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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Steve Barber1970-04-091970W  6-4 @ CHASv 21000200008000--10-01st career save, 1st career game
Luis Tiant1970-04-261970W  6-0 vs DETWSHO930001600030000--21578-64Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Ron Perranoski1970-05-071970W  9-6 @ DETSv 2.252110100014000--60069-59600th career game
Bill Zepp1970-05-181970W  7-5 @ KCAW 0.10000010001000--101-01st career win
Tom Hall1970-05-201970W  10-5 @ KCASv 341102500015000--5011-91st career save
Bert Blyleven1970-06-051970W  2-1 @ WS2W 751111700027000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Bill Zepp1970-06-281970W  9-1 @ CHASv 2.12000000008000--233-01st career save
Tom Hall1970-07-111970W  5-2 @ CAL  2.12000050009000--6415-10Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Jim Kaat1970-07-241970W  8-0 vs BALWSHO970001500035000--384151-128Complete game/Shutout
Pete Hamm1970-07-291970L  9-8 @ CLE  1.23332000008000--10-01st career game
Bert Blyleven1970-08-041970W  5-2 vs MILWCG9722011201035000--136-312 Strikeouts
Stan Williams1970-08-101970L  7-3 vs OAK  0.14330000004000--40099-88400th career game
Jim Perry1970-08-191970W  3-0 vs NYAWSHO940001500032000--451144-104Complete game/Shutout
Stan Williams1970-08-211970W  4-3 vs WS2W 310001200010000--405100-88100th career win
Bert Blyleven1970-08-261970W  7-0 vs BOSWSHO940001800032000--198-5Complete game/Shutout
Hal Haydel1970-09-071970W  8-3 vs MILW 542210200019000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Tom Hall1970-09-101970W  6-1 vs OAKWCG9711011100035000--8718-1411 Strikeouts
Bill Zepp1970-09-111970W  6-0 vs CHAWSHO950005410034000--428-4Complete game/Shutout
Tom Hall1970-09-151970L  5-3 vs CAL  8322011200028000--8818-1412 Strikeouts
Bert Blyleven1970-09-161970L  5-1 vs CALL 6.2852121010032000--249-810 Strikeouts
Jim Perry1970-09-251970W  1-0 @ KCAWSHO920000700029000--460150-106Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Jim Kaat1970-09-271970L  4-3 @ KCA  23110020009000--400155-131400th career game


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