Season Information
Team Name
1978 Minnesota Twins
League
American League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
73-89 (.451)   GBL: -19
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
4 / 9 / 18
Runs For/Against
666 / 678   Diff: -12
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Lenny Faedo (1-16)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
25
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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1978 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1978Minnesota TwinsAmerican LeagueWestMLB1627389.45119666678-1249787,87825Gene MauchMetropolitan Stadiumdnq
1978Toledo Mud HensInternational League-AAA1407466.52911592657-6533163,6514Cal ErmerLucas County StadiumLost in Semi-Finals
1978Orlando TwinsSouthern LeagueEasternAA1438261.57306024871151242,8019Johnny GorylTinker FieldLost in Semi-Finals
1978Visalia OaksCalifornia LeagueSouthernA+1399742.698010076793281152,6184Roy McMillanRecreation ParkLeague Champions
1978Wisconsin Rapids TwinsMidwest LeagueNorthernA1386276.44935.5670678-83551,1546Rick StelmaszekWitter Fielddnq
1978Elizabethton TwinsAppalachian League-Rk694128.5940333284492122,1734Fred WatersJoe O'Brien Fielddnq
6 record(s)
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1978 Minnesota Twins

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Manny AbeytaPLR0AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Glenn AdamsOFLR30MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Wade AdamsonPRR0AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Harvey AkersPLL0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Warren AllenSSRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    John AltmanPRR0A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Archie AmersonSSRR23AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)SEA
    Ken AnguloPLL20AAAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    B
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Vince BaileyOFRR0AElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Brad BarclayPLR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Chuck BelkPRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Thomas BikoPLL0AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Robert BlakePLL21AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Tarry Boelter2BRR0AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Glenn BorgmannCRR28MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Gary Bozich2BRR20AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Floyd BrenneckeSSRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Jeff BrueggemannPRR22AAAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Bud BullingCRR25MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Sal ButeraCRR25MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    C
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Stan CannonOFLL0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Rod Carew1B-2BLR32MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    John Castino3B-2BRR23MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Paul CataneseOFRR19RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Wayne CaugheySSLR24AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Joe CharboneauOFRR23MLBVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Rich ChilesOFLL28MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Mark ClaphamPRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Jeff ClarkPLR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Larry CorriganCLR27AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)LAN, LAN
    Paul CroftOFRR18AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Mike Cubbage3BLR27MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Rick CyburtSSRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    D
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Richard DaltonSS-3BRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    John Daynor1B-OFLL0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    George DierbergerCRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Gary DobbsPRL0AAOrlando Twins (AA), Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Steve Douglas3BLR21AAAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Alex Dovalis3BRR0AElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Rick DuncanCLR24AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    E
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dave EdwardsOFRR24MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Jerry EnnisSSRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA), Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Roger EricksonPRR21MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Doc EstesOFLL24AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    F
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Lenny FaedoSSRR18MLBElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Terry FeltonPRR20MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Greg FieldPRR21AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA), Orlando Twins (AA)---
    Dan FordOFRR26MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Mark FunderburkOFRR21MLBWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    G
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike GatlinSSRR25AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA), Orlando Twins (AA)CHN
    Chris GeasonPLL21RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Dave GoltzPRR29MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Juan GonzalezPRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Bob GorinskiOFRR26MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Dan GrahamCLR23MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Steven GreenPRR20AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Ron Grout1BRR19AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Michael GustaveOFLR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    H
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Kevin HaeberlePRR8AElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Lance HallbergOF-1BRR0AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Steve HarganPRR35MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Billy Harris2B-3BLR34MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Roric HarrisonPRR31MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    James HastingsPLL0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Dan Henry3BRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Steve HerzCRR21AAAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Moe Hill1B-OFRR31AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Jerome HoffmanPRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Robert HoldenCRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Jeff HollyPLL25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Orlando Twins (AA)---
    I
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Joe IsaacsPLR0AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    J
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Darrell JacksonPBL22MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Orlando Twins (AA)---
    Barry JenkinsPRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Abner JohnsonPRR0A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Dave JohnsonPRR29MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Richard JohnsonP------0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Tom JohnsonPRR27MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Dale JonesCRR22AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    K
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Tom Kelly1BLL27MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Ted KromyPRR18AAAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Craig Kusick1BRR29MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    L
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dwight LewisPBR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Elmer LingermanPLL21AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    John LoncharCRR25AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    M
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bruce MacPhersonPRR23AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Mark MaherOFRR0AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Rubio MalonePBL0A+Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Dennis Mantick2BBR23AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Steve MapelPRR21AAAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Dean MariettaPLR20A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Mike MarshallPRR35MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Martyn MaxwellOF-3BRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Davis MayPRR26AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Lance McCordPRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Steve McManamanOF-1BRR0AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Kevin McWhirterOFRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Thomas McWilliamsPLL0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Ronnie MearsSSRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+), Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Warren MertensPRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    John MinarcinPRR21AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Jose Morales1B-CRR33MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Dean MorandaPRL0A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    N
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Miles Nelson3BRR0AElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Bart NieuwenhuisPLL0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Willie NorwoodOFRR27MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    O
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jesse OroscoPRL21MLBElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    P
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Les PearseySSRR22AAAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Sam Perlozzo2BRR27MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Stan PerzanowskiPBR27MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Art PiccolottiOFLR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    John Pittman1BRR22AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA), Orlando Twins (AA)---
    Hosken PowellOFLL23MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Eric PrevostPBR19A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Q
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Frank QuinteroPRR22AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    R
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Gilbert RamirezCRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Bob Randall2BRR30MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Pete RedfernPRR23MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Clyde ReichardPRR20AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Mike RileyPRR18AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Bombo RiveraOFRR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Gene RobinsonPRR23A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Butch RoweSSRR22A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    S
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Tommy SainOFRR25AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Tim SavageCRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Mac ScarcePLL29MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Gary SerumPRR21MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Kevin SevcikPRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Terry SheehanPLR24AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Jack ShumateCRR0AElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    George SlembeckerSSRR0A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Roy SmalleySSBR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Don SmithCRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Myrl SmithPRL26AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)TEX
    Ray SmithCRR22MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Dale SoderholmSSRR25AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Rick SofieldOFLR21MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA), Orlando Twins (AA)---
    Daniel SpainOFBR22AAOrlando Twins (AA), Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Kevin StanfieldPLL22MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Rick StelmaszekCLR29MLBWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    John SuttonPRR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    T
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Joseph TarverSSRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Greg ThayerPRR28MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Rufus ThompsonOFLL0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Paul ThormodsgardPRR24MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    U
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Scott Ullger1BRR22MLBVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Louie UribePRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    V
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jesus Vega1BRR22MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Bob VeselicPRR22MLBVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Frank VilorioSSRR22AAAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    W
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve WagnerPRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Robert WalduslyOFLL0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Gary WardOFRR24MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Harold WashingtonOFRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Rob Wilfong2BLR24MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Michael WilliamsCRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Tack WilsonLF-OFRR23MLBVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Kurt WittmayerSSRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Larry Wolfe3B-2BRR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Butch WynegarCBR22MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Z
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Sandalio ZabalaP---R0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Geoff ZahnPLL32MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    161 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached