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1971 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  74-86   .462
Result:   5th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Rigney
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  940,858
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Perry (35)
Youngest Player:  Bert Blyleven (20)
Longest Tenure:  Harmon Killebrew, Jim Kaat (11)
Top Hitter:  Cesar Tovar (6)
Top Pitcher:  Bert Blyleven (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Dale Soderholm (#21)

Roster Continuity:  81.77%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland10160.627--
KC Royals8576.52816.0
Chi White Sox7983.48822.5
California7686.46925.5
Minnesota7486.46326.5
Milwaukee6992.42932.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Steve Braun1971-04-061971L  7-2 vs MIN100000000000000100001st career game
Ray Corbin1971-04-061971L  7-2 vs MIN000000000000000100001st career game
Paul Powell1971-04-071971W  4-0 vs MIN010000000000000100001st career game
Paul Powell1971-04-101971W  5-3 @ CHA311001100100001311101st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Rich Reese1971-04-131971L  5-3 @ KCA2110000000120005403833417592 hit by pitches
Steve Braun1971-04-161971L  4-1 vs MIN101000000000000610001st career hit
Steve Braun1971-04-171971L  4-3 vs MIN302000100200000730101st career RBI
Harmon Killebrew1971-04-191971W  9-8 vs MIN412001600000000186516794891272156 RBis
Tony Oliva1971-04-251971W  8-0 @ NYA43300230011000010841320161652822 home runs
Brant Alyea1971-05-021971L  9-8 @ BOS1000002001000202731863513542 sacrifice flies
Leo Cardenas1971-05-021971L  1-0 @ BOS3011000000000001500138493557341500th career game
Harmon Killebrew1971-05-021971L  9-8 @ BOS424100100100000187616944901283174 hits
Steve Braun1971-05-051971W  5-3 vs MIN32300001010000020120511st career stolen base
Leo Cardenas1971-05-051971W  5-3 vs MIN4130015000000001503138894563345 RBis
Ray Corbin1971-05-051971W  5-3 vs MIN101000000000000710001st career hit
Tony Oliva1971-05-081971W  9-2 vs MIN53400140000000010961343164661824 hits
Brant Alyea1971-05-091971W  6-5 vs MIN3010002000000202791933513942 sacrifice flies
Jim Holt1971-05-091971W  6-5 vs MIN43302010010000025013556051 Triples
Cesar Tovar1971-05-141971W  4-3 vs MIN513010030000000823857352481513 stolen bases
Jim Nettles1971-05-171971W  3-2 @ CAL5010001000200001460101st career RBI
Jim Strickland1971-05-191971W  12-6 @ CAL100000000000000100001st career game
Steve Braun1971-05-211971W  10-1 @ OAK42200110011000027181811st career home run
George Mitterwald1971-05-211971W  10-1 @ OAK322002300100001236161236932 home runs
Leo Cardenas1971-06-121971W  5-4 @ DET4110011000000001536142310057734100th career home run
Cesar Tovar1971-06-121971W  5-4 @ DET514000100000000849888352521544 hits
Rod Carew1971-06-161971W  3-2 @ CLE41401001010000049455022190434 hits
George Mitterwald1971-06-171971W  7-6 vs MIN614001200000000257181267834 hits
Ray Corbin1971-06-211971L  3-2 vs MIN3010001000200002520101st career RBI
Rod Carew1971-06-221971W  10-1 vs MIN4330001001100005005612219444500th career game
Rich Reese1971-06-221971W  10-1 vs MIN42300230000000059040938191112 home runs
Steve Luebber1971-06-271971L  8-5 vs MIN200000000020000100001st career game
Jim Nettles1971-07-111971W  6-5 vs MIN52200110001000028131301st career home run
Jim Nettles1971-07-111971W  7-1 vs MIN42300121000000029162511st career stolen base
Harmon Killebrew1971-07-231971L  8-6 vs MIN100000200210020193917414981326172 sacrifice flies
Leo Cardenas1971-08-011971W  10-7 vs MIN52420030000000015801474106605354 hits
Bob Gebhard1971-08-021971L  7-5 @ CHA000000000000000100001st career game
Jim Kaat1971-08-031971W  4-3 @ CHA20000000001000050017912834500th career game
Harmon Killebrew1971-08-101971L  4-3 vs MIN423002300000000195517535011337172 home runs, 500th career home run
Cesar Tovar1971-08-161971W  11-2 vs MIN443200000100000908962362701584 runs scored
Steve Luebber1971-08-181971W  4-2 vs MIN1010000000001001010001st career hit
Harmon Killebrew1971-08-271971W  8-4 @ CLE422002500110000196917625051354172 home runs, 5 RBis
Rich Reese1971-08-281971L  9-8 @ CLE42200240001001063944343208162 home runs
Steve Brye1971-09-031971W  2-1 vs MIN4120011100000001151411st career home run, 1st career stolen base
Eric Soderholm1971-09-031971W  9-4 vs MIN221001100101000111101st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Rod Carew1971-09-051971W  7-3 vs MIN51400020000000056565023220454 hits
Pete Hamm1971-09-061971W  10-3 @ CHA3110000000101001810001st career hit
Harmon Killebrew1971-09-071971L  8-7 @ CHA423002200000000197917715091366172 home runs
Cesar Tovar1971-09-191971W  6-3 vs MIN4020002000000009391001362841601000th career hit
Bert Blyleven1971-09-251971W  7-2 @ KCA40000000004000060180304 strikeouts


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