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1969 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  97-65   .599
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Billy Martin
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,349,328
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Orioles)

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Al Worthington (40)
Youngest Player:  Rick Dempsey (19)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Allison, Jim Kaat, Harmon Killebrew (9)
Top Hitter:  Harmon Killebrew (3)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Perry (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Paul Powell (#7)

Roster Continuity:  82.29%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota9765.599--
Oakland8874.5439.0
California7191.43826.0
KC Royals6993.42628.0
Chi White Sox6894.42029.0
Seattle6498.39533.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
4Bob AllisonOFMLB6-4220RightRight7/11/193434Raytown,MissouriUDFA 

23Dave BoswellPMLB6-3185RightRight1/20/194524Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
24Bucky BrandonPMLB6-2200RightRight7/8/194028Nacogdoches,Texas1959UDFA PIT
5Leo CardenasSSMLB5-10163RightRight12/17/193830Matanza,Cuba1957UDFA CIN
29Rod Carew1B-2BMLB6-0182LeftRight10/1/194523Gatun,Panama1964UDFA MIN
32Dean ChancePMLB6-3200RightRight6/1/194128Plain City,OhioUDFA 
8Ron Clark3B-SSMLB5-10175RightRight1/14/194326Fort Worth,TexasUDFA 
27Jerry CriderPMLB6-2200RightRight9/2/194127Sioux Falls,South DakotaUDFA 
38Rick DempseyCMLB6-0190RightRight9/13/194919Fayetteville,Tennessee196715296MIN
17Joe GrzendaPMLB6-2180RightLeft6/8/193732Scranton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
21Tom HallPMLB6-0155LeftLeft11/23/194721Thomasville,North Carolina1966353MIN
19Herman HillOFMLB6-2190LeftRight10/12/194523Tuskegee,AlabamaUDFA 
45Jim HoltOF-1BMLB6-0195LeftRight5/27/194425Graham,North Carolina1966UDFA KC1
36Jim KaatPMLB6-4217LeftLeft11/7/193830Zeeland,Michigan1957UDFA WS1
3Harmon Killebrew1B-3BMLB5-11214RightRight6/29/193633Payette,Idaho1954UDFA WS1
2Frank Kostro3B-OFMLB6-2190RightRight8/4/193731Windber,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
9Charlie ManuelOFMLB6-3200LeftRight1/4/194425Northfork,West Virginia1963UDFA MIN
49Bob MillerPMLB6-1182RightRight2/18/193930St. Louis,Missouri1958UDFA SLN
15George MitterwaldCMLB6-2206RightRight8/7/194523Berkeley,California1965UDFA MIN
27Danny MorrisPMLB6-1200RightRight6/11/194623Greenville,KentuckyUDFA 
40Cotton Nash1BMLB6-6220RightRight7/24/194226Jersey City,New JerseyUDFA 
2Graig Nettles3BMLB6-0185LeftRight8/20/194424San Diego,California1965474MIN
6Tony OlivaOFMLB6-2190LeftRight7/20/193830Pinar del Rio,Cuba1961UDFA MIN
16Ron PerranoskiPMLB6-0192LeftLeft4/1/193633Paterson,New Jersey1958UDFA CHN
31Jim PerryPMLB6-4200BothRight10/30/193533Williamston,North Carolina1956UDFA CLE
7Frank Quilici2B-3BMLB6-0175RightRight5/11/193930Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
20Rich Reese1BMLB6-3200LeftLeft9/29/194127Leipsic,Ohio1962UDFA FLO
10Rick Renick3B-OFMLB6-0190RightRight3/16/194425London,Ohio1965UDFA MIN
13Johnny RoseboroCMLB5-11190LeftRight5/13/193336Ashland,OhioUDFA 
22Tom TischinskiCMLB5-10190RightRight7/12/194424Kansas City,MissouriUDFA 
12Cesar TovarOF-3BMLB5-9155RightRight7/3/194028Caracas,Venezuela1959UDFA CIN
11Ted UhlaenderOFMLB6-2190LeftRight10/21/194028Chicago Heights,Illinois1961UDFA MIN
46Charlie WaltersPMLB6-4190RightRight2/21/194722Minneapolis,MinnesotaUDFA 
18Dick WoodsonPMLB6-5207RightRight3/30/194524Oelwein,Iowa1965UDFA MIN
19Al WorthingtonPMLB6-2205RightRight2/5/192940Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
25Bill ZeppPMLB6-2185RightRight7/22/194622Detroit,Michigan19677127BOS
Team PersonnelPosition 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Jesse FloresScout 
Art FowlerPitching Coach 
Johnny GorylThird Base Coach 
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager 
Halsey HallBroadcaster 
Merle HarmonBroadcaster 
Billy MartinManager 
Vern MorganFirst Base Coach 
Hank PetersScout 
Charlie SilveraBullpen Coach 


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