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1978 MINNESOTA TWINS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  73-89   .451
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Gene Mauch
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  787,878
Playoffs: Season in progress

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mike Marshall (35)
Youngest Player:  Gary Serum (21)
Longest Tenure:  Rod Carew (12)
Top Hitter:  Rod Carew (5)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Goltz (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Lenny Faedo (#16)

Roster Continuity:  72.04%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

TEAM INFORMATION
PhaseRndOvlPlayerPosCurrent Status
Jan-Reg115Ralph CitarellaP Pitching Coach - Newark (2013)
Jan-Reg241Jesse OroscoP Retired
Jan-Reg367Harold RoweSS Retired
Jan-Reg492Timothy MaderaOF Inactive
Jan-Reg5115Steven GreenP Retired
Jan-Reg6137Richard AustinC Retired
Jan-Reg7156David DodsonP Inactive
Jan-Reg8172Larry NavilhonP Retired
Jan-Reg9186Ronnie MearsSS-2B Retired
Jan-Reg10199Art PiccolottiOF Retired
Jan-Reg11206Tom PaulOF Inactive
Jan-Reg12209Gary ForilloSS Inactive
Jan-Reg13210John Minarcinp Retired
Jan-Sec11Joe IsaacsP Retired
Jan-Sec227Mike CoucheeP Pitching Coach - Arizona Dodgers (2012)
Jan-Sec351Willie LozadoSS Retired
Jan-Sec464Harold WashingtonOF-P Retired
Jan-Sec569Steve McQueenSS Retired
June-Reg116Lenny FaedoSS Retired
June-Reg242Mike RileyP Retired
June-Reg368Dave LeeperP-OF Retired
June-Reg494Wade AdamsonP Retired
June-Reg5120Frank VilorioSS Retired
June-Reg6146Nattie GeorgeOF Retired
June-Reg7172Mark MaherOF Retired
June-Reg8198Les Pearsey2B Retired
June-Reg9224Tony FossasP Pitching Coach - Dayton (2013)
June-Reg10250Tom MorrisP Inactive
June-Reg11276Don SmithOF Retired
June-Reg12302Scott BradleyC Head Coach - Princeton University (2013)
June-Reg13328Ron Grout1B Retired
June-Reg14354Craig Shumock3B Retired
June-Reg15380Robert Jonesp Retired
June-Reg16406Michael WilliamsC Retired
June-Reg17432Kent Hrbek1B Retired
June-Reg18457Alex Dovalis3B Retired
June-Reg19482Gene RansomIF Retired
June-Reg20506Kevin Sevcikp Retired
June-Reg21529Tom LounibosIF Inactive
June-Reg22551Chris Geasonp Retired
June-Reg23570William Guinnp Inactive
June-Reg24589Edward Castrop Inactive
June-Reg25607Robert HoldenC Retired
June-Reg26624Rufus ThompsonOF Retired
June-Reg27640Al MejiaOF Inactive
June-Reg28656Randy Ramirezp Retired
June-Reg29672Steven HoulbergSS Retired
June-Reg30687Randy FilkinsOF Retired
June-Reg31702Robert WalduslyOF Retired
June-Reg32714Ron Dearth3B Retired
June-Reg33724Paul Mancusop Retired
June-Sec124Bruce KastelicSS Retired


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