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1971 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  74-86   .462
Result:   5th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bill Rigney
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  940,858
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Perry (35)
Youngest Player:  Bert Blyleven (20)
Longest Tenure:  Harmon Killebrew, Jim Kaat (11)
Top Hitter:  Cesar Tovar (6)
Top Pitcher:  Bert Blyleven (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Dale Soderholm (#21)

Roster Continuity:  81.77%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland10160.627--
KC Royals8576.52816.0
Chi White Sox7983.48822.5
California7686.46925.5
Minnesota7486.46326.5
Milwaukee6992.42932.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1971-04-06vs MIL1L  2-70-1418,823 Jim PerryMarty PattinMarty PattinJim Perry 27-5
1971-04-07vs MIL2W  4-01-146,750 Bert BlylevenLew KrausseBert BlylevenLew Krausse 67-1
1971-04-09@ CHA3L  2-31-2443,253Tom HallTom BradleyVicente RomoRon Perranoski 810-2
1971-04-10@ CHA4W  5-32-2312,499Jim PerryTommy JohnJim PerryTommy JohnStan Williams13130
1971-04-11@ CHA5W  6-03-2310,548Jim KaatBart JohnsonJim KaatBart Johnson 19136
1971-04-12@ KCA6W  2-04-2132,728Bert BlylevenDick DragoBert BlylevenDick Drago 21138
1971-04-13@ KCA7L  3-54-316,740Steve BarberMike HedlundMike HedlundStan WilliamsTed Abernathy24186
1971-04-14vs OAK8L  1-64-434,108 Tom HallDiego SeguiDiego SeguiTom Hall 25241
1971-04-15vs OAK9L  3-44-545,723 Jim KaatCatfish HunterRon KlimkowskiStan WilliamsBob Locker28280
1971-04-16vs CAL10L  1-44-654,429 Jim PerryRudy MayRudy MayJim PerryDave LaRoche2932-3
1971-04-17vs CAL11L  3-44-7612,968 Bert BlylevenAndy MessersmithAndy MessersmithBert Blyleven 3236-4
1971-04-18vs CAL12L  4-54-856,566 Tom HallClyde WrightClyde WrightTom HallMel Queen3641-5
1971-04-19vs KCA13W  9-85-852,908 Jim KaatJim RookerSteve BarberJim RookerRon Perranoski4549-4
1971-04-20vs KCA14W  5-46-843,491 Jim PerryBruce Dal CantonJim PerryBruce Dal CantonRon Perranoski5053-3
1971-04-23@ NYA15L  3-76-9511,704Bert BlylevenSteve KlineSteve KlineBert Blyleven 5360-7
1971-04-24@ NYA16W  11-87-9510,204Tom HallStan BahnsenRay CorbinBill Burbach 6468-4
1971-04-25@ NYA17W  8-08-9429,474Jim KaatFritz PetersonJim KaatFritz Peterson 72684
1971-04-26@ WS218W  7-29-933,931Jim PerryJim ShellenbackJim PerryJim Shellenback 79709
1971-04-27@ WS219L  0-29-1047,971Bert BlylevenDenny McLainDenny McLainBert Blyleven 79727
1971-04-28@ WS220L  3-49-1143,804Tom HallCasey CoxJoe GrzendaRon Perranoski 82766
1971-04-30@ BOS21L  3-49-12418,108Jim KaatMike NagyBill LeeJim KaatSparky Lyle85805
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1971-05-01@ BOS22W  7-310-12416,494Jim PerryGary PetersJim PerryGary Peters 92839
1971-05-02@ BOS23L  0-110-1450Bert BlylevenRay CulpRay CulpBert Blyleven 92848
1971-05-02@ BOS24L  8-910-14523,163Steve BarberSonny SiebertKen TatumRon Perranoski 100937
1971-05-04vs NYA25W  6-511-1448,571 Jim KaatSteve KlineRay CorbinLindy McDaniel 106988
1971-05-05vs NYA26W  5-312-1447,059 Jim PerryStan BahnsenJim PerryStan BahnsenRay Corbin11110110
1971-05-06vs NYA27W  5-313-1447,494 Tom HallMel StottlemyreTom HallMel StottlemyreRon Perranoski11610412
1971-05-07vs WS228L  5-613-1547,646 Bert BlylevenCasey CoxDenny RiddlebergerRay CorbinDarold Knowles12111011
1971-05-08vs WS229W  9-214-1549,091 Jim KaatDick BosmanJim KaatDick Bosman 13011218
1971-05-09vs WS230W  6-515-15428,980 Jim PerryDenny McLainRay CorbinDenny McLain 13611719
1971-05-11vs BOS31L  4-515-1646,549 Tom HallGary PetersGary PetersTom HallBill Lee14012218
1971-05-12vs BOS32W  1-016-1638,643 Bert BlylevenRay CulpBert BlylevenRay Culp 14112219
1971-05-14vs CHA33W  4-317-1628,322 Jim KaatWilbur WoodRay CorbinSteve Kealey 14512520
1971-05-15vs CHA34L  2-817-1729,874 Jim PerryBart JohnsonBart JohnsonJim PerryJoe Horlen14713314
1971-05-16vs CHA35W  6-218-17210,878 Pete HammTom BradleyPete HammTom BradleyRay Corbin15313518
1971-05-17@ CAL36W  3-219-1726,903Bert BlylevenRudy MayBert BlylevenRudy MayTom Hall15613719
1971-05-18@ CAL37L  1-319-1827,095Jim KaatTom MurphyTom MurphyJim Kaat 15714017
1971-05-19@ CAL38W  12-620-1829,319Jim PerryAndy MessersmithJim StricklandAndy MessersmithTom Hall16914623
1971-05-20@ CAL39L  0-120-1927,525Pete HammClyde WrightClyde WrightRay Corbin 16914722
1971-05-21@ OAK40W  10-121-19210,005Bert BlylevenBlue Moon OdomBert BlylevenBlue Moon Odom 17914831
1971-05-22@ OAK41L  1-521-20242,970Jim KaatCatfish HunterCatfish HunterJim Kaat 18015327
1971-05-23@ OAK42L  1-321-21228,537Jim PerryVida BlueVida BlueJim Perry 18115625
1971-05-25@ MIL43W  8-522-2124,006Pete HammLew KrausseStan WilliamsLew KrausseTom Hall18916128
1971-05-26@ MIL44W  4-123-2124,978Bert BlylevenSkip LockwoodBert BlylevenSkip Lockwood 19316231
1971-05-27@ MIL45L  3-523-2229,016Jim KaatMarty PattinMarty PattinTom HallKen Sanders19616729
1971-05-28vs BAL46W  7-624-22213,737 Jim PerryDave McNallyJim PerryDave McNallyTom Hall20317330
1971-05-29vs BAL47L  8-1124-23212,796 Pete HammPat DobsonDave BoswellRay CorbinEddie Watt21118427
1971-05-30vs BAL48L  5-624-24217,594 Bert BlylevenMike CuellarMike CuellarBert BlylevenEddie Watt21619026
1971-05-31vs DET49W  6-225-24320,643 Jim KaatMickey LolichJim KaatMickey Lolich 22219230
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1971-06-01vs DET50W  3-126-24310,980 Jim PerryLes CainJim PerryLes Cain 22519332
1971-06-02vs DET51L  4-526-25313,800 Pete HammJoe ColemanJoe ColemanPete HammFred Scherman22919831
1971-06-04vs CLE52L  2-426-26310,494 Bert BlylevenAlan FosterAlan FosterBert Blyleven 23120229
1971-06-05vs CLE53L  2-1026-27310,331 Jim KaatRay LambRay LambJim KaatPhil Hennigan23321221
1971-06-06vs CLE54W  4-327-27312,146 Jim PerrySteve DunningJim PerrySteve DunningTom Hall23721522
1971-06-08@ BAL55L  2-827-28312,255Bert BlylevenPat DobsonPat DobsonBert Blyleven 23922316
1971-06-09@ BAL56L  1-227-29311,216Jim KaatMike CuellarMike CuellarJim Kaat 24022515
1971-06-10@ BAL57L  0-1227-30310,952Jim PerryJim PalmerJim PalmerJim Perry 2402373
1971-06-11@ DET58L  1-427-31433,733Bert BlylevenMike KilkennyMike KilkennyBert Blyleven 2412410
1971-06-12@ DET59W  5-428-31327,497Stan WilliamsMickey LolichTom HallMickey LolichJim Perry2462451
1971-06-13@ DET60L  5-928-32352,178Jim KaatLes CainDean ChanceJim KaatFred Scherman251254-3
1971-06-14@ CLE61W  3-129-32315,394Jim PerryAlan FosterJim PerryAlan Foster 254255-1
1971-06-15@ CLE62W  5-330-3236,238Bert BlylevenRay LambBert BlylevenRay LambRay Corbin2592581
1971-06-16@ CLE63W  3-231-3236,220Jim KaatSteve DunningTom HallSteve MingoriStan Williams2622602
1971-06-17vs CHA64W  7-632-32311,072 Ray CorbinTommy JohnRon PerranoskiJoe Horlen 2692663
1971-06-18vs CHA65W  4-333-32312,781 Jim PerryTom BradleyJim PerryTom BradleyRon Perranoski2732694
1971-06-19vs CHA66W  2-134-32311,862 Bert BlylevenWilbur WoodStan WilliamsTerry Forster 2752705
1971-06-20vs CHA67L  8-1834-33315,809 Jim KaatJoe HorlenJoe HorlenJim KaatSteve Kealey283288-5
1971-06-21vs OAK68L  2-334-34323,334 Ray CorbinVida BlueVida BlueRay Corbin 285291-6
1971-06-22vs OAK69W  10-135-34311,147 Jim PerryCatfish HunterJim PerryCatfish Hunter 2952923
1971-06-23vs OAK70L  3-835-35316,856 Bert BlylevenBlue Moon OdomBlue Moon OdomBert BlylevenRollie Fingers298300-2
1971-06-25vs MIL71L  1-335-36310,784 Ray CorbinSkip LockwoodSkip LockwoodRay Corbin 299303-4
1971-06-26vs MIL72L  0-535-37311,559 Jim PerryMarty PattinMarty PattinJim Perry 299308-9
1971-06-27vs MIL73W  2-136-3830 Jim KaatMarcelino LopezJim KaatLew Krausse 301309-8
1971-06-27vs MIL74L  5-836-38317,122 Steve LuebberBill ParsonsJohn MorrisHal HaydelKen Sanders306317-11
1971-06-28@ OAK75L  4-636-3934,654Bert BlylevenChuck DobsonChuck DobsonBert BlylevenRollie Fingers310323-13
1971-06-29@ OAK76W  5-337-39335,398Ray CorbinVida BlueRay CorbinVida BlueRon Perranoski315326-11
1971-06-30@ OAK77W  10-438-3936,412Jim PerryCatfish HunterJim PerryCatfish HunterTom Hall325330-5
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1971-07-02@ MIL78L  0-538-40316,547Bert BlylevenBill ParsonsBill ParsonsBert Blyleven 325335-10
1971-07-03@ MIL79W  7-139-4038,172Jim KaatMarcelino LopezJim KaatMarcelino Lopez 332336-4
1971-07-04@ MIL80L  0-439-4139,771Steve LuebberJim SlatonJim SlatonSteve Luebber 332340-8
1971-07-05@ MIL81L  1-239-4239,175Jim PerrySkip LockwoodSkip LockwoodJim PerryKen Sanders333342-9
1971-07-06vs CAL82L  5-739-43326,687 Bert BlylevenAndy MessersmithDave LaRocheRay CorbinLloyd Allen338349-11
1971-07-07vs CAL83L  1-339-4438,173 Jim KaatRickey ClarkEddie FisherJim Kaat 339352-13
1971-07-08vs CAL84L  4-739-45321,741 Steve LuebberTom MurphyTom MurphySteve LuebberLloyd Allen343359-16
1971-07-09vs KCA85L  3-639-46311,698 Jim PerryMike HedlundTom BurgmeierJim PerryTed Abernathy346365-19
1971-07-11vs KCA86W  6-541-4630 Jim KaatBruce Dal CantonSteve LuebberTom Burgmeier 352370-18
1971-07-11vs KCA87W  7-141-46318,207 Ray CorbinDick DragoRay CorbinDick Drago 359371-12
1971-07-15@ BOS88L  0-341-47327,673Jim PerryLuis TiantBill LeeStan Williams 359374-15
1971-07-16@ BOS89L  4-941-48329,293Bert BlylevenSonny SiebertSonny SiebertBert Blyleven 363383-20
1971-07-17@ WS290W  5-342-4837,124Jim KaatJim ShellenbackRay CorbinJim Shellenback 368386-18
1971-07-18@ WS291L  2-342-4949,850Steve LuebberBill GogolewskiCasey CoxRon Perranoski 370389-19
1971-07-19@ WS292L  2-542-5045,317Jim PerryJackie BrownJackie BrownJim PerryPaul Lindblad372394-22
1971-07-20@ NYA93L  5-642-51413,038Bert BlylevenStan BahnsenRoger HambrightStan Williams 377400-23
1971-07-21@ NYA94W  2-143-51410,793Jim KaatSteve KlineJim KaatSteve Kline 379401-22
1971-07-22@ NYA95L  4-1343-5249,268Ray CorbinFritz PetersonFritz PetersonRay Corbin 383414-31
1971-07-23vs BOS96L  6-843-53419,505 Steve LuebberRay CulpRay CulpSteve LuebberSparky Lyle389422-33
1971-07-24vs BOS97L  3-643-54517,487 Jim PerryGary PetersGary PetersJim Perry 392428-36
1971-07-25vs BOS98W  6-244-54516,188 Bert BlylevenLuis TiantStan WilliamsLuis Tiant 398430-32
1971-07-26vs BOS99W  2-145-54512,681 Jim KaatSonny SiebertJim KaatSonny Siebert 400431-31
1971-07-27vs WS2100W  4-246-5457,939 Steve LuebberJim ShellenbackHal HaydelPaul Lindblad 404433-29
1971-07-28vs WS2101L  1-746-55510,139 Jim PerryBill GogolewskiBill GogolewskiJim PerryJoe Grzenda405440-35
1971-07-30vs NYA102L  9-1146-56519,233 Jim KaatStan BahnsenJack AkerTom Hall 414451-37
1971-07-31vs NYA103W  5-447-56525,650 Bert BlylevenSteve KlineBert BlylevenSteve Kline 419455-36
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1971-08-01vs NYA104W  10-748-56524,056 Steve LuebberMel StottlemyreTom HallMel Stottlemyre 429462-33
1971-08-02@ CHA105L  5-748-5758,852Jim PerryTom BradleyTom BradleyJim PerryBart Johnson434469-35
1971-08-03@ CHA106W  4-349-57510,284Jim KaatJoe HorlenStan WilliamsBart Johnson 438472-34
1971-08-04@ KCA107L  1-249-5950Bert BlylevenDick DragoDick DragoBert Blyleven 439474-35
1971-08-04@ KCA108L  0-349-59510,803Ray CorbinAl FitzmorrisAl FitzmorrisRay Corbin 439477-38
1971-08-05@ KCA109L  4-749-6059,255Tom HallRoger NelsonTed AbernathyStan WilliamsTom Burgmeier443484-41
1971-08-06@ CAL110L  0-249-61530,140Jim PerryAndy MessersmithAndy MessersmithJim Perry 443486-43
1971-08-07@ CAL111W  7-150-61513,091Jim KaatRudy MayJim KaatRudy May 450487-37
1971-08-08@ CAL112W  2-151-6157,567Bert BlylevenTom MurphyBert BlylevenTom Murphy 452488-36
1971-08-10vs BAL113L  3-451-62515,881 Tom HallMike CuellarMike CuellarRay Corbin 455492-37
1971-08-11vs BAL114L  6-951-63517,028 Jim PerryPat DobsonDick HallBob Gebhard 461501-40
1971-08-12vs BAL115L  2-851-64517,745 Jim KaatJim PalmerJim PalmerJim Kaat 463509-46
1971-08-13vs DET116W  4-352-64520,361 Bert BlylevenLes CainBert BlylevenTom Timmermann 467512-45
1971-08-14vs DET117W  9-453-64519,246 Steve LuebberJoe ColemanHal HaydelFred SchermanStan Williams476516-40
1971-08-15vs DET118L  5-753-65520,761 Jim PerryMike KilkennyMike KilkennyJim PerryFred Scherman481523-42
1971-08-16vs CLE119W  11-254-6559,372 Jim KaatRay LambJim KaatRay Lamb 492525-33
1971-08-17vs CLE120L  2-354-66510,926 Bert BlylevenMike PaulMike PaulBert Blyleven 494528-34
1971-08-18vs CLE121W  4-255-6658,971 Steve LuebberSteve DunningSteve LuebberSteve DunningJim Strickland498530-32
1971-08-20@ BAL122W  8-556-66529,616Jim PerryPat DobsonJim PerryDick HallStan Williams506535-29
1971-08-21@ BAL123L  1-456-67522,107Jim KaatJim PalmerJim PalmerJim Kaat 507539-32
1971-08-22@ BAL124L  3-656-68520,632Bert BlylevenDave McNallyDave McNallyBert BlylevenEddie Watt510545-35
1971-08-23@ DET125L  2-456-69527,576Steve LuebberLes CainLes CainSteve Luebber 512549-37
1971-08-24@ DET126W  3-157-69517,058Jim PerryJoe NiekroJim PerryJoe Niekro 515550-35
1971-08-25@ DET127L  2-657-70519,011Jim KaatMickey LolichMickey LolichJim Kaat 517556-39
1971-08-27@ CLE128W  8-458-70515,899Bert BlylevenSteve DunningBert BlylevenSteve Dunning 525560-35
1971-08-28@ CLE129L  8-958-7155,663Steve LuebberAlan FosterMark BallingerRay Corbin 533569-36
1971-08-29@ CLE130W  6-559-7155,121Jim PerrySam McDowellJim PerrySam McDowellHal Haydel539574-35
1971-08-31vs CHA131W  4-360-7155,640 Jim KaatTom BradleyBob GebhardBart Johnson 543577-34
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1971-09-01vs CHA132L  0-260-7258,511 Bert BlylevenWilbur WoodBart JohnsonBob GebhardVicente Romo543579-36
1971-09-03vs OAK133W  9-462-7250 Jim PerryDiego SeguiJim PerryDiego SeguiTom Hall552583-31
1971-09-03vs OAK134W  2-162-72522,032 Ray CorbinVida BlueHal HaydelVida Blue 554584-30
1971-09-04vs OAK135L  4-562-73510,808 Jim KaatCatfish HunterCatfish HunterJim KaatRollie Fingers558589-31
1971-09-05vs OAK136W  7-363-73416,388 Bert BlylevenBlue Moon OdomBert BlylevenBlue Moon Odom 565592-27
1971-09-06@ CHA137L  3-664-7450Tom HallBart JohnsonBart JohnsonTom HallSteve Kealey568598-30
1971-09-06@ CHA138W  10-364-74516,197Pete HammRich HintonPete HammRich Hinton 578601-23
1971-09-07@ CHA139L  7-864-7553,707Jim PerryTommy JohnTommy JohnJim PerryTom Bradley585609-24
1971-09-08@ CHA140W  3-165-7557,888Jim KaatWilbur WoodJim KaatWilbur Wood 588610-22
1971-09-10@ OAK141L  4-565-7657,229Bert BlylevenBlue Moon OdomBob LockerHal Haydel 592615-23
1971-09-11@ OAK142L  3-565-7758,276Ray CorbinChuck DobsonRollie FingersPete Hamm 595620-25
1971-09-12@ OAK143W  7-566-77513,747Jim PerryVida BlueRay CorbinJim RolandSteve Luebber602625-23
1971-09-13@ CAL144L  2-367-7850Pete HammRudy MayRudy MayPete HammLloyd Allen604628-24
1971-09-13@ CAL145W  1-067-7856,065Jim KaatTom MurphyJim KaatTom Murphy 605628-23
1971-09-15@ MIL146W  1-068-7853,960Bert BlylevenSkip LockwoodBert BlylevenSkip Lockwood 606628-22
1971-09-16@ MIL147W  7-369-7853,591Ray CorbinLew KrausseHal HaydelKen SandersTom Hall613631-18
1971-09-17vs KCA148L  1-269-79516,194 Jim PerryMike HedlundMike HedlundJim Perry 614633-19
1971-09-18vs KCA149L  2-469-8059,811 Jim KaatAl FitzmorrisAl FitzmorrisJim Kaat 616637-21
1971-09-19vs KCA150W  6-370-8150 Bert BlylevenPaul SplittorffBert BlylevenPaul Splittorff 622640-18
1971-09-19vs KCA151L  2-570-8159,665 Pete HammMonty MontgomeryMonty MontgomeryPete HammTed Abernathy624645-21
1971-09-20vs MIL152L  0-370-8253,110 Ray CorbinSkip LockwoodSkip LockwoodRay Corbin 624648-24
1971-09-21vs MIL153L  2-470-8353,204 Jim PerryLew KrausseLew KrausseJim PerryKen Sanders626652-26
1971-09-25@ KCA154W  7-272-8350Bert BlylevenAl FitzmorrisBert BlylevenAl Fitzmorris 633654-21
1971-09-25@ KCA155W  7-072-8357,191Jim KaatPaul SplittorffJim KaatPaul Splittorff 640654-14
1971-09-26@ KCA156W  6-273-8450Jim PerryDick DragoJim PerryDick DragoTom Hall646656-10
1971-09-26@ KCA157L  3-573-84512,338Steve LuebberMonty MontgomeryMonty MontgomerySteve LuebberTed Abernathy649661-12
1971-09-28vs CAL158L  2-673-8553,353 Tom HallAndy MessersmithAndy MessersmithTom Hall 651667-16
1971-09-29vs CAL159W  1-074-8553,799 Bert BlylevenClyde WrightBert BlylevenClyde Wright 652667-15
1971-09-30vs CAL160L  2-374-8654,938 Jim KaatRudy MayRudy MayJim KaatLloyd Allen654670-16


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