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1981 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Butch Wynegar played for the 1981 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record41-68 (7th in American League West)League Rank13thMLB Rank23rd
BallparkMetropolitan Stadium
ManagerJohnny Goryl,Billy GardnerGeneral ManagerCalvin Griffith
CoachesKen Bolek (Coach), Billy Gardner (First Base Coach), Karl Kuehl (Third Base Coach), Johnny Podres (Pitching Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMike Sodders (#11)
Attendance469,090 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesToledo Mud Hens (AAA) 53-87 ... Orlando Twins (AA) 79-63 ... Visalia Oaks (A+) 87-53 ... Wisconsin Rapids Twins (A) 68-65 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 42-28 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1981 Statistics -- 1981 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 1981 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 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)
8Glenn AdamsDH6-0 185 L-R 1947-10-04 33Northbridge,Massachusetts MLB1968-19821975-1982   Springfield Col
1968- 1-   4-HOU
 
30Fernando ArroyoP6-2 180 R-R 1952-03-21 29Sacramento,California MLB1970-19861975-1986Luther Burbank (Sacramento,CA)
1970-10- 243-DET
 
24Chuck BakerSS5-11 180 R-R 1952-12-06 28Seattle,Washington MLB1975-19811978-1981Orange (Orange,CA)Loyola Marymount U., Santa Ana Col
1975- 2-  43-SDN
 
11Sal ButeraC6-0 190 R-R 1952-09-25 28Richmond Hill,New York MLB1972-19891980-1988Connetquot (Bohemia,NY)Suffolk County CC
1972-   UDFA-MIN
 
2John Castino3B5-11 175 R-R 1954-10-23 26Evanston,Illinois MLB1976-19841979-1984New Trier (Winnetka,IL)Rollins Col
1976- 3-  58-MIN
 
34Don CooperP6-1 185 R-R 1957-01-15 24New York,New York MLB1978-19871981-1985McClancy Memorial (Flushing,NY)New York Institute Technology
1978-17- 442-NYA
 
23Doug CorbettP6-1 185 R-R 1952-11-04 28Sarasota,Florida MLB1974-19871980-1987Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)Florida
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
1Tim Corcoran1B5-11 175 L-L 1953-03-19 28Glendale,California MLB1974-19881977-1986Northview (Covina,CA)Cal St Los Angeles
1974-   UDFA-DET
 
20,51Dave EngleOF6-3 216 R-R 1956-11-30 24San Diego,California MLB1977-19911981-1989Crawford (San Diego,CA)USC
1978- 3-  66-CAL
 
19Roger EricksonP6-3 190 R-R 1956-08-30 24Springfield,Illinois MLB1976-19891978-1983Lanphier (Springfield,IL)New Orleans
1977- 3-  67-MIN
 
21Lenny FaedoSS6-0 170 R-R 1960-05-13 21Tampa,Florida MLB1978-19861980-1984Thomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)
1978- 1-  16-MIN
 
37Terry FeltonP6-1 180 R-R 1957-10-29 23Texarkana,Arkansas MLB1976-19841979-1982Baker (Baker,LA)
1976- 2-  34-MIN
 
4Mark FunderburkOF6-4 228 R-R 1957-05-16 24Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1976-19871981-1985Vanden (Fairfield,CA)Louisburg Col
1976-16- 370-MIN
 
39Gary Gaetti3B6-0 205 R-R 1958-08-19 22Centralia,Illinois MLB1979-20001981-2000Centralia (Centralia,IL)NWMissouri St, Lake Land Col
1979- 1-  11-MIN
 
25Danny Goodwin1B6-1 195 L-R 1953-09-02 27St. Louis,Missouri MLB1974-19851975-1982Peoria Central (Peoria,IL)So.U.
1975- 1-   1-CAL
 
9.44Mickey HatcherOF6-2 202 R-R 1955-03-15 26Cleveland,Ohio MLB1977-19911979-1990Mesa (Mesa,AZ)Oklahoma, Mesa CC
1977- 5- 124-LAN
 
27,39Brad HavensP6-1 196 L-L 1958-11-17 22Highland Park,Michigan MLB1978-19891981-1989Clarence S. Kimball (Royal Oak,MI)
1977- 8- 189-CAL
 
-John HobbsP6-3 190 R-L 1956-11-11 24Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1980-19831981-1981Cherry Hill West (Cherry Hill,NJ)Lynchburg Col
1978- 7- 162-SEA
 
26Kent Hrbek1B-DH6-4 260 L-R 1960-05-21 21Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1979-19941981-1994Kennedy (Bloomington,MN)
1978-17- 432-MIN
 
31Darrell JacksonP5-10 150 B-L 1956-04-03 25Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19821978-1982Locke (Los Angeles,CA)Arizona St
1977- 9- 223-MIN
 
15Ron Jackson1B6-0 205 R-R 1953-05-09 28Birmingham,Alabama MLB1971-19881975-1984Wenonah (Birmingham,AL)
1973- 3-  50-PHI
 
21Greg JohnstonOF6-0 175 L-L 1955-02-12 26Los Angeles,California MLB1976-19811979-1981   Citrus Col
1975-12- 272-SFN
 
36Jerry KoosmanP6-2 208 R-L 1943-12-23 37Appleton,Minnesota MLB1965-19851967-1985West Central School of Agriculture (Morris,MN)Minnesota-Morris
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
15Tim LaudnerC6-3 212 R-R 1958-06-07 23Mason City,Iowa MLB1979-19901981-1989Park Center (Brooklyn Park,MN)Missouri
1979- 3-  63-MIN
 
14Pete Mackanin2B-SS6-2 190 R-R 1951-08-01 29Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19841973-1981Brother Rice (Chicago,IL)
1969- 4-  73-WS2
 
33Jack O'ConnorP6-3 215 L-L 1958-06-02 23Twentynine Palms,California MLB1976-19891981-1987Yucca Valley (Yucca Valley,CA)
1976- 9- 201-MON
 
10Hosken PowellOF6-1 185 L-L 1955-05-14 26Selma,Alabama MLB1975-19841978-1983Woodham (Pensacola,FL)Chipola Col
1975- 1-  19-PIT
 
17Pete RedfernP6-2 195 R-R 1954-08-25 26Glendale,California MLB1974-19831976-1982Sylmar (Sylmar,CA)USC
1976- 1-   1-MIN
 
5Roy SmalleySS6-1 185 B-R 1952-10-25 28Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19871975-1987Westchester (Los Angeles,CA)USC
1974- 1-   1-TEX
 
18Ray SmithC6-1 185 R-R 1955-09-18 25Glendale,California MLB1977-19861981-1983Lincoln (San Diego,CA)
1973-22- 507-CAL
 
12Rick SofieldOF6-1 195 L-R 1956-12-16 24Cheyenne,Wyoming MLB1975-19821979-1981Morristown (Morristown,NJ)
1975- 1-  13-MIN
 
22John VerhoevenP6-5 200 R-R 1953-07-03 27Long Beach,California MLB1974-19821976-1981Valley Christian (Dublin,CA)La Verne
1974-12- 274-CAL
 
35Bob VeselicP6-0 175 R-R 1955-09-27 25Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1976-19831980-1981Alameda (Alameda,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1976- 1-   9-MIN
 
32Gary WardOF6-2 202 R-R 1953-12-06 27Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19901979-1990Compton (Compton,CA)
1972-   UDFA-MIN
 
38Ron WashingtonSS5-11 163 R-R 1952-04-29 29New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1971-19901977-1989John McDonogh (New Orleans,LA)
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
7Rob Wilfong2B6-1 185 L-R 1953-09-01 27Pasadena,California MLB1972-19871977-1987Northview (Covina,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1971-13- 316-MIN
 
28Albert WilliamsP6-4 190 R-R 1954-05-06 27Laguna De Perlas,Nicaragua MLB1975-19851980-1984  
1975-   UDFA-PIT
 
16Butch WynegarC6-0 194 B-R 1956-03-14 25York,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19881976-1988Red Lion Area (Red Lion,PA)
1974- 2-  38-MIN
 
38 Players