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1966 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Sam Mele played for the 1966 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record89-73 (2nd)League Rank2ndMLB Rank6th
BallparkMetropolitan Stadium
ManagerSam MeleGeneral ManagerCalvin Griffith
CoachesJim Lemon (Assistant Coach), Billy Martin (Assistant Coach), Hal Naragon (Bullpen Coach), Johnny Sain (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBob Jones (#20)
Attendance1,259,374 (Rank: 8th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1966 Statistics -- 1966 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1966 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1966 baseball season.

1966 Minnesota Twins Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
11,21Bernie Allen2B6-0 185 L-R 1939-04-16 27East Liverpool,Ohio MLB1961-19731962-1973East Liverpool (East Liverpool,OH)Purdue U.
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
4Bob AllisonOF6-4 220 R-R 1934-07-11 31Raytown,Missouri MLB1958-19701958-1970Raytown (Raytown,MO)Kansas
1955-   UDFA-WS1
 
10Earl BatteyC6-1 205 R-R 1935-01-05 31Los Angeles,California MLB1955-19671955-1967Jordan (Los Angeles,CA)    
23Dave BoswellP6-3 185 R-R 1945-01-20 21Baltimore,Maryland MLB1964-19711964-1971Calvert Hall (Baltimore,MD)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
35Pete CiminoP6-2 195 R-R 1942-10-17 23Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19681965-1968Bristol (Bristol,PA)
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
24,34Ron Clark3B5-10 175 R-R 1943-01-14 23Fort Worth,Texas MLB1966-19751966-1975Brewer (Fort Worth,TX)
1961-   UDFA-PHI
 
33Mudcat GrantP6-1 186 R-R 1935-08-13 30Lacoochee,Florida MLB1958-19711958-1971Moore Academy (Dade City,FL)Florida A&M U.    
7Jimmie HallOF6-0 175 L-R 1938-03-17 28Mount Holly,North Carolina MLB1963-19701963-1970Belmont (Belmont,NC)
1956-   UDFA-WS1
 
36Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 27Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
35Ron KellerP6-2 200 R-R 1943-06-03 23Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1966-19681966-1968   Indiana U.
1965- 8- 154-MIN
 
3Harmon Killebrew3B5-11 214 R-R 1936-06-29 30Payette,Idaho MLB1954-19751954-1975Payette (Payette,ID)    
27Johnny KlippsteinP6-1 185 R-R 1927-10-17 38Washington,District of Columbia MLB1950-19671950-1967Montgomery Blair (Silver Spring,MD)    
8Andy KoscoOF6-3 207 R-R 1941-10-05 24Youngstown,Ohio MLB1959-19741965-1974Struthers (Struthers,OH)
1959-   UDFA-DET
 
26Jim MerrittP6-2 180 L-L 1943-12-09 22Altadena,California MLB1962-19751965-1975Edgewood (West Covina,CA)
1961-   UDFA-LAN
 
5Don Mincher1B6-3 213 L-R 1938-06-24 28Huntsville,Alabama MLB1956-19721960-1972S.R. Butler (Huntsville,AL)
1956-   UDFA-CHA
 
29George MitterwaldC6-2 206 R-R 1945-08-07 20Berkeley,California MLB1965-19781966-1977Mount Eden (Hayward,CA)Chabot Col
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
20Russ NixonC6-1 185 L-R 1935-02-19 31Cleves,Ohio MLB1957-19681957-1968Western Hills (Cincinnati,OH)    
6Tony OlivaOF6-2 190 L-R 1938-07-20 27Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB1961-19761962-1976  
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
30Jim OllomP6-4 210 R-L 1945-07-08 20Snohomish,Washington MLB1966-19671966-1967Snohomish (Snohomish,WA)
1963-   UDFA-NYA
 
17Camilo PascualP5-11 185 R-R 1934-01-20 32Havana,Cuba MLB1954-19711954-1971      
31Jim PerryP6-4 200 B-R 1935-10-30 30Williamston,North Carolina MLB1956-19751959-1975Williamston (Williamston,NC)Campbell U.
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
19Bill PleisP5-10 175 L-L 1937-08-05 28St. Louis,Missouri MLB1961-19661961-1966Kirkwood (Kirkwood,MO)
1956-   UDFA-WS1
 
18Rich Reese1B6-3 200 L-L 1941-09-29 24Leipsic,Ohio MLB1962-19731964-1973Deshler (Deshler,OH)
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
30Garry RoggenburkP6-6 195 R-L 1940-04-16 26Cleveland,Ohio MLB1963-19691963-1969St. Ignatius (Cleveland,OH)Dayton
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
32Jim RolandP6-3 190 R-L 1942-12-14 23Franklin,North Carolina MLB1961-19721962-1972Broughton (Raleigh,NC)
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
9Rich Rollins3B5-10 185 R-R 1938-04-16 28Mount Pleasant,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19701961-1970Parma (Parma,OH)Kent St
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
25Dwight SieblerP6-2 184 R-R 1937-08-05 28Columbus,Nebraska MLB1963-19671963-1967North (Omaha,NE)Nebraska
1958-   UDFA-PHI
 
12Cesar Tovar2B5-9 155 R-R 1940-07-03 25Caracas,Venezuela MLB1959-19761965-1976  
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
16,34Ted UhlaenderOF6-2 190 L-R 1940-10-21 25Chicago Heights,Illinois MLB1961-19721965-1972McAllen (McAllen,TX)Baylor U.
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
47Sandy ValdespinoOF5-8 170 L-L 1939-01-14 27San Jose De Las Lajas,Cuba MLB1965-19711965-1971  
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
2Zoilo VersallesSS5-10 150 R-R 1939-12-18 26Veldado,Cuba MLB1959-19711959-1971  
1958-   UDFA-WS1
 
15Al WorthingtonP6-2 205 R-R 1929-02-05 37Birmingham,Alabama MLB1953-19691953-1969Phillips (Birmingham,AL)Alabama    
22Jerry ZimmermanC6-2 185 R-R 1934-09-21 31Omaha,Nebraska MLB1961-19681961-1968Milwaukie (Milwaukie,OR)
1952-   UDFA-BOS
 
33 Players