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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
11Brant AlyeaOFMLB6-3215RightRight12/8/194030Passaic,New Jersey1962UDFA CIN

24Steve BarberPMLB6-1190RightRight3/13/194823Grand Rapids,MichiganUDFA 
28Bert BlylevenPMLB6-3207RightRight4/6/195120Zeist,Netherlands1969355MIN
4Steve BraunOF-3BMLB5-10180LeftRight5/8/194823Trenton,New Jersey196610200MIN
37Steve BryeOFMLB6-0190RightRight2/4/194922Alameda,California1967117MIN
19Sal CampisiPMLB6-2210RightRight8/11/194228Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
17Leo CardenasSSMLB5-10163RightRight12/17/193832Matanza,Cuba1957UDFA CIN
29Rod Carew1B-2BMLB6-0182LeftRight10/1/194525Gatun,Panama1964UDFA MIN
23Ray CorbinPMLB6-2200RightRight2/12/194922Live Oak,Florida1967UDFA MIN
25Rick DempseyCMLB6-0190RightRight9/13/194921Fayetteville,Tennessee196715296MIN
16Bob GebhardPMLB6-2210RightRight1/3/194328Lamberton,Minnesota196544732MIN
21Tom HallPMLB6-0155LeftLeft11/23/194723Thomasville,North Carolina1966353MIN
24,33Pete HammPMLB6-5210RightRight9/20/194723Buffalo,New York19679156MIN
30Hal HaydelPMLB6-0190RightRight7/9/194426Houma,LouisianaUDFA 
26Jim HoltOF-1BMLB6-0195LeftRight5/27/194427Graham,North Carolina1966UDFA Kca
36Jim KaatPMLB6-4217LeftLeft11/7/193832Zeeland,Michigan1957UDFA Wa1
3Harmon Killebrew1B-3BMLB5-11214RightRight6/29/193635Payette,Idaho1954UDFA Wa1
32Steve LuebberPMLB6-3195RightRight7/9/194921Clinton,Missouri196713256MIN
9Charlie ManuelOFMLB6-3200LeftRight1/4/194427Northfork,West Virginia1963UDFA MIN
15George MitterwaldCMLB6-2206RightRight8/7/194525Berkeley,California1965UDFA MIN
7Jim NettlesOFMLB6-0186LeftLeft3/2/194724San Diego,California1968476MIN
6Tony OlivaOFMLB6-2190LeftRight7/20/193832Pinar del Rio,Cuba1961UDFA MIN
16Ron PerranoskiPMLB6-0192LeftLeft4/1/193635Paterson,New Jersey1958UDFA CHC
31Jim PerryPMLB6-4200BothRight10/30/193535Williamston,North Carolina1956UDFA CLE
7Paul PowellOF-CMLB5-11185RightRight3/19/194823San Angelo,Texas196917MIN
8Paul RatliffCMLB6-2190LeftRight1/23/194427San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
20Rich Reese1BMLB6-3200LeftLeft9/29/194129Leipsic,Ohio1962UDFA FLA
10Rick Renick3B-OFMLB6-0190RightRight3/16/194427London,Ohio1965UDFA MIN
8Phil RoofCMLB6-3210RightRight3/5/194130Paducah,Kentucky1959UDFA Mbr
1Eric Soderholm3BMLB5-11187RightRight9/24/194822Cortland,New York196811MIN
19Jim StricklandPMLB6-0175LeftLeft6/12/194823Los Angeles,California1964UDFA LAD
24George ThomasOFMLB6-3190RightRight11/29/193733Minneapolis,MinnesotaUDFA 
5Danny ThompsonSS-3BMLB6-0183RightRight2/1/194724Wichita,Kansas1968111Wa2
22Tom TischinskiCMLB5-10190RightRight7/12/194426Kansas City,MissouriUDFA 
12Cesar TovarOF-3BMLB5-9155RightRight7/3/194030Caracas,Venezuela1959UDFA CIN
35Stan WilliamsPMLB6-5230RightRight9/14/193634Enfield,New HampshireUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Bob AllisonBroadcaster 
Frank BuetelBroadcaster 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Ray ChristensenBroadcaster 
Frankie CrosettiAssistant Coach 
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager 
Marv GrissomPitching Coach 
Halsey HallBroadcaster 
Vern MorganThird Base Coach 
Frank QuiliciAssistant Coach 
Bill RigneyManager 
Buck RodgersBullpen Coach 


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