStan Williams28320974
1970-06-15vs WS255W  5-337-18112,807 Dave BoswellJoe ColemanBill ZeppJoe ColemanRon Perranoski28821276
1970-06-16vs WS256W  7-338-18117,108 Jim PerryJoe GrzendaJim PerryJoe Grzenda 29521580
1970-06-17vs WS257L  1-338-19117,476 Jim KaatGeorge BrunetGeorge BrunetJim KaatDarold Knowles29621878
1970-06-19@ KCA58L  1-538-2018,571Bert BlylevenDick DragoDick DragoBert Blyleven 29722374
1970-06-20@ KCA59L  3-538-21110,016Dave BoswellJim RookerJim RookerDave BoswellBob Johnson30022872
1970-06-21@ KCA60W  11-239-21110,864Jim PerryBill ButlerJim PerryBill ButlerRon Perranoski31123081
1970-06-22@ MIL61W  4-340-21118,291Jim KaatGene BrabenderJim KaatGene BrabenderRon Perranoski31523382
1970-06-23@ MIL62L  3-440-22113,500Bert BlylevenBobby BolinDave BaldwinTom Hall 31823781
1970-06-24@ MIL63W  3-241-22112,041Dave BoswellMarty PattinDave BoswellMarty PattinStan Williams32123982
1970-06-25@ MIL64L  1-441-2317,055Jim PerryLew KrausseLew KrausseJim Perry 32224379
1970-06-26@ CHA65L  2-441-2419,486Jim KaatBob MillerBob MillerJim KaatJerry Crider32424777
1970-06-27@ CHA66W  9-142-24119,113Bert BlylevenGerry JaneskiBert BlylevenGerry Janeski 33324885
1970-06-28@ CHA67W  9-143-2510Tom HallJoe HorlenTom HallJoe HorlenBill Zepp34224993
1970-06-28@ CHA68L  10-1143-25124,288Dave BoswellBarry MooreDanny MurphyDick WoodsonWilbur Wood35226092
1970-06-29vs KCA69W  5-444-25114,600 Jim PerryDick DragoJim PerryDick DragoRon Perranoski35726493
1970-06-30vs KCA70W  8-545-25111,809 Jim KaatDon O'RileyDick WoodsonBob JohnsonStan Williams36526996
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-07-01vs KCA71W  2-146-25115,674 Bert BlylevenJim RookerRon PerranoskiJim Rooker 36727097
1970-07-02vs KCA72W  5-247-25120,044 Tom HallAl FitzmorrisTom HallAl FitzmorrisStan Williams372272100
1970-07-03vs CHA73W  8-248-25113,286 Jim PerryJoe HorlenJim PerryJoe Horlen 380274106
1970-07-04vs CHA74L  3-548-26120,935 Dave BoswellTommy JohnWilbur WoodDick WoodsonJerry Crider383279104
1970-07-05vs CHA75W  12-349-26118,324 Jim KaatBob MillerJim KaatBob MillerStan Williams395282113
1970-07-06@ OAK76W  2-150-26115,600Bill ZeppDiego SeguiBill ZeppDiego SeguiRon Perranoski397283114
1970-07-07@ OAK77W  4-251-26116,278Tom HallChuck DobsonStan WilliamsChuck Dobson 401285116
1970-07-08@ OAK78W  8-652-26115,731Jim PerryCatfish HunterJim PerryCatfish HunterRon Perranoski409291118
1970-07-09@ CAL79W  4-253-26120,168Bert BlylevenRudy MayTom HallEddie Fisher 413293120
1970-07-10@ CAL80L  1-253-27122,106Jim KaatAndy MessersmithAndy MessersmithJim Kaat 414295119
1970-07-11@ CAL81W  5-254-27140,103Bill ZeppClyde WrightBill ZeppClyde WrightRon Perranoski419297122
1970-07-12@ CAL82L  2-654-28120,614Jim PerryTom MurphyDave LaRocheJim PerryAndy Messersmith421303118
1970-07-16@ BAL83L  1-554-29118,591Tom HallMike CuellarMike CuellarTom Hall 422308114
1970-07-17@ BAL84W  6-555-29140,169Bill ZeppJim HardinRon PerranoskiEddie Watt 428313115
1970-07-18@ BAL85W  6-356-29116,524Jim PerryDave McNallyJim PerryDave McNallyRon Perranoski434316118
1970-07-19vs CLE86L  1-356-30124,925 Bert BlylevenSam McDowellSam McDowellBert Blyleven 435319116
1970-07-20vs CLE87W  4-257-30115,054 Jim KaatRick AustinJim KaatRick AustinRon Perranoski439321118
1970-07-21vs DET88L  2-557-31128,789 Bill ZeppDenny McLainDenny McLainBill ZeppTom Timmermann441326115
1970-07-22vs DET89W  2-158-31119,990 Jim PerryMickey LolichJim PerryMickey LolichRon Perranoski443327116
1970-07-23vs DET90W  2-159-31125,823 Bert BlylevenJoe NiekroBert BlylevenJoe Niekro 445328117
1970-07-24vs BAL91W  8-060-31133,719 Jim KaatMike CuellarJim KaatMike Cuellar 453328125
1970-07-25vs BAL92L  5-660-32134,588 Bill ZeppJim HardinDick HallTom Hall 458334124
1970-07-26vs BAL93L  1-1160-33135,294 Jim PerryDave McNallyDave McNallyJim Perry 459345114
1970-07-27vs BAL94W  5-261-33129,259 Bert BlylevenJim PalmerBert BlylevenJim PalmerRon Perranoski464347117
1970-07-28@ CLE95W  5-262-33116,202Jim KaatSam McDowellJim KaatSam McDowellTom Hall469349120
1970-07-29@ CLE96L  8-962-3416,772Dave BoswellDean ChanceDean ChanceDave BoswellPhil Hennigan477358119
1970-07-30@ CLE97L  2-362-35111,346Jim PerrySteve HarganSteve HarganJim Perry 479361118
1970-07-31@ DET98L  9-1062-36135,247Bert BlylevenDenny McLainTom TimmermannPete Hamm 488371117
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-08-01@ DET99W  12-463-36134,354Jim KaatMickey LolichRon PerranoskiFred SchermanDick Woodson500375125
1970-08-02@ DET100W  4-364-36140,113Bill ZeppJoe NiekroBill ZeppJoe NiekroStan Williams504378126
1970-08-03vs MIL101W  2-165-3710 Jim PerryMarty PattinJim PerryMarty PattinTom Hall506379127
1970-08-03vs MIL102L  2-465-37122,822 Luis TiantLew KrausseLew KrausseLuis TiantKen Sanders508383125
1970-08-04vs MIL103W  5-266-37113,313 Bert BlylevenBobby BolinBert BlylevenBobby Bolin 513385128
1970-08-05vs CAL104L  5-766-38123,581 Jim KaatTom MurphyMel QueenRon Perranoski 518392126
1970-08-06vs CAL105W  2-167-38124,562 Bill ZeppAndy MessersmithStan WilliamsPaul Doyle 520393127
1970-08-07vs OAK106W  2-168-38120,697 Jim PerryCatfish HunterJim PerryMarcel Lachemann 522394128
1970-08-08vs OAK107W  3-169-38129,297 Luis TiantRollie FingersLuis TiantRollie FingersStan Williams525395130
1970-08-09vs OAK108L  0-369-4010 Bert BlylevenChuck DobsonChuck DobsonBert Blyleven 525398127
1970-08-09vs OAK109L  3-669-40141,339 Jim KaatBlue Moon OdomJim RolandJim KaatMudcat Grant528404124
1970-08-10vs OAK110L  3-769-4118,083 Bill ZeppDiego SeguiDiego SeguiRon PerranoskiMudcat Grant531411120
1970-08-11@ WS2111L  2-369-4219,372Jim PerryCasey CoxDarold KnowlesBert Blyleven 533414119
1970-08-12@ WS2112L  3-569-4318,811Luis TiantJim HannanJim HannanLuis TiantJoe Grzenda536419117
1970-08-13@ WS2113L  0-169-44110,724Jim KaatDick BosmanDick BosmanJim Kaat 536420116
1970-08-14@ BOS114L  1-869-45127,962Bill ZeppRay CulpRay CulpBill Zepp 537428109
1970-08-15@ BOS115L  3-569-47125,270Jim PerrySonny SiebertSonny SiebertJim Perry 540433107
1970-08-15@ BOS116L  7-1169-47123,277Bert BlylevenKen BrettGary WagnerRon Perranoski 547444103
1970-08-16@ BOS117W  9-670-47124,670Luis TiantGary PetersBert BlylevenGary PetersStan Williams556450106
1970-08-18vs NYA118W  8-771-47123,490 Jim KaatMike KekichTom HallLindy McDaniel 564457107
1970-08-19vs NYA119W  3-072-47123,271 Jim PerryFritz PetersonJim PerryFritz Peterson 567457110
1970-08-20vs NYA120L  3-472-48124,794 Bill ZeppMel StottlemyreMel StottlemyreBill ZeppLindy McDaniel570461109
1970-08-21vs WS2121W  4-373-48123,101 Bert BlylevenCasey CoxStan WilliamsCasey Cox 574464110
1970-08-22vs WS2122L  4-573-49125,556 Jim KaatJim HannanHoracio PinaTom Hall 578469109
1970-08-23vs WS2123L  1-1173-50123,922 Jim PerryDick BosmanDick BosmanJim Perry 57948099
1970-08-25vs BOS124L  0-173-51117,697 Bill ZeppVicente RomoKen BrettTom HallGary Wagner57948198
1970-08-26vs BOS125W  7-074-51119,993 Bert BlylevenRay CulpBert BlylevenRay Culp 586481105
1970-08-27vs BOS126W  5-275-51116,042 Jim PerrySonny SiebertJim PerrySonny Siebert 591483108
1970-08-28@ NYA127L  0-675-5310Jim KaatFritz PetersonFritz PetersonJim Kaat 591489102
1970-08-28@ NYA128L  1-275-53125,824Luis TiantMike KekichMike KekichRon Perranoski 592491101
1970-08-29@ NYA129W  3-176-53117,344Bill ZeppMel StottlemyreBill ZeppMel StottlemyreTom Hall595492103
1970-08-30@ NYA130L  2-576-54120,980Bert BlylevenSteve KlineSteve KlineBert BlylevenLindy McDaniel597497100
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-09-01@ MIL131W  4-078-5410Jim PerryLew KrausseJim PerryLew Krausse 601497104
1970-09-01@ MIL132W  7-178-54116,670Tom HallAl DowningJim KaatBobby Bolin 608498110
1970-09-03@ MIL133L  3-878-5516,583Bill ZeppMarty PattinMarty PattinBill ZeppKen Sanders611506105
1970-09-04@ CAL134W  4-079-55138,199Bert BlylevenRudy MayBert BlylevenRudy MayRon Perranoski615506109
1970-09-05@ CAL135W  4-380-55127,301Jim PerryTom MurphyJim PerryTom MurphyStan Williams619509110
1970-09-06@ CAL136W  3-181-55119,641Tom HallClyde WrightTom HallClyde WrightRon Perranoski622510112
1970-09-07vs MIL137W  7-683-5510 Bill ZeppLew KrausseStan WilliamsLew KrausseRon Perranoski629516113
1970-09-07vs MIL138W  8-383-55119,964 Luis TiantAl DowningHal HaydelAl DowningRon Perranoski637519118
1970-09-08vs MIL139L  2-383-5616,702 Bert BlylevenMarty PattinMarty PattinRon Perranoski 639522117
1970-09-09vs OAK140W  3-184-56114,428 Jim PerryChuck DobsonJim PerryChuck DobsonStan Williams642523119
1970-09-10vs OAK141W  6-186-5610 Tom HallCatfish HunterTom HallCatfish Hunter 648524124
1970-09-10vs OAK142W  7-286-56110,839 Jim KaatBlue Moon OdomJim KaatBlue Moon OdomStan Williams655526129
1970-09-11vs CHA143W  6-087-56110,575 Bill ZeppBarry MooreBill ZeppBarry Moore 661526135
1970-09-12vs CHA144L  3-587-57114,181 Bert BlylevenBart JohnsonBart JohnsonBert BlylevenWilbur Wood664531133
1970-09-13vs CHA145L  7-887-58121,191 Jim PerryBilly WynneJerry CriderStan WilliamsWilbur Wood671539132
1970-09-15vs CAL146W  7-588-5910 Bill ZeppTom BradleyStan WilliamsMel QueenRon Perranoski678544134
1970-09-15vs CAL147L  3-588-5918,383 Tom HallEddie FisherDave LaRocheRon PerranoskiKen Tatum681549132
1970-09-16vs CAL148L  1-588-60112,386 Bert BlylevenClyde WrightClyde WrightBert Blyleven 682554128
1970-09-17vs CAL149W  4-389-6017,179 Jim PerryTom MurphyJim PerryTom MurphyStan Williams686557129
1970-09-18@ CHA150W  5-490-6015,403Bill ZeppBart JohnsonBill ZeppBart JohnsonRon Perranoski691561130
1970-09-19@ CHA151W  5-391-6014,183Tom HallTommy JohnTom HallTommy JohnStan Williams696564132
1970-09-20@ CHA152W  8-192-6015,313Bert BlylevenGerry JaneskiBert BlylevenGerry Janeski 704565139
1970-09-21@ OAK153L  0-692-6114,284Jim PerryVida BlueVida BlueJim Perry 704571133
1970-09-22@ OAK154W  5-393-6115,915Jim KaatChuck DobsonJim KaatChuck DobsonRon Perranoski709574135
1970-09-23@ OAK155W  7-494-6115,066Tom HallCatfish HunterTom HallCatfish HunterBill Zepp716578138
1970-09-25@ KCA156W  1-095-6116,663Jim PerryWally BunkerJim PerryWally Bunker 717578139
1970-09-26@ KCA157L  0-595-6217,710Bert BlylevenBob JohnsonBob JohnsonBert Blyleven 717583134
1970-09-27@ KCA158L  3-495-6319,390Luis TiantJim RookerJim RookerLuis TiantTed Abernathy720587133
1970-09-28vs KCA159W  1-096-6311,100 Tom HallDick DragoTom HallDick DragoRon Perranoski721587134
1970-09-29vs KCA160L  13-1496-6415,473 Jim PerryAl FitzmorrisTed AbernathyPete Hamm 734601133
1970-09-30vs KCA161W  6-497-6415,219 Bert BlylevenWally BunkerHal HaydelJim York 740605135
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-10-01vs KCA162W  4-098-6416,008 Jim KaatBob JohnsonJim KaatBob JohnsonRon Perranoski744605139


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