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1970 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 744-605 + 139
Roster Continuity 72.52% 14/24
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

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Brye (#17)
American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1970 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    4Bob AllisonOF6-4220R-R351958Not draftedMLB--
    11Brant AlyeaOF6-3215R-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    24Steve BarberP6-1190R-R221970Not draftedMLB--
    28Bert BlylevenP6-3207R-R191970MIN: 1969-3-55MLB--
    23Dave BoswellP6-3185R-R251964Not draftedMLB--
    37Steve BryeOF6-0190R-R211970MIN: 1967-1-17MLB--
    5,17Leo CardenasSS5-10163R-R311960Not draftedMLB--
    29Rod Carew1B-2B6-0182L-R241967Not draftedMLB--
    38Rick DempseyC6-0190R-R201969MIN: 1967-15-297MLB--
    21Tom HallP6-0155L-L221968MIN: 1966-3-53MLB--
    34Pete HammP6-5210R-R221970MIN: 1967-9-156MLB--
    30Hal HaydelP6-0190R-R251970Not draftedMLB--
    19Herman HillOF6-2190L-R241969Not draftedMLB--
    26Jim HoltOF-1B6-0195L-R261968Not draftedMLB--
    36Jim KaatP6-4217L-L311959Not draftedMLB--
    3Harmon Killebrew1B-3B5-11214R-R341954Not draftedMLB--
    9Charlie ManuelOF6-3200L-R261969Not draftedMLB--
    27Minnie Mendoza3B-2B6-0180R-R361970Not draftedMLB--
    15George MitterwaldC6-2206R-R241966Not draftedMLB--
    40Cotton Nash1B6-6220R-R271967Not draftedMLB--
    34,39Jim NettlesOF6-0186L-L231970MIN: 1968-4-76MLB--
    6Tony OlivaOF6-2190L-R311962Not draftedMLB--
    16Ron PerranoskiP6-0192L-L341961Not draftedMLB--
    31Jim PerryP6-4200B-R341959Not draftedMLB--
    7Frank Quilici2B-3B6-0175R-R311965Not draftedMLB--
    8Paul RatliffC6-2190L-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    20Rich Reese1B6-3200L-L281964Not draftedMLB--
    10Rick Renick3B-OF6-0190R-R261968Not draftedMLB--
    5,55Danny ThompsonSS-3B6-0183R-R231970WS2: 1968-1-11MLB--
    33Luis TiantP5-11190R-R291964Not draftedMLB--
    22Tom TischinskiC5-10190R-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    12Cesar TovarOF-3B5-9155R-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    35Stan WilliamsP6-5230R-R331958Not draftedMLB--
    32Dick WoodsonP6-5207R-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    25Bill ZeppP6-2185R-R231969BOS: 1967-7-127MLB--

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