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1972 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-77 .500
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 537-535 + 2
Roster Continuity 72.80% 14/24
Manager(s): Frank Quilici, Bill Rigney
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 797,901 16/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • 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 1972 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    25Mike AdamsOF-2B5-9180R-R231972DET: 1967-1-2MLB--
    28Bert BlylevenP6-3207R-R211970MIN: 1969-3-55MLB--
    24Glenn BorgmannC6-4210R-R221972MIN: 1971-1-9MLB--
    4Steve BraunOF-3B5-10180L-R241971MIN: 1966-10-200MLB--
    11Steve BryeOF6-0190R-R231970MIN: 1967-1-17MLB--
    29Rod Carew1B-2B6-0182L-R261967Not draftedMLB--
    23Ray CorbinP6-2200R-R231971Not draftedMLB--
    2Bobby DarwinOF6-2200R-R291962Not draftedMLB--
    25Rick DempseyC6-0190R-R221969MIN: 1967-15-297MLB--
    16Bob GebhardP6-2210R-R291971MIN: 1965-44-732MLB--
    30Dave GoltzP6-4215R-R231972MIN: 1967-5-97MLB--
    21Wayne GrangerP6-2165R-R281968Not draftedMLB--
    27Bucky GuthSS6-1180R-R241972ATL: 1969-20-468MLB--
    26Jim HoltOF-1B6-0195L-R281968Not draftedMLB--
    36Jim KaatP6-4217L-L331959Not draftedMLB--
    3Harmon Killebrew1B-3B5-11214R-R361954Not draftedMLB--
    17Dave LaRocheP6-2200L-L241970CAL: 1967-5-86MLB--
    32Steve LuebberP6-3195R-R221971MIN: 1967-13-257MLB--
    9Charlie ManuelOF6-3200L-R281969Not draftedMLB--
    15George MitterwaldC6-2206R-R261966Not draftedMLB--
    14Dan Monzon2B-3B5-10182R-R261972MIN: 1967-2-23MLB--
    7Jim NettlesOF6-0186L-L251970MIN: 1968-4-76MLB--
    22Tom NortonP6-1200R-R221972Not draftedMLB--
    6Tony OlivaOF6-2190L-R331962Not draftedMLB--
    31Jim PerryP6-4200B-R361959Not draftedMLB--
    20Rich Reese1B6-3200L-L301964Not draftedMLB--
    10Rick Renick3B-OF6-0190R-R281968Not draftedMLB--
    8Phil RoofC6-3210R-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    1Eric Soderholm3B5-11187R-R231971MIN: 1968-1-1MLB--
    19Jim StricklandP6-0175L-L241971Not draftedMLB--
    5Danny ThompsonSS-3B6-0183R-R251970WS2: 1968-1-11MLB--
    12Cesar TovarOF-3B5-9155R-R311965Not draftedMLB--
    13Dick WoodsonP6-5207R-R271969Not draftedMLB--

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