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1972 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 77-77 .500
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 537-535 + 2
Manager(s): Frank Quilici, Bill Rigney
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 797,901 16/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Dick Ruthven (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Frank Quilici
Bullpen Coach: Buck Rodgers
Hitting Coach: Ralph Rowe
Pitching Coach: Al Worthington
Third Base Coach: Vern Morgan

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Brye (#17)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9362.600--
8767.5655.5
7777.50015.5
7678.49416.5
7580.48418.0
54100.35138.5
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
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Harmon KillebrewMINOAKL 3-4 @OAK511001100010000020002000th career game
    Danny ThompsonMINOAKL 3-4 @OAK41100110000001001451st career home run
    Tom NortonMINCALL 0-2 @CAL000000000000000011st career game
    Rod CarewMINCALW 12-3 @CAL62400010000000005884 hits
    Bobby DarwinMINCALW 12-3 @CAL4231015001100000225 RBIs
    Steve BryeMINBOSW 12-0 vs BOS5041003000000000424 hits
    Dan MonzonMINBOSW 12-0 vs BOS111000000100000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Cesar TovarMINNYAW 5-4 @NYA31100000000200009602 hit by pitches
    Danny ThompsonMINBOSW 5-2 @BOS51200001000000001571st career stolen base
    Steve BraunMINBOSW 8-4 @BOS50400010000000001394 hits
    Rod CarewMINMILL 3-4 vs MIL70520020030020006035 hits
    Bobby DarwinMINMILL 3-4 vs MIL9000001001500001375 strikeouts
    Cesar TovarMINMILL 3-4 vs MIL102400002010010019684 hits
    Eric SoderholmMINCHAW 8-1 @CHA3010000100000101331st career stolen base
    Dan MonzonMINTEXL 2-16 vs TEX3010001000000000111st career RBI
    Harmon KillebrewMINTEXW 7-2 vs TEX313101500100000020315 RBIs
    Phil RoofMINKCAW 3-2 vs KCA42200220001000006362 home runs
    Rod CarewMINBALW 5-4 @BAL71400000001000006254 hits
    Steve BraunMINCLEW 5-3 @CLE30100020000000201622 sacrifice flies
    Jim PerryMINDETW 3-1 vs DET2100000001000000500500th career game
    Cesar TovarMINBALW 4-3 vs BAL423000010000000010001000th career game
    Bobby DarwinMINKCAL 0-5 @KCA4000000000400000714 strikeouts
    Cesar TovarMINKCAW 5-3 @KCA310000020002000010062 hit by pitches
    Glenn BorgmannMINCHAL 1-5 @CHA300000000000000111st career game
    Glenn BorgmannMINCHAL 1-2 @CHA301000000010000021st career hit
    Bobby DarwinMINMILW 8-1 vs MIL3110015001000000875 RBIs
    Rod CarewMINBOSW 7-6 vs BOS52420010000000006624 hits
    Bobby DarwinMINBOSW 7-6 vs BOS4000000000400000914 strikeouts
    Dick WoodsonMINBOSW 7-1 vs BOS4110001000200000801st career RBI
    Dave GoltzMINNYAL 0-6 @NYA000000000000010011st career game
    Steve BraunMINMILW 9-5 @MIL51410030000000001824 hits
    Jim StricklandMINMILW 9-5 @MIL1010002000000000331st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Dave GoltzMINMILW 6-5 @MIL301000100020000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Danny ThompsonMINMILW 6-5 @MIL52400000000000012234 hits
    Glenn BorgmannMINOAKW 5-4 vs OAK2000001001000000151st career RBI
    Bobby DarwinMINOAKL 3-6 vs OAK60000000004000001114 strikeouts
    Bobby DarwinMINCALL 1-3 @CAL40000000004000001164 strikeouts
    Bobby DarwinMINBALW 3-1 @BAL41210001001000001221st career stolen base
    Glenn BorgmannMINBALL 1-2 @BAL4120011000000000291st career home run
    Ray CorbinMINBALW 4-1 @BAL4000000000400000764 strikeouts
    Bobby DarwinMINCLEW 5-4 vs CLE52410240001000001342 home runs, 4 hits
    Mike AdamsMINKCAL 1-3 @KCA000000000000000011st career game
    Bucky GuthMINOAKL 4-7 vs OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Harmon KillebrewMINKCAW 11-1 vs KCA412001500000000021255 RBIs
    Mike AdamsMINKCAL 6-10 vs KCA502000000010000031st career hit
    Cesar TovarMINTEXW 5-3 vs TEX524111200000000010784 hits
    Rick RenickMINCALL 2-3 @CAL40000000004000002744 strikeouts
    Danny ThompsonMINCHAL 4-6 vs CHA50410010001000002864 hits
    Bobby DarwinMINCHAW 14-2 vs CHA51410020010000001634 hits
    Dan MonzonMINCHAW 14-2 vs CHA3420000002000000554 runs scored
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Tom NortonMINCALL 0-2 @CAL 20000100006000--10-01st career game
    Bert BlylevenMINOAKW 8-4 vs OAKWCG934411300131000--6828-243-hitter
    Jim PerryMINBOSW 12-0 vs BOSWSHO940002200134000--503168-124Complete game/Shutout
    Bert BlylevenMINMILW 7-0 @MILW 9400011010032000--7030-2410 Strikeouts
    Bert BlylevenMINTEXL 2-5 @TEXL 7633111000028000--7531-2710 Strikeouts
    Bert BlylevenMINTEXW 7-0 vs TEXWSHO950003700136000--7632-27Complete game/Shutout
    Bob GebhardMINCALW 7-6 vs CALSv 0.10000000001000--221-21st career save
    Ray CorbinMINKCAW 2-0 vs KCAWSHO960002300034000--6512-11Complete game/Shutout
    Bert BlylevenMINNYAL 0-1 vs NYA 10700061000041000--8634-3410 Strikeouts
    Ray CorbinMINBOSW 10-0 vs BOSWSHO960002300036000--6813-13Complete game/Shutout
    Dave GoltzMINNYAL 0-6 @NYA 3.210000100012000--10-01st career game
    Dave GoltzMINMILW 6-5 @MILW 672212000025000--21-01st career win
    Dick WoodsonMINTEXW 3-0 @TEXW 9300031000034000--8716-1610 Strikeouts
    Bert BlylevenMINOAKW 5-4 vs OAKW 6.1633021000027000--9236-3810 Strikeouts
    Dick WoodsonMINOAKW 4-0 vs OAKWSHO950002200034000--8817-16Complete game/Shutout
    Jim PerryMINTEXW 5-0 vs TEXWSHO920001200028000--525178-132Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Bert BlylevenMINBALL 1-2 @BALL 6.2622031010130000--9436-3910 Strikeouts
    Bert BlylevenMINOAKW 3-2 vs OAKWCG9622011010134000--9939-4010 Strikeouts
    Dave LaRocheMINOAKW 2-1 vs OAK 2.11000050008000--14813-7Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Bert BlylevenMINCALW 1-0 vs CALWSHO950000800029000--10141-40Complete game/Shutout
    Bert BlylevenMINCHAW 14-2 vs CHAW 6322101000121000--10443-4110 Strikeouts
    Dave GoltzMINCHAW 14-2 vs CHASv 30000020009000--153-31st career save


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