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1973 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 81-81 .500
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 738-692 + 46
Roster Continuity 67.61% 17/24
Manager(s): Frank Quilici
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 907,499 19/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Eddie Bane (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Eddie Bane (#11), Steve Brye (#17)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9468.580--
8874.5436.0
8181.50013.0
7983.48815.0
7785.47517.0
57105.35237.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1973 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11973-04-06W 8-3 @OAK
    21973-04-07W 5-3 @OAK
    31973-04-08W 4-2 @OAK
    41973-04-10L 2-4 @CAL
    51973-04-11L 1-4 @CAL
    61973-04-13W 8-4 OAK
    71973-04-14L 1-2 OAK
    81973-04-17W 10-5 CAL
    91973-04-18L 2-3 CAL
    101973-04-20W 5-1 TEX
    111973-04-21W 5-4 TEX
    121973-04-22W 6-4 TEX
    131973-04-24W 6-4 @BOS
    141973-04-25L 3-4 @BOS
    151973-04-28L 3-11 @NYA
    161973-04-29L 3-6 @NYA
    171973-04-29L 1-11 @NYA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    181973-05-02L 4-8 CLE
    191973-05-04W 9-6 BOS
    201973-05-05L 1-5 BOS
    211973-05-06W 10-3 BOS
    221973-05-08L 4-14 NYA
    231973-05-09L 0-2 NYA
    241973-05-11L 2-6 @KCA
    251973-05-12L 2-4 @KCA
    261973-05-13W 5-0 @KCA
    271973-05-14L 6-7 @TEX
    281973-05-14W 6-4 @TEX
    291973-05-15W 9-5 @TEX
    301973-05-16W 8-6 CHA
    311973-05-17L 4-5 CHA
    321973-05-18W 3-0 @CHA
    331973-05-19W 8-3 @CHA
    341973-05-20L 3-9 @CHA
    351973-05-20W 3-0 @CHA
    361973-05-22W 8-7 KCA
    371973-05-23W 8-6 KCA
    381973-05-24W 2-0 KCA
    391973-05-25L 4-5 KCA
    401973-05-26L 2-7 BAL
    411973-05-28W 10-3 BAL
    421973-05-29W 1-0 @MIL
    431973-05-30W 4-0 @MIL
    441973-05-31W 4-2 @MIL
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    451973-06-01L 3-8 DET
    461973-06-02W 3-2 DET
    471973-06-03L 2-8 DET
    481973-06-06W 7-3 @CLE
    491973-06-06W 13-9 @CLE
    501973-06-08W 2-0 @BAL
    511973-06-09L 4-7 @BAL
    521973-06-10W 11-4 @BAL
    531973-06-11L 6-10 MIL
    541973-06-12L 3-6 MIL
    551973-06-13L 3-4 MIL
    561973-06-15W 13-6 @DET
    571973-06-16W 5-0 @DET
    581973-06-17L 0-6 @DET
    591973-06-18L 4-7 TEX
    601973-06-19W 7-3 TEX
    611973-06-20L 0-3 TEX
    621973-06-21W 1-0 CAL
    631973-06-22L 3-4 CAL
    641973-06-23L 1-3 CAL
    651973-06-24W 5-1 CAL
    661973-06-24L 0-3 CAL
    671973-06-25L 2-3 @CHA
    681973-06-26W 4-0 @CHA
    691973-06-27L 3-4 @TEX
    701973-06-28W 4-0 @TEX
    711973-06-29W 4-0 @CAL
    721973-06-30W 6-3 @CAL
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    731973-07-01W 2-1 @CAL
    741973-07-02W 5-2 @KCA
    751973-07-03L 6-7 @KCA
    761973-07-04L 4-5 KCA
    771973-07-05L 10-12 KCA
    781973-07-06L 2-5 NYA
    791973-07-07W 9-1 NYA
    801973-07-07W 6-2 NYA
    811973-07-08L 0-7 NYA
    821973-07-09L 0-2 BOS
    831973-07-10L 1-2 BOS
    841973-07-11W 3-0 BOS
    851973-07-12W 8-4 CLE
    861973-07-12L 4-7 CLE
    871973-07-13L 2-11 CLE
    881973-07-14L 0-3 CLE
    891973-07-15W 7-6 CLE
    901973-07-17L 3-4 @NYA
    911973-07-17L 1-4 @NYA
    921973-07-18W 3-0 @NYA
    931973-07-19W 6-2 @BOS
    941973-07-20L 0-5 @BOS
    951973-07-21L 2-3 @BOS
    961973-07-22W 10-7 @BOS
    971973-07-26W 5-1 OAK
    981973-07-26W 7-5 OAK
    991973-07-27W 8-2 OAK
    1001973-07-28W 6-5 CHA
    1011973-07-29L 6-8 CHA
    1021973-07-30L 1-9 CHA
    1031973-07-31L 3-4 @OAK
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1041973-08-01L 2-6 @OAK
    1051973-08-02W 6-3 @OAK
    1061973-08-03L 2-4 KCA
    1071973-08-04L 4-6 KCA
    1081973-08-05W 7-1 KCA
    1091973-08-07W 4-2 BAL
    1101973-08-07L 4-10 BAL
    1111973-08-08L 1-6 BAL
    1121973-08-09L 1-2 BAL
    1131973-08-10L 1-5 @MIL
    1141973-08-11L 6-7 @MIL
    1151973-08-12L 9-10 @MIL
    1161973-08-13L 3-9 DET
    1171973-08-14W 12-1 DET
    1181973-08-15W 9-7 DET
    1191973-08-17W 14-2 @CLE
    1201973-08-18L 0-5 @CLE
    1211973-08-19L 3-5 @CLE
    1221973-08-19L 3-4 @CLE
    1231973-08-20L 3-4 @BAL
    1241973-08-21L 1-2 @BAL
    1251973-08-22L 3-4 @BAL
    1261973-08-24W 3-0 MIL
    1271973-08-25L 6-10 MIL
    1281973-08-26L 2-3 MIL
    1291973-08-27W 5-3 @DET
    1301973-08-28W 5-0 @DET
    1311973-08-29L 5-9 @DET
    1321973-08-30W 5-2 @TEX
    1331973-08-31W 11-2 @TEX
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1341973-09-01W 10-7 @TEX
    1351973-09-02L 0-2 @TEX
    1361973-09-03W 11-5 @KCA
    1371973-09-04W 6-0 @KCA
    1381973-09-06L 0-6 CHA
    1391973-09-07L 2-5 CHA
    1401973-09-08W 6-2 CHA
    1411973-09-09L 7-10 CHA
    1421973-09-10W 5-4 TEX
    1431973-09-11W 6-3 TEX
    1441973-09-12L 2-5 TEX
    1451973-09-14W 6-0 @CHA
    1461973-09-15L 4-11 @CHA
    1471973-09-16W 6-1 @CHA
    1481973-09-17W 8-3 @KCA
    1491973-09-18L 3-4 @KCA
    1501973-09-19L 0-3 OAK
    1511973-09-20W 4-3 OAK
    1521973-09-20W 5-4 OAK
    1531973-09-21W 8-3 OAK
    1541973-09-22W 6-3 CAL
    1551973-09-23L 7-15 CAL
    1561973-09-24W 7-6 @OAK
    1571973-09-25W 9-4 @OAK
    1581973-09-26W 4-1 @OAK
    1591973-09-27L 4-5 @CAL
    1601973-09-28W 7-1 @CAL
    1611973-09-29L 3-4 @CAL
    1621973-09-30L 0-3 @CAL
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    81-81
    George Mitterwald 114
    Phil Roof 36
    Glenn Borgmann 12
    Joe Lis 67
    Harmon Killebrew 57
    Jim Holt 24
    Craig Kusick 10
    Rich Reese 4
    Rod Carew 142
    Dan Monzon 10
    Jerry Terrell 10
    Steve Braun 98
    Eric Soderholm 29
    Jerry Terrell 25
    Dan Monzon 9
    Danny Walton 1
    Danny Thompson 92
    Jerry Terrell 70
    Jim Holt 70
    Larry Hisle 47
    Mike Adams 21
    Danny Walton 13
    Steve Braun 6
    Steve Brye 3
    Craig Kusick 2
    Larry Hisle 90
    Steve Brye 71
    Jim Holt 1
    Bobby Darwin 137
    Jim Holt 19
    Danny Walton 3
    Larry Hisle 2
    Jerry Terrell 1
    Tony Oliva 138
    Harmon Killebrew 9
    Danny Walton 8
    George Mitterwald 3
    Bobby Darwin 1
    Mike Adams 1
    Craig Kusick 1
    Joe Lis 1


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