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1970 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Rigney
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,261,887
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Orioles)

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Minnie Mendoza (36)
Youngest Player:  Bert Blyleven (19)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Kaat, Harmon Killebrew, Bob Allison (10)
Top Hitter:  Cesar Tovar (5)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Perry (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Bob Gorinski (#22)

Roster Continuity:  72.52%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota9864.605--
Oakland8973.5499.0
California8676.53112.0
KC Royals6597.40133.0
Milwaukee6597.40133.0
Chi White Sox56106.34642.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Brant Alyea1970-04-071970W  12-0 @ CHA424002700000000166106217612 home runs, 7 RBis, 4 hits
Steve Barber1970-04-091970W  6-4 @ CHA000000000000000100001st career game
Minnie Mendoza1970-04-091970W  6-4 @ CHA000000000000000100001st career game
Rod Carew1970-04-181970W  11-5 @ OAK52500000100000039444017151375 hits
Harmon Killebrew1970-04-181970W  11-5 @ OAK210000200120020170215264471151152 sacrifice flies
Tony Oliva1970-04-181970W  11-5 @ OAK5241002000000009191108134545754 hits
Harmon Killebrew1970-04-241970L  8-6 vs MIN121001100400000170715324491155154 walks
Luis Tiant1970-04-261970W  6-0 vs MIN4231001100000002086453211st career stolen base
Bob Allison1970-05-021970W  4-2 @ BAL31000000000000015001267255788821500th career game
Minnie Mendoza1970-05-021970W  4-2 @ BAL111000000000000910001st career hit
Tony Oliva1970-05-051970W  8-5 @ DET4230116000000009341126136556756 RBis
Minnie Mendoza1970-05-101970L  5-4 @ CLE2010002000000001220201st career RBI
Rod Carew1970-05-131970W  5-4 vs MIN52400000000000040445317155384 hits
Cesar Tovar1970-05-161970W  11-7 @ MIL342200010200000662657281981254 runs scored
Leo Cardenas1970-05-201970W  10-5 @ KCA511001300010000135212548750131500th career RBI
Rod Carew1970-05-201970W  10-5 @ KCA52411121000000041046920165394 hits
Rick Renick1970-05-291970L  4-2 vs MIN42200220001000012665123802 home runs
Rich Reese1970-05-301970W  10-6 vs MIN5340113000000004212802713354 hits
Harmon Killebrew1970-05-311970W  7-6 vs MIN422002200100000173915704601184152 home runs
Bert Blyleven1970-06-051970W  2-1 @ WS2200000000010100100001st career game
Tony Oliva1970-06-071970W  10-9 @ WS26241001000000009611163139577774 hits
Bert Blyleven1970-06-101970L  2-1 @ NYA201000000010000210001st career hit
Leo Cardenas1970-06-121970W  5-2 vs MIN4140001000000001369127487506314 hits
Jim Holt1970-06-151970W  5-3 vs MIN4010001100100001284722011st career stolen base
Leo Cardenas1970-06-161970W  7-3 vs MIN4341000000000001373128187506314 hits
Danny Thompson1970-06-251970L  4-1 @ MIL400000000010000100001st career game
George Mitterwald1970-06-271970W  9-1 @ CHA40200011011000013288103211st career stolen base
Danny Thompson1970-06-271970W  9-1 @ CHA512000100010000320101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Tom Hall1970-06-281970W  9-1 @ CHA31100010000000060100101st career RBI
Harmon Killebrew1970-06-281970W  9-1 @ CHA422002300000000176215904661201152 home runs
Herman Hill1970-06-291970W  5-4 vs MIN4220000000000002220001st career hit
Cesar Tovar1970-06-291970W  5-4 vs MIN514010101000000700704322121314 hits
Paul Ratliff1970-07-051970W  12-3 vs MIN321000000002000472931302 hit by pitches
Bill Zepp1970-07-061970W  2-1 @ OAK3010000000200002710001st career hit
Tony Oliva1970-07-081970W  8-6 @ OAK4240014000000109871197144598774 hits
Tony Oliva1970-07-241970W  8-0 vs MIN42100130001000010001209146604781000th career game
Bert Blyleven1970-07-271970W  5-2 vs MIN0000000000003001140003 sacrifice hits
Pete Hamm1970-07-291970L  9-8 @ CLE000000000000000100001st career game
Danny Thompson1970-08-011970W  12-4 @ DET614100200100000332601004 hits
Cesar Tovar1970-08-011970W  12-4 @ DET513000500000020730743332211355 RBis, 2 sacrifice flies
Bert Blyleven1970-08-041970W  5-2 vs MIN3010001000000001360101st career RBI
Tom Tischinski1970-08-211970W  4-3 vs MIN31100110000000058171401st career home run
Cesar Tovar1970-08-211970W  4-3 vs MIN422020100000000752765342311371 Triples
Rich Reese1970-08-261970W  7-0 vs MIN410000000110000500354331667500th career game
Steve Brye1970-09-031970L  8-3 @ MIL100000000110000100001st career game
Tony Oliva1970-09-041970W  4-0 @ CAL41400000000000010431263151627794 hits
Brant Alyea1970-09-071970W  7-6 vs MIN4230027000000002421623411932 home runs, 7 RBis
Steve Brye1970-09-071970W  8-3 vs MIN401000100000000410101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Hal Haydel1970-09-071970W  8-3 vs MIN322101100010000121101st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Jim Nettles1970-09-071970W  8-3 vs MIN000000000000000100001st career game
Cotton Nash1970-09-101970W  7-2 vs MIN1000001000000001020101st career RBI
Jim Nettles1970-09-121970L  5-3 vs MIN301000000110000410001st career hit
Leo Cardenas1970-09-291970L  14-13 vs MIN6250004001000001475136593548335 hits


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