Season Information
Team Name
1979 Minnesota Twins
American League
W-L Record
82-80 (.506)   GBL: -6
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
4 / 9 / 15
Runs For/Against
764 / 725   Diff: +39
Playoff Series
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Kevin Brandt (1-11)
Attendance Rank
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
Years Active
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1979 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1979Minnesota TwinsAmerican LeagueWestMLB1628280.506676472539491,070,52121Gene MauchMetropolitan Stadiumdnq
1979Toledo Mud HensInternational League-AAA1396376.453226225932977148,5924Cal ErmerLucas County Stadiumdnq
1979Orlando TwinsSouthern LeagueEasternAA1416081.42623594684-904941,02110Roy McMillanTinker Fielddnq
1979Visalia OaksCalifornia LeagueSouthernA+1408654.61438767161602250,1996Tom KellyRecreation ParkLost in Semi-Finals
1979Wisconsin Rapids TwinsMidwest LeagueNorthernA1326072.45519.5598645-474641,2398Rick StelmaszekWitter Fielddnq
1979Elizabethton TwinsAppalachian League-Rk703733.52917.5402355473316,6605Fred WatersJoe O'Brien Fielddnq
6 record(s)
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 1979 Minnesota Twins

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Glenn AdamsOFLR31MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Wade AdamsonPRR0AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Alfredo AgrasOF-CRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Julio AlonsoPRL25AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Archie AmersonSSRR24AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Sam ArringtonPRR18AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Rick AustinCRR19AAAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike BacsikPRR27MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Timothy BarrPLR23AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Chuck BelkPRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+), Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Steve BensonSSRR22AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Ken BergerOFLL23AAVisalia Oaks (A+)PHI
    Rick Beswick2BBR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Thomas BikoPLL0AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Robert BlakePLL22AAOrlando Twins (AA), Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Tarry Boelter2BRR0AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Bob Bohnet3BRR22AAAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Glenn BorgmannCRR29MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Gary Bozich2BRR21AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Kevin BrandtOFRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Luis BravoOFRR0AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Ken BrettPLL30MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)LAN, LAN
    Enrique Brito2BBR17RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Jeff BrueggemannPRR23AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Jim BucknerOFLL0AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Derek BulcockSSRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Randy BushRF-OFLL20MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Sal ButeraCRR26MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Chino CadahiaCRR21AAAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Stan CannonOFLL0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Brad CarlsonPRR0AElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    John Castino3B-2BRR24MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Wayne CaugheySSLR25AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    James Christensen2BRR21AAAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Mark ClaphamPRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)OAK
    Dave ColemanOFRR28MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Manny CollettiSSBR22AAAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Paul CroftOFRR19AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Mike Cubbage3BLR28MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    George DierbergerCRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Gary DobbsPRL0AAOrlando Twins (AA), Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Steve Douglas3BLR22AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Alex Dovalis3BRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dave EdwardsOFRR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Dave EngleC-OFRR22MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Jerry EnnisSSRR0AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Roger EricksonPRR22MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Doc EstesOFLL25AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA), Orlando Twins (AA)---
    Smokey EverettPLR21AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Lenny FaedoSSRR19MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Tim FagelyPL---0A+Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Terry FeltonPRR21MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Ken FrancinguesPRR0A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Mark FunderburkOFRR22MLBVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Gary Gaetti3BRR20MLBElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Jim GideonPRR25MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Dave GoltzPRR30MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Luis Antonio Gonzales2BRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Danny Goodwin1BLR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)OAK
    Dan GrahamCLR24MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Steven GreenPRR21AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Randy GreerOFLL0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Ron Grout1BRR20AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    James GrovePRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Jack GurholtPLL0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Lance HallbergOF-1BRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Paul HartzellPRR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Brad HavensPLL20MLBOrlando Twins (AA), Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Matthew HendersonOFLR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Steve HerzCRR22AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Ed HodgePLL21MLBElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Jeff HollyPLL26MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Kent Hrbek1BLR19MLBElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Joe IsaacsPLR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Darrell JacksonPBL23MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Ralph JacksonPRR0A+Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Ron Jackson1B-3BRR26MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Timothy JensenCRR0AElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Abner JohnsonPRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Robert JonesPLL18A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Tom Kelly1BLL28MLBVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Mike KinnunenPLL21MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Bob KonopaPRL17AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Jerry KoosmanPRL35MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Ted KromyPRR19AAAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Craig Kusick1BRR30MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)TOR, TOR
    Rick Kyzer3BRR20A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    William LamkeyPRR21AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Ken LandreauxOFLR24MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Tim LaudnerCRR21MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Bernardo LeonardOFRR26AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Dwight LewisPBR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Antonio Lopez1B-OFRR0A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bruce MacPhersonPRR24AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA), Orlando Twins (AA)---
    Mark MaherOFRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA), Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Rubio MalonePBL0A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Dennis Mantick2BBR24AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Steve MapelPRR22AAAOrlando Twins (AA), Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    William MarreroOFRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)BAL
    Mike MarshallPRR36MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Martyn MaxwellOF-3BRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA), Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Larry MayPBR19AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Blane McDonaldCRR22A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Steve McManamanOF-1BRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Kevin McWhirterOFRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Rudy MeoliSS-3BLR28MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)PHI
    Warren MertensPRR0AAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Jose MesaPRR13MLBElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Kevin Miller1BRR0AElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    John MinarcinPRR22AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Alvin MooreOFRR21AAAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Jose Morales1B-CRR34MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Bob MulliganPLL20AAAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Miles Nelson3BRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Willie NorwoodOFRR28MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Boyce OroscoPRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John Palica1B-OFBL0AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Les PearseySSRR23AAAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    George PersandiP---L0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Stan PerzanowskiPBR28MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Ike PettawayPRR24AAAVisalia Oaks (A+)ATL
    John Pittman1BRR23AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Hosken PowellOFLL24MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Alexis RamirezSSRR0AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Bob Randall2BRR31MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Pete RedfernPRR24MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Clyde ReichardPRR21AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Jose ReyesPRR0AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Mike RileyPRR19AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Bombo RiveraOFRR26MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Jose RodriguezSS-2BRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Andres RomeroOF-1BLL21A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Brendan RosenbergOFRR0A+Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Tommy SainOFRR26AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Charles SalaganPLL0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)BAL
    Wally SarmientoPRR20AAAOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Gary SerumPRR22MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Terry SheehanPLR25AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Rich ShefteSSRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Jack ShumateCRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    George SlembeckerSSRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Roy SmalleySSBR26MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Ray SmithCRR23MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Ronald SmithSSBR0AAAVisalia Oaks (A+)PHI
    Rick SofieldOFLR22MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA), Orlando Twins (AA)---
    Kevin StanfieldPLL23MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    William SterkPRR21RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Bruce StockerOFBR0AElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Scott StoltenbergSS-OFRR0AWisconsin Rapids Twins (A), Elizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Don StovallCRR0RkElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Greg ThayerPRR29MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Chris ThomasPLR18AAElizabethton Twins (Rk)---
    Paul ThormodsgardPRR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Scott Ullger1BRR23MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Michael UngsPRR0AAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steven VandeLaanPRR0A+Visalia Oaks (A+)BAL
    Jesus Vega1BRR23MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    John VerhoevenPRR25MLBToledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Bob VeselicPRR23MLBOrlando Twins (AA)---
    Frank VilorioSSRR23AAAToledo Mud Hens (AAA), Orlando Twins (AA)---
    Paul VoigtOFBR20AAAWisconsin Rapids Twins (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve WagnerPRR0AAVisalia Oaks (A+)---
    Gary WardOFRR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB), Toledo Mud Hens (AAA)---
    Rob Wilfong2BLR25MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Ron WilkinsonSSRR19AAOrlando Twins (AA), Visalia Oaks (A+)---
    Butch WynegarCBR23MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Geoff ZahnPLL33MLBMinnesota Twins (MLB)---
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    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