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1966 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  89-73   .549
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Sam Mele
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,259,374
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Johnny Klippstein (38)
Youngest Player:  George Mitterwald (20)
Longest Tenure:  Camilo Pascual, Jim Kaat, Harmon Killebrew, Don Mincher, Earl Battey, Bob Allison, Bill Pleis, Rich Rollins, Zoilo Versalles (6)
Top Hitter:  Harmon Killebrew (2)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Kaat (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Bob Jones (#20)

Roster Continuity:  82.64%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Baltimore9763.606--
Minnesota8973.5499.0
Detroit8874.54310.0
Chi White Sox8379.51215.0
Cleveland8181.50017.0
California8082.49418.0
KC Athletics7486.46323.0
Washington7188.44725.5
Boston7290.44426.0
NY Yankees7089.44026.5


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Mudcat Grant1966-04-121966W  2-1 vs KC1WCG961102100032000--294100-79100th career win
Jim Kaat1966-04-141966W  4-2 vs KC1W 8.2622021020034000--20474-7010 Strikeouts
Al Worthington1966-04-241966W  5-3 @ CALSv 2.211101600011000--36449-60Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Dave Boswell1966-05-061966W  5-4 vs BOS  6433231200025000--358-712 Strikeouts
Pete Cimino1966-06-091966W  9-4 vs KC1W 21000020007000--91-11st career win
Dave Boswell1966-06-141966W  6-3 @ KC1W 9533111110032000--4311-911 Strikeouts
Dave Boswell1966-06-181966W  9-8 vs CHAW 8.11177121110038000--4412-911 Strikeouts
Pete Cimino1966-06-241966W  9-2 @ DETSv 410000600013000--121-11st career save
Dwight Siebler1966-07-041966W  5-4 @ CLESv 0.20000010002000--362-21st career save
Ron Keller1966-07-091966L  8-1 vs DET  343311100014000--10-01st career game
Jim Merritt1966-07-211966W  1-0 @ WS2WSHO9300021200032000--367-1212 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Dave Boswell1966-07-301966W  7-0 vs BALWSHO9100011100130000--5318-1011 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
Dave Boswell1966-08-031966W  7-2 vs BOSWCG9422211010032000--5419-1010 Strikeouts
Mudcat Grant1966-08-061966W  5-0 @ KC1W 940000300032000--317107-911000th career strikeout
Al Worthington1966-08-071966W  2-1 @ KC1Sv 0.10000000001000--40052-61400th career game
Jim Kaat1966-08-111966W  4-3 @ CALW 8733141000032000--23189-7910 Strikeouts
Jim Perry1966-08-161966W  8-1 vs CALWCG9310041000034000--29786-7310 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
Jim Ollom1966-09-031966L  7-4 vs NYA  22221130009000--10-01st career game
Jim Kaat1966-09-041966W  9-2 vs NYAWCG9622201010035000--23795-7910 Strikeouts
Jim Merritt1966-09-161966W  2-1 @ NYAW 8511011000029000--4511-1710 Strikeouts
Jim Kaat1966-09-171966W  4-2 @ NYAW 9722201110033000--24097-8011 Strikeouts
Jim Kaat1966-09-251966W  1-0 vs DETWSHO940001910029000--24298-81Complete game/Shutout
Jim Perry1966-09-271966W  5-1 vs CLEWCG931113200133000--30589-753-hitter


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