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1970 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 744-605 + 139
Manager(s): Bill Rigney
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,261,887 10/24
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Orioles)
Top Draft Pick: Bob Gorinski (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Sherry Robertson
Assistant Coach: Frankie Crosetti
Bullpen Coach: Buck Rodgers
Pitching Coach: Marv Grissom
Third Base Coach: Vern Morgan

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Brye (#17)
American League West Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Brant AlyeaMINCHAW 12-0 @CHA42400270000000001662 home runs, 7 RBIs, 4 hits
    Steve BarberMINCHAW 6-4 @CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Minnie MendozaMINCHAW 6-4 @CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Rod CarewMINOAKW 11-5 @OAK52500000100000003945 hits
    Harmon KillebrewMINOAKW 11-5 @OAK210000200120002017022 sacrifice flies
    Tony OlivaMINOAKW 11-5 @OAK52410020000000009194 hits
    Harmon KillebrewMINDETL 6-8 vs DET121001100400000017074 walks
    Luis TiantMINDETW 6-0 vs DET42310011000000002081st career stolen base
    Bob AllisonMINBALW 4-2 @BAL310000000000000015001500th career game
    Minnie MendozaMINBALW 4-2 @BAL111000000000000091st career hit
    Tony OlivaMINDETW 8-5 @DET42301160000000009346 RBIs
    Minnie MendozaMINCLEL 4-5 @CLE2010002000000000121st career RBI
    Rod CarewMINBALW 5-4 vs BAL52400000000000004044 hits
    Cesar TovarMINMILW 11-7 @MIL34220001020000006624 runs scored
    Leo CardenasMINKCAW 10-5 @KCA51100130001000001352500th career RBI
    Rod CarewMINKCAW 10-5 @KCA52411121000000004104 hits
    Rick RenickMINNYAL 2-4 vs NYA42200220001000001262 home runs
    Rich ReeseMINNYAW 10-6 vs NYA53401130000000004214 hits
    Harmon KillebrewMINNYAW 7-6 vs NYA422002200100000017392 home runs
    Bert BlylevenMINWS2W 2-1 @WS2200000000010010011st career game
    Tony OlivaMINWS2W 10-9 @WS262410010000000009614 hits
    Bert BlylevenMINNYAL 1-2 @NYA201000000010000021st career hit
    Leo CardenasMINBOSW 5-2 vs BOS414000100000000013694 hits
    Jim HoltMINWS2W 5-3 vs WS240100011001000001281st career stolen base
    Leo CardenasMINWS2W 7-3 vs WS2434100000000000013734 hits
    Danny ThompsonMINMILL 1-4 @MIL400000000010000011st career game
    George MitterwaldMINCHAW 9-1 @CHA40200011011000001321st career stolen base
    Danny ThompsonMINCHAW 9-1 @CHA512000100010000031st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Tom HallMINCHAW 9-1 @CHA3110001000000000601st career RBI
    Harmon KillebrewMINCHAW 9-1 @CHA422002300000000017622 home runs
    Herman HillMINKCAW 5-4 vs KCA4220000000000000221st career hit
    Cesar TovarMINKCAW 5-4 vs KCA51401010100000007004 hits
    Paul RatliffMINCHAW 12-3 vs CHA3210000000020000472 hit by pitches
    Bill ZeppMINOAKW 2-1 @OAK3010000000200000271st career hit
    Tony OlivaMINOAKW 8-6 @OAK42400140000000109874 hits
    Tony OlivaMINBALW 8-0 vs BAL421001300010000010001000th career game
    Bert BlylevenMINBALW 5-2 vs BAL0000000000000300113 sacrifice hits
    Pete HammMINCLEL 8-9 @CLE000000000000000011st career game
    Danny ThompsonMINDETW 12-4 @DET6141002001000000334 hits
    Cesar TovarMINDETW 12-4 @DET51300050000000207305 RBIs, 2 sacrifice flies
    Bert BlylevenMINMILW 5-2 vs MIL3010001000000000131st career RBI
    Tom TischinskiMINWS2W 4-3 vs WS23110011000000000581st career home run
    Cesar TovarMINWS2W 4-3 vs WS242202010000000007521 Triples
    Rich ReeseMINBOSW 7-0 vs BOS4100000001100000500500th career game
    Steve BryeMINMILL 3-8 @MIL100000000110000011st career game
    Tony OlivaMINCALW 4-0 @CAL414000000000000010434 hits
    Brant AlyeaMINMILW 7-6 vs MIL42300270000000002422 home runs, 7 RBIs
    Steve BryeMINMILW 8-3 vs MIL401000100000000041st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Hal HaydelMINMILW 8-3 vs MIL322101100010000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Jim NettlesMINMILW 8-3 vs MIL000000000000000011st career game
    Cotton NashMINOAKW 7-2 vs OAK1000001000000000101st career RBI
    Jim NettlesMINCHAL 3-5 vs CHA301000000110000041st career hit
    Leo CardenasMINKCAL 13-14 vs KCA625000400100000014755 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Steve BarberMINCHAW 6-4 @CHASv 21000200008000--10-01st career save, 1st career game
    Luis TiantMINDETW 6-0 vs DETWSHO930001600030000--21578-64Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Ron PerranoskiMINDETW 9-6 @DETSv 2.252110100014000--60069-59600th career game
    Bill ZeppMINKCAW 7-5 @KCAW 0.10000010001000--101-01st career win
    Tom HallMINKCAW 10-5 @KCASv 341102500015000--5011-91st career save
    Bert BlylevenMINWS2W 2-1 @WS2W 751111700027000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Bill ZeppMINCHAW 9-1 @CHASv 2.12000000008000--233-01st career save
    Tom HallMINCALW 5-2 @CAL 2.12000050009000--6415-10Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Jim KaatMINBALW 8-0 vs BALWSHO970001500035000--384151-128Complete game/Shutout
    Pete HammMINCLEL 8-9 @CLE 1.23332000008000--10-01st career game
    Bert BlylevenMINMILW 5-2 vs MILWCG9722011201035000--136-312 Strikeouts
    Stan WilliamsMINOAKL 3-7 vs OAK 0.14330000004000--40099-88400th career game
    Jim PerryMINNYAW 3-0 vs NYAWSHO940001500032000--451144-104Complete game/Shutout
    Stan WilliamsMINWS2W 4-3 vs WS2W 310001200010000--405100-88100th career win
    Bert BlylevenMINBOSW 7-0 vs BOSWSHO940001800032000--198-5Complete game/Shutout
    Hal HaydelMINMILW 8-3 vs MILW 542210200019000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Tom HallMINOAKW 6-1 vs OAKWCG9711011100035000--8718-1411 Strikeouts
    Bill ZeppMINCHAW 6-0 vs CHAWSHO950005410034000--428-4Complete game/Shutout
    Tom HallMINCALL 3-5 vs CAL 8322011200028000--8818-1412 Strikeouts
    Bert BlylevenMINCALL 1-5 vs CALL 6.2852121010032000--249-810 Strikeouts
    Jim PerryMINKCAW 1-0 @KCAWSHO920000700029000--460150-106Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Jim KaatMINKCAL 3-4 @KCA 23110020009000--400155-131400th career game

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