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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:  -

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

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Hosken Powell1978-04-051978L  3-2 @ SEA401000000000000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Greg Thayer1978-04-071978L  6-3 @ SEA000000000000000100001st career game
Hosken Powell1978-04-081978W  8-2 @ SEA310000100200000310101st career RBI
Craig Kusick1978-04-141978W  14-5 vs MIN5231105001000003782413714685 RBis
Hosken Powell1978-04-211978L  3-2 vs MIN3010000100000001170211st career stolen base
Rod Carew1978-04-251978L  5-3 @ OAK51210021000000015001926716782471500th career game
Dan Ford1978-04-261978L  9-8 @ OAK62210170000000143940750222307 RBis
Rod Carew1978-04-271978W  6-1 @ OAK51400000100000115031932716792474 hits
Rod Carew1978-05-061978W  8-7 @ BAL51401030000000015101940716822484 hits
Mike Cubbage1978-05-071978W  15-9 @ BAL5341104000001003392661713924 hits
Willie Norwood1978-05-071978W  15-9 @ BAL5432000301000006540316144 runs scored, 3 stolen bases
Roy Smalley1978-05-071978W  15-9 @ BAL13110010050000040135815149115 walks
Butch Wynegar1978-05-071978W  15-9 @ BAL5040003000000113193032115724 hits
Hosken Powell1978-05-161978W  8-1 vs MIN412001500000000261911125 RBis, 1st career home run
Dan Ford1978-05-181978W  8-6 @ KCA32000000000200045041850227312 hit by pitches
Bombo Rivera1978-05-191978W  5-3 @ KCA414001200000000906632314 hits
Larry Wolfe1978-06-031978W  9-2 @ DET533002500000000342221302 home runs, 5 RBis, 1st career home run
Glenn Adams1978-06-041978L  6-4 @ DET322002200100000264162157922 home runs
Willie Norwood1978-06-201978L  10-5 vs MIN2000002000000209365626212 sacrifice flies
Hosken Powell1978-07-011978W  10-0 vs MIN543200000100000493811634 runs scored
Rod Carew1978-07-051978W  3-1 vs MIN41400000000000015541991747062584 hits
Willie Norwood1978-07-081978W  9-8 @ OAK61400020001000010784635254 hits
Roy Smalley1978-07-081978W  9-8 @ OAK50401030000001045040921174114 hits
Rod Carew1978-07-151978L  5-4 @ BOS50200000001000015612001747082602000th career hit
Dan Ford1978-07-191978L  2-0 vs MIN3031000010010005004775425632500th career game
Dan Ford1978-07-221978W  5-4 vs MIN42300240000000050348256261322 home runs
Rod Carew1978-07-251978W  5-2 vs MIN11100000040000015722011747132604 walks
Mike Cubbage1978-07-271978W  6-3 vs MIN4141114000000003903092116534 hits
Roy Smalley1978-08-011978L  13-6 @ SEA43400240010000047243525184112 home runs, 4 hits
Rod Carew1978-08-081978W  10-2 vs MIN50400020000000015872027747182634 hits
Darrell Jackson1978-08-161978L  11-7 vs MIN000000000000000100001st career game
Roy Smalley1978-08-271978W  3-2 @ TOR5010000000000005004622919513500th career game
Rod Carew1978-09-031978W  12-3 vs MIN43410000010000016112061747282684 hits
Bob Randall1978-09-031978W  4-3 vs MIN20000000001200035828017682 hit by pitches
Roy Smalley1978-09-031978W  12-3 vs MIN41200150010000150546830200135 RBis
Dave Edwards1978-09-111978W  3-1 @ CHA401100000020000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Dave Edwards1978-09-121978L  6-1 @ CHA211000010200000220011st career stolen base
Dave Edwards1978-09-151978W  10-3 @ MIL602100100010000340111st career RBI
Dan Ford1978-09-151978W  10-3 @ MIL53430010010000055553156279343 Doubles, 4 hits
Butch Wynegar1978-09-181978W  10-4 vs MIN1000001004000014183762419234 walks
Rich Chiles1978-09-221978W  4-0 vs MIN31100001001000027515257311st career stolen base
Dave Edwards1978-09-231978L  3-1 vs MIN513001101010000981311st career home run


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