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1970 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Jim Kaat played for the 1970 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record98-64 (1st in American League West)League Rank2ndMLB Rank3rd
BallparkMetropolitan Stadium
ManagerBill RigneyGeneral ManagerCalvin Griffith
CoachesFrankie Crosetti (Assistant Coach), Marv Grissom (Pitching Coach), Vern Morgan (Third Base Coach), Sherry Robertson (Assistant Coach), Buck Rodgers (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Orioles)
#1 Draft PickBob Gorinski (#22)
Attendance1,261,887 (Rank: 10th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1970 Statistics -- 1970 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 1970 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1970 baseball season.

1970 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 35Raytown,Missouri MLB1958-19701958-1970Raytown (Raytown,MO)Kansas
1955-   UDFA-WS1
 
11Brant AlyeaOF6-3 215 R-R 1940-12-08 29Passaic,New Jersey MLB1962-19721965-1972Rutherford (Rutherford,NJ)Hofstra U.
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
24Steve BarberP6-1 190 R-R 1948-03-13 22Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1970-19711970-1971Blair (Blair,MD)Arizona, La Verne
1969-   UDFA-MIN
 
28Bert BlylevenP6-3 207 R-R 1951-04-06 19Zeist,Netherlands MLB1969-19921970-1992Santiago (Garden Grove,CA)
1969- 3-  55-MIN
 
23Dave BoswellP6-3 185 R-R 1945-01-20 25Baltimore,Maryland MLB1964-19711964-1971Calvert Hall (Baltimore,MD)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
37Steve BryeOF6-0 190 R-R 1949-02-04 21Alameda,California MLB1967-19791970-1978St. Elizabeth (Oakland,CA)Merritt Col
1967- 1-  17-MIN
 
5,17Leo CardenasSS5-10 163 R-R 1938-12-17 31Matanza,Cuba MLB1956-19751960-1975  
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
29Rod Carew2B6-0 182 L-R 1945-10-01 24Gatun,Panama MLB1964-19851967-1985George Washington (New York,NY)
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
38Rick DempseyC6-0 190 R-R 1949-09-13 20Fayetteville,Tennessee MLB1967-19921969-1992Crespi Carmelite (Encino,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1967-15- 297-MIN
 
21Tom HallP6-0 155 L-L 1947-11-23 22Thomasville,North Carolina MLB1966-19771968-1977Ramona (Riverside,CA)
1966- 3-  53-MIN
 
34Pete HammP6-5 210 R-R 1947-09-20 22Buffalo,New York MLB1967-19711970-1971Soquel (Soquel,CA)Stanford U.
1967- 9- 156-MIN
 
30Hal HaydelP6-0 190 R-R 1944-07-09 25Houma,Louisiana MLB1970-19711970-1971St. Frances de Sales (Houma,LA)
1962-   UDFA-MLB
 
19Herman HillOF6-2 190 L-R 1945-10-12 24Tuskegee,Alabama MLB1969-19701969-1970Southern Freehold (Freehold,NJ)
1966-   UDFA-MIN
 
26Jim HoltOF6-0 195 L-R 1944-05-27 26Graham,North Carolina MLB1966-19761968-1976Graham (Graham,NC)
1965-   UDFA-KC1
 
36Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 31Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
3Harmon Killebrew3B5-11 214 R-R 1936-06-29 34Payette,Idaho MLB1954-19751954-1975Payette (Payette,ID)    
9Charlie ManuelOF6-3 200 L-R 1944-01-04 26Northfork,West Virginia MLB1963-19811969-1975Parry-McCluer (Buena Vista,VA)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
27Minnie Mendoza3B-2B6-0 180 R-R 1933-11-16 36Ceiba del Agua,Cuba MLB1970-19701970-1970  
1954-   UDFA-CIN
 
15George MitterwaldC6-2 206 R-R 1945-08-07 24Berkeley,California MLB1965-19781966-1977Mount Eden (Hayward,CA)Chabot Col
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
40Cotton Nash1B6-6 220 R-R 1942-07-24 27Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1967-19701967-1970Lake Charles (Lake Charles,LA)Kentucky
1964-   UDFA-ANA
 
34,39Jim NettlesOF6-0 186 L-L 1947-03-02 23San Diego,California MLB1968-19861970-1981Crawford (San Diego,CA)San Diego St
1968- 4-  76-MIN
 
6Tony OlivaOF6-2 190 L-R 1938-07-20 31Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB1961-19761962-1976  
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
16Ron PerranoskiP6-0 192 L-L 1936-04-01 34Paterson,New Jersey MLB1958-19731961-1973Fair Lawn (Fair Lawn,NJ)Michigan St
1958-   UDFA-CHN
 
31Jim PerryP6-4 200 B-R 1935-10-30 34Williamston,North Carolina MLB1956-19751959-1975Williamston (Williamston,NC)Campbell U.
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
7Frank Quilici2B6-0 175 R-R 1939-05-11 31Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19701965-1970Providence St. Mel (Chicago,IL)Loras Col, Western Michigan U.
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
8Paul RatliffC6-2 190 L-R 1944-01-23 26San Diego,California MLB1963-19721963-1972Pasadena (Pasadena,TX)
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
20Rich Reese1B6-3 200 L-L 1941-09-29 28Leipsic,Ohio MLB1962-19731964-1973Deshler (Deshler,OH)
1962-   UDFA-DET
 
10Rick Renick3B-OF6-0 190 R-R 1944-03-16 26London,Ohio MLB1965-19781968-1972Madison South (London,OH)Ohio St
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
5,55Danny Thompson2B6-0 183 R-R 1947-02-01 23Wichita,Kansas MLB1968-19761970-1976Capron (Capron,OK)Oklahoma St
1968- 1-  11-WS2
 
33Luis TiantP5-11 190 R-R 1940-11-23 29Mariano,Cuba MLB1959-19821964-1982  
1962-   UDFA-CLE
 
22Tom TischinskiC5-10 190 R-R 1944-07-12 25Kansas City,Missouri MLB1969-19711969-1971De La Salle (Kansas City,MO)
1962-   UDFA-KC1
 
12Cesar TovarOF5-9 155 R-R 1940-07-03 29Caracas,Venezuela MLB1959-19761965-1976  
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
35Stan WilliamsP6-5 230 R-R 1936-09-14 33Enfield,New Hampshire MLB1958-19721958-1972Denver East (Denver,CO)    
32Dick WoodsonP6-5 207 R-R 1945-03-30 25Oelwein,Iowa MLB1965-19741969-1974Crawford (San Diego,CA)
1965-   UDFA-MIN
 
25Bill ZeppP6-2 185 R-R 1946-07-22 23Detroit,Michigan MLB1969-19711969-1971Redford Union (Redford,MI)Michigan
1967- 7- 127-BOS
 
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