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1977 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-77 .522
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 867-776 + 91
Roster Continuity 65.76% 13/24
Manager(s): Gene Mauch
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,162,727 19/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Paul Croft (#15) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jerry Zimmerman
Hitting Coach: Tony Oliva
Pitching Coach: Don McMahon
Third Base Coach: Karl Kuehl

#1 Draft Picks

Dan Ford (#18), Bob Gorinski (#22)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
9468.5808.0
9072.55612.0
8477.52217.5
7488.45728.0
6498.39538.0
6398.39138.5
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1977 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Glenn AdamsOF6-0185L-R291975HOU: 1968-1-4MLB--
    2Randy Bass1B6-1210L-R231977MIN: 1972-7-152MLB--
    14Glenn BorgmannC6-4210R-R271972MIN: 1971-1-9MLB--
    10Lyman BostockOF6-1180L-R261975MIN: 1972-26-596MLB--
    11Bud BullingC6-1200R-R241977MIN: 1974-14-326MLB--
    19Tom BurgmeierP5-11185L-L331968Not draftedMLB--
    37Bill ButlerP6-2210L-L301969DET: 1965-37-662MLB--
    29Rod Carew1B-2B6-0182L-R311967Not draftedMLB--
    18Don CarrithersP6-2180R-R271970SFN: 1967-3-58MLB--
    12Rich ChilesOF5-11170L-L271971HOU: 1968-2-23MLB--
    26Mike Cubbage3B6-0180L-R261974WS2: 1971-2-25MLB--
    15Dan FordOF6-1185R-R251975OAK: 1970-1-18MLB--
    30Dave GoltzP6-4215R-R281972MIN: 1967-5-97MLB--
    25Luis GomezSS5-9150R-R251974MIN: 1973-7-155MLB--
    35Bob GorinskiOF6-3215R-R251977MIN: 1970-1-22MLB--
    9Larry HisleOF6-2195R-R301968PHI: 1965-2-38MLB--
    36Jeff HollyP6-5210L-L241977CHA: 1971-17-392MLB--
    31Jim HughesP6-3190R-R251974MIN: 1969-33-762MLB--
    27Dave JohnsonP6-1183R-R281974BAL: 1967-5-99MLB--
    21Tom JohnsonP6-1185R-R261974Not draftedMLB--
    22Craig Kusick1B6-3232R-R281973Not draftedMLB--
    24Willie NorwoodOF6-0185R-R261977MIN: 1972-3-56MLB--
    33Mike PazikP6-2195L-L271975NYA: 1971-1-13MLB--
    40Sam Perlozzo2B5-9170R-R261977Not draftedMLB--
    32Bob Randall2B6-3180R-R291976LAN: 1969-2-32MLB--
    17Pete RedfernP6-2195R-R221976MIN: 1976-1-1MLB--
    34Ron SchuelerP6-4205R-R291972ATL: 1967-3-43MLB--
    20Gary SerumP6-1180R-R201977Not draftedMLB--
    28Jim ShellenbackP6-2200L-L331966Not draftedMLB--
    5Roy SmalleySS6-1185B-R241975TEX: 1974-1-1MLB--
    1Jerry TerrellSS-3B6-0170R-R301973MIN: 1968-18-412MLB--
    23Paul ThormodsgardP6-2190R-R231977Not draftedMLB--
    7Rob Wilfong2B6-1185L-R231977MIN: 1971-13-316MLB--
    1Larry Wolfe3B-2B5-11170R-R241977MIN: 1973-9-203MLB--
    16Butch WynegarC6-0194B-R211976MIN: 1974-2-38MLB--
    38Geoff ZahnP6-1180L-L311973LAN: 1968-5-86MLB--


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