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1971 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 74-86 .462
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 654-670 -16
Manager(s): Bill Rigney
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 940,858 16/24
Top Draft Pick: Dale Soderholm (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Frankie Crosetti
Assistant Coach: Frank Quilici
Bullpen Coach: Buck Rodgers
Pitching Coach: Marv Grissom
Third Base Coach: Vern Morgan

#1 Draft Picks

Paul Powell (#7), Steve Brye (#17)
American League West Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Steve BraunMINMILL 2-7 vs MIL100000000000000011st career game
    Ray CorbinMINMILL 2-7 vs MIL000000000000000011st career game
    Paul PowellMINMILW 4-0 vs MIL010000000000000011st career game
    Paul PowellMINCHAW 5-3 @CHA311001100100000131st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Rich ReeseMINKCAL 3-5 @KCA21100000001200005402 hit by pitches
    Steve BraunMINCALL 1-4 vs CAL101000000000000061st career hit
    Steve BraunMINCALL 3-4 vs CAL302000100200000071st career RBI
    Harmon KillebrewMINKCAW 9-8 vs KCA412001600000000018656 RBIs
    Tony OlivaMINNYAW 8-0 @NYA433002300110100010842 home runs
    Leo CardenasMINBOSL 0-1 @BOS301100000000000015001500th career game
    Brant AlyeaMINBOSL 8-9 @BOS10000020010000202732 sacrifice flies
    Harmon KillebrewMINBOSL 8-9 @BOS424100100100100018764 hits
    Steve BraunMINNYAW 5-3 vs NYA3230000101000000201st career stolen base
    Leo CardenasMINNYAW 5-3 vs NYA413001500000000015035 RBIs
    Ray CorbinMINNYAW 5-3 vs NYA101000000000000071st career hit
    Tony OlivaMINWS2W 9-2 vs WS2534001400000000010964 hits
    Brant AlyeaMINWS2W 6-5 vs WS230100020000000202792 sacrifice flies
    Jim HoltMINWS2W 6-5 vs WS243302010010010002501 Triples
    Cesar TovarMINCHAW 4-3 vs CHA51301003000000008233 stolen bases
    Jim NettlesMINCALW 3-2 @CAL5010001000200000141st career RBI
    Jim StricklandMINCALW 12-6 @CAL100000000000000011st career game
    Steve BraunMINOAKW 10-1 @OAK4220011001100000271st career home run
    George MitterwaldMINOAKW 10-1 @OAK32200230010000012362 home runs
    Leo CardenasMINDETW 5-4 @DET41100110000000001536100th career home run
    Cesar TovarMINDETW 5-4 @DET51400010000000008494 hits
    Rod CarewMINCLEW 3-2 @CLE41401001010000004944 hits
    George MitterwaldMINCHAW 7-6 vs CHA61400120000000002574 hits
    Ray CorbinMINOAKL 2-3 vs OAK3010001000200000251st career RBI
    Rod CarewMINOAKW 10-1 vs OAK4330001001100000500500th career game
    Rich ReeseMINOAKW 10-1 vs OAK42300230000000005902 home runs
    Steve LuebberMINMILL 5-8 vs MIL200000000020000011st career game
    Jim NettlesMINKCAW 6-5 vs KCA5220011000100000281st career home run
    Jim NettlesMINKCAW 7-1 vs KCA4230012100000000291st career stolen base
    Harmon KillebrewMINBOSL 6-8 vs BOS100000200210002019392 sacrifice flies
    Leo CardenasMINNYAW 10-7 vs NYA524200300000000015804 hits
    Bob GebhardMINCHAL 5-7 @CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Jim KaatMINCHAW 4-3 @CHA2000000000100000500500th career game
    Harmon KillebrewMINBALL 3-4 vs BAL423002300000000019552 home runs, 500th career home run
    Cesar TovarMINCLEW 11-2 vs CLE44320000010000009084 runs scored
    Steve LuebberMINCLEW 4-2 vs CLE1010000000000100101st career hit
    Harmon KillebrewMINCLEW 8-4 @CLE422002500110000019692 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Rich ReeseMINCLEL 8-9 @CLE42200240001000106392 home runs
    Eric SoderholmMINOAKW 9-4 vs OAK221001100101100011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Steve BryeMINOAKW 2-1 vs OAK4120011100000000111st career home run, 1st career stolen base
    Rod CarewMINOAKW 7-3 vs OAK51400020000000005654 hits
    Pete HammMINCHAW 10-3 @CHA3110000000100100181st career hit
    Harmon KillebrewMINCHAL 7-8 @CHA423002200000000019792 home runs
    Cesar TovarMINKCAW 6-3 vs KCA40200020000000009391000th career hit
    Bert BlylevenMINKCAW 7-2 @KCA4000000000400000604 strikeouts
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Ray CorbinMINMILL 2-7 vs MIL 222102200010000--10-01st career game
    Bert BlylevenMINMILW 4-0 vs MILWSHO940002600132000--2811-9Complete game/Shutout
    Steve BarberMINKCAW 9-8 vs KCAW 3.212213100015000--201-01st career win
    Ray CorbinMINNYAW 11-8 @NYAW 1.22000110008000--31-01st career win
    Ray CorbinMINNYAW 5-3 vs NYASv 1.11000010005000--72-01st career save
    Bert BlylevenMINBOSW 1-0 vs BOSWSHO9700001100033000--3513-1311 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
    Pete HammMINCHAW 6-2 vs CHAW 652202300124000--111-21st career win
    Bert BlylevenMINCALW 3-2 @CALW 8720011200033000--3614-1312 Strikeouts
    Jim StricklandMINCALW 12-6 @CALW 2.11000040008000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Bert BlylevenMINMILW 4-1 @MILW 9811021200136000--3816-1312 Strikeouts
    Jim PerryMINCLEW 3-1 @CLEW 9611011110034000--478159-11111 Strikeouts
    Jim PerryMINOAKW 10-1 vs OAKWCG931111100031000--480161-1113-hitter
    Steve LuebberMINMILL 5-8 vs MIL 565504300024000--10-01st career game
    Steve LuebberMINKCAW 6-5 vs KCAW 11000100005000--41-21st career win
    Bob GebhardMINCHAL 5-7 @CHA 20000100018000--10-01st career game
    Jim StricklandMINCLEW 4-2 vs CLESv 21000010007000--161-01st career save
    Hal HaydelMINCLEW 6-5 @CLESv 0.10000010001000--234-11st career save
    Bob GebhardMINCHAW 4-3 vs CHAW 21000000007000--81-11st career win
    Bert BlylevenMINOAKW 7-3 vs OAKWCG91132031101040000--6022-2411 Strikeouts
    Steve LuebberMINOAKW 7-5 @OAKSv 11000120005000--142-41st career save
    Jim KaatMINCALW 1-0 @CALWSHO990000800035000--437168-143Complete game/Shutout
    Bert BlylevenMINMILW 1-0 @MILWSHO960001900033000--6223-24Complete game/Shutout
    Bert BlylevenMINCALW 1-0 vs CALWSHO9100002700036000--6526-24Complete game/Shutout

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