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1989 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 740-738 + 2
Roster Continuity 68.26% 15/26
Manager(s): Tom Kelly
General Manager: Andy MacPhail
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 15,540,500 8/26
Attendance: 2,277,438 11/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Chuck Knoblauch (#25) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
First Base Coach: Wayne Terwilliger
Hitting Coach: Tony Oliva
Pitching Coach: Dick Such
Third Base Coach: Rick Renick

#1 Draft Picks

Wally Backman (#16), Mike Cook (#19)
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 1989 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Rick AguileraP6-5203R-R271985NYN: 1983-3-58MLB--
    49Allan AndersonP6-0186L-L251986MIN: 1982-2-32MLB--
    2Wally Backman2B5-9168B-R291980NYN: 1977-1-16MLB--
    21Doug BakerSS-2B5-9165B-R281984DET: 1982-9-230MLB--
    40Juan BerenguerP5-11225R-R341978Not draftedMLB--
    51Greg BookerP6-6233R-R291983SDN: 1981-10-239MLB--
    25Randy BushRF-OF6-1184L-L301982MIN: 1979-2-37MLB--
    22Carmen CastilloOF6-1190R-R311982Not draftedMLB--
    33Mike CookP6-3200R-R251986CAL: 1985-1-19MLB--
    54Tim DrummondP6-3170R-R241987PIT: 1983-12-271MLB--
    5Jim DwyerOF5-10175L-L391973PIT: 1971-1-1MLB--
    39Mike DyerP6-3195R-R221989MIN: 1986-4-87MLB--
    8Gary Gaetti3B6-0205R-R301981MIN: 1979-1-11MLB--
    7Greg GagneSS5-11177R-R271983NYA: 1979-5-129MLB--
    32Dan GladdenLF-OF5-11180R-R311983Not draftedMLB--
    46German GonzalezP6-0170R-R271988Not draftedMLB--
    53Mark GuthrieP6-4215R-L231989MIN: 1987-7-165MLB--
    58Chip Hale2B-3B5-11180L-R241989MIN: 1987-17-425MLB--
    12Brian HarperC6-2206R-R291979CAL: 1977-4-85MLB--
    14Kent Hrbek1B6-4260L-R291981MIN: 1978-17-432MLB--
    56Terry Jorgensen3B-1B6-4208R-R221989MIN: 1987-2-35MLB--
    9Gene Larkin1B-RF6-3205B-R261987MIN: 1984-20-504MLB--
    15Tim LaudnerC6-3212R-R311981MIN: 1979-3-63MLB--
    4Orlando MercadoC6-0195R-R271982Not draftedMLB--
    1John MosesOF5-10170B-L311982CHA: 1981-4-86MLB--
    26Al Newman2B-SS5-9183B-R291985MON: 1981-1-12MLB--
    30Francisco OliverasP5-10170R-R261989Not draftedMLB--
    11Greg OlsonC6-0200R-R281989NYN: 1982-7-163MLB--
    34Kirby PuckettCF-OF5-9223R-R281984MIN: 1982-1-3MLB--
    18Shane RawleyP6-0185R-L341978LAN: 1974-4-85MLB--
    41Jeff ReardonP6-1195R-R331979MON: 1973-23-527MLB--
    20Vic Rodriguez2B-3B5-11173R-R271984Not draftedMLB--
    36Steve ShieldsP6-5230R-R301985OAK: 1977-22-554MLB--
    23Roy SmithP6-3200R-R271984PHI: 1979-3-72MLB--
    55Paul Sorrento1B6-2220L-R231989CAL: 1986-4-103MLB--
    38Randy St. ClaireP6-2190R-R281984UDFAMLB--
    36Kevin TapaniP6-1190R-R251989OAK: 1986-2-40MLB--
    31Freddie ToliverP6-1170R-R281984NYA: 1979-3-77MLB--
    27Lee TunnellP6-0180R-R281982PIT: 1981-2-40MLB--
    16Frank ViolaP6-4209L-L291982MIN: 1981-2-37MLB--
    47Gary WayneP6-3192L-L261989MON: 1984-4-93MLB--
    52Lenny WebsterC5-9200R-R241989MIN: 1985-21-535MLB--
    50David WestP6-6247L-L241988NYN: 1983-4-84MLB--

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