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1961 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 70-90 .438
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 707-778 -71
Manager(s): Sam Mele, Cookie Lavagetto
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,256,723 5/18
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clyde McCullough
Assistant Coach: Floyd Baker
Assistant Coach: Ed Lopat
Assistant Coach: Sam Mele
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10953.673--
10161.6238.0
9567.58614.0
8676.53123.0
7883.48430.5
7686.46933.0
7090.43838.0
7091.43538.5
61100.37947.5
61100.37947.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
4Bob AllisonOF2655683136
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10527103100515817.245.358.450808.205.381.2460.9719.2250672
35Joe AltobelliOF29951021
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1400131400012.221.312.358670.137.274.2281.0831.734109
42Gerry ArrigoP20201
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0001000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
10Earl BatteyC2646070139
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55335366335118.302.374.470844.167.283.3231.2527.1216519
29Julio Becquer1B29841320
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180121201011.238.253.476729.238.250.2216.0016.84087
1Reno Bertoia3B261041722
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800201201223.212.333.260593.048.240.2260.60104.027128
6Billy ConsoloSS-2B265100000000100001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
16Bert CuetoP235100000001100200.000.167.000167.000.200.0001.00--08
22Dan DobbekOF261251221
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1412131821012.168.245.304549.136.232.1631.3831.338139
41Gary DotterP181000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
9Billy Gardner2B331541336
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1100101401707.234.280.312592.078.143.2521.40154.048171
18Paul GielP29201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
7Lenny GreenOF2860092171
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501711815062325.285.369.400769.115.260.2980.6266.7240686
11Ron HenryC242814
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0003002700013.143.194.143337.000.071.1823.50--431
25Jake JacobsOF24802
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0000000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----28
36Jim KaatP22631015
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010041310302.238.284.317601.079.143.3003.25--2070
3Harmon Killebrew1B2554194156
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12212107109360511.288.403.6061009.318.514.2811.0211.8328653
15Jack KralickP2686813
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60021500601.151.170.186356.035.058.1717.5086.01694
20Don LeeP273022
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00020001100310.067.065.067132.000.000.100----234
23Jim LemonOF3342357109
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52114498422611.258.323.423746.165.270.3002.2330.2179475
6Ted Lepcio3B-2B301121119
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191083110012.170.223.402625.232.312.1603.8716.045121
1Billy Martin2B333744492
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3632134230539.246.269.361630.115.152.2613.2362.3135395
18Danny McDevittP283000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
28Don Mincher1B231011819
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1101221100005.188.333.406739.218.426.1650.5020.241123
21Ray MooreP354000000002100101.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.50--07
8Hal NaragonC321391042
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11004810305.302.322.374696.072.101.3102.0069.552146
24,40Ed PalmquistP283100000000000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
17Camilo PascualP2785414
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0040051500505.165.211.200411.035.094.2003.00--1795
40Bill PleisP23901
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0000000500000.111.111.111222.000.000.250----19
14,28Pedro RamosP2693816
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110034210211.172.196.280476.108.140.26514.0031.02699
9Rich Rollins2B-3B231735
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003002210000.294.368.353721.059.176.3331.00--619
35Ted SadowskiP256000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
43Al SchrollP291835
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3002400000.278.350.500850.222.333.3082.0018.0920
6Jim Snyder2B285000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
39Lee StangeP241000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
27Chuck StobbsP31823
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001001200000.375.444.500944.125.250.5002.00--49
13Bill Tuttle3B-OF313703891
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38134341047513.246.321.335656.089.200.2610.9574.0124425
5Jose ValdivielsoSS271491529
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91181900016.195.234.248482.054.107.2152.37149.037158
32Elmer ValoOF403205
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004003311002.156.229.219448.062.156.1721.00--735
2Zoilo VersallesSS2151065143
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53169256112428.280.313.390703.110.173.3062.4472.9199541
24Pete WhisenantOF316100000001200000.000.143.000143.000.167.0002.00--07
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
42Gerry Arrigo019.9072003099121101060021.908.100.009.005.400.60-1.500
39Lee Stange103.00700030121564110101002.0811.250.757.507.501.00-1.273
43Al Schroll445.22118201050533629527244021.609.540.904.864.320.89-1.655
35Ted Sadowski026.82151006033492925611122011.8213.361.643.003.271.09-2.389
14,28Pedro Ramos11203.954234936226426513411639791745041.309.031.332.695.932.20-1.061
40Bill Pleis424.983700016256593531434321041.669.480.645.465.140.94-1.528
17Camilo Pascual15163.4635331581025220511497261002217031.217.320.933.577.892.21-.725
24,40Ed Palmquist119.4392003021332322713130032.1914.143.005.575.571.00-1.300
21Ray Moore443.7046000381456492323838455011.557.871.296.117.231.18-.774
18Danny McDevitt102.3316100502620117119151001.446.670.336.335.000.79--
20Don Lee363.523710401431159349451235651041.117.280.942.745.091.86-1.052
15Jack Kralick13113.613333112002422571019721641374031.339.560.782.385.102.14-1.494
36Jim Kaat9173.9036298130200188105871282122101111.348.420.543.675.461.49-1.313
18Paul Giel109.95120004019242721617140002.1611.372.848.056.630.82-.900
41Gary Dotter009.0020000066660420001.679.000.006.003.000.50-3.000
16Bert Cueto137.297500002127241771050011.7611.573.004.292.140.50-1.667
38Fred Bruckbauer0027,000,000.0010000003330100004,000,001.0027,000,000.000.009,000,009.000.000.00300,00.000
29Julio Becquer0027.0010001014330100005.0036.000.009.000.000.00400,00.000
27Chuck Stobbs237.40243008244563737815171021.5811.201.603.003.401.13-1.920


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