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1978 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 73-89 .451
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 666-678 -12
Manager(s): Gene Mauch
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 787,878 25/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Lenny Faedo (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jerry Zimmerman
Hitting Coach: Tony Oliva
Pitching Coach: Camilo Pascual
Third Base Coach: Karl Kuehl

#1 Draft Picks

Dan Ford (#18)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8775.5375.0
8775.5375.0
7389.45119.0
7190.44120.5
6993.42623.0
56104.35035.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
8Glenn AdamsDH303102780
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1
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7
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35011732002010.258.297.390687.132.184.2691.8844.3121329
14Glenn BorgmannC281231626
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4
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1
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3
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1500181700330.211.306.333639.122.268.2170.9441.041147
29Rod Carew1B3256485188
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10
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7027778621192618.333.410.441851.108.282.3640.79112.8249650
12Rich ChilesOF281982253
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12
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01
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2212202522059.268.327.343670.076.172.2941.25198.068223
26Mike Cubbage3B2739440111
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12
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7
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7
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5731404413727.282.346.401747.119.226.3011.1056.3158443
33Dave EdwardsOF2444711
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3
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31171320000.250.353.386739.136.295.3331.8644.01751
15Dan FordOF2659278162
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36
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10
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11
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82774888566315.274.327.424751.150.231.3041.8353.8251649
22Craig KusickDH-1B291912333
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2032373812048.173.302.272574.099.298.1901.0347.852232
34Jose MoralesDH332422276
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38012035136410.314.361.401762.087.165.3541.75121.097272
24Willie NorwoodOF2742856109
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4625102864306615.255.297.376673.121.222.2792.2953.5161468
10Hosken PowellOF233815594
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31115453101745.247.323.333656.087.220.2590.69127.0127437
32Bob Randall2B303303689
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021532422601327.270.317.321638.052.130.2870.92--106369
9Bombo RiveraOF252513568
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2353354721523.271.358.355713.084.231.3201.3483.789293
5Roy SmalleySS2558680160
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772885701323716.273.361.433794.160.295.2800.8230.8254701
7Rob Wilfong2B241992353
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11841927211501.266.330.322652.055.171.3041.42199.064233
1Larry Wolfe3B252352555
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2501362700338.234.332.323655.089.238.2500.7578.376277
16Butch WynegarC2245436104
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45104742621147.229.299.308607.079.185.2430.89113.5140516
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
19Roger Erickson14133.9637371400026526812911719791218381.309.070.642.674.091.53-1.779
23Paul Thormodsgard165.051212100066814037717233011.4811.050.952.323.141.35-2.467
18Greg Thayer113.802000012045401919530301131.568.001.006.006.001.00-1.000
40John Sutton003.48170008044461917315185011.399.410.613.073.681.20-2.048
20Gary Serum994.113423614118418888841444805331.269.200.682.153.911.82-1.851
28Mac Scarce113.94170005032351914515172031.569.841.414.224.781.13-1.364
17Pete Redfern026.303200009101272640001.609.001.805.403.600.67-1.333
39Stan Perzanowski275.21137104156593733126312041.499.320.164.114.891.19-1.813
28,33Mike Marshall10122.4554000512199803127337562011.187.270.273.365.091.51-1.305
21Tom Johnson145.451800014332422220217212121.7911.450.554.645.731.24-1.739
27Dave Johnson027.50610040121511101973002.0011.250.756.755.250.78-1.750
31Darrell Jackson464.501915111092895346948543421.498.710.884.705.281.12-1.270
36Jeff Holly113.60151006035281514118123101.317.200.264.633.090.67-2.077
37Roric Harrison017.509000501218101001171002.4213.500.008.255.250.64-2.571
30Dave Goltz15102.50292913200220209726112671164111.258.550.492.744.751.73-1.539
38Geoff Zahn14143.043535121002522601018518811067041.359.290.642.893.791.31-1.952


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