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1977 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 84-77 .522
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 867-776 + 91
Roster Continuity 65.76% 13/24
Manager(s): Gene Mauch
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,162,727 19/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Paul Croft (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jerry Zimmerman
Hitting Coach: Tony Oliva
Pitching Coach: Don McMahon
Third Base Coach: Karl Kuehl

#1 Draft Picks

Dan Ford (#18), Bob Gorinski (#22)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9468.5808.0
9072.55612.0
8477.52217.5
7488.45728.0
6498.39538.0
6398.39138.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
29Rod Carew1B31   616128239
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10023136955315156.388.449.5701019.182.310.4080.8044.0351694
10Lyman BostockOF26   593104199
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12
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14
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901675159652816.336.389.508897.172.273.3501.1642.4301660
5Roy SmalleySS24   58493135
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565574891115612.231.316.315631.084.211.2611.2097.3184680
9Larry HisleOF30   54695165
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28
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119211056106655711.302.369.533902.231.353.3271.8919.5291620
16Butch WynegarC21   53276139
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792368612510511.261.344.370714.109.235.2770.9053.2197617
15Dan FordOF25   45366121
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606441791031512.267.338.426764.159.254.2991.9341.2193510
26Mike Cubbage3B26   41760110
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5514374906644.264.321.391712.127.209.2781.3246.3163464
32Bob Randall2B29   3063673
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022141525701313.239.289.294583.056.095.2591.67--90342
8Glenn AdamsDH-OF29   2693291
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4902183003035.338.376.468844.130.190.3601.6744.8126290
22Craig KusickDH28   2683468
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45314960351414.254.370.433803.179.369.2801.2222.3116325
12Rich ChilesDH27   2613169
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3601231722455.264.323.368691.103.188.2680.7487.096295
1Jerry Terrell3B30   2143248
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201041121117211.224.263.266529.042.121.2421.91214.057235
7Rob Wilfong2B23   1712242
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13104172620301.246.321.281602.035.170.2851.53171.048193
35Bob GorinskiOF25   1181423
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221052900211.195.226.322548.127.178.2305.8039.338126
24Willie NorwoodOF26   831519
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96161700201.229.281.373654.145.277.2542.8327.73191
25Luis Gomez2B25   65616
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011024900500.246.290.369659.123.154.2862.25--2474
14Glenn BorgmannC27   431211
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70011900001.256.407.419826.163.419.2810.8221.51854
11Bud BullingC24   3225
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005005501201.156.270.188458.031.188.1851.00--639
1Larry Wolfe3B24   2536
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006001001100.240.269.280549.040.080.2400.00--727
40Sam Perlozzo2B26   2467
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00002300100.292.346.458804.167.250.3331.50--1127
2Randy BassDH23   1902
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0000000500000.105.105.105210.000.000.143----219
Batting Totals178756398671588273601238041056556375443538156115.282.344.417761.135.242.3041.3445.823506339
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Dave Goltz28   20113.36393919200303.028412911323911869121.248.440.682.705.522.04
23Paul Thormodsgard23   11154.6237378100218.02361221122565946031.389.741.032.683.881.45
38Geoff Zahn31   12144.6834327100198.02341161032066885051.5210.640.913.004.001.33
21Tom Johnson26   1673.12710005415146.2152575111478710051.359.310.672.885.331.85
17Pete Redfern22   695.1930281020137.116489791366732241.6810.770.854.344.801.11
34Ron Schueler29   874.4052700213134.213174661661774061.428.731.074.075.131.26
19Tom Burgmeier33   645.106100020797.111356551533353221.5110.481.393.063.251.06
27Dave Johnson28   254.563060016072.2864237723334051.4910.600.862.844.071.43
36Jeff Holly24   236.94185006048.1573737812321011.4410.691.502.256.002.67
20Gary Serum20   004.3080002022.2221111410141021.398.611.573.915.481.40
37Bill Butler30   016.8664000021.019171651551011.628.142.146.432.140.33
33Mike Pazik27   102.5033000018.018551660001.339.000.503.003.001.00
18Don Carrithers27   017.0770003014.11613112632011.5710.291.293.861.930.50
28Jim Shellenback33   007.505000005.210751530002.5015.001.507.504.500.60
31Jim Hughes25   002.252000204.14110110001.259.000.002.252.251.00
Batting Totals84774.384031613541262514421546776702151507737485371.429.650.943.164.601.45
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Butch WynegarC1426768458.9930.00
Glenn BorgmannC17708011.0000.00
Bud BullingC1037320.9520.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rod Carew1B151145912110161.9940.00
Craig Kusick1B23133749.9720.00
Bob Randall1B10000.0000.00
Jerry Terrell1B191001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob Randall2B101222297874.9850.00
Rob Wilfong2B661141641240.9590.00
Luis Gomez2B19263315.9830.00
Jerry Terrell2B14414041.0000.00
Sam Perlozzo2B101216021.0000.00
Rod Carew2B443001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike Cubbage3B126902661829.9520.00
Jerry Terrell3B593091610.9530.00
Larry Wolfe3B8913011.0000.00
Luis Gomez3B412001.0000.00
Sam Perlozzo3B101001.0000.00
Bob Randall3B10000.0000.00
Butch Wynegar3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy SmalleySS15025550433116.9580.00
Luis GomezSS71920110.9750.00
Jerry TerrellSS7152316.9740.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lyman BostockOF1493491040.9890.00
Dan FordOF137205982.9640.00
Larry HisleOF1342871182.9740.00
Glenn AdamsOF4460321.9690.00
Bob GorinskiOF3744030.9360.00
Willie NorwoodOF2859030.9520.00
Rich ChilesOF2235020.9460.00
Luis GomezOF10000.0000.00
Jerry TerrellOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom JohnsonP7114692610.9722.15
Tom BurgmeierP6197111811.9672.69
Ron SchuelerP521341126011.0002.48
Dave GoltzP39303204154.9241.81
Paul ThormodsgardP3721883122.9511.61
Geoff ZahnP34198164025.9662.55
Dave JohnsonP3072511021.0001.99
Pete RedfernP30137112311.9712.23
Jeff HollyP18484410.8891.50
Gary SerumP82202001.0000.81
Don CarrithersP71432001.0003.19
Bill ButlerP62101001.0000.43
Jim ShellenbackP5520001.0003.46
Mike PazikP31823001.0002.50
Jim HughesP240000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Craig KusickDH85.0000.00
Rich ChilesDH61.0000.00
Glenn AdamsDH47.0000.00
Bob GorinskiDH9.0000.00
Jerry TerrellDH9.0000.00
Randy BassDH6.0000.00
Larry HisleDH6.0000.00
Willie NorwoodDH5.0000.00
Bud BullingDH3.0000.00
Dan FordDH3.0000.00
Luis GomezDH2.0000.00
Rod CarewDH1.0000.00
Mike CubbageDH1.0000.00
Dave GoltzDH1.0000.00
Bob RandallDH1.0000.00
Rob WilfongDH1.0000.00


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