1972 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  77-77   .500
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Frank Quilici, Bill Rigney
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  797,901
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Perry (36)
Youngest Player:  Bert Blyleven (21)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Kaat, Harmon Killebrew (12)
Top Hitter:  Harmon Killebrew (16)
Top Pitcher:  Bert Blyleven (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Dick Ruthven (#8)

Roster Continuity:  72.80%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland9362.600--
Chi White Sox8767.5655.5
Minnesota7777.50015.5
KC Royals7678.49416.5
California7580.48418.0
Texas54100.35138.5

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Harmon Killebrew1972-04-151972L  4-3 @ OAK511001100010000200017915161380182000th career game
Danny Thompson1972-04-151972L  4-3 @ OAK4110011000001001458213001st career home run
Tom Norton1972-04-181972L  2-0 @ CAL000000000000000100001st career game
Rod Carew1972-04-191972W  12-3 @ CAL62400010000000058868023227464 hits
Bobby Darwin1972-04-191972W  12-3 @ CAL423101500110000221241205 RBis
Steve Brye1972-04-251972W  12-0 vs MIN504100300000000423131644 hits
Dan Monzon1972-04-251972W  12-0 vs MIN111000000100000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Cesar Tovar1972-04-301972W  5-4 @ NYA3110000000020009601031362921622 hit by pitches
Danny Thompson1972-05-051972W  5-2 @ BOS51200001000000015710013511st career stolen base
Steve Braun1972-05-071972W  8-4 @ BOS50400010000000013910764594 hits
Rod Carew1972-05-121972L  4-3 vs MIN70520020030000060369923237465 hits
Bobby Darwin1972-05-121972L  4-3 vs MIN900000100150001372772505 strikeouts
Cesar Tovar1972-05-121972L  4-3 vs MIN10240000201000019681041362931644 hits
Eric Soderholm1972-05-171972W  8-1 @ CHA30100001000010133202611st career stolen base
Dan Monzon1972-05-271972L  16-2 vs MIN3010001000000001120101st career RBI
Harmon Killebrew1972-05-281972W  7-2 vs MIN313101500100000203118165201400185 RBis
Phil Roof1972-05-301972W  3-2 vs MIN42200220001000063635332150112 home runs
Rod Carew1972-06-061972W  5-4 @ BAL71400000001000062572023249474 hits
Steve Braun1972-06-111972W  5-3 @ CLE30100020000002016212265192 sacrifice flies
Jim Perry1972-06-131972W  3-1 vs MIN2100000001000005001735580500th career game
Cesar Tovar1972-06-181972W  4-3 vs MIN42300001000000010001072362981691000th career game
Bobby Darwin1972-06-231972L  5-0 @ KCA400000000040000714683204 strikeouts
Cesar Tovar1972-06-251972W  5-3 @ KCA31000002000200010061080363021732 hit by pitches
Glenn Borgmann1972-07-011972L  5-1 @ CHA300000000000001100001st career game
Glenn Borgmann1972-07-021972L  2-1 @ CHA301000000010000210001st career hit
Bobby Darwin1972-07-101972W  8-1 vs MIN3110015001000008765114305 RBis
Rod Carew1972-07-141972W  7-6 vs MIN52420010000000066276423262484 hits
Bobby Darwin1972-07-141972W  7-6 vs MIN4000000000400009170124704 strikeouts
Dick Woodson1972-07-151972W  7-1 vs MIN4110001000200008060101st career RBI
Dave Goltz1972-07-181972L  6-0 @ NYA000000000000100100001st career game
Steve Braun1972-07-221972W  9-5 @ MIL51410030000000018214365694 hits
Jim Strickland1972-07-221972W  9-5 @ MIL1010002000000003310201st career hit, 1st career RBI
Dave Goltz1972-07-231972W  6-5 @ MIL301000100020000210101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Danny Thompson1972-07-231972W  6-5 @ MIL52400000000000122317535624 hits
Glenn Borgmann1972-08-041972W  5-4 vs MIN2000001001000001590101st career RBI
Bobby Darwin1972-08-061972L  6-3 vs MIN60000000004000011193155804 strikeouts
Bobby Darwin1972-08-101972L  3-1 @ CAL40000000004000011697166104 strikeouts
Bobby Darwin1972-08-181972W  3-1 @ BAL412100010010000122100166111st career stolen base
Glenn Borgmann1972-08-191972L  2-1 @ BAL41200110000000029201601st career home run
Ray Corbin1972-08-201972W  4-1 @ BAL40000000004000076110404 strikeouts
Bobby Darwin1972-09-011972W  5-4 vs MIN524102400010000134116227412 home runs, 4 hits
Mike Adams1972-09-101972L  3-1 @ KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Bucky Guth1972-09-121972L  7-4 vs MIN000000000000000100001st career game
Harmon Killebrew1972-09-161972W  11-1 vs MIN412001500000000212518825401451185 RBis
Mike Adams1972-09-171972L  10-6 vs MIN502000000010000320001st career hit
Cesar Tovar1972-09-191972W  5-3 vs MIN52411120000000010781149383171804 hits
Rick Renick1972-09-301972L  3-2 @ CAL400000000040000274122207004 strikeouts
Danny Thompson1972-10-021972L  6-4 vs MIN50410010001000028623647434 hits
Bobby Darwin1972-10-041972W  14-2 vs MIN514100200100000163142238424 hits
Dan Monzon1972-10-041972W  14-2 vs MIN34200000020000055150504 runs scored


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