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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
25Mike AdamsOF-2BMLB5-9180RightRight7/24/194823Cincinnati,Ohio196712DET

28Bert BlylevenPMLB6-3207RightRight4/6/195121Zeist,Netherlands1969355MIN
24Glenn BorgmannCMLB6-4210RightRight5/25/195022Paterson,New Jersey197119MIN
4Steve BraunOF-3BMLB5-10180LeftRight5/8/194824Trenton,New Jersey196610200MIN
11Steve BryeOFMLB6-0190RightRight2/4/194923Alameda,California1967117MIN
29Rod Carew1B-2BMLB6-0182LeftRight10/1/194526Gatun,Panama1964UDFA MIN
23Ray CorbinPMLB6-2200RightRight2/12/194923Live Oak,Florida1967UDFA MIN
2Bobby DarwinOFMLB6-2200RightRight2/16/194329Los Angeles,California1962UDFA ANA
25Rick DempseyCMLB6-0190RightRight9/13/194922Fayetteville,Tennessee196715296MIN
16Bob GebhardPMLB6-2210RightRight1/3/194329Lamberton,Minnesota196544732MIN
30Dave GoltzPMLB6-4215RightRight6/23/194923Pelican Rapids,Minnesota1967596MIN
21Wayne GrangerPMLB6-2165RightRight3/15/194428Springfield,Massachusetts1965UDFA SLN
27Bucky GuthSSMLB6-1180RightRight8/18/194724Baltimore,Maryland196920466ATL
26Jim HoltOF-1BMLB6-0195LeftRight5/27/194428Graham,North Carolina1966UDFA KC1
36Jim KaatPMLB6-4217LeftLeft11/7/193833Zeeland,Michigan1957UDFA WS1
3Harmon Killebrew1B-3BMLB5-11214RightRight6/29/193636Payette,Idaho1954UDFA WS1
17Dave LaRochePMLB6-2200LeftLeft5/14/194824Colorado Springs,Colorado1967586CAL
32Steve LuebberPMLB6-3195RightRight7/9/194922Clinton,Missouri196713256MIN
9Charlie ManuelOFMLB6-3200LeftRight1/4/194428Northfork,West Virginia1963UDFA MIN
15George MitterwaldCMLB6-2206RightRight8/7/194526Berkeley,California1965UDFA MIN
14Dan Monzon2B-3BMLB5-10182RightRight5/17/194626Bronx,New York1967223MIN
7Jim NettlesOFMLB6-0186LeftLeft3/2/194725San Diego,California1968476MIN
22Tom NortonPMLB6-1200RightRight4/26/195022Elyria,Ohio1969UDFA MIN
6Tony OlivaOFMLB6-2190LeftRight7/20/193833Pinar del Rio,Cuba1961UDFA MIN
31Jim PerryPMLB6-4200BothRight10/30/193536Williamston,North Carolina1956UDFA CLE
20Rich Reese1BMLB6-3200LeftLeft9/29/194130Leipsic,Ohio1962UDFA FLO
10Rick Renick3B-OFMLB6-0190RightRight3/16/194428London,Ohio1965UDFA MIN
8Phil RoofCMLB6-3210RightRight3/5/194131Paducah,Kentucky1959UDFA MLB
1Eric Soderholm3BMLB5-11187RightRight9/24/194823Cortland,New York196811MIN
19Jim StricklandPMLB6-0175LeftLeft6/12/194824Los Angeles,California1964UDFA LAN
5Danny ThompsonSS-3BMLB6-0183RightRight2/1/194725Wichita,Kansas1968111WS2
12Cesar TovarOF-3BMLB5-9155RightRight7/3/194031Caracas,Venezuela1959UDFA CIN
13Dick WoodsonPMLB6-5207RightRight3/30/194527Oelwein,Iowa1965UDFA MIN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Ray ChristensenBroadcaster 
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager 
Halsey HallBroadcaster 
Vern MorganThird Base Coach 
Frank QuiliciAssistant Coach 
Bill RigneyManager 
Buck RodgersBullpen Coach 
Ralph RoweHitting Coach 
Al WorthingtonPitching Coach 


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