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1989 MINNESOTA TWINS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  80-82   .494
Result:   5th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tom Kelly
General Manager:   Andy MacPhail
Stadium:  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance:  2,277,438
Payroll:  $15,540,500
Playoffs: Season in progress

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Dwyer (39)
Youngest Player:  Mike Dyer (22)
Longest Tenure:  Kent Hrbek, Gary Gaetti, Tim Laudner (9)
Top Hitter:  Kirby Puckett (8)
Top Pitcher:  Frank Viola (21)
Top Draft Pick:  Chuck Knoblauch (#25)

Roster Continuity:  68.26%
Top Prospect:   David West
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland9963.611--
KC Royals9270.5687.0
California9171.5628.0
Texas8379.51216.0
Minnesota8082.49419.0
Seattle7389.45126.0
Chi White Sox6992.42929.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
17Rick AguileraPMLB6-5203RightRight12/31/196127San Gabriel,California1983358NYM

49Allan AndersonPMLB6-0186LeftLeft1/7/196425Lancaster,Ohio1982232MIN
2Wally Backman2BMLB5-9168BothRight9/22/195929Hillsboro,Oregon1977116NYM
21Doug BakerSS-2BMLB5-9165BothRight4/3/196128Fullerton,California19829230DET
40Juan BerenguerPMLB5-11225RightRight11/30/195434Aguadulce,Panama1975UDFA NYM
51Greg BookerPMLB6-6233RightRight6/22/196029Lynchburg,Virginia198110239SD
25Randy BushRF-OFMLB6-1184LeftLeft10/5/195830Dover,Delaware1979237MIN
22Carmen CastilloOFMLB6-1190RightRight6/8/195831San Francisco de Macoris,Dominican Republic1978UDFA PHI
33Mike CookPMLB6-3200RightRight8/14/196325Charleston,South Carolina1985119CAL
54Tim DrummondPMLB6-3170RightRight12/24/196424La Plata,Maryland198312271PIT
5Jim DwyerOFMLB5-10175LeftLeft1/3/195039Evergreen Park,Illinois197111PIT
39Mike DyerPMLB6-3195RightRight9/8/196622Upland,California1986487MIN
8Gary Gaetti3BMLB6-0205RightRight8/19/195830Centralia,Illinois1979111MIN
7Greg GagneSSMLB5-11177RightRight11/12/196127Fall River,Massachusetts19795129NYY
32Dan GladdenLF-OFMLB5-11180RightRight7/7/195731San Jose,California1979UDFA SF
46German GonzalezPMLB6-0170RightRight3/7/196227Rio Caribe,Venezuela1986UDFA MIN
53Mark GuthriePMLB6-4215RightLeft9/22/196523Buffalo,New York19877165MIN
58Chip Hale2B-3BMLB5-11180LeftRight12/2/196424Santa Clara,California198717424MIN
12Brian HarperCMLB6-2206RightRight10/16/195929Los Angeles,California1977485CAL
14Kent Hrbek1BMLB6-4260LeftRight5/21/196029Minneapolis,Minnesota197817432MIN
56Terry Jorgensen3B-1BMLB6-4208RightRight9/2/196622Kewaunee,Wisconsin1987235MIN
9Gene Larkin1B-RFMLB6-3205BothRight10/24/196226Flushing,New York198420504MIN
15Tim LaudnerCMLB6-3212RightRight6/7/195831Mason City,Iowa1979363MIN
4Orlando MercadoCMLB6-0195RightRight11/7/196127Arecibo,Puerto Rico1978UDFA SEA
1John MosesOFMLB5-10170BothLeft8/9/195731Los Angeles,California1981486CHW
26Al Newman2B-SSMLB5-9183BothRight6/30/196029Kansas City,Missouri1981112MTL
30Francisco OliverasPMLB5-10170RightRight1/31/196326Santurce,Puerto Rico1981UDFA BAL
11Greg OlsonCMLB6-0200RightRight9/6/196028Marshall,Minnesota19827163NYM
34Kirby PuckettCF-OFMLB5-9223RightRight3/14/196128Chicago,Illinois198213MIN
18Shane RawleyPMLB6-0185RightLeft6/27/195534Racine,Wisconsin1974485LAD
41Jeff ReardonPMLB6-1195RightRight10/1/195533Dalton,Massachusetts1977UDFA NYM
20Vic Rodriguez2B-3BMLB5-11173RightRight7/14/196127New York,New York1978UDFA BAL
36Steve ShieldsPMLB6-5230RightRight11/30/195830Gadsden,Alabama197722554OAK
23Roy SmithPMLB6-3200RightRight9/6/196127Mount Vernon,New York1979372PHI
55Paul Sorrento1BMLB6-2220LeftRight11/17/196523Somerville,Massachusetts19864103CAL
38Randy St. ClairePMLB6-2190RightRight8/23/196028Glens Falls,New York1978UDFA MTL
36Kevin TapaniPMLB6-1190RightRight2/18/196425Des Moines,Iowa1986240OAK
31Freddie ToliverPMLB6-1170RightRight2/3/196128Natchez,Mississippi1979377NYY
27Lee TunnellPMLB6-0180RightRight10/30/196028Tyler,Texas1981240PIT
16Frank ViolaPMLB6-4209LeftLeft4/19/196029Hempstead,New York1981237MIN
47Gary WaynePMLB6-3192LeftLeft11/30/196226Dearborn,Michigan1984493MTL
52Lenny WebsterCMLB5-9200RightRight2/10/196524New Orleans,Louisiana198521535MIN
50David WestPMLB6-6247LeftLeft9/1/196424Memphis,Tennessee1983484NYM
Team PersonnelPosition 
Dick BremerBroadcaster 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Cal ErmerScout 
Marty EspositoScout 
Vern FollowellScout 
Earl FrishmanScout 
Tony GiulianiScout 
John GordonBroadcaster 
Jim KaatBroadcaster 
Tom KellyManager 
Don LeppertMinor League Field Coordinator 
Andy MacPhailGeneral Manager 
Tony OlivaHitting Coach 
Rick RenickThird Base Coach 
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach 
Dick SuchPitching Coach 
Wayne TerwilligerFirst Base Coach 
Steve WilliamsScout 


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