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1972 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  77-77   .500
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Frank Quilici, Bill Rigney
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  797,901
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Perry (36)
Youngest Player:  Bert Blyleven (21)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Kaat, Harmon Killebrew (12)
Top Hitter:  Harmon Killebrew (16)
Top Pitcher:  Bert Blyleven (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Dick Ruthven (#8)

Roster Continuity:  72.80%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland9362.600--
Chi White Sox8767.5655.5
Minnesota7777.50015.5
KC Royals7678.49416.5
California7580.48418.0
Texas54100.35138.5


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Tom Norton1972-04-181972L  2-0 @ CAL  20000100006000--10-01st career game
Bert Blyleven1972-04-231972W  8-4 vs OAKWCG934411300131000--6828-243-hitter
Jim Perry1972-04-251972W  12-0 vs BOSWSHO940002200134000--503168-124Complete game/Shutout
Bert Blyleven1972-05-031972W  7-0 @ MILW 9400011010032000--7030-2410 Strikeouts
Bert Blyleven1972-05-211972L  5-2 @ TEXL 7633111000028000--7531-2710 Strikeouts
Bert Blyleven1972-05-261972W  7-0 vs TEXWSHO950003700136000--7632-27Complete game/Shutout
Bob Gebhard1972-06-281972W  7-6 vs CALSv 0.10000000001000--221-21st career save
Ray Corbin1972-06-301972W  2-0 vs KCAWSHO960002300034000--6512-11Complete game/Shutout
Bert Blyleven1972-07-081972L  1-0 vs NYA  10700061000041000--8634-3410 Strikeouts
Ray Corbin1972-07-131972W  10-0 vs BOSWSHO960002300036000--6813-13Complete game/Shutout
Dave Goltz1972-07-181972L  6-0 @ NYA  3.210000100012000--10-01st career game
Dave Goltz1972-07-231972W  6-5 @ MILW 672212000025000--21-01st career win
Dick Woodson1972-08-011972W  3-0 @ TEXW 9300031000034000--8716-1610 Strikeouts
Bert Blyleven1972-08-041972W  5-4 vs OAKW 6.1633021000027000--9236-3810 Strikeouts
Dick Woodson1972-08-051972W  4-0 vs OAKWSHO950002200034000--8817-16Complete game/Shutout
Jim Perry1972-08-071972W  5-0 vs TEXWSHO920001200028000--525178-132Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Bert Blyleven1972-08-191972L  2-1 @ BALL 6.2622031010130000--9436-3910 Strikeouts
Bert Blyleven1972-09-111972W  3-2 vs OAKWCG9622011010134000--9939-4010 Strikeouts
Dave LaRoche1972-09-111972W  2-1 vs OAK  2.11000050008000--14813-7Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Bert Blyleven1972-09-221972W  1-0 vs CALWSHO950000800029000--10141-40Complete game/Shutout
Bert Blyleven1972-10-041972W  14-2 vs CHAW 6322101000121000--10443-4110 Strikeouts
Dave Goltz1972-10-041972W  14-2 vs CHASv 30000020009000--153-31st career save


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