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1968 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Jim Kaat played for the 1968 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record79-83 (7th)League Rank7thMLB Rank11th
BallparkMetropolitan Stadium
ManagerCal ErmerGeneral ManagerCalvin Griffith
CoachesGeorge Case (Assistant Coach), Johnny Goryl (Assistant Coach), Billy Martin (Assistant Coach), Bob Oldis (Bullpen Coach), Early Wynn (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAlex Rowell (#16)
Attendance1,143,257 (Rank: 8th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1968 Statistics -- 1968 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 1968 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1968 baseball season.

1968 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)
4Bob AllisonOF6-4 220 R-R 1934-07-11 33Raytown,Missouri MLB1958-19701958-1970Raytown (Raytown,MO)Kansas
1955-   UDFA-WS1
 
23Dave BoswellP6-3 185 R-R 1945-01-20 23Baltimore,Maryland MLB1964-19711964-1971Calvert Hall (Baltimore,MD)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
29Rod Carew2B6-0 182 L-R 1945-10-01 22Gatun,Panama MLB1964-19851967-1985George Washington (New York,NY)
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
32Dean ChanceP6-3 200 R-R 1941-06-01 27Plain City,Ohio MLB1961-19711961-1971Wooster (Wooster,OH)
1959-   UDFA-BAL
 
8Ron Clark3B-SS5-10 175 R-R 1943-01-14 25Fort Worth,Texas MLB1966-19751966-1975Brewer (Fort Worth,TX)
1961-   UDFA-PHI
 
18Tom HallP6-0 155 L-L 1947-11-23 20Thomasville,North Carolina MLB1966-19771968-1977Ramona (Riverside,CA)
1966- 3-  53-MIN
 
24Jackie HernandezSS6-0 175 R-R 1940-09-11 27Central Tinguaro,Cuba MLB1961-19731965-1973  
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
45Jim HoltOF6-0 195 L-R 1944-05-27 24Graham,North Carolina MLB1966-19761968-1976Graham (Graham,NC)
1965-   UDFA-KC1
 
36Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 29Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
38Ron KellerP6-2 200 R-R 1943-06-03 25Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1966-19681966-1968   Indiana U.
1965- 8- 154-MIN
 
25Pat KellyOF6-1 185 L-L 1944-07-30 23Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19811967-1981Gratz (Philadelphia,PA)
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
3Harmon Killebrew1B5-11 214 R-R 1936-06-29 32Payette,Idaho MLB1954-19751954-1975Payette (Payette,ID)    
2Frank KostroOF6-2 190 R-R 1937-08-04 30Windber,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19691962-1969  
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
25Bruce LookC5-11 183 L-R 1943-06-09 25Lansing,Michigan MLB1968-19681968-1968Everett (Lansing,MI)Michigan St
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
26Jim MerrittP6-2 180 L-L 1943-12-09 24Altadena,California MLB1962-19751965-1975Edgewood (West Covina,CA)
1961-   UDFA-LAN
 
21,49Bob MillerP6-1 182 R-R 1939-02-18 29St. Louis,Missouri MLB1957-19741957-1974William Beaumont (St. Louis,MO)    
15George MitterwaldC6-2 206 R-R 1945-08-07 22Berkeley,California MLB1965-19781966-1977Mount Eden (Hayward,CA)Chabot Col
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
27Danny MorrisP6-1 200 R-R 1946-06-11 22Greenville,Kentucky MLB1968-19691968-1969  
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
28Graig NettlesOF6-0 185 L-R 1944-08-20 23San Diego,California MLB1966-19881967-1988San Diego (San Diego,CA)San Diego St
1965- 4-  74-MIN
 
6Tony OlivaOF6-2 190 L-R 1938-07-20 29Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB1961-19761962-1976  
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
16Ron PerranoskiP6-0 192 L-L 1936-04-01 32Paterson,New Jersey MLB1958-19731961-1973Fair Lawn (Fair Lawn,NJ)Michigan St
1958-   UDFA-CHN
 
31Jim PerryP6-4 200 B-R 1935-10-30 32Williamston,North Carolina MLB1956-19751959-1975Williamston (Williamston,NC)Campbell U.
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
7Frank Quilici2B-3B6-0 175 R-R 1939-05-11 29Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19701965-1970Providence St. Mel (Chicago,IL)Loras Col, Western Michigan U.
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
20Rich Reese1B6-3 200 L-L 1941-09-29 26Leipsic,Ohio MLB1962-19731964-1973Deshler (Deshler,OH)
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
10Rick RenickSS6-0 190 R-R 1944-03-16 24London,Ohio MLB1965-19781968-1972Madison South (London,OH)Ohio St
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
19Jim RolandP6-3 190 R-L 1942-12-14 25Franklin,North Carolina MLB1961-19721962-1972Broughton (Raleigh,NC)
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
9Rich Rollins3B5-10 185 R-R 1938-04-16 30Mount Pleasant,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19701961-1970Parma (Parma,OH)Kent St
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
10,13Johnny RoseboroC5-11 190 L-R 1933-05-13 35Ashland,Ohio MLB1957-19701957-1970Ashland (Ashland,OH)    
42Buzz StephenP6-4 205 R-R 1944-07-13 23Porterville,California MLB1968-19681968-1968   Fresno St
1966- 2-  34-MIN
 
12Cesar TovarOF-3B5-9 155 R-R 1940-07-03 27Caracas,Venezuela MLB1959-19761965-1976  
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
11Ted UhlaenderOF6-2 190 L-R 1940-10-21 27Chicago Heights,Illinois MLB1961-19721965-1972McAllen (McAllen,TX)Baylor U.
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
15Al WorthingtonP6-2 205 R-R 1929-02-05 39Birmingham,Alabama MLB1953-19691953-1969Phillips (Birmingham,AL)Alabama    
22Jerry ZimmermanC6-2 185 R-R 1934-09-21 33Omaha,Nebraska MLB1961-19681961-1968Milwaukie (Milwaukie,OR)
1952-   UDFA-BOS
 
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