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1972 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 77-77 .500
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 537-535 + 2
Roster Continuity 72.80% 14/24
Manager(s): Frank Quilici, Bill Rigney
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 797,901 16/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dick Ruthven (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Frank Quilici
Bullpen Coach: Buck Rodgers
Hitting Coach: Ralph Rowe
Pitching Coach: Al Worthington
Third Base Coach: Vern Morgan

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Brye (#17)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9362.600--
8767.5655.5
7777.50015.5
7678.49416.5
7580.48418.0
54100.35138.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Danny ThompsonSS25   57354158
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6
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483434572113214.276.318.356674.080.138.3001.68143.3204624
12Cesar TovarOF31   54886145
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6
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3121103939146516.265.329.334663.069.161.2811.00274.0183607
29Rod Carew2B26   53561170
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6
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0511264360299211.318.369.379748.062.153.3561.40--203591
2Bobby DarwinOF29   51348137
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802338145841224.267.326.442768.175.248.3303.8223.3227562
3Harmon Killebrew1B36   43353100
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26
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740194911120416.231.367.450817.219.434.2310.9716.7195532
4Steve Braun3B24   40240116
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50454538212414.289.360.356716.067.177.3110.84201.0143455
1Eric Soderholm3B23   2872854
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3933194832316.188.245.359604.171.237.1812.5322.1103313
11Steve BryeOF23   2531861
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01231173811105.241.292.300592.059.134.2842.24--76272
7Jim NettlesOF25   2352848
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1543325213005.204.302.294596.089.230.2461.6358.869268
20Rich Reese1B30   1972343
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2601252704014.218.305.330635.112.234.2291.0839.465223
24Glenn BorgmannC22   1751141
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1400252508034.234.325.309634.074.217.2531.0058.354203
15George MitterwaldC26   1631230
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80193702015.184.225.239464.055.104.2304.11163.039173
8Phil RoofC31   1461630
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120162700511.205.235.356591.151.185.2314.5048.752158
9Charlie ManuelOF28   122625
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80041610021.205.233.270503.066.098.2244.00122.033129
28Bert BlylevenP21   94915
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00600236001101.160.177.181358.021.043.25918.00--17107
10Rick RenickOF28   931016
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801152500025.172.282.323605.151.301.1821.6723.330110
13Dick WoodsonP27   8847
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00020023800800.080.100.080180.000.023.14019.00--798
31Jim PerryP36   71311
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0010031400510.155.187.169356.014.056.1904.67--1280
14Dan Monzon2B26   551315
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0051081200201.273.365.291656.018.182.3491.50--1665
23Ray CorbinP23   4914
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0020021900201.082.118.102220.020.061.1339.50--553
36Jim KaatP33   45313
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40111600100.289.304.489793.200.200.40716.0022.52247
25Rick DempseyC22   4008
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000006800102.200.304.225529.025.175.2501.33--947
30Dave GoltzP23   2903
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00010021700301.103.161.103264.000.069.2508.50--334
6Tony OlivaOF33   2819
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001002500001.321.367.357724.036.107.3912.50--1030
26Jim HoltOF28   27612
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6000100011.444.429.5931022.148.148.423--27.01628
17Dave LaRocheP24   1121
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0000003600100.091.286.091377.000.273.2002.00--115
21Wayne GrangerP28   1002
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000000500000.200.200.300500.100.100.400----310
25Mike AdamsOF23   602
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.400----26
27Bucky GuthSS24   3100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
19Jim StricklandP24   301
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0002001200000.333.500.333833.000.3331.0002.00--14
16Bob GebhardP29   0000000001000000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals2010523453712771823193506534147890535537328129.244.306.344650.100.194.2781.8956.318005813
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
28Bert Blyleven21   17172.73393811310287.12479387226922871101.107.750.692.167.153.30
13Dick Woodson27   14142.7136369300251.21939376191011504121.176.890.683.615.361.49
31Jim Perry36   13163.3435355200217.219193811460854081.157.890.582.483.511.42
23Ray Corbin23   892.6131195350161.213556471253832061.167.500.672.944.611.57
36Jim Kaat33   1022.0715155000113.1943626620642001.017.490.481.595.103.20
17Dave LaRoche24   572.8462000431095.1723330939792161.176.820.853.697.482.03
30Dave Goltz23   332.671511202191.0753027526381101.117.420.492.573.761.46
21Wayne Granger28   463.0063000401989.2834230728450021.238.300.702.804.501.61
19Jim Strickland24   312.502500014336.0281610719302101.317.001.754.757.501.58
22Tom Norton22   012.81210007032.1311410114221011.418.720.283.946.191.57
16Bob Gebhard29   018.57130004121.0362920313131022.3315.431.295.575.571.00
32Steve Luebber22   000.002000102.13000210002.5013.500.009.004.500.50
Batting Totals77772.8635715437111173413991188535444105444838265371.177.640.682.865.391.89
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George MitterwaldC614042723354.9846.79
Phil RoofC614082571160.9785.91
Glenn BorgmannC5647430431124.9656.36
Rick DempseyC2311367510.9865.73
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Harmon Killebrew1B13099599599982.9929.89
Rich Reese1B9838839230535.9889.79
Rick Renick1B610111001.00010.80
Jim Holt1B1561001.00012.60
Jim Nettles1B1110001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rod Carew2B13911843313781685.9785.39
Steve Braun2B201383639212.9744.89
Dan Monzon2B1377172512.9774.91
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eric Soderholm3B79689661631417.9422.99
Steve Braun3B7564449146614.9702.72
Dan Monzon3B53255001.0002.81
Rick Renick3B4331910.9092.72
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Danny ThompsonSS14412952474683276.9574.97
Steve BraunSS117862040.8673.00
Dan MonzonSS31678051.0008.44
Bucky GuthSS1904001.0004.00
Rick RenickSS110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby DarwinOF1421193289861.9802.24
Cesar TovarOF13911942871052.9832.24
Steve BryeOF94625170911.9942.58
Jim NettlesOF79571156531.9822.54
Charlie ManuelOF2819439410.9771.99
Rick RenickOF21140270001.0001.74
Rich ReeseOF139627020.9312.53
Steve BraunOF96919210.9552.74
Tony OlivaOF9546010.8571.00
Jim HoltOF74910110.9172.02
Mike AdamsOF11010001.0000.90
Dan MonzonOF110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wayne GrangerP638951420.9051.92
Dave LaRocheP6295215001.0001.61
Bert BlylevenP39287184534.9551.97
Dick WoodsonP36251174341.9372.15
Jim PerryP35217212863.8912.03
Ray CorbinP31161121641.8751.56
Jim StricklandP25363621.8182.25
Tom NortonP213249001.0003.64
Dave GoltzP159181410.9572.18
Jim KaatP1511351920.9231.91
Bob GebhardP132125011.0003.00
Steve LuebberP2201001.0004.29


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