Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 1011   R H E
Minnesota Twins 0-1L1000 001 000 00 170
Texas Rangers 1-0W1010 000 000 01 293
Date of Game:  Friday, April 09, 1976
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Butch Wynegar - 1st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI

  • Minnesota Twins Batting Stats

    Minnesota TwinsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Rod Carew1b30.190500000.00011172000
    Dan Fordrf23.325500002.0001131000
    Steve Braundh27.336511001.2001630000
    Larry Hislelf28.340401001.2501680000
    Lyman Bostockcf25.138402000.500199000
    Butch Wynegarc20.026401100.25011010
    Dave McKay3b26.026402000.500134000
    Jerry Terrell2b29.270300000.0001349000
    Danny Thompsonss29.067400000.0001597000
        Bill Campbellp27.243000000.0001130000
    Totals: 3817104.184103823 

    Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Len Randlelf27.056401011.2501467000
    Juan Beniquezcf25.331503000.6001234000
    Mike Hargrove1b26.165500002.0001277000
    Toby Harrahss27.165401111.2501681010
    Jeff Burroughsrf25.033412101.5001543110
    Roy Howell3b22.112400002.0001139000
    Tom Grievedh28.036400002.0001380000
    Roy Smalley2b23.166402001.500179000
        Dave Moatespr28.070000000.000156000
    Jim Sundbergc24.327410001.0001287000
    Totals: 38292211.237103143 

    Game Stats


    HR:  Jeff Burroughs (1)
    RBIs:  Jeff Burroughs (1), Toby Harrah (1), Butch Wynegar (1)
    CS: Lyman Bostock (1), Larry Hisle (1)
    SH:  Jerry Terrell (1)
    GDP:  Mike Hargrove (1), Roy Howell (1)

    Minnesota Twins Pitching Stats

    Minnesota TwinsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bert Blyleven25.00396110811.000.670001217
    Bill Campbell  (L 0-1)27.2431.23112304.502.500001139
    Pitching Totals:10.79222111 0002356

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Gaylord Perry  (W 1-0)37.206117110400.820.640001524
    Pitching Totals:11711040 0001524

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bert Blyleven 0-0-0;  Bill Campbell 0-0-0;  Gaylord Perry 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Bert Blyleven 30;  Bill Campbell 10;  Gaylord Perry 39; 
    Time of Game:  2:48    Attendance:  28,947
    Umpires:   Home:   Bill Haller  1B  Ron Luciano  2B  Larry McCoy  3B  Al Clark 

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