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1971 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-86 .462
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 654-670 -16
Roster Continuity 81.77% 9/24
Manager(s): Bill Rigney
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 940,858 16/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dale Soderholm (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1971 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    11Brant AlyeaOF6-3215R-R301965Not draftedMLB--
    24Steve BarberP6-1190R-R231970Not draftedMLB--
    28Bert BlylevenP6-3207R-R201970MIN: 1969-3-55MLB--
    4Steve BraunOF-3B5-10180L-R231971MIN: 1966-10-200MLB--
    37Steve BryeOF6-0190R-R221970MIN: 1967-1-17MLB--
    19Sal CampisiP6-2210R-R281969Not draftedMLB--
    17Leo CardenasSS5-10163R-R321960Not draftedMLB--
    29Rod Carew1B-2B6-0182L-R251967Not draftedMLB--
    23Ray CorbinP6-2200R-R221971Not draftedMLB--
    25Rick DempseyC6-0190R-R211969MIN: 1967-15-297MLB--
    16Bob GebhardP6-2210R-R281971MIN: 1965-44-732MLB--
    21Tom HallP6-0155L-L231968MIN: 1966-3-53MLB--
    24,33Pete HammP6-5210R-R231970MIN: 1967-9-156MLB--
    30Hal HaydelP6-0190R-R261970Not draftedMLB--
    26Jim HoltOF-1B6-0195L-R271968Not draftedMLB--
    36Jim KaatP6-4217L-L321959Not draftedMLB--
    3Harmon Killebrew1B-3B5-11214R-R351954Not draftedMLB--
    32Steve LuebberP6-3195R-R211971MIN: 1967-13-257MLB--
    9Charlie ManuelOF6-3200L-R271969Not draftedMLB--
    15George MitterwaldC6-2206R-R251966Not draftedMLB--
    7Jim NettlesOF6-0186L-L241970MIN: 1968-4-76MLB--
    6Tony OlivaOF6-2190L-R321962Not draftedMLB--
    16Ron PerranoskiP6-0192L-L351961Not draftedMLB--
    31Jim PerryP6-4200B-R351959Not draftedMLB--
    7Paul PowellOF-C5-11185R-R231971MIN: 1969-1-7MLB--
    8Paul RatliffC6-2190L-R271963Not draftedMLB--
    20Rich Reese1B6-3200L-L291964Not draftedMLB--
    10Rick Renick3B-OF6-0190R-R271968Not draftedMLB--
    8Phil RoofC6-3210R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    1Eric Soderholm3B5-11187R-R221971MIN: 1968-1-1MLB--
    19Jim StricklandP6-0175L-L231971Not draftedMLB--
    24George ThomasOF6-3190R-R331957Not draftedMLB--
    5Danny ThompsonSS-3B6-0183R-R241970WS2: 1968-1-11MLB--
    22Tom TischinskiC5-10190R-R261969Not draftedMLB--
    12Cesar TovarOF-3B5-9155R-R301965Not draftedMLB--
    35Stan WilliamsP6-5230R-R341958Not draftedMLB--

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