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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: Season in progress

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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
11,21Bernie Allen2BMLB6-0185LeftRight4/16/193927East Liverpool,Ohio1961UDFA MIN

4Bob AllisonOFMLB6-4220RightRight7/11/193431Raytown,MissouriUDFA 
10Earl BatteyCMLB6-1205RightRight1/5/193531Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
23Dave BoswellPMLB6-3185RightRight1/20/194521Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
35Pete CiminoPMLB6-2195RightRight10/17/194223Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
24,34Ron Clark3B-SSMLB5-10175RightRight1/14/194323Fort Worth,TexasUDFA 
33Mudcat GrantPMLB6-1186RightRight8/13/193530Lacoochee,FloridaUDFA 
7Jimmie HallOFMLB6-0175LeftRight3/17/193828Mount Holly,North CarolinaUDFA 
36Jim KaatPMLB6-4217LeftLeft11/7/193827Zeeland,Michigan1957UDFA Wa1
35Ron KellerPMLB6-2200RightRight6/3/194323Indianapolis,Indiana19658154MIN
3Harmon Killebrew1B-3BMLB5-11214RightRight6/29/193630Payette,Idaho1954UDFA Wa1
27Johnny KlippsteinPMLB6-1185RightRight10/17/192738Washington,DCUDFA 
8Andy KoscoOFMLB6-3207RightRight10/5/194124Youngstown,Ohio1959UDFA DET
26Jim MerrittPMLB6-2180LeftLeft12/9/194322Altadena,California1962UDFA LAD
5Don Mincher1BMLB6-3213LeftRight6/24/193828Huntsville,Alabama1956UDFA CHW
29George MitterwaldCMLB6-2206RightRight8/7/194520Berkeley,California1965UDFA MIN
20Russ NixonCMLB6-1185LeftRight2/19/193531Cleves,OhioUDFA 
6Tony OlivaOFMLB6-2190LeftRight7/20/193827Pinar del Rio,Cuba1961UDFA MIN
30Jim OllomPMLB6-4210RightLeft7/8/194520Snohomish,WashingtonUDFA 
17Camilo PascualPMLB5-11185RightRight1/20/193432Havana,CubaUDFA 
31Jim PerryPMLB6-4200BothRight10/30/193530Williamston,North Carolina1956UDFA CLE
19Bill PleisPMLB5-10175LeftLeft8/5/193728St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
18Rich Reese1BMLB6-3200LeftLeft9/29/194124Leipsic,Ohio1962UDFA FLA
30Garry RoggenburkPMLB6-6195RightLeft4/16/194026Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
32Jim RolandPMLB6-3190RightLeft12/14/194223Franklin,North Carolina1961UDFA MIN
9Rich Rollins3BMLB5-10185RightRight4/16/193828Mount Pleasant,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
25Dwight SieblerPMLB6-2184RightRight8/5/193728Columbus,NebraskaUDFA 
12Cesar TovarOF-3BMLB5-9155RightRight7/3/194025Caracas,Venezuela1959UDFA CIN
16,34Ted UhlaenderOFMLB6-2190LeftRight10/21/194025Chicago Heights,Illinois1961UDFA MIN
47Sandy ValdespinoOFMLB5-8170LeftLeft1/14/193927San Jose De Las Lajas,CubaUDFA 
2Zoilo VersallesSSMLB5-10150RightRight12/18/193926Veldado,CubaUDFA 
15Al WorthingtonPMLB6-2205RightRight2/5/192937Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
22Jerry ZimmermanCMLB6-2185RightRight9/21/193431Omaha,NebraskaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager 
Halsey HallBroadcaster 
Jim LemonAssistant Coach 
Billy MartinAssistant Coach 
Sam MeleManager 
Hal NaragonBullpen Coach 
Johnny SainPitching Coach 
Ray ScottBroadcaster 


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