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1969 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 97-65 .599
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 790-618 + 172
Roster Continuity 82.29% 4/20
Manager(s): Billy Martin
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,349,328 9/24
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Orioles)
Top Draft Pick: Paul Powell (#7) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Charlie Silvera
First Base Coach: Vern Morgan
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Johnny Goryl

#1 Draft Picks

American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8874.5439.0
7191.43826.0
6993.42628.0
6894.42029.0
6498.39533.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1969 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11969-04-08L 3-4 @KCA
    21969-04-09L 3-4 @KCA
    31969-04-11L 3-5 @CAL
    41969-04-12L 3-4 @CAL
    51969-04-13W 5-4 @CAL
    61969-04-15W 5-4 @OAK
    71969-04-16W 6-4 @SE1
    81969-04-18W 6-0 CAL
    91969-04-19W 6-5 CAL
    101969-04-20W 12-1 CAL
    111969-04-21W 8-4 OAK
    121969-04-22L 0-7 OAK
    131969-04-23W 7-6 OAK
    141969-04-24L 4-6 OAK
    151969-04-25L 5-6 @CHA
    161969-04-26W 12-1 @CHA
    171969-04-27W 4-3 @CHA
    181969-04-28W 4-0 KCA
    191969-04-29W 9-1 KCA
    201969-04-30W 6-4 SE1
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    211969-05-01W 4-1 SE1
    221969-05-03W 3-1 CHA
    231969-05-04W 4-3 CHA
    241969-05-06L 0-1 @CLE
    251969-05-07W 10-3 @CLE
    261969-05-09W 6-2 @DET
    271969-05-11L 2-3 @DET
    281969-05-13W 4-2 BAL
    291969-05-14L 8-9 BAL
    301969-05-15L 0-5 BAL
    311969-05-17L 0-6 DET
    321969-05-18L 2-8 DET
    331969-05-20W 3-2 @BAL
    341969-05-21L 3-4 @BAL
    351969-05-22L 2-6 @BAL
    361969-05-23L 1-3 @NYA
    371969-05-24W 2-1 @NYA
    381969-05-25W 2-1 @NYA
    391969-05-25W 3-2 @NYA
    401969-05-26W 7-1 @WS2
    411969-05-27L 1-5 @WS2
    421969-05-28L 3-4 @WS2
    431969-05-30L 2-3 @BOS
    441969-05-31W 10-4 @BOS
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    451969-06-01L 2-5 @BOS
    461969-06-02W 3-2 NYA
    471969-06-03W 4-0 NYA
    481969-06-04W 4-2 NYA
    491969-06-06L 0-1 WS2
    501969-06-07W 10-1 WS2
    511969-06-08L 5-7 WS2
    521969-06-09L 3-5 BOS
    531969-06-10W 6-2 BOS
    541969-06-11L 5-13 BOS
    551969-06-13L 4-6 CLE
    561969-06-14L 0-12 CLE
    571969-06-15W 3-2 CLE
    581969-06-16W 8-2 CAL
    591969-06-17L 1-13 CAL
    601969-06-18W 3-1 CAL
    611969-06-19W 8-1 CAL
    621969-06-20L 2-3 @OAK
    631969-06-21W 14-4 @OAK
    641969-06-22L 3-7 @OAK
    651969-06-22W 4-3 @OAK
    661969-06-23L 2-5 @CAL
    671969-06-24W 5-3 @CAL
    681969-06-25W 3-2 @CAL
    691969-06-26W 7-4 @CAL
    701969-06-27L 8-9 @KCA
    711969-06-28L 4-7 @KCA
    721969-06-29L 2-7 @KCA
    731969-06-29W 12-2 @KCA
    741969-06-30W 7-3 @CHA
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    751969-07-01W 10-5 @CHA
    761969-07-02W 4-2 @CHA
    771969-07-03L 4-5 @CHA
    781969-07-04W 10-4 OAK
    791969-07-05W 13-1 OAK
    801969-07-06W 7-6 OAK
    811969-07-07W 6-5 KCA
    821969-07-08W 4-3 KCA
    831969-07-09L 3-4 KCA
    841969-07-10W 6-5 KCA
    851969-07-11W 9-3 SE1
    861969-07-12W 11-1 SE1
    871969-07-13W 5-2 SE1
    881969-07-13W 5-4 SE1
    891969-07-14W 4-3 CHA
    901969-07-16W 9-8 CHA
    911969-07-16W 6-3 CHA
    921969-07-17W 8-5 CHA
    931969-07-18L 1-2 @SE1
    941969-07-18L 2-3 @SE1
    951969-07-19W 11-7 @SE1
    961969-07-20W 4-0 @SE1
    971969-07-24L 5-6 @CLE
    981969-07-25W 4-2 @CLE
    991969-07-26L 3-6 @CLE
    1001969-07-27W 8-7 @CLE
    1011969-07-29W 5-2 DET
    1021969-07-29W 11-5 DET
    1031969-07-30L 1-3 DET
    1041969-07-31W 5-3 DET
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1051969-08-01W 4-3 BAL
    1061969-08-02L 5-6 BAL
    1071969-08-03W 5-2 BAL
    1081969-08-04W 7-1 @DET
    1091969-08-05L 3-4 @DET
    1101969-08-06W 3-1 @DET
    1111969-08-07L 4-6 @DET
    1121969-08-08L 5-6 @BAL
    1131969-08-09L 1-5 @BAL
    1141969-08-10L 0-2 @BAL
    1151969-08-12L 3-10 @NYA
    1161969-08-13W 5-2 @NYA
    1171969-08-15W 2-0 @WS2
    1181969-08-16L 5-6 @WS2
    1191969-08-17W 4-3 @WS2
    1201969-08-18L 6-7 @BOS
    1211969-08-19W 8-6 @BOS
    1221969-08-20L 6-7 @BOS
    1231969-08-22W 6-0 NYA
    1241969-08-23W 8-3 NYA
    1251969-08-24W 1-0 NYA
    1261969-08-25L 3-7 WS2
    1271969-08-26W 6-4 WS2
    1281969-08-27W 4-2 WS2
    1291969-08-29W 10-4 BOS
    1301969-08-30L 5-7 BOS
    1311969-08-31W 6-2 BOS
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1321969-09-01W 7-5 CLE
    1331969-09-02W 5-2 CLE
    1341969-09-03W 7-1 CLE
    1351969-09-04W 10-5 @OAK
    1361969-09-05L 4-5 @OAK
    1371969-09-06W 8-6 @OAK
    1381969-09-07W 16-4 @OAK
    1391969-09-08L 4-6 @CAL
    1401969-09-09W 11-7 @CAL
    1411969-09-10L 2-3 @CHA
    1421969-09-11L 0-4 @CHA
    1431969-09-12W 3-0 KCA
    1441969-09-13L 0-1 KCA
    1451969-09-14L 3-4 KCA
    1461969-09-15W 6-3 OAK
    1471969-09-16W 11-3 OAK
    1481969-09-17L 4-6 CAL
    1491969-09-18L 2-5 CAL
    1501969-09-19W 2-1 SE1
    1511969-09-20W 3-2 SE1
    1521969-09-21L 3-4 SE1
    1531969-09-22W 4-3 @KCA
    1541969-09-23W 6-2 @KCA
    1551969-09-24W 2-1 @KCA
    1561969-09-25L 1-5 @SE1
    1571969-09-26L 3-4 @SE1
    1581969-09-28W 5-2 @SE1
    1591969-09-28L 1-4 @SE1
    1601969-09-30W 4-3 CHA
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1611969-10-01L 3-4 CHA
    1621969-10-02W 6-5 CHA
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    97-65
    John Roseboro 102
    George Mitterwald 48
    Tom Tischinski 12
    Rich Reese 95
    Harmon Killebrew 66
    Cotton Nash 1
    Rod Carew 106
    Cesar Tovar 33
    Frank Quilici 23
    Harmon Killebrew 96
    Rick Renick 27
    Graig Nettles 16
    Cesar Tovar 14
    Frank Quilici 7
    Ron Clark 2
    Leo Cardenas 159
    Rick Renick 3
    Bob Allison 52
    Graig Nettles 44
    Charlie Manuel 31
    Ted Uhlaender 28
    Cesar Tovar 3
    Rich Reese 3
    Rick Renick 1
    Ted Uhlaender 97
    Cesar Tovar 65
    Tony Oliva 151
    Cesar Tovar 8
    Rick Renick 2
    Bob Allison 1


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